Just before they started warming up for Wednesday afternoon's Glacier Swim Club practice, several of the high school-aged members of the swim team pulled out some sheets of butcher paper and started making signs.
Juneau's Glacier Swim Club took second place in the 2001 Speedo-Alaska Swimming Junior Olympic State Championships meet held April 20-22 at Anchorage's Bartlett High School.
KLAS STOLPE / JUNEAU EMPIRE Glacier Swim Club's Tanner Olliff, 17, and Josiah Loseby, 14, race in the final of the Boys' 400-meter individual medley during the 2011 Great Alaska Open on Saturday at Juneau's Augustus Brown Pool.
That's all that separated Chad Walter of Juneau's Glacier Swim Club and Travis Watson of Sitka's Baranof Barracudas Swim Club Sunday afternoon in the finals of the age 15-18 boys division 100-yard butterfly event in the Mike Smithers Southeast Alaska Regional Championships at the Augustus G.
Glacier Swim Club captures second consecutive SE title THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Glacier Swim Club coach Gary Crowe had plenty to shout about this weekend. The third-year coach yelled himself horse cheering on his 62 swimmers...
Juneau's Glacier Swim Club retired the trophy by winning its fourth straight team title at the Mike Smithers Memorial Southeast Alaska Championships on Feb. 16-18 at Petersburg's Melvin Roundtree Swimming Pool.
Thank you The JUNEAU EMPIRE Glacier Swim Club grateful The coaches, parents and swimmers of the Glacier Swim Club would like to thank Juneau for its continued generous support...
Swimming awards THE JUNEAU EMPIRE GLACIER SWIM CLUB AWARDS The list of awards presented Saturday during the Glacier Swim Club's annual banquet. High point awards Age 8-younger...
Glacier Swim Club standout Jesie Lewis finished 23rd in the 50-meter freestyle at the Junior Championships-West last week in Clovis, Calif., against the top 19-under USS competition from across the nation. Lewis, entering her senior year at Juneau-Douglas High School, posted a top-24 time of 27.
Swimmers will be seeking pledges for the next five weeks. Then, on March 14, each swimmer will be trying to swim as many as 200 laps (or 2.8 miles) in the allotted two hours. Proceeds are used to pay for pool rental, equipment and swim meet expenses.
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