College recruiting realities

Montgomery forum Wednesday. Topics include: The school picks you; athletes must market themselves; find funding beyond the athletic scholarship. Read Article →

UPDATE: College Commitments for Empire Athletes, 2013-14

Comprehensive list of area athletes signing to play college athletics Read Article →

State championship swim meet proposed

Empire swimmers could compete to be California’s best if officials approve a state championship meet. Read Article →

Empire swimmers earn national swim team spots

By MICHAEL COIT THE PRESS DEMOCRAT A trio of Empire swimming greats have been named to two different USA Swimming national teams. Maya DiRado, now at Stanford, and Molly Hannis, swimming at Tennessee, made the 2013-14 national team. Petaluma’s Riley Scott was named to the 2013-14 national junior team. Athletes earning the honor of making […] Read Article →

Petaluma swimmer caps summer with world championships appearance

Riley Scott came up short in the 200-meter breaststroke finals in Dubai, finishing 15th. Read Article →

Empire swimmers make national teams

DiRado, Hannis, Scott had the top six times in their events Read Article →

Rancho Cotate launches concussion program

Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park on Saturday launched what backers are calling the most comprehensive concussion awareness program among high school athletic programs in Sonoma County. Read Article →

Petaluma High’s Scott makes USA Swimming team for world junior championships

Breakthrough swims at U.S. Open Championships put Scott at top of nation’s juniors in 200 breaststroke Read Article →

DiRado places fourth in 400 IM final at world championships

Maria Carrillo High grad Maya DiRado fell just shy of a bronze medal Read Article →

DiRado helps U.S. relay team win gold

The Maria Carrillo graduate swam for the American team that finished third in the 200-meter freestyle semifinal race and qualified for the finals. Read Article →

Carrillo grad falls short of qualifying for 200-meter butterfly finals

Maya DiRado advanced through Wednesday's preliminary round, but finished 12th in the semifinals of the world swim championships in Barcelona. Read Article →

2013 All-Empire Girls Swimming: Cardinal Newman’s Young saved best for last

Taylor Young will be attending Cal starting this fall on a swimming scholarship, where she will be swimming alongside Olympian Missy Franklin. Read Article →

After making U.S. team, Carrillo grad ready to take on world

Maya DiRado, now a senior at Stanford, will compete in the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, later in July. Read Article →

Former Empire standouts fall short of podium spots at world swim trials

Maya DiRado (Maria Carrillo) finished fifth in the 200-meter freestyle. Molly Hannis (Santa Rosa) finished eighth in the 200 breaststroke. Read Article →

Maria Carrillo graduate qualifies for world swim championships

Maya DiRado placed second in the 200-meter butterfly to earn a spot in the world championship next month in Barcelona. Read Article →

College swimming: Hannis, DiRado aiming high

Local swimmers heading to U.S. trials, aiming for spots at world championships Read Article →

College swimming: Windsor High grad is part of Purdue’s 800 freestyle relay team as freshman

Swimming as a true freshman, Allie Davis made the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with the Purdue University swim team. Read Article →

SRJC swimmers earn All-American honors

Sixteen Bear Cub swimmers and divers were announced as Community College Swimming and Diving All-Americans this week. Read Article →

Analy swimmers excel at NCS meet

On a day when three swimmers shattered the American high school record in the boys 100-meter breaststroke, Sonoma County League champion Analy emerged as the top Redwood Empire finisher at the North Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championship, with the Tigers boys and girls team each finishing in 16th place. Read Article →

Saturday’s Empire sports schedule

Click through for the complete schedule of events Read Article →

NCS Swimming & Diving Championships: Young, Bauer, Scott lead Empire advancers

Analy's Jonathan Knox sets two Empire records during swimming preliminaries. Read Article →

NCS Swim & Dive Championships

Redwood Empire schools qualified 64 entries into the NCS Swimming and Diving Championships this Friday and Saturday. Analy led all schools with 15 entries followed by Maria Carrillo with 13. Read Article →

PD Preps Swim Bests

The Empire's best swimming and diving marks Read Article →

NBL swimming: Carrillo doubles up to nail down consecutive championships

Maria Carrillo girls beat Montgomery, boys defeat Ukiah to sweep NBL championships Read Article →

SCL Swimming: Analy sweeps championships

Analy girls and boys both beat Healdsburg to win the SCL Championships on Saturday. Read Article →

Swimming and diving bests

Bests times for the 2013 swimming and diving season. Read Article →

Swimming: Pumas stay perfect, capture NBL title

Maria Carrillo swept both the boys and girls competitions against Montgomery to wrap up the North Bay League title for the second straight year. Read Article →

SRJC swim teams ready to make splash at state championships

The Bear Cubs field a deep and talented contingent in hopes of scoring individual and team awards at the CCCAA finals in Monterey Park. Read Article →

DiRado emerging as Olympic hopeful

Not satisfied with merely competing at major meets, Maya DiRado is swimming well enough to contend for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. Read Article →

Taylor Young joins ranks of Empire swimmers headed for U.S. Olympic Trials

In the summer following just her second year of high school, Taylor Young has joined an impressive list of Empire swimmers qualifying for next year's U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Read Article →