2013 Scottie Ascherman Seasonal Club Champions

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RANGELY I For the past six years, the Rangely Hurricanes swim team has competed in the annual Colorado Seasonal Club State Championships, and they have returned with the team championship trophy in the small club division each year. This year was no different — in addition to the team title, the Hurricanes had a high […]

Hurricanes…

The Rangely Hurricanes took 18 swimmers to the Western Slope League meet in Grand Junction, and, according to their coach, “The kids all improved and did a great job.”

Swim-a-thon …

Twenty-five swimmers from Rangely participated in the Swim-a-thon, where they attempted to swim 200 lengths of the pool or two hours, whichever came first.

Hurricane season…

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Twenty-seven Rangely Hurricanes swam in Craig in the annual ABC Meet and participated in 160 events.

Rangely’s Hurricanes swim well in Aspen meet

Hurricane Travis Coates swam in nine events, including the 500 freestyle in the 10-and-under age group in Aspen.

RANGELY I Nine Rangely Hurricanes swam in Aspen on Saturday and Sunday and finished in the middle of the field as a team but returned with two individual high-point trophies.

Rangely Hurricanes Jackalope Pentathlon

The Rangely Hurricane swim team sent eight swimmers to the Jackalope Pentathlon in Douglas, Wyo.,

Rangely swim program builds confidence, teaches humility

The Rangely Hurricanes kicked off their 2013 swim season with a team victory over squads from Craig and Steamboat at their annual swim meet this past weekend. With several new faces on the team, 28 swimmers ranging in ages 7 to 18 represented the Hurricanes as they swam to their championship. There were a number of great performances over the weekend including three state long-course qualifying times by Patrick Scoggins. The team will next compete at the Jackalope Pentathlon in Douglas, Wyo., where nine of the older swimmers will be competing against some of the best swimmers from north of the border.

RANGELY I During the summer, 15-year-old Angelica “Geli” Brown puts in about three-and-a-half hours in the pool each day. Depending on her team’s schedule, she’ll swim “ladders,” or sets of increasingly longer lengths, to build endurance.

Hurricanes win 5th consecutive state championship

The Rangely Hurricanes won their fifth consecutive state championship for the small team division at the Scottie Aschermann Memorial Seasonal Club Championship meet last weekend. The theme for the meet was Summer Club Olympics and the Hurricanes returned with 13 gold medals, five silvers and four bronze medals and many other top 10 places. Swimming for the Hurricanes at the state meet in back were Patrick Scoggins, Andrew Morton, William Scoggins, Geli Brown and Korrynn Wenzel. (Front) Corbin Lucero, Timothy and Mary Scoggins.

RANGELY I For a fifth year in a row, the Rangely Hurricanes swim team won the small team division at the Scottie Aschermann Memorial Seasonal Club Championship meet last weekend in Gunnison.

Hurricanes at state meet

Rangely’s Geli Brown and Patrick Scoggins competed at the Colorado Long Course Championships last weekend at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and both represented their team well.

RANGELY I Rangely Hurricanes Geli Brown and Patrick Scoggins competed at the Colorado Long Course Championships at the United State Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs this past weekend.

Swim team results

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Results from the Western Slope Championships 8 and Under Lucero, Corbin 25 Free 5th 50 Free 3rd 25 Back 17th 25 Breast 5th McKay, Joseph 25 Free 22nd Noel, Colton 25 Breast 10th Patch, Norrah 25 Free 14th 50 Free 21st 25 Back 15th Scoggins, Mary 25 Free 2nd 50

‘Canes begin post season

Geli Brown (above) dives off the starting platform in the Western Slope League Championships held last weekend in Grand Junction. Brown swam in seven events and qualified for the Colorado Long Course State Championships to be held this weekend at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, along with Hurricane teammates Patrick Scoggins and Andrew Morton.

RANGELY I The Rangely Hurricanes began their post-season by participating in the Western Slope League Championships this past weekend at the Colorado Mesa University El Pomar Natatorium.

Swimmingly Spectacular

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The Rangely Hurricane swimmers tackled the waters Thursday, June 28, at their annual USA Swimming Swim-a-Thon.