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October 1, 2014 at 7:00 AM

The MEDLEY | High School Swim Blog

Pressler, Jackson coordinating a state run By Doug Drowley Special to The Seattle Times Maddie Pressler readily admits her shortcoming. “I am so uncoordinated, it’s not even funny,” the Jackson sophomore said. That the words come from a state champion, that’s the anomaly. But Pressler, the defending 4A 200-yard freestyle champion, quickly qualifies her remark. “On land,” she says. Pressler’s relative inability…

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October 23, 2013 at 4:00 AM

The Medley girls swimming blog | Week 5

By Doug Drowley | Special to The Seattle Times

Bainbridge, Archer take aim on state target

Greg Colby remembers the last time he felt this way.

“It was in 2000, when we managed to win it,” the Bainbridge Island girls swim coach said. “Of course, we had the Silver sisters swimming for us.”

Junior Helen Silver and her little sister – freshman Emily – led the Spartans to the school’s last state girls swim title that year. For the past two seasons, Bainbridge has gotten close again, only to become runner-up to the last three of four consecutive Mercer Island championships in Class 3A.

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