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Alexandria girls swimming and diving
December 2, 2015
Girls swimming hands out team awards
Junior Hannah Eklund was named as the Alexandria girls swimming and diving team MVP at its annual end-of-the-season awards banquet on Nov. 23...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Eklund secures spot in 100 breaststroke finals
Alexandria's Hannah Eklund finished 13th overall in the Class A state swimming finals in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:08.83 at the University...
November 20, 2015 - 10:04pm
December 3, 2014
Winger earns MVP award for swimmers
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team put the finishing touches on its season by handing out its team awards, with senior Madalyn Winger...
December 3, 2014 - 12:00am
October 22, 2014
Slowing down to speed up
Swimmers hope a season’s worth of hard work will pay off after tapering
October 22, 2014 - 12:00am
October 15, 2014
Card swimmers fall late at Sauk Rapids
The Alexandria swimming and diving team couldn’t quite overcome Sauk Rapids-Rice on Thursday night as the Storm won 102-84 in a Central Lakes Conference meet. “Tonight’s meet was pretty intense until the 200 freestyle when Sauk Rapids-Rice went 1-2 and also claimed victories...
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Cardinals swim takes third at True Team
The Alexandria swimming and diving team grabbed a third place finish at the Section 6A True Team meet Saturday at the University of Minnesota-Morris. Kate LeBrasseur, Hannah Ecklund, Madalyn Winger and Rachel Kriese each grabbed top-five finishes for the Cardinals in the meet....
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
October 8, 2014
Swimmers rally to sink Otters
The Alexandria swimming and diving team took down a young Fergus Falls squad on Thursday night in a 103-83 victory for the Cardinals. Alexandria...
October 8, 2014 - 12:00am
September 24, 2014
Cardinals swim to win over Rocori
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team had what head coach Richard Smith called its “best outing of the year” on Thursday as it defeated Rocori on the road 121 to 65. All three relays finished in first place for Alexandria. Madalyn Winger added individual wins in the 200...
September 24, 2014 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Cardinals lose meet to 6A opponent Sauk Centre
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team ran into some tough sprinters Tuesday in a 98-88 loss in Sauk Centre. Head coach Richard Smith said Sauk Centre’s sprinters made the difference in the Cardinals’ loss to their fellow Section 6A members. “It was a very good meet...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 27, 2014
Cardinals swim team starts season in loss to Melrose
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team started the 2014 season in a 112-74 dual meet loss to Melrose at Discovery Middle School on Tuesday. The...
August 27, 2014 - 9:40am
October 2, 2013
Seven wins not quite enough for swimmers
The Alexandria swimming and diving team had seven wins but couldn’t come away with a win in a close 98-88 loss to Willmar last Thursday night. Megan...
October 2, 2013 - 11:07am
September 24, 2013
Alexandria beats Willmar for two-meet win streak
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team is now on a two-meet winning streak after beating Rocori 109-77 last Thursday in Alexandria. Head coach Mark Storhaug said the Cardinals posted nine season bests in the victory over Rocori, including two by Macy Hatlestad and Kate LeBrasseur. “The...
September 24, 2013 - 9:32am
September 19, 2013
Cards swim and dive team gets first win of season
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team won their first meet of the season 110-76 over St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday. The Cardinals were led by Madalyn Winger, who earned first place finishes in the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard freestyle. Winger swam her individual...
September 19, 2013 - 3:19pm