Sunday, September 19, 2021

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Stepping up behind the blocks, the swimmer removes his mask, pulls on his cap, and tightens his goggles. The whistle sounds, queuing the team and signaling the swimmer to step up. His legs twitching, he places his feet on the rough surface and locks his eyes on the rippling water. The official announces: "take your mark," the swimmer's hands...
Alarm clock beeping, the swimmer blindly reaches for the light, waking up at 5:00 am for the first day of practice. His bags packed with a suit, goggles, water bottle, and mask, the swimmer drives to the pool for his first Jesuit practice in over six months. The Jesuit Swim Team began practice August 27 for the Gold Cohort and...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvSLmG9NJFU “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.” -Michael Phelps The Jesuit Rangers have been working their tails off since August. After witnessing all their efforts pay off, the team had an epic end to their season this year. The Rangers won their district, finished 7th overall...
"If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren't willing to do" -Michael Phelps. The Jesuit Swimming and Diving Team has been on fire all season, setting a new district and UIL record of going 9-0. Head coach Moyse and assistant Mr. Meagher have led their swimmers on a remarkable feat of...
I'm sure you've seen the large hole next to the parking lot. It's hard to miss with all the construction workers and equipment around. Rumors have been flying all around about this structure that will eventually become the new natatorium, and not much has been said on the matter. However, that changes today as The Roundup describes the plans...
Standing behind the blocks, as his teammates have just swum their heart out for a lead, the entire natatorium is filled with electric eager parents screaming and yelling for the Jesuit Rangers to go home with a final victory. As his toes are curled over the edge of the starting block with his left leg ready to propel his...
    As Jesuit’s swimming team first opponent was a very strong and well- balanced Plano East team, they wanted to start strong and maintain their fervent energy. However, as senior Aidan Hoofard pointed out, “they gained the early lead on us, but we stayed together and persevered and our overall effort really helped us climb back into contention”....
The ref blows his whistle, and he drops the water polo ball into the center of the pool. Will Mckinney '21 furiously puts his head down with a determination to get to the ball first and passes it onto his teammate Emmet Halm '19, who sets up his offense for a position to score the first point. Coach Silver...

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