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Dunbar Swim Team is More Than Just a Team

Dunbar Swim Team is More Than Just a Team

February 25, 2020

This past weekend, the Kentucky state swim competition took place at the University of Kentucky Aquatics center and Dunbar dove in headfirst. For the past 13 years, Dunbar has won every regional meet they have participated in and kept the streak alive this year. For a majority of the students on the team, swimming has been their whole lives. Senior Robby Neal has been on Dunbar’s team all four...

Boys’ Swim Team Sweeps the State Finals

Boys’ Swim Team Sweeps the State Finals

February 25, 2020

The Dunbar Swim and Dive team was undefeated for the entirety of their regular season. Plus, they won the regional meet for the 13th year in a row. The athletes entered their state meet with confidence from their success of the season. 11 boys qualified for the Kentucky State Championship from their accomplishments at regionals.  In swimming, there are 24 events. 1 event for each race, includi...

New Coaches for Dunbar Swim and Dive

New Coaches for Dunbar Swim and Dive

August 20, 2019

Coach Cole Pleasants has been leading the Dunbar swim team to success, as the head coach, for the last seven years. However, he is handing the title to Coach Noah Richter. Coach Richter, who is also the head coach for the Transylvania University dive team and The Lexington Country Club summer team, will be taking over this fall. In addition to the change of head coach, there is a new assistant swim coach. Chemi...

Student Athlete of the Week with Olivia Turner

February 27, 2018

This week, our athlete is junior Clay Ferguson who is member of the track, cross country, and swim team.

Regional Dive Meet

Regional Dive Meet

February 15, 2018

The KHSAA Regional Dive Meet took place on Saturday, Feb. 10. Senior Julia Radhakrishnan and freshman Alexis Radhakrishnan placed 15th and 7th, respectively. Alexis qualified for the state championships which will take place next week.

Student Athlete of the Week with Olivia Turner

January 22, 2018

This week’s SAOTW is Dunbar Diver, Julia Radhakrishnan, who began diving two years ago. She is currently the captain of the team.

Final Student Athlete of the Week 2016-17 (Lauren Denham)

May 17, 2017

Our host Lauren Denham completes the final SAOTW episode changing roles to become the interviewee. This week's episode is sponsored by the Tutoring Club.

Student Athlete of the Week (Sarah Phillips)

February 28, 2017

This week's Student Athlete of the Week is brought to you by Mathnasium of West Lexington. Click here to visit their website to see how they can make you understand math! Senior swimmer Sarah Phillips discusses her season with Lauren Denham in today's episode.

PLD Swim & Dive Meet

PLD Swim & Dive Meet

January 15, 2017

The Dunbar dive team kicked off their season with personal improvement while the PLD swim team did well at the start of their season.

Lauren Denham Commits to UK

Lauren Denham Commits to UK

September 12, 2016

Dunbar swimmer, Lauren Denham, committed to swim at the University of Kentucky this summer. Living in Lexington for the majority of her life, Denham said she’s been a loyal UK fan for as long as she can remember. She went on her first unofficial visit during her sophomore year. "I knew then there was no other place for me," said Denham. Denham committed to UK on June 6th, 2016, via phone ...

City Swim Meet

City Swim Meet

December 17, 2015

Saturday December 12th, several high school swim teams competed at the Lexington City-Wide Swim Meet held at Transylvania University.