Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

March 6, 2014

Knoxville prepares for state swim meet

By Perry Bell Sports Editor
The Journal Express

---- — The 2014 Knoxville Swim Team has over 30 children qualified to compete in the State Meet in Marshalltown March 15.

The children are pictured above and they ranged in ages from 8 to 14 years.

The team is coached by Taylor Evans and Sara Finnegan.

The young swimmers qualified for state by posting times in two home meets and four away contests. The team travelled to places such as Ottumwa, Brooklyn, Carroll and Grinnell.

The Knoxville squad will compete in 76 individual events and 10 relay races at state.

Knoxville’s home meets are held at the Knoxville Recreation Center.