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Wahlert Catholic swims to state

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Wahlert Girls’ Swimming has had a huge success throughout the season, and all their hard work has paid off because this Thursday, Nov. 7, the swimmers and divers will begin their state journey in Marshalltown, Iowa.  The girls started their season out strong when they won their first meet against...

Swimming and volleyball soar at State

The volleyball team celebrates their second straight state championship.

Maeve Breslin, Editor

November 29, 2017

As winter sports begin to pick up, it’s important to take a look back at the successful seasons that took place earlier this year. Swimming and volleyball both had incredible seasons and through their hard work and dedication, both punched their tickets to state! The girls’ swim team ended their incredibl...

New pools for Dubuque Schools

Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Hempstead High School's pool needs a whole new up-do. And, on June 11, the Dubuque Community School District school board voted to continue the design of the a new pool. The school board also approved on an $8 million pool located at Hempstead High School, with the partnership of Dubuque Area Swimming Hurric...

Swimming out the season

Annie Hermann, Reporter

November 23, 2015

Although the swimming and diving season has come to an end, the girls found plenty to relish about the season. Eight freshman, seven swimmers and one diver joined the team this year, making it a very young team. But this didn’t give them a disadvantage. Five swimmers, three of them being fre...

An Early Start to Success

Carlie Noel, Reporter

May 25, 2015

  A loud, sharp, buzzing noise comes from the corner. The clock reads 5 a.m. Dragging myself out of bed, I emerge from my room and head to the kitchen to grab a granola bar and a bottle of water. As I head out the door, I slip on a pair of shoes and question why I would be waking up this earl...

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