Swim – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 19:39:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 http://www.pagosasun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cropped-sun-logo-512x512-1-32x32.jpg Swim – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com 32 32 Lady Pirate swim team ends season at regionals http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirate-swim-team-ends-season-at-regionals/ Thu, 13 Feb 2020 22:00:30 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=197414

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Ivanna Erne competes in regional freestyle action for the Pagosa Springs High School swim team during the Western Slope Regionals hosted at Colorado Mesa University on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. Unfortunately, no Lady Pirates qualified for the state tournament this year, despite many swimmers coming close.

By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer
The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team’s season ended at the Western Slope Regionals on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 as no Lady Pirates qualified for the state tournament.

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Lady Pirate Lynelle Bartz stays true to form in a backstroke event at the Western Slope Regionals on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. Pagosa ended its season at regionals, finishing 11th out of 11 teams.

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Lady Pirates take first place in final regular season meet http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-take-first-place-in-final-regular-season-meet/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 22:00:07 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=196912

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Lady Pirate Sorcha Sweeney competes in a freestyle event on Jan. 29 at Adams State University against the 2A Sargent Farmers and 4A Pueblo West Cyclones. The Lady Pirates took first place over both Sargent and Pueblo West in the final regular season meet.

Hope to qualify multiple swimmers for state competition at weekend regionals
By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer
In the final meet of the regular season, the Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate team came out on top with 109 total points over the 2A Sargent Farmers and the 4A Pueblo West Cyclones.

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Coming up for air, Lady Pirate Lynelle Bartz looks to break ahead of the pack at the final regular season meet at Adams State University on Jan. 29. Pagosa took first place at the meet, which also featured the 2A Sargent Farmers and 4A Pueblo West Cyclones. The Lady Pirates will travel to Grand Junction for regional action at Colorado Mesa University on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8.

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Lady Pirates continue to grow following Gunnison meet http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-continue-to-grow-following-gunnison-meet/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 22:00:14 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=196367

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Multiple Lady Pirates dive into the competition at the Gunnison Invitational on Jan. 24. Pagosa saw multiple swimmers finish with their best times of the season so far.

By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer
Competing in the Gunnison Invitational on Jan. 24, the Pagosa Springs Lady Pirate swim team finished seventh out of seven teams.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review-4/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:00:45 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195937 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
The SUN is taking a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at October, November and December.

OCTOBER

• The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) approved upon first reading a revised noise ordinance and adopted the Model Traffic Code upon second and final reading at the board’s regular meeting on Oct. 1.

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Lady Pirates swim team to compete in final two meets of regular season http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-swim-team-to-compete-in-final-two-meets-of-regular-season/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:00:03 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195967

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Lady Pirate Lynelle Bartz holds form during the 500-yard freestyle in Durango on Jan. 17. Bartz finished fourth out of six swimmers with a final time of seven minutes, 20.55 seconds. Pagosa took third out of three teams in Durango with 287 total points, finishing behind Gunnison with 295 points and Durango who took first with 514 points. Pagosa also competed in Durango on Jan. 18 and finished fifth out of five teams.

By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer

In two separate meets in Durango on Jan. 17 and Jan 18, the Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team took third out of three teams and fifth out of five teams, respectively.

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Pagosa swim team finishes ninth at Montrose Invitational, faces Durango this weekend http://www.pagosasun.com/pagosa-swim-team-finishes-ninth-at-montrose-invitational-faces-durango-this-weekend/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:08 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195435

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Lady Pirate swimmer Emma Gantt navigates the waters in the preliminaries of the 200-yard individual medley at the Montrose Invitational on Jan. 10. The Lady Pirate swim team took ninth out of nine teams at the invitational with 77 points overall. Pagosa will compete against the Durango Demons in Durango on Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. and Jan. 18 at 11 a.m.

At the Montrose Invitational on Jan. 10 and Jan. 11, the Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team took ninth place out of nine teams with 77 total points.

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Lady Pirate swim team to compete in Montrose Invitational http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirate-swim-team-to-compete-in-montrose-invitational/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:56 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194584 The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team will return to the pool on Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. and Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. to compete in the Montrose Invitational.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review/ Thu, 02 Jan 2020 22:00:42 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194166 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
Over the next few weeks, The SUN will take a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at January, February and March.

January

• Beginning Jan. 5, the Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) began 24/7 paid staffing for the first time in the department’s history.

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Lady Pirates compete in triple dual at Sargent http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-compete-in-triple-dual-at-sargent/ Thu, 26 Dec 2019 22:00:19 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=193697 At Sargent on Dec. 18, the Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team competed in a triple dual meet against the 2A Sargent Farmers and the Pueblo East Eagles, defeating the Eagles by a score of 52-42, but falling to the Farmers by a score of 48-45.

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Lady Pirates show growth in trio of meets http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-show-growth-in-trio-of-meets/ Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:00:39 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=192826

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Lady Pirate Lynelle Bartz comes up for air during the 100-meter breaststroke at the Salida Swim Meet on Dec. 4. Bartz finished in fifth place in the 100-meter breaststroke with a final time of 1 minute, 38.75 seconds. Pagosa took second place out of five teams at the Salida meet.

In its first few matches of the season, the Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirates’ swim team has shown growth over last year’s inaugural season.

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