Category: Swimming

Photos: Springfield All-Relay Meet

The Tiger swimmers opened the season with the Springfield All-Relay meet Tuesday. Participating schools also recognized their seniors, including Republic’s Shael Wilson. Republic broke a record in its first race of the season. The 200-yard medley relay team of Bryce Martin, Shael Wilson, Seth Lock, and Easton Bruton finished in

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Lady Tigers Finish Inaugural Season with Finals Appearances

Republic wrapped up its inaugural girls swimming and diving season Saturday by earning points in two different events at state competition in St. Peters. Mady McCrea finished 11th in the 200 individual medley, and Karissa Metzger finished 16th in the same event. In the 100 breaststroke, Metzger matched McCrea’s finish

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Lady Tigers Advance, Earn Team Points at State Swim

Both of Republic’s state-qualifying swimmers advanced to finals at the Class 1 state swim and dive championships in St. Peters Thursday. Karissa Metzger and Mady McCrea are the first swimmers to qualify for state from Republic, and now they’re the first swimmers to earn points for Republic in state competition.

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Republic Swimmers Eye Historic State Trip

Two swimmers break new ground for the Republic High School swim and dive program when they head to state competition this weekend. Senior Mady McCrea and sophomore Karissa Metzger are the first swimmers from Republic to qualify for state. (Two divers on the boys team, Dylan and Justice Murray, qualified

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Lady Tiger Swimmers Wrap Big Week with State Qualification

Karissa Metzger became the first Republic swimmer – boy or girl – to qualify for state competition with a career-best time in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Springfield Invite Saturday. Metzger finished second out of nearly 80 swimmers in the event. Cabrini Johnson of Logan-Rogersville won with a time of

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Lady Tigers Win Two COC Swim Titles

Republic’s Karissa Metzger and Mady McCrea are Central Ozark Conference champions. Metzger and McCrea each won an individual event at the COC meet in Webb City Tuesday. Metzger became Republic’s first-ever girls COC swim champion by winning the 200-yard freestyle. Metzger finished with more than a three-second advantage over runner-up

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Metzger Leads Republic at Ozarks Invitational

Karissa Metzger and Mady McCrea topped the results for Republic at the Ozarks Swim Invitational in Springfield Saturday. Metzger recorded the team’s best finish of the day in the 100-yard freestyle, finishing third out of 45 competitors. Metzger also finished fourth (in a 37-competitor field) in the 200-yard freestyle, knocking

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Photos & Results: Swim Meet

Karissa Metzger and Mady McCrea both had big nights for the Lady Tigers swim team Friday night in Springfield. Metzger earned 25 points and McCrea earned 26. (Photos below.) Metzger finished second in the 200-yard freestyle race, which at the time was the highest individual event finish so far for

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Lady Tigers Jump Into Inaugural Season (Photos)

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

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