At swim meets, Cailin Cannella would race side by side with her breaststroke competitors, their heads bobbing in near unison.
Academy of the Holy Names swimmer Cailin Cannella died Monday after a year-long battle with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer that usually affects children. She was 14.
ST. PETERSBURG — When Bill Burrows retired last season as Northeast's swim coach after 30 years, Brooke Bennett saw an opportunity she couldn't refuse. An Olympic medalist in 1996 and 2000, Bennett, 37, clearly knows a thing or two about swimming.
ST. PETERSBURG — Necole Tunsil races from one Lakewood High practice to another.
After setting three state records at last year's Class 4A state meet, Plant High School's Morgan Tankersley has earned lofty status.
STUART — After one of Hillsborough County's greatest swimming performances, Plant junior Morgan Tankersley was as gracious, humble and happy as any other day. But this Saturday at the Class 4A state meet was far, far from any other day.
STUART — Robert Finke could have competed in Japan. The Countryside junior was selected for the FINA World Cup, a short-course meet that started this week.
CLEARWATER — Rebuilding or not, there are no signs of slowing down for the Jesuit boys and Academy of the Holy Names girls, who easily won Class 2A, Region 3 finals — the eighth region title for each team — Saturday at the Long Center.
STUART — For several Tampa Bay area swimmers, Friday night's Class 3A state swim meet was a new adventure wrapped in a few wonderful surprises.