Avon Girls & Boys Swimming and Diving

 

 

Avon swimmer Alex Downing commits to San Diego State

Paul Heyse The Chronicle-Telegram May 22, 2023 6:54 AM Alex Downing found her home away from home at San Diego State University. The Avon junior made her oral commitment to swim for the Division I Aztecs and will sign her letter of intent in the fall. Downing visited San Diego State on April 21 and 22 and knew right away that it was the place she wanted to attend college. She also visited the University of Illinois and Washington State University. “Both the head coach (Mike Shrader) and the assistant coach (Joseph Spahn) are very supportive of their swimmers and …
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High school swimming: Avon girls make history as first Lorain County district champions

Paul Heyse The Chronicle-Telegram Feb 19, 2023  BOWLING GREEN — Avon’s girls swim team found itself in uncharted waters Saturday but the Eagles couldn’t have felt more comfortable. To continue reading this article CLICK HERE …
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High school diving: Avon’s Ryan Flaherty doesn’t let broken foot shatter his dream

Paul Heyse The Chronicle-Telegram Feb 21, 2023  It’s been a wild four to six weeks weeks for Avon senior Ryan Flaherty, but he made it through some tough times to qualify to today’s Division I state diving meet at Canton McKinley’s Branin Natatorium. To continue reading this article CLICK HERE …
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High school swimming: Avon Lake’s Joe Swain sets two county records, gets two wins at sectional; Avon’s Alex Downing also wins two events

High school swimming: Avon Lake’s Joe Swain sets two county records, gets two wins at sectional; Avon’s Alex Downing also wins two events CLEVELAND — Twos were wild Saturday at the Division I sectional swim meet at Cleveland State. To continue reading this article CLICK HERE …
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High school swimming: Alex Downing and the Avon girls out to make this a special season

Paul Heyse The Chronicle-Telegram Dec 06, 2022  Alex Downing had a phenomenal run to close last season and she has no intention of letting up. The junior led Avon to the state meet where she added three Division I All-Ohio finishes (top 16) to her resume, giving her six for her career. She and the Eagles are hard at work to do even better this season. “Training has been pretty hard definitely compared to last year,” Downing said. “We’ve started doing a lot harder sets. It’s been hard but it’s been good and just having the whole team there has …
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2021-2022 Avon Athletic Season in Review

Thank You to the Avon Players, Coaches, Parents and Community for all their support for the 2021-2022 Athletic Year.  Our athletes and coaches worked extremely hard to have one of the most impressive season of all time.   11 Teams won Southwestern Conference Championships, 12, if you include the Boys Lacrosse Team winning their first ever Northern Ohio Lacrosse League Title, 6 District Titles, 1 Elite 8, and 2 State Final 4,  20  Individuals qualified for their OHSAA State Championship, Football went to the Final 4 for the 5th straight season, Boys Soccer made it to the Final 4, and Softball made an OHSAA Elite 8 appearance. Southwestern …
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Boys golf 2021: Columbus calling? Early season wins are nice but Avon’s veterans want more this year – copy

Todd Shapiro The Chronicle-Telegram Aug 30, 2021  The current crop of Avon golfers have been winning tournaments for years. This year they have their focus set on making it to the biggest one of all — the state tournament. “When I was a freshman we were pretty good players but we were still inexperienced,” said senior Jack Gerborg, a four-year varsity golfer and the reigning Southwestern Conference MVP “We knew we could be good if we put in the time and the practice. I don’t think we’ve achieved our full potential yet. We’ve done good in the conference the past …
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2020-2021 Avon Athletic Season in Review

Thank You to the Avon Players, Coaches, Parents and Community for all their support for the 2020-2021 Athletic Year.  During a year of uncertainty our athletes and coaches worked extremely hard to have one of the most impressive season of all time.   9 Teams won Southwestern Conference Championships, 12, if you include the Girls Lacrosse Team winning their first ever Northern Ohio Lacrosse League Title, Girls Soccer winning a District Title, and the Hockey team winning the schools first ever Baron Cub,  17  Individuals qualified for their OHSAA State Championship, Football went to the Final 4 for the fourth straight season, Girls Soccer made …
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High school swimming: Avon sweeps SWC tournament

Paul Heyse The Chronicle-Telegram Jan 30, 2021  WESTLAKE — The 40th annual Southwestern Conference swimming and diving meet had two distinct races Saturday at Westlake Rec. The boys side of the meet was filled with drama as Avon, Avon Lake and Westlake battled it out through nine out of 11 events before the Eagles prevailed. The girls side turned into a runaway as Avon totally dominated. The SWC boys meet was deadlocked at 203 through the 100-yard backstroke. Avon outscored Avon Lake 67-54 in the last two events to pull out a 270-257 win, forcing a co-championship. The Shoremen (7-0) …
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