Category: Practice Schedule

Practice Schedule for Week of 11/15

The 2021 – 2022 Swim and Dive season begins on November 15th.

You will need a mask, suit, towel, goggles, water bottle, and gym bag.

Swimmers will need to be dressed and on deck by 3 pm. The practice will be at SMS Pool unless otherwise noted.

Practice Schedule (Swim & Dive): 11/15 – 11/20

  • Monday, 11/15: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Tuesday, 11/16: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Wednesday, 11/17: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Thursday, 11/18: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Friday, 11/19: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Saturday, 11/20: 7:00 – 9:15 am SMS (Team pictures 9:30)

If you haven’t already, please register for the team. By registering now you will help ensure we have team shirts for the early meets of the season.

Weekly Schedule 05-17-21 to 05-21-21

Awards Night (non-food banquet) Thursday

The Girls Team Awards Night (our banquet without food) will be held Thursday night at 5:30pm in the SMS Auditorium. The start time was originally shown on the calendar as 6pm, please note the new 5:30 start.

State Meet

The 6A State Meet will be held as a one-day meet on Friday, May 21st. Dive prelims and semi-finals are in the morning. Dive finals will be the first event in the afternoon session, with all swimming as timed-finals. Spectators will be limited with preference to senior parents (allowed 2 tickets), then underclass parents (1 ticket), then all others. Masks will be required for all in-person attendees. The meet will be streamed live on the NFHS Network and updated on Meet Mobile.

Latest State Meet Info from KSHSAA (pdf)

Visit the KSHSAA Girls Swimming website.

Schedule for the State Team : Week of 5/17/2021 – 5/21/2021

  • Monday – SMDAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – SMS – 3-5:00pm
  • Wednesday – SMS – 3-5:00pm
  • Thursday – SMS – 3-5:00pm. Team Awards Ceremony 5:30pm SMS Auditorium
  • Friday – 6A State Meet. Swim Competition begins at 3:45pm. LIMITED SPECTATORS. The team van will leave at approx 10:30am. Seniors can go to the senior breakfast and graduation rehearsal, get their yearbooks, etc. before leaving for state. The team will eat lunch in Topeka.

Weekly Schedule 05-03-21 to 05-09-21

JV League Meet

The JV season comes to a close on Tuesday with the JV League Meet. The start time is now 4pm. NO SPECTATORS are permitted. The meet will be streamed on NFHS network. Girls will be dismissed from class at 2pm with the bus departing SMS at 2:15.

The following athletes will be participating: Olivia Chavez, Eliot Grotzinger, Isabella King, Lauren Ohlde, Shoshanna Fisher, Carleigh Wissel, Kara Tompkins, Rosemary Derr. Their season will conclude after the meet.

Varsity League Meet

The Sunflower League Meet is a multi-day meet. There are two swim prelims sessions on Thursday. Diving prelims and semi-finals on Friday. And the Swim and Dive finals will be on Saturday. NO SPECTATORS are permitted. The meet will be streamed on NFHS network and updated on the Meet Mobile app.

Swim Prelims (Thursday): The bus will leave SMS at 3:15pm on Thursday. SMS is in Prelims Session 2. Warm-ups will be from 4-5 and the competition will start at 5pm.

Dive Prelims (Friday): Diving prelims competition will begin at 5:35pm.

Swim and Dive Finals (Saturday): Those who make it to finals on Saturday should report to the SMDAC at the following times: Diving Finals warm-up begins at 8am; competition begins at 9:30.  Swimming: be there by 10:45am for warm up. The swimming finals competition begins at 1pm.

There have been many changes to the League meet plans in the last week. Here’s the latest info we have from the Sunflower League. (pdf)

Schedule : Week of 5/3/2021 – 5/9/2021

  • Monday – SMDAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – JV Swimming – SMDAC. Bus leaves at 2:15, competition begins at 4pm. NO SPECTATORS. Varsity – SMS – 3-5:00pm
  • Wednesday – Varsity only – SMDAC 3-5:30pm
  • Thursday – Swimming League Prelims, Session 2. Bus departs 3:15, competition starts at 5pm. NO SPECTATORS.
  • Friday – Diving League Prelims & Semi-Finals. Competition begins at 5:35pm. NO SPECTATORS. Swimming Practice – SMS – 3-5pm
  • Sat – Dive Finals – Warm-up Begins at 8am. Finals at 9:30. Swimmers – arrive by 10:45. Competition begins at 1pm. NO SPECTATORS.

