MCSL Swimming

July 24, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble MCSL Style

North Potomac, MD: July 21, 2018 The meet announcer at the Westleigh Pool and Tennis Club did his best WWF  “Let’s get ready to rumble” imitations calling G Division swimmers up to blocks on an overcast and rainy MCSL Saturday morning.  “A” team swimmers for Westleigh, Manchester Farm, Forrest Knoll, Rock Creek, Old Farm and […]

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July 31, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

MCSL All Stars 60th Anniversary

Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) celebrated it’s 60th anniversary of holding summer swimming events for the youth of the county.  I am sure that there were parents and possibly grandparents at Sunday’s All Stars meets who grew up with memories of swimming competitively in those 60 years against neighborhood clubs.  So it was delightful to […]

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July 29, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

MCSL All-Star Relays (PHOTOS)

Four inches of torrential rains into the wee hours of Saturday, July 29th did not dampen nor delay the start to the MCSL All-Star weekend in Rockville.  It started with the All-Star Relays.  As I have done in the past I wait until mid morning for the Section II of the relays to capture the […]

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July 24, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

“A” Divisionals – Memories at the Top of the MCSL (PHOTOS)

This weekend I left the early morning sunflower fields in Poolesville to the crowds gathering there and headed a few miles eastward to the Germantown Pool near Kingsview Middle School to briefly capture the top league swim teams – to find the pool and pool area packed. There are many great rising talent swimmers across […]

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July 10, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Seahawks Swim Fast, Otters Leave them in Bubbles

The Cedarbrook Seahawks traveled to Quince Orchard for a splash clash between these two B Division Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) teams.  Both are swimming it out for ranking points in the Division with Seahawks  with a narrow lead over the QO Otters.  The Otters secured a 5th place position with a 439 to 353 […]

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August 5, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Good Times Get Broken When Dreams Matter

I always check the pool records board at local swim clubs when I photograph a meet. This past July I was at North Creek Swim Club in Montgomery Village and saw a pool record from 1994. It was still standing 22 years later as swum by Katie Brown from Flower Valley for the Girls 11-12 […]

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July 24, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

MCSL Swimming Season Highlights (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) season is nearing its end. Divisional meets across the county gave area swimmers one more opportunity to achieve an All-Star time or to qualify for the All-Star relay’s scheduled for next week. I stopped by North Creek pool in Montgomery Village on Saturday to catch a glimpse of […]

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July 7, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Summer MCSL Meets and Heats Are On (PHOTOS)

What is it about July in Montgomery County that makes summer swimming such a pleasure?  Answer: Warm nights around the pool deck cheering for your friends, family and having time to make new friends. July becomes the most intense month for local Montgomery County Swim League and country club swimmers.  Wednesday night B meets for […]

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July 26, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

MoCo’s Swimming All Stars (PHOTOS)

It’s time to pack it up and head for the beach. Summer swim season in Montgomery County officially ended today with the premier meet of the season – the Montgomery County Swim League’s (MCSL) Individual All Stars.  All season long swimmers swam for the sake of the team – some times in events where they […]

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