The news site of Marquette High School

Marquette Messenger

Q&A with record-breaking diver

Q&A with record-breaking diver

Delaney Neely, Illustrator

September 26, 2016


Filed under Aquatics, Athlete Profile, Sports, Student Profile

Jake Venegoni Junior Varsity Dive Team at Marquette What record did you break? “The six dive dual meet record - a record for meets against another school.” What is that? “Three divers from each school dive six different dives each. These dives get judged and their judges score gets multip...

Girls swim captures Conference title

Girls swim captures Conference title

Julia Lees, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2016


Filed under Aquatics, Issue 6, Print Issues, Sports

Over the years, girls swim and dive has achieved two State championships, 12 top four State finishes, and 12 Conference championships. This season alone, the girls produced their second consecutive Conference title along with being the Marquette Relay Champions. Coming off two undefeated seasons, girls swimming and diving competed at S...

Water Polo Pushing for a Return to State

Tali Gorodetsky, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016


Filed under Aquatics, Sports

Since the beginning of freshman year, Mitchell Lee, senior, has created close bonds with his varsity teammates enhancing the team’s dynamic in their journey to State last season. “It was extremely stressful, but also really fun,” Lee said. “Everybody was taking it very seriously, opposed t...

13 freshmen girls invigorate swimming team

13 freshmen girls invigorate swimming team

Alia Arif, Page Designer

December 11, 2015


Filed under Aquatics, Issue 4, Print Issues, Sports

From the undefeated season for the freshman boys soccer team to the addition of a freshman on varsity cross country, freshmen have helped MHS dominate the sports scene this season. With 13 freshmen coming into varsity, girls swimming has made up the amount of spots that were lost to last year’...

New coach brings intensity to Water Polo

New coach brings intensity to Water Polo

Kacen Bayless, Sports and Social Media Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Aquatics, Sports, Top Stories

Grant Gaumer kneeled down on the white outer edge of Forest Park Community College’s indoor pool on March 25, the first game of the season. Water Polo’s new varsity head coach looked down at the defeated faces of his players and then back up at the scoreboard behind him. 10-SLUH 0-MHS, it read. “I...

Swimmer deals with heart condition

Swimmer deals with heart condition

Monica Ryan, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Aquatics, Athlete Profile, Sports

As the girls swim team leaves for State, co-captain, Maisie Burns, senior, won’t be swimming. She has rung out her suit for the last time due to vasovagal snycope. Burns was diagnosed with this condition by a cardiologist and “to easily explain it, I’m allergic to my own adrenaline,” she said. “My...

Girls swimming hopes to get back to the top

Girls swimming hopes to get back to the top

Kacen Bayless, Sports and Social Media Editor

December 16, 2014


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, Aquatics, Sports, Top Stories

It's been fourteen years since girls’ swimming won the State Championship. Along the 190-something foot hallway that is MHS’ gym building, lies the remnants of 21 years of sports stories. While some are forgotten, other stories are still in the works. A few steps before the row of glass cases...

Swimming undefeated, takes Conference

Cade McDonald, Business Manager

November 13, 2014


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, Aquatics, Sports

The boys swim and dive team has held together an undefeated season after winning the conference meet on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday Oct. 30. Head coach Joe Schoedel said the team had set goals at the beginning of the season. After winning the Conference Meet the team has so far accomplished all...

Five pairs of sisters take on girls swim team

suzanne STERNS, A&L Editor

February 14, 2014


Filed under Aquatics, Sports, Top Stories

MOST SPORT TEAMS WOULD CONSIDER    themselves a family complete with strong friendships and bonds. For girls swimming, however, this family is more than just a figurative one. The girls swimming and diving team has five pairs of sisters on their roster. Madeline Albert, senior, and Claire Albert, fr...

The news site of Marquette High School
Aquatics