SWIMMING: York Suburban sweeps Dover, takes strides toward keeping York-Adams D-II titles

When a team only gets one shot at each division rival, it can create a scenario where there's a "de facto" division title contest well before the end of the season. High school swimming and diving is one such sport. CONTINUE READING HERE

PURE PREPS: York Suburban, Central York listed among top 50 high schools for sports in Pa.

A pair of York County schools were recently listed among the top 50 best high schools for sports in Pennsylvania, according to Niche.com. Niche.com is a Pittsburgh-based website that utilizes reviews from students, parents and residents, as well as its own analysis, to help determine potential strengths and weaknesses of schools. CONTINUE READING HERE

SWIMMING: Central York girls knock off perennial York-Adams Division I champion Dallastown

DICK VanO'LINDA, 505-5403/@ydsports The Central York girls' swimming team didn't take long to show why this season could be a special one for the Panthers. In its first York-Adams Division I meet of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 9, Central defeated Dallastown, which had captured the last 13 division titles in a row. The Panthers accomplished the feat decisively … Continue reading SWIMMING: Central York girls knock off perennial York-Adams Division I champion Dallastown

SWIMMING: Longtime Dover High coach Rich Janosky honored during final season with Eagles

DICK VanO'LINDA, 505-5403/@ydsports DOVER — Dover assistant swimming coach Drew Becker saw some people he hadn't seen in 10 or 15 years at Thursday's meet against Spring Grove. A group of some 50 men and women were wearing T-shirts inscribed with the words "36 years, Thanks Coach J." They were part of the crowd squeezed into the Dover … Continue reading SWIMMING: Longtime Dover High coach Rich Janosky honored during final season with Eagles

PREP NOTEBOOK: Dallastown boys’ basketball team dealing with absence of two key players

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker Coming into the season, there were plenty of expectations riding on the shoulders of the Dallastown boys' basketball team. The Wildcats were coming off a promising 2016-17 season, when they made the District 3 Class 6-A playoffs and finished 14-9. Most of that team was returning. However, before the 2017-18 campaign could begin, Dallastown was … Continue reading PREP NOTEBOOK: Dallastown boys’ basketball team dealing with absence of two key players

Former York College coach Gina McHenry takes over standout Dallastown swim program

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores There are few athletic teams around the York-Adams League with as much tradition as the Dallastown swimming program. Much of the credit for the Wildcats' success in the pool can be attributed to Rich Howley, the longtime coach responsible for leading his teams to more than 50 championships. Banners commemorating those titles hang proudly … Continue reading Former York College coach Gina McHenry takes over standout Dallastown swim program

Manchester’s Braswell wraps up strong 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Manchester's Leah Braswell finished up her 2017 FINA Junior World Swimming Championships on Monday, Aug. 28. While most of her performances at the event were strong, Monday's 200-meter freestyle swim didn't go quite as well, with Braswell finishing 22nd out of all the heats. She qualified with a time of 2 minutes, … Continue reading Manchester’s Braswell wraps up strong 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships

Flickinger headlines York County swimmers competing in U.S. Nationals this week

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Less than a year after finishing in seventh place at the Rio Olympics in the 200-meter butterfly, Hali Flickinger will be back in the pool competing at the U.S. National Championships and World Championship Trials this week. The event will run from Tuesday through Saturday and will be held at the … Continue reading Flickinger headlines York County swimmers competing in U.S. Nationals this week