MCHS Swim Dogs will hold tryouts next week

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By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer

The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Swim Dogs will be holding tryouts for the team on Monday, Oct. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Morgan County Aquatic Center.

During the tryouts, swimmers will be required to swim freestyle uninterrupted for 1,000 yards with flip-turns in under 20 minutes. Swimmers must also be able to exhibit the proper technique for each the butterfly stroke, breaststroke, and backstroke over a distance of 100 yards.

Practices for the swim team will begin the day after tryouts, Oct. 22, and regular practices will take place throughout the week. Monday and Wednesday afternoons, practices will be 3:30 to 5; Tuesday and Thursday practices will take place from 5:30 to 7; and morning practices will take place from 6:15 to 7:30 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Swimmers must attend at least four of the seven practices offered during the week.

For more information, interested parties can contact Coach Steve DeLaigle at or call the school at 706-342-2336.

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