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Swim club goes to November Rain meet


November 21, 2019

Courtesy of Jamie Roberts

Wrangell Swim Club members Andrei Siekawitch and Lucas Stearns just after finishing their first 500-yard freestyle.

The Wrangell Swim Club travelled to Petersburg this past weekend for the annual November Rain swim meet. Coach Jamie Roberts, also coach of the high school swim team, said she and junior coaches Wade Jack and Renee Roberts brought 22 swimmers to the meet this year. Of those, she said 12 had never attended a swim meet before. The swimmers' ages ranged from seven to fifteen-years-old.

"I was very impressed not only by their performance in the pool, but also by their ability to listen to instructions, be where they needed to be on time, wait for long periods of time between swims, keep track o...

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