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Competing for fair competition: Staff Editorial on 2018-2020 athletic UIL placing

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Every two years on February 1, sports, arts, and academic UIL (University Interscholastic League) districts are evaluated and redistricted by the UIL board of directors. Every two years, The Ann Richards School is moved up to 6A based on the board’s interpretation of school type. Every two years, Ann Richards Coach, Meg Brown, appeals this…

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Shooting Star(Fish): Ann Richards Swim Team soars at District Meet

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On Saturday, January 27th at 9:45 am, the upper deck of athletic bleachers at the University of Texas’ Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center was occupied by two people: Ann Richards swim coach Jill Dicuffa and team captain Georgia Moore (12). The team’s warm-up formally started at 11, but the pair got a head start…

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Life in the fast lane: ARS swim team kicks off new season

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After experiencing a change in leadership for the 2017-2018 season, the Ann Richards swim team, unofficially the “Starfish,” has been gearing up for their first meet of the season: the Anderson Trojan Invite. For new and returning swimmers alike, the beginning of the season is a time to set goals for improvement during meets throughout…

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Swim Good: My experience in the deep end

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As of 2017, I’ve been swimming with the Ann Richards team for 3 years. In those three years, I’ve learned the value of team breakfasts, tasty vegan queso, spent at least $500 on coffee from Wheatsville, and grew to appreciate parkas more than I ever thought I could. I could go on and on about…

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ARS Swim Team Takes Magnolia

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On Thursday and Friday, February 6-7th, the Ann Richards Swim Team was in Magnolia competing at the Regional Swim Meet. In order to qualify, a swimmer must get in the Top 6 at Districts, which Hanna Searcy (12), Chloe Coronado Winn (11), Meredith Oldham (10) and Willa Smith (10) succeeded in. Coach Maura Cosgrove accompanied…

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ARS Swim Team Competes at Tex Robertson Invitational

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The Ann Richards Stars Swim Team participated in the Tex Robertson Meet on Friday January 10th at the YMCA Burnet, where they competed against a large amount of mainly private schools as well as large high schools around Central Texas. Unfortunately, only senior Hanna Searcy, junior Chloe Coronado Winn, and sophomore Willa Smith could attend…

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ARS Swim Team Competes in AISD Invitational

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The AISD Invitational lasted all day on Friday, and the ARS Swim Team made it to finals in the 200 Medley Relay, and Meredith Oldham, sophomore, competed in the 500 Free in Finals.

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