Calhoun County Stringrays Make A Local Splash

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Since Michael Phelps dominated the 2008 Olympic Games, the sport of competitive swimming is growing in popularity- all the way to East Alabama.

 

TV24’s Chase Robinson caught up with the Calhoun County Stingrays over the weekend, The team was formed in May and already has 25 members. They are apart of USA Swimming and have competed in five meets already. The Stingrays are seeing early signs of success after placing 3rd in the state games at the  Birmingham Crossplex earlier this month. The team members say they learn a lot both in and out of the pool. The team is headed up by Coach Kelly Roberts and  says she wants to continue the growth of the sport in the local community. For more information on the stingrays find them on Facebook by searching "Calhoun County Stingrays" 

Since Michael Phelps dominated the 2008 Olympic Games, the sport of competitive swimming is growing in popularity- all the way to East Alabama.

 

TV24’s Chase Robinson caught up with the Calhoun County Stingrays over the weekend, The team was formed in May and already has 25 members. They are apart of USA Swimming and have competed in five meets already. The Stingrays are seeing early signs of success after placing 3rd in the state games at the  Birmingham Crossplex earlier this month. The team members say they learn a lot both in and out of the pool. The team is headed up by Coach Kelly Roberts and  says she wants to continue the growth of the sport in the local community. For more information on the stingrays find them on Facebook by searching "Calhoun County Stingrays" 

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