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Margo O’Meara ends high school diving career undefeated

Westminster Christian Academy's Margo O'Meara at state (Source: Margo O'Meara)

Westminster Christian Academy senior Margo O'Meara recently captured her state record fourth consecutive girls diving championship in the Class 1 Girls Swimming and Diving Championships at St. Peters Rec-Plex. O'Meara won with 621.45 points, the second-best state score ever.

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Marquette makes it two in a row by winning girls Class 2 state swimming championship

Winning state once is nice but to do it twice is even better. Just ask the Marquette Mustangs girls swimming and diving team. The Mustangs captured the Class 2 state title at the recent 45th annual Missouri Girls Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. Marquette finished with 242 points to top second-place Kirkwood’s 237. Eureka came in third with 220 points. The three teams are in the Suburban Conference Yellow Pool. Two other leagues schools — Parkway West and Parkway Central — were the top two teams in the Class 1 state meet. The Marquette girls swim ...

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Parkway West girls swim and dive to record 13th state championship

For Parkway West coach Coleen Sumner’s swimming and diving Longhorns, it’s all about the team. Parkway West’s girls captured the Class 1 team championship at the recent 45th annual Missouri Swimming and Diving State Championships at St. Peters Rec-Plex. The Parkway West girls swim team won the Class 1 state championship. It’s the 13th title for the program. That’s a state record. The Longhorns finished first with 171 points. That put them just past Parkway Central’s second-place total of 168.50 points. “It was pointed out that we won state without winning any events, but to win you don’t need winners, ...

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Reigning state champion Marquette looking forward to competing in Class 2 state swimming and diving meet

The Marquette girls are the reigning Class 2 state champions and they’re ready to try and win it again this weekend at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. Coach Joe Schoedel said his Mustangs enjoyed competing this season as the defending state champions. The Marquette girls swim team celebrates after winning the recent Suburban Conference Yellow Pool meet at Kirkwood. The Mustangs are competing this weekend in the Class 2 state meet at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. “They loved it. Winning state put a big target on our backs this year, and they wore it with pride,” Schoedel said. “The ...

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Local swimmers, divers qualify for Missouri state swim meet

The 2020 Girls Swimming & Diving Championship begins it’s three-day run Thursday at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. The meet consists of six sessions: Swimming Prelims, Diving, and Swimming Finals, for both Class 1 and Class 2. All guests age 6 and older require ticket. Tickets are $8 per session and will be available on site. The lineup for the meet is Class 1 swimmers and diving competing all day Thursday and Friday morning. Class 2 begins Friday Afternoon and will be held all day Saturday. The Class 1 diving finals are set for 5 p.m. Thursday and the swim ...

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