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Rincon's Leverenz recovering during senior year

Rincon's Leverenz recovering during senior year

Rangers star swimmer 'not taking any chances' following spinal surgery.

September 07, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Wildcat Cordes, Tucsonan Grevers win national swim titles

Wildcat Cordes, Tucsonan Grevers win national swim titles

UA senior Kevin Cordes and Tucsonan Matt Grevers claim titles at nationals.

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Citizenship 'a really good feeling' for ex-Cat Townsend

Citizenship 'a really good feeling' for ex-Cat Townsend

Former Wildcats has participated in three Olympics.

July 24, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Ex-UA swimmer upbeat, inspiring

SCOTTSDALE — Not long after Amy Van Dyken-Rouen had surgery for a life-threatening spine injury, while she still wasn’t completely out of dang…

June 27, 2014 4:54 pmLoading…

Greg Hansen's Top 100 so far: No. 1 Kevin Cordes

Greg Hansen's Top 100 so far: No. 1 Kevin Cordes

Greg Hansen reveals why Kevin Cordes is the best athlete in Southern Arizona so far this year.

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Greg Hansen's midseason leaders for best athletes of 2014

Greg Hansen's midseason leaders for best athletes of 2014

Over the next few weeks, Greg Hansen will reveal his midseason leaders for the best athletes of 2014. Take a look at his Top 100 Sports Figure…

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Sports shorts: Phelps uses 50 free to work on butterfly

MESA — Michael Phelps’ comeback meet was cut short Friday when he failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final.

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Photos: Synchronized Swimming Championships

Photos: Synchronized Swimming Championships

Photos from Wednesday's action at the 2014 U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Championships at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center. The five-day me…

April 09, 2014 5:16 pm Photos

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Sports Shorts: UA swimmer Tandy ties for first in 50 free at NCAAs

AUSTIN, Texas — Three months ago, Alabama’s Kristian Gkolomeev lived in Greece. Two months ago, Arizona’s Brad Tandy was ineligible for NCAA c…

March 27, 2014 4:50 pmLoading…

UA swimming: DeMont loses interim tag, is named Wildcats' new head coach

UA swimming: DeMont loses interim tag, is named Wildcats' new head coach

Rick DeMont spent two years as a UA swimmer, and the last 25 as one of the most respected assistant coaches in the sport.

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Arizona Wildcats swimming and diving: DeMont officially named Cats' head coach

Arizona Wildcats swimming and diving: DeMont officially named Cats' head coach

Arizona has officially named Rick DeMont head swimming and diving coach, athletic director Greg Byrne announced today.

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Greg Hansen: DeMont's art on hold while he tries to forge masterpiece out of slumping program

Greg Hansen: DeMont's art on hold while he tries to forge masterpiece out of slumping program

Mo’s Gallery on East Fort Lowell Road has an inventory of Rick DeMont paintings worth more than $100,000. “Heavy,” as DeMont would say in his …

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hansen resigns as UA swim coach

Hansen resigns as UA swim coach

Almost three months after he took a leave of absence, Eric Hansen resigned Monday as the head swimming and diving coach at Arizona.

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Photos: Rincon/University swimmers in midst of impressive streak

Photos: Rincon/University swimmers in midst of impressive streak

The last time Rincon/University boys swimming team lost a regular-season meet, 13 members on this season's squad were still in middle school. …

October 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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UA swim coach taking leave of absence for 'personal matters'

UA swim coach taking leave of absence for 'personal matters'

UA swimming coach Eric Hansen has taken a leave of absence from the program to attend to what athletic director Greg Byrne says are personal matters.

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Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Diana Nyad's 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, a first, took 53 hours. But really, the journey was much longer. Her fir…

September 03, 2013 9:28 am Photos

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From life support to living the dream: Tucsonan dominates at Transplant Games

From life support to living the dream: Tucsonan dominates at Transplant Games

When Dianne Miller was a kid, she had her eye on the Olympics.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: The look of victory

Photos: The look of victory

Here are the reactions and faces of winners in the 2013 FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

August 01, 2013 11:07 pm Photos

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Photos: Taking a dive

Photos: Taking a dive

Incredible photographs of divers at the world championships in Spain. The high dive platform was seven stories up over the harbor of Barcelona.

July 31, 2013 3:36 pm Photos

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Photos: Kevin Cordes; In fast lane to greatness

Photos: Kevin Cordes; In fast lane to greatness

Introducing UA sophomore Kevin Cordes, who broke American and world records at the NCAA championships last week in Indianapolis, doing so by s…

April 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona swimming: Red-hot freshman Brandon able to 'swim anything'

Bonnie Brandon moves fast.

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Former UA diver Grado making name for himself in Cirque du Soleil

The Russian Swing sounds like a torture device or a World War II tactical maneuver.

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High school swimming: Foothills finishes fifth in second major meet of week

High school swimming: Foothills finishes fifth in second major meet of week

The Catalina Foothills boys and girls swim teams knew that they were coming into Saturday's Ford Aquatics High School Classic at less than ful…

October 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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HIgh school swimming: Borendame navigating ocean of options

HIgh school swimming: Borendame navigating ocean of options

It didn't take long for Ironwood Ridge swim coach Anne Fitzsimmons to get a read on standout swimmer Sara Borendame.

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High school swimming season preview: Leverenz makes her own waves

High school swimming season preview: Leverenz makes her own waves

Living up to your own high standards can be hard enough. Throw on the added pressure of having an older sibling raise the bar to incredible he…

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