Tag Archives: Girls Swimming

Avon wins CCC North White championship meet for 2nd straight year

WETHERSFIELD, March 3 – The Avon High boys swimming team put the finishing touches on an outstanding regular season campaign five individual champions and three winning relays at the Central Connecticut Conference’s North White division championship meet Friday at Wethersfield High. The Falcons (13-2, 5-0 CCC North White) won the North White championship meet forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Pringle helps lead Avon swimmers to 11th straight Splash Classic championship

PLAINVILLE, Feb. 25 – The girls on the Avon High boys swimming team had their moment in the spotlight Saturday and they earned it. The Falcons dominated the annual Splash Classic meet at Plainville with three individual champions, a record-setting championship relay team, two silver medalists and three bronze medalists. Avon won the girls-only meetContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Emery wins two events as Avon swimmers beat Farmington to remain undefeated

NEW BRITAIN, Jan. 6 – Avon High’s Kyle Emery won two events while the Falcons boys swimming team won seven of 12 events to beat Farmington, 95-83, in a Central Connecticut Conference meet Friday night at Central Connecticut State University. Emery won the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke for the Falcons, who improve to 3-0Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington’s Steve Waters to receive a Gold Key from CT Sports Writers Alliance

Farmington High boys soccer coach Steve Waters will be one of four prominent state athletic figures to receive a Gold Key from the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance and their 76th annual Gold Key dinner in April.   Dwight Freeney, the Super Bowl champion defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons, five-time U.S. Olympic archer Butch Johnson ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls capture Splash Classic championship for 10th straight year

PLAINVILLE, Feb. 27 – The girls on the Avon High swim team continue to dominate at the annual Splash Classic swim meet, the unofficial state championship meet for girls that compete on teams during the boys swimming season. The Falcons won the Splash Classic for the 10th consecutive season with a dominant performance, winning theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington hands Avon swimmers their first loss of the season

NEW BRITAIN, Jan. 8 – Farmington’s Adam Liu won two individual events and swam on the meet-winning 400 freestyle relay team as the Indians handed the Avon High boys swimming team its first loss of the season with a 98-87 decision at Central Connecticut State University Friday afternoon. Farmington (3-0) won eight of 11 eventsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Fan of Avon High athletics remembered by parents, coaches, students

AVON – Athletes and fans are remembering the late Matthew White, a driver who became a much-loved supporter of Avon High athletics. White, 44, passed away on February 25 after a brief illness. But he made an impact. White was a familiar face at Avon High swim meetings, wrestling matches and soccer games. As theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon swimmers dominate at Splash Classic with ninth straight championship

PLAINVILLE, Feb. 27 – Girls on the Avon High boys swimming team got their chance to shine Saturday at the annual Splash Classic swim meet, the unofficial state championship meet for girls that compete during the boys swim season.  And once again, Avon’s performance was bright. Three Falcon relays set school and meet records asContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls stand alone at Splash Classic meet

PLAINVILLE, Feb. 22 – For the girls that swim on high school boys swimming teams in Connecticut during the winter, the annual Splash Classic is their meet. The Splash Classic is the unofficial state championship meet for girls that compete during the boys swimming season. Girls can qualify to swim in a CIAC state tournamentContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon swimmers rally to capture Splash Classic again

PLAINVILLE, Feb. 23 — On paper, it looked easy. Avon High puts together a solid effort across the board to win the Splash Classic for the seventh straight year. But the annual unofficial championship meet for girls who compete on boys swimming teams across the state was a struggle for the Falcons. In the end,Continue ReadingContinue Reading