Swim Team Starts off Strong

It was a gorgeous (and warm) afternoon on Thursday, 2/15 as the Acalanes swim team gathered after school to establish their base times for the season! Swimmers “raced” in ten different events: the 200 Free, 100 IM (JV), 200 IM, 50 Free, 50 Fly (JV), 100 Fly, 100 Free, 500 Free, 100 Back and 100 Breast. The mood was lively…

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Chehelaoui Dives into a New School Year

Chehelaoui Dives into a New School Year

Grace Chehelaoui is diving into her senior year. Grace loves Acalanes from friends to Homecoming week to classes like Math and AP Language/Composition. When Grace is not enjoying the halls, classrooms and activities of Acalanes, she is in a pool. Diving is one of the most exciting sports in the world. Diving takes jumping, springing with amazing body control, usually…

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2023 Spring Sports DAL ALL-LEAGUE Selections Congratulations Dons!

Big Shout Out to our Spring MVPs: Hailey Stripling in Softball and Owen Estee in Boys Lacrosse! Congratulations to our 1st team All-DAL selections for Spring 2023: Sammy Lee, Chase Regan, George Churchill, Cooper Olson, Dylan Olson, Ben Foox, Hailey Rurka, Grace Imrie, Emme Young, Esa Orman, Parker Etnyre, Sophie MacKay, Tyler Toni, Nick Owens, Kaya Hoeberechts, Aaron Brown, Ethan…

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Mission Accomplished by Dons Swim Team at Mission Viejo!

Mission Accomplished by Dons Swim Team at Mission Viejo!

WHAT A MEET for the Varity Swim group that traveled to Mission Viejo for the 48th MVHS Invitational showcasing a competitive selection of HS teams from throughout California. Several Acalanes swimmers set season best times in their event(s). We had 20 of 36 make the finals, and overall DONS SWIM showed up in every way with speed, grit, spirit and…

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Strong Spirit by Dons Swimming at Campolindo!

On Wednesday March 15, Acalanes Swimming faced the Campolindo Cougars at the Soda Center in Moraga. The Cougars won the meet drawing upon their large team and talented group of year-round swimmers. However, there were many, many bright spots for the Dons. Acalanes swimmers achieved a total of 4 NCS qualifying times (2 of those in relays) and 13 NCS…

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Sun Shines on Dons First Swim Meet Versus Las Lomas

It looks like this could be a great season for the Acalanes Swim Team with returning coaches Nick Inserra and Brett Usinger, now joined by Donna Elliot, plus an impressive 95 swimmers on the team! Last Wednesday the clouds parted and the sun shone for our first challenge of the season at the Acalanes pool versus the Knights of Las…

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