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SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

Nadine Loureiro, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2019

The 2019-20 swim team has two very different narratives this fall. On one hand, the boys’ have a lot of holes in their lineup left to a talented senior class who graduated last spring. Head coach Stephanie Carrasco returns only three swimmers from last year’s state team: senior Justin Tassinari,...

Returning swim and dive team increasing competition in new season

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

Last fall the swim team left the Arizona State Championship with the boy’s placing 9th and the girl’s team, 11th. This year, swim is aiming even higher. The team remains undefeated in the 2017-18 season. On Sept. 21, the Pumas beat the Corona del Sol Aztecs, 221-150. Sophomore Kalli Fama,...

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

Going to state championships is a daunting task for any extracurricular school program, from marching band to theatre. This is not the case for swim coach Stephanie Carrasco, however.  On November 5, she brought with her twenty four swimmers and divers to the state championships at Skyline High School. There, ...

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

Kalli Fama is blowing it out of the water. Records, that is. Freshman Fama has already broken five school records: the 50 Free, 100 Backstroke, 400 Free Relay, the 200 Individual Medley, and the 100 Free. Two of these records- the 50 and 100 Free- have stood since 2009. “She is a great swimmer in a...

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