Making state, one stroke at a time

...perform at this level now is a feel good story," Glacier Swim Club coach Scott Griffith said. "Three years of pretty much...Mertz first began swimming at age 6 with the Glacier Swim Club.She has no club records."My older sister Haley was...
Leaders growing into leaders

...were important when she was very little in the Glacier Swim Club program."When I first joined swimming, we would have...Ferster said. "I wasn't always around with Glacier Swim Club and so being selected means a lot. I don't know all...
Crimson Bears, Falcons dive in

...JDHS graduate, was a Crimson Bears swimmer and competed his freshman year in college at Minnesota. He also is a Glacier Swim Club coach."It's a lot of fun," Cayce said. "I really enjoy it. I haven't had any challenges yet. I was the assistant...
Time to spend a free day at the pool

...being planned, a community swim race and free hot dogs and drinks for swimmers served up by the volunteers from Glacier Swim Club."The most popular event may be the dunk tank. On loan from the University of Alaska Southeast, the tank gives locals...
Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...swimmer."Umbs swam for Juneau-Douglas High School all four years, graduating in 2013, and is a member of the Glacier Swim Club.High school coaches said Umbs was always the first swimmer in the pool for practice and always had a smile on his face...
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors

Juneau's Glacier Swim Club placed second overall in the combined...859 points. Anchorage's Aurora Swim Club captured the combined title with...he said.Kodiak Kingfishers Swim Club's Tahna Lindquist was named the...
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...Each of the seven empowered board members would be appointed by the Assembly from resident applicants with a limit of two swim club members or pool staff. Each would serve three-year terms.Jones suggested adding a "sunset clause" to his amendment...
Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, Feb. 15

...15SWIMMINGHome, 9 a.m., 2015 Alaska Swimming Age Group Championships at Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Hosted by Glacier Swim Club.AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALLHome, 4:30-5 p.m., Information meeting for Juneau Midnight Suns Post 25 American Legion...
Empire Editorial: Some Assembly members playing word games

...steady decline in use of Juneau's pools," said frequent pool user Max Mertz, who also is involved with the Glacier Swim Club, during a Feb. 9 Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting. "The use of both pools now is less than in 2006."Voters...
Local Sports Calendar for Thursday, Feb. 12

...Aquatic Center. Hosted by Glacier Swim Club.VOLLEYBALLNeeded, Juneau Parks...Aquatic Center. Hosted by Glacier Swim Club.BASKETBALLHome, 5:15 p.m...Aquatic Center. Hosted by Glacier Swim Club.AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALLHome...


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