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Completing his stroke, junior Zach Spalding competed at the Titan Senior Night.

Men’s Swim and Dive competes at state meet

Emma Hammer and Erin Sullivan
April 4, 2018

He tightens his swim cap, steps onto the platform, and looks at his teammates for the last time before diving into the water. As the shot blares, he leaps into the water, giving his final swim everything...

Reacting to his win, Senior Sam Iida celebrates a State record-breaking time of 1:46:02 in the 200 yard Individual Medley at the IHSA State Finals meet. Iida also placed first in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:23.63.

Men’s swimming takes 7th at state meet

Simon Farber, staff reporter
March 21, 2017

The men’s swim and dive team placed 7th in the IHSA state championship on Feb. 25 at New Trier High School, the team’s highest finish since the 2014-2015 season in which they finished 3rd. Head coach...

STARTING SHECHTMAN:  Preparing to take his mark, junior Nick Shechtman (foreground) listens for the offical to start the event at Titan Relays on Jan. 14. GBS came in first out of eight teams at Titan Relays, an invite South hosts every year where some non-traditional events, such as the 200 yard breaststroke relay, are included.

Men’s swimming looks to succeed in post-season

Henry Schleizer, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017

Contending for a state championship has been an aspiration in the past for the men’s swim team; however, this year, the Titans not only have a good shot to contend, but a shot to win the State title,...

MAKING  A   SPLASH:  Quickly breathing, senior swimmer Sam Iida  races the clock in the 200 yard freestyle where he broke the pool record with a time of 1:39.97.

Men’s swim & dive hopes to keep up winning momentum

Danny Pauletto and Simon Farber
December 16, 2016

The GBS men’s swimming team is preparing for another run at the State Championship this season, according to head coach Keith MacDonald. The Titans still have high expectations for themselves, despite...

FLYING FORWARD: Looking towards the wall, senior Peter Dales takes a quick breath during his 100-yard butterfly against Niles West on Jan. 22. Dales swam the 100-yard butterfly in 59.77 seconds, coming in second place behind Niles West’s Adam Orynczak.

Men’s swim & dive prepares for State

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
February 5, 2016

The men’s swim and dive team is in the last month of their season and are looking forward to Conference, Sectionals and State, according to Head Coach Keith MacDonald. The Titans have three invite wins...

BOYS ARE BACK: Going into the wall on his third length for a turn, senior Peter Dales swims his 100 yard backstroke with a time of 59.65 seconds on Dec. 11. Dales placed fifth behind other GBS swimmers, sophomore Nick Shechtman and junior Thomas Kosack, who placed third and fourth. The Titans beat the Spartans 102-84 and won the Spartan Invite on Dec. 12.

Men’s swimming starts off season with undefeated record

Sophie Hensley, asst. sports editor
December 18, 2015

The men’s swimming and diving team is confident in earning their fifth state trophy this year, despite the fact that they lost several state champions, according to head coach Keith MacDonald. “We’re...

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