By Chloe Newsome Grier Backus stands at the edge of the board ready to execute her next dive. As she pauses, she thinks back to her days as a competitive gymnast. Backus, a freshman, is one of the two new girl divers. She was a gymnast for eight years before she had an ankle injury…
Diving, Features, Swimming
From Eagles to Boilermakers
By Chloe Newsome It’s a hot summer day. All the kids are outside splashing around in the pool. They are all just having fun, not taking it as a competition. This is not the case for Brady Samuels. Samuels and Sam Bennett were both part of the Eagles swim and dive teams for four years….