swimming

Bowen's big swim

For months, Bowen Ketarkus practiced with the Westside Swim Club Dolphins with one goal in mind: to compete in a home meet and swim from one end of the pool to the other.

Memorial wins 15th state championship

Saturday at the UW Natatorium, Madison Memorial put on a show at the Division One State Swim and Dive Championship. The Spartans put up a staggering 350.5 points, which was the second highest total in division one state history. 

Monona Grove wins WIAA swimming title

Freshman Ben McDade won two freestyle events to lead Monona Grove to the WIAA State Division Two boys swimming championship at the UW Natatorium Friday night.

Beata Nelson breaks national record

Finishes 100 yard butterfly in 51.7 seconds

Verona/Mount Horeb's Beata Nelson expected to contend for state championships Saturday at the UW Natatorium, but even she was pleasantly surprised by the results. 

Beata Nelson continues her swimming domination

Verona-Mount Horeb junior leads 'Cats past West

Verona-Mount Horeb's Beata Nelson is one of the top girls swimmers in the state and Tuesday night, she showed it again in a 96-74 dual meet win at Madison West.

UW student swimming in Lake Mendota likely paralyzed

Police: 20-year-old dives into 5-foot deep water, hits head on lake bottom

A University of Wisconsin student was paralyzed Saturday night after jumping into Lake Mendota and hitting his head on the bottom of the lake, Madison police said.

Middleton edges Memorial, 86-84

Cardinals win girls swimming duel

Middleton held on to defeat Madison Memorial 86-84 in a Big Eight conference girls swim meet at Memorial High School Tuesday night.

Report ranks Madison 7th best swim city

Study looks at number of active swimmers, swim clubs, accessible pools

USA Swimming and Speedo has ranked Madison as the seventh top swimming city in America, according to a release from All City Swim and Dive.