• School Records Crushed at Sections!!!

    Posted by 2020 mccos on 11/12/2019

    Irondale swimmers and divers are breaking records!  Irondale varsity swimmers and divers competed in the 5AA Section Championship meet in Minnetonka last week to land an impressive 4th place finish and a state qualifying race.  Long-standing Irondale school records were crushed by two relay teams—200Y Medley Relay (2nd, M. Rhodes, M. Koke, D. Fruzyna, S. McCollor) and 200Y Free Relay (3rd, Rhodes, Fruzyna, Koke, McCollor).  The 100Y Breaststroke Irondale school record was also broken by M. Koke with her 5th place race.  Top ranked swimmers on the podium were :

    • Sydney McCollor (29 points, 4th 100Y Free, 5th 50Y Free),
    • Madelyn Rhodes (24 points, 6th 100Y Back, 8th 200Y IM),
    • Mezi Koke (21 points, 10th 50Y Free, 5th 100Y Breast),
    • Dasha Fruzyna (19 points, 7th 100Y Fly, 10th 100Y Back).

    Lulu Semakula placed 6th in diving for 13 points.  Cheer for the 200Y Medley Relay team at State this weekend! Go Knights!


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  • Crazy Fun Senior Night!

    Posted by 2020 mccos on 10/25/2019

    Irondale swimmers and divers challenged Stillwater in the pool this week for their final dual meet of the season.  The huge team brought many athletes while Irondale brought the fun!  Celebrating Senior Night and Teachers, swimmers switched it up for their races and swam crazy senior night events.  Graduating seniors Sydney McCollor (freestyle), Kaia Rodgers (diving), and Jade Hess (breaststroke) were recognized.  On Wednesday, varsity divers earned 2nd (Lulu Semakula) and 4th (Molly McNeil). The final meet score was 56-42.  The season dual meet record ended at 5-5.  Good luck team at the upcoming finals meets!


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  • Many Wins Equals a Loss

    Posted by 2020 mccos on 10/23/2019 10:00:00 PM

    Irondale swimmers had a dual meet loss to St. Anthony last night with a close score of 83-87.  The teams were evenly paired for some tight races with Irondale placing first in 8 of 11 events!  1st place awards were earned by M. Rhodes (200Y IM), D. Fruzyna (50Y Free), M. Rhodes (100Y Fly), S. McCollor (500Y Free), D. Fruzyna (100Y Back) and all three relays.  The season record for dual meets is now 5W – 4L.


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  • Another Meet, Another Victory!

    Posted by 2020 mccos on 10/16/2019

    Another meet, another victory!  3 meets in 6 days for the Irondale swimmers and divers.  Last night’s fun meet against White Bear Lake gave the team the opportunity to swim new races.  Swimmers showed some new swims and still topped the ranks.  Two events ended with 1-2 rankings for Irondale (200Y Free: G. Pehl (1st), J. Thomas (2nd)) (100Y Free: A. Finley (1st), J. Thomas (2nd)). 

    Individual 1st place rankings were won for the 200Y IM (M. Koke), 50Y Free (A. Finley), 500Y Free (M. Rhodes), 100Y Backstroke (S. McCollor), and 100Y Breaststroke (M. Rhodes).  Top rank in diving was 3rd (L. Semakula).  The final meet score was 100 – 78.  The season record is now 5W-3L for dual meets!


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