The Versailles Republican Sports
November 22, 2007
Milan Indian Swim Teams
have a new head swim coach
for the '07-'08 season and a newly renovated pool to work
Gary Franklin, Sports Writer
Milan swimmers began their season with a brighter outlook
as the pool had been renovated by Poole Group Inc. A rather
large undertaking has resulted in making the swimmers more
anxious to come to the pool as it is brighter inside. Also,
the team only recently met their new coach, Doug Mosier, as
the former coach, Rhonda Goodpasture had taken another team
26 vs Rushville @ 6 pm
29 vs S. Dearborn @ 6 pm
13 vs B'ville & OA @ 9 am
22 vs B'ville @ 6 pm
24 vs S. Dearborn @ 6 pm
1 @ S Dearborn Invite @ 6 pm
10 @ L'burg @ 6 pm
12 Relays @ Indian Creek
@ 9:30 am
15 @ Sw Hanover @ 6 pm
17 @ L'burg/SwH @ 6 pm
31 Girls Sectional TBA
14 Boys Sectional TBA
Milan swims to victory over Hagerstown 81-69
The Lady Indian swimmers hosted the Hagerstown Lady Tigers
on Monday, November 19.
During the meet, event one was the Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay.
Swimming for Milan were Elizabeth Smith, Danielle Schaefer,
Chelsea Lee, and Shelby Zornes. The Lady Indians took the
event in a time of 2:11.31. Second place finished at 2:32.81
and third place finished at 2:56.50.
In the second event, the Girls 200 Yard Free, Lady Indian
swimmer Chelsea Lee finished fourth at 2:57.40.
The 200 Yard IM was the third event. Lady Indian Shelby Zornes
smoked the field, finishing at 2:44.98. Her competition finished
Event number four was the 50 Yard Free. Lady Indian swimmers
Kaliegh Gardner and Danielle Schaefer finished one/two among
the five swimmers. Gardner's time was 31.21 and Schaefer's
No Milan swimmers entered the 100 Yard Fly, however in the
seventh event, Lady Indian Elizabeth Smith easily blew all
competitors out of the water, finishing at 58.42. Milan freshman
Kaliegh Gardner captured the third place spot with a time
of 1:13.65. The second place swimmers time was 1:12.65.
In the 500 Yard Free, again Shelby Zornes riled the waters
for a first place swim at 6:33.99. Second place finished at
7:17.23, third at 7:32.96 and fourth at 8:03.12
Milan entered no swimmers in the 200 Yard Free Relays, however,
Elizabeth Smith and Chelsea Lee managed to capture spots one
and two of the 100 Yard Back. Smith finished at 1:07.98 and
Lee at 1:24.18.
Lady Indians Danielle Schaefer and Maria Thompson coupled
for the one two punch in the Girls 100 Yard Breast event.
Schaefer finished at 1:24.18 and Thompson closed at 1:49.53.
Milan's Lady swimmers finished the meet on a strong note as
they took the Girls 400 Yard Free Relay in 4:41.06.
Second place was 4:55.79, third at 6:15.51 and fourth at 6:37.46.
The Lady Indian margin of victory was 12 points as they won,
GARY FRANKLIN PHOTO
Pictured above from
left are freshman - Elizabeth Smith, junior - Shelby
Zornes, freshman - Kaleigh Gardner, sophomore - Maria
Thompson, sophomore - Danielle Schaefer, junior - Chelsea
Lee and junior - Alex Poole along with new Milan Indian
Swim Coach Doug Mosier.
GARY FRANKLIN PHOTO
A familiar face in the broadcast
Nice to see a familiar face with the headset on relaying
the play by play of the local teams. Rob Lafary, pictured
right, corresponds with fellow coworker Pete Arnold
as they prepare to take the Milan Lady Indian and
Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagle basketballgame to the Eagle
Radio airwaves, on Saturday night , November 17. One
would have to look long and hard to find a more caring
and respectible young man. Keep up the good work,