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Lindsey Grow

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Grow finding success in pool for Milligan

Lindsey Grow, a 2017 graduate of Indian River High School, completed her sophomore season in the pool for the Milligan College women’s swimming team back in March. Milligan College is located in Johnson City, Tenn.

Grow, who calls...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:55am

Michael Barnes, Mitch McGee, Will Douds and Max Kohr pose for a photo after taking third overall in the 200 freestyle-relay at the state championships at UD.

Indians make history at states

It was a monumental and historical performance for the Indian River High School boys’ 200 freestyle relay swimming team at last weekend’s DIAA state swimming championship meet at the University of Delaware.

The Fantastic Four of Mitch...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:14am

IR girls’ swimmers battle at states

They were a small squad in numbers, but they certainly never lacked in heart nor in effort. The 2018-2019 Indian River girls’ swim team battled in each and every event all season, and several of them saw the fruits of their labors commence last...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:03am

Emma Barthelmeis competes in an event earlier this season.

IR swimmers ready for states

While Indian River High School does not have the luxury of a swimming pool in its school district, that has not kept their swimmers from reaching their goals during the 2018-2019 campaign.

A total of 15 IR swimmers will be among more than...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:01am

An IR swimmer takes a breath during a meet earlier this swim season.

IR boys finish fourth at conference meet, break two school records

The Henlopen Athletic Conference held its 2018-2019 swimming championships at Sussex Academy last Saturday, Feb. 9, and both the Indian River High School boys’ and girls’ teams turned in solid efforts.

For the boys, IR finished fourth,...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:49am

Indian River’s Kaitlyn Kreisler competes in a swimming event earlier this season at Sussex Academy.

Indian River boys top Henlopen South swimmers

The Indian River High School boys’ swim team are the 2018-2019 Henlopen Conference South Division champions. The boys went undefeated in their division meets and posted a 9-3 overall mark during the dual-meet season.

Their most recent...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:17am

Indian River’s Emma Barthelmeis competes against Sussex Academy earlier this season.

IR Sports Report

Boys’ Swimming  IR swimmers cruise to wins

The Indian River High School boys’ swimming team has had one impressive season so far, and this past week continued those efforts with another two wins in a sweep of a tri-meet at the Howard Ennis School...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 9:48am

IR boys split week on the hardwoods

Seniors Jamier Felton and Michael Meehan led the way for the Indian River High School boys’ basketball team in a 61-53 win over Laurel on Thursday, Jan. 17.

Felton scored a game-high 25 points, including a pair of three-pointers, while...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 9:09am

Declan Burke shows good breathing technique during a swim versus Sussex Academy earlier this season.

IR Sports Report: IR boys’ swimmers improve to 6-1 on the season

The Indian River High School boys’ swim team has been cruising through their 2018-2019 campaign, and picked up win No. 6 on the season on Tuesday, Jan. 15, with a 76-14 thumping of host Dover. It was their fourth straight win.

Last week,...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am

IR girls’ hoops picks up another pair of wins

It was another successful week on the hardwoods for the Indian River High School girls’ basketball team, as they picked up a pair of wins over Sussex Academy and Milford.

On Thursday, Jan. 3, IR posted a wire-to-wire 40-18 victory over the...

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:23am

Declan Burke shows good breathing technique during a swim versus Sussex Academy two weeks ago.

IR swimmers post state-qualifying times in meet vs. Central

Both the Indian River High School boys’ and girls’ swim teams got themselves back in the win column during a meet against Sussex Central High School on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The boys defeated the Golden Knights, 112-54, while the girls posted a 79-57...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 12:22pm

An Indian River swimmer competes against Sussex Academy on Thursday, Dec. 6.

IR Sports Report — IR boys swim past Seahawks

In a highly contested Henlopen Conference South Division swimming meet, the Indian River High School boys edged out host Sussex Academy, 91-79, last Thursday, Dec. 6.

The Indians won seven of the 11 events overall, which included six in...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:28am

Lindsey Grow competes during a meet at Sussex Academy two seasons ago in 2017.

IR swimmers set sights on rebuilding programs

Graduation can certainly take its toll on high-school athletic programs. Bigger schools are generally fortunate in having the numbers to make the pain a little more bearable when a team loses significant contributors. Small schools are not as...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:05am