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SPRING LAKE TWP. — Spring Lake hosted their last home meet of the season on Tuesday night when they took on Forest Hills Central. The Lakers used the meet as a chance to honor their senior swimmers, a pair of which are wrapping up accomplished careers before moving on to Division 1 schools n…

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — With one event left in the night, Grand Haven boys swim and dive already had their O-K Red opener against Grandville locked up. Three legs into the 4x100-yard freestyle relay, the Bulldogs held a one-second lead over both of Grand Haven's best relay teams. 

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The Grand Haven boys swim team picked up a convincing win in their first meet post winter break, beating Holland 105-69.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — One state-qualifying time is cause for celebration in the first meet of the season. For Grand Haven junior Michael MacDonald, one wasn't enough, as his 50-yard freestyle time of 22.36 hit a state cut in his second event of the night.

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HOLLAND — Grand Haven’s season came down to one final leg in its last relay at Saturday’s Division 1 state finals. A second back of Farmington Hills Mercy for second place in the 4x100-yard freestyle relay, they turned to the girl they could trust to overcome that deficit.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Crying during swim practice is a tradition of sorts at Grand Haven High School. At some point, Buccaneer head coach Doug Thorne will find a way to make practice so grueling that the emotions get to be too much.

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HOLLAND — The margins in swimming can often be split-seconds. During Friday’s state championship preliminaries, Grand Haven’s swim and dive team found themselves unlucky in a couple of cases but will have plenty to swim for during Saturday’s finals.

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SPRING LAKE – The Spring Lake swimming and diving team hosted Forest Hills Central at home Tuesday night and fell short 102-79. This meet was the last home meet of the season for the Lakers and the second to last meet in the regular season.

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GRAND HAVEN – Two of the state's top Division 1 swim teams met in the pool on Thursday night as Grand Haven hosted Rockford. The matchup was as exciting as could be expected, with a handful of relays being decided by less than a second. By the end of the night, Rockford ended up winning the …

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With most of the area’s prep teams earning a deserved day off on Monday, it’s time to take a look at which games could carry the most intrigue this week. A pair of soccer teams that are off to hot starts meet up as well as the start of Grand Haven’s series of Bucs Pride games highlight this …

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams from the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 4 team of the year is the Spring Lake boys swim and dive team after their fourth-place finish at the Division 3 state finals.

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Grand Haven’s fastest swimmer reached new heights over the weekend with three blistering performances at the Speedo Sectional Championships in Indianapolis.

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Former Spring Lake girls swimming standout Meghan Peel made a splash at the NCAA Division III National Championships over the weekend representing Hope College.

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After 110 days of training, senior Cam Peel spent 252.63 seconds racing at the Division 3 state championship meet at Oakland University this weekend.

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The Grand Haven boys swim and dive team took on the Division 1 state finals Saturday hoping to continue a succesful start from Friday's prelims. 

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The Spring Lake swim and dive team racked up a litany of awards, historic marks and stellar swims Saturday at the Division 3 state championship finals at Oakland University.

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The ship is tacked, the sails are raised and the crew is energized. Grand Haven boys swim and dive is ready to shove off for a state-finals plundering.

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Improvement in the pool is as deliberate as progress comes. Yards traveled, weights lifted and reps gained translate into lower times. There is no workaround.

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The swim and dive postseason kicked off in earnest this weekend with the always electric conference championship meets. The Grand Haven and Spring Lake boys teams capitalized on a long season of training, picking up new state cuts, conference medals, titles and records.

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It was an award-filled weekend for the Hope College womens swim and dive team, as they took home their first Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship since 2004, breaking Calvin College’s 14-year championship streak.

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Former Lakers continued to dominate the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Swim and Dive Championships on Thursday. 

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Former Spring Lake swim standout Meg Peel didn’t wait long to make her mark on the 2019 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association swim and dive championships.

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The pedigree of West Michigan swimming is well established, particularly in the Tri-Cities area.

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The Spring Lake swim and dive team took on some tough Division 1 competition over the weekend as they participated in the Hudsonville Invitational.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — While winter weather swirled outside Thursday night, the mood was warm and reflective at the Grand Haven Aquatic Center, as the Bucs sent off their seniors with a rousing win over East Kentwood.

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The Spring Lake boys swim and dive team traveled to Northview High School on Thursday night to make good on a rescheduled meet from Tuesday, defeating the Wildcats by a final score of 102-84.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — As far as anyone on the pool deck Thursday night was concerned, Grand Haven boys swim and dive had never beaten Rockford.

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SPRING LAKE — The Drawbridge Classic hit the pool for a nautical showdown Thursday night as the Grand Haven boys swim and dive team sailed upriver to take on Spring Lake.

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SL swim hits record pace at Holland Christian