No matter what happens with the rest of her swim career, Republic junior Sarah Baker will always be the answer to a trivia question: Who was the first Lady Tiger to get in the pool? Baker led off the 200-Yard Medley relay, becoming the first Republic High School girl swimmer
Every week, we take a look at a few interesting statistics from our coverage of Republic athletics in a feature we call By the Numbers. By the Numbers is sponsored by Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, Certified Public Accountants, Republic’s local full-service accounting firm. Serving as your Trusted Business Advisors,
Updated results: Justice Murray was eliminated in the semifinal round at the state swim and dive finals in St. Peters, finishing 19th overall. Dylan Murray finished 22nd during the preliminary round, just missing the cut to advance to the semifinals. — As the Missouri state swim and dive championships get
Republic’s two divers, Justice and Dylan Murray, nabbed the highest finishes among the Republic swim and dive team at the southwest Missouri regionals over the weekend. Justice Murray placed 3rd overall with a score of 351.05. Dylan Murray finished fifth, at 303.40. (Photo gallery below.) Republic qualified for the finals
Republic swimmers set four season bests, including two relay times, at the Friday Fights swim meet in Springfield Friday. Republic’s best finish of the night came in their last event: the 400-yard freestyle relay. Easton Bruton, Seth Lock, Shael Wilson, and Bryce Martin finished seventh, with a time of 3:54.54.
Bryce Martin is not only the first Republic swimmer to win the conference championship in the 100-yard backstroke – he’s the first swimmer to win it from any school. That’s because up until this fall, the Central Ozark Conference didn’t have enough member schools with swimming programs to host an
Republic competed at Foster Natatorium in Springfield Tuesday. (Photos below.) The night was highlighted by Seth Lock, who became the first Republic swimmer to compete in the 500-meter freestyle. The 500-meter is the equivalent of the long-distance races in track and field. The race is 20 lengths of the pool
To make history Tuesday night, Republic’s swimmers merely had to jump in the pool. But they did more than that, showing promise that they’ll compete as they dive into their first competitive season at the high school level. The Tigers opened their inaugural season at the All-Relays Swim Meet in