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  • Mitchell swimming speeds to new records

    Mitchell’s boys and girls swimming teams are off to undefeated starts and have already begun shattering school records. Against Gulf last week, the Mustangs broke four school records – and had a fifth wiped away because of a false start in the 200 freestyle relay. Mitchell had already broken other ...
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    Tue. Sept. 13, 2011 at 10:08 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • North Suncoast boys and girls swimming preview

    North Suncoast boys and girls swimming preview Graduation hit the area hard, but one male athlete returns who could overshadow the losses: Mitchell’s Devin McCaffrey. After being named the North Suncoast Swimmer of the Year last year, McCaffrey’s burden will be heavier this season with three senior teammates gone, leaving him as the Mustangs' unquestioned leader in ...
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    Wed. Aug. 24, 2011 at 7:15 p.m. | Derek J. LaRiviere

  • Reflections: Top 10 North Suncoast performances of the past school year

    Reflections: Top 10 North Suncoast performances of the past school year Call them, simply, the season’s best performances. A 10 spot of the finest single-day athletic achievements that helped shape this school year’s North Suncoast athletic scene. These triumphs are the best of the best. Some led to state titles. Others brought their teams to never-before-seen heights. All combined to provide ...
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    Tue. June 14, 2011 at 5:21 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Sunshine Athletic Conference swimming teams

    The Sunshine Athletic Conference swimming teams, as selected by Pasco County coaches. Girls First team: 200 medley relay -- Makayla Strickland, Rebecca Pindral, Fern Powell, Toni Tomei (Wiregrass Ranch) 2:03.05; 200 free -- Carigan Albert (Sunlake) 2:02.20; 200 IM -- Mazie Siddens (Mitchell) 2:16.63; 50 free -- Megan Huynh (Sunlake) 26.63; ...
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    Wed. Dec. 01, 2010 at 12:35 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • 2A state swimming: Last-minute redemption for Mitchell's McCaffrey

    2A state swimming: Last-minute redemption for Mitchell's McCaffrey photo gallery ORLANDO — Mitchell’s Devin McCaffrey and Osceola’s Matt Tomlin were side by side in the Central Florida YMCA pool, their heads bobbing in near unison during the Class 2A state final of the boys 100-yard breaststroke. By the final turn, their synchronized swimming had stopped. McCaffrey made the ...
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    Sat. Nov. 13, 2010 at 12:51 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • 2A-2 region swimming: Little spice added to Tamposi-McCaffrey rivalry

    ORLANDO — For the past two seasons, Devin McCaffrey and Jake Tamposi have been embroiled in a healthy, competitive rivalry as two of the region's best swimmers. On Friday morning at the Orlando YMCA, that rivalry wrote yet another strange and twisted chapter.What started as a tumultuous afternoon for Tamposi ...
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    Fri. Nov. 05, 2010 at 8:36 p.m. | John Coscia

  • 2A-5 swimming: Land O'Lakes girls finish first, boys second

    2A-5 swimming: Land O'Lakes girls finish first, boys second NEW TAMPA — Land O’Lakes nearly pulled off a second straight sweep of a postseason meet Thursday at the New Tampa YMCA. The Gators, who last week swept the Sunshine Athletic Conference championships, won the girls title and the boys were runnersup in the Class 2A, District 5 meet. Lecanto ...
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    Thu. Oct. 28, 2010 at 11:14 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • Gators sweep SAC swim titles

    NEW PORT RICHEY — The winner of the Sunshine Athletic Conference championships Friday wasn’t too surprising, as Land O’Lakes continued its county dominance. The Gator boys and girls claimed team titles with scores of 314.5 and 421, respectively, even with a disqualification on the girls side. “We overcame obstacles and ...
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    Fri. Oct. 22, 2010 at 6:15 p.m. | Andy Villamarzo

  • North Suncoast district swimming preview

    North Suncoast district swimming preview TRINITY — State championships have been hard to come by for North Suncoast swimmers and divers. In 2008, Sunlake’s Brad Morrison snapped a seven-year drought after placing first in the 100 yard backstroke at the Class A state finals. Before Morrison, Hudson’s Amanda Paulo was the last area swimmer to ...
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    Wed. Oct. 20, 2010 at 5:58 p.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Mitchell swimmers shredding water and records

    Districts are still two weeks away but the Mitchell swim team is already rounding into postseason form. Six Mitchell swim records have fallen this season, the result of a strong senior class combined with a talented crop of underclassmen for the Mustangs this season. "This year we really seemed to luck out ...
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    Thu. Oct. 14, 2010 at 10:48 a.m. | Bryan Burns

  • Wiregrass boys surprise Mitchell at swim meet

    TAMPA — As the scorers prepared to announce the results from the Wiregrass-Mitchell swim meet Wednesday evening, many of the Bulls swimmers inched toward boys coach Tanner Schmitz. Schmitz most likely knew a dip in the pool in the much-cooler October weather may not be the greatest feeling. But after ...
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    Wed. Oct. 06, 2010 at 11:11 p.m. | Andy Villamarzo

  • North Suncoast girls and boys swimming preview

    On your mark. Get set. Go. The swimming season is upon us, and several North Suncoast athletes can expect to trim their times enough to make it to state by season’s end. BoysMitchell muscle: What a 2009 season for the Mustangs, capped by a second-place region finish in Gainesville. Mitchell ...
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    Wed. Aug. 25, 2010 at 5:41 p.m. | Izzy Gould

  • All-North Suncoast boys swimming

    Times’ all-North Suncoast boys swimmingSwimmer of the yearDevin McCaffrey, Fr., MitchellWhy we picked him: McCaffrey arrived at Mitchell with plenty of hype, and he delivered. The freshman earned individual conference, district and region titles in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststroke before grabbing second place in each event at state.Most ...
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    Sat. Nov. 28, 2009 at 9:19 p.m. | Izzy Gould

  • (UPDATE: 12:38 p.m.) Joe Lampkin resigns as Mitchell's swim coach

    Under investigation for an incident during an overnight trip involving students, Joe Lampkin has resigned as Mitchell's swim coach. In a text message to the Times, Lampkin said he resigned "due to lack of support" from the Mitchell High School administration. "I have not and would not consciously violate any ...
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    Tue. Nov. 17, 2009 at 11:31 a.m. | Izzy Gould

  • Class 2A swimming: Mitchell's McCaffrey earns two runnerup finishes

    ORLANDO — In the 100-yard butterfly, Mitchell's Devin McCaffrey squared off against swimmers who were considerably older and more accomplished. One lane was occupied by Miami Belen Jesuit's Andy Vazquez, the defending state runnerup. Another lane was occupied by Pace's Brandon Funk, who finished in the top eight a year ...
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    Thu. Nov. 12, 2009 at 8:03 p.m. | Bob Putnam

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