Weekly Schedule 04-26-21 to 05-02-21

Final Week of the Regular Season

We celebrate our seniors at this week’s meet vs SM East on Wednesday. It’s the last regular season meet of the year.

Schedule (4/26/21 – 5/02/2021)

  • Monday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Wednesday – Senior Night Meet vs SM East at SMDAC. There will be a team bus from South. Meet will start at 3:30. Parents MAY ATTEND. Live streamed on NHFS network.
  • Thursday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Friday – SMDAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Sat – Swim Practice at SMS – 7:30-9:30am; Dive Meet – Raider Dive Invitational 8:00am at SMDAC.

Congratulations 2021 Seniors!

Shutterfly Galleries Posted

The latest meet images have been posted to the team Shutterfly galleries. Check the team email for the password to access the galleries.

Weekly Schedule 04-19-21 – 04-25-21

Schedule (4/19/21 – 4/25/2021)

  • Monday – SMDAC- 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – Meet vs Olathe East at California Trail Middle School. Bus will load by the SMS gym at 3:15. Meet will start at 4:45. NO SPECTATORS PERMITTED. Streaming info will be posted when it becomes available.
  • Wednesday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Thursday – Meet vs Olathe Northwest and SM West at SMDAC. Bus will depart SMS gym at 1:15. Meet will start at 3:00. Parents MAY ATTEND. Live streamed on NHFS network.
  • Friday – SMDAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Sat – SMDAC – 7:30-9:30am

Shutterfly Galleries Posted

More meet images coming soon to the team Shutterfly galleries. Check the team email for the password to access the galleries.

Weekly Schedule 04-12-21 – 04-18-21

Welcome Back

I hope everyone had a great Spring Break!

We will be practicing at SMS and SMDAC this week and have two meets: on Wednesday and Saturday. Some details for both meets are forthcoming. The meet against Olathe East originally scheduled for the 13th has been moved to the 20th.

Schedule (4/12/21 – 4/18/2021)

  • Monday – SMDAC- 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Wednesday – Meet vs Olathe North at SMDAC. Bus departs SMS at 1:45pm, athletes released from class at 1:30pm. Start time: 3:30pm. Parents may attend. Doors open at 3:15pm.
  • Thursday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Friday – SMDAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Sat – District Meet at SMDAC – 12:00pm. (more details coming soon.)

Shutterfly Galleries Posted

Images from the first two meets have been posted to the team Shutterfly galleries. Check the team email for the password to access the galleries.

Weekly Schedule 3-29-21 to 4-2-21

Schedule (3/29/21 – 4/2/2021)

In this week leading into Spring Break we have two meets, and SMAC has reopened so we’ll be practicing there Monday and Wednesday.

The Spring Break practice schedule is still being developed. We’ll provide more information later this week.

For the meet on Tuesday, Blue Valley, just today, updated their swim & dive spectator policies, thus the delay in the weekly email. Per their rules, prior to the start of the meet tomorrow, Coach Berg will provide BVNW a roster of participating athletes and each athlete may have one designated spectator.

Schedule Week of 3/29/2021 – 4/2/2021

  • Monday – SMAC – 3-5:30pm [there will be a bus from SMS available]
  • Tuesday – Meet vs BVNW @ Blue Valley Northwest HS – 3:30pm. Girls will be released from class at 2:15. Bus will depart from Lamar lot at 2:30. All athletes MUST ride the bus.
  • Wednesday – SMAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Thursday – Quad-Meet vs LHS, LFS, Turner @ SMAC – 5:30pm. Girls should arrive at SMAC at 4:30. Warm-ups will begin about 10 minutes after the conclusion of the early meet.
  • Friday – SMS – 7:30am-9:30am
  • Sat – No practice.

BV Girls Swim & Dive Rules (Tuesday’s Meet)

  • There is no spectator entry fee.
  • We will allow two spectators per participant for home events in Blue Valley and one spectator per participant for the visiting schools due to seating limitations in the district pools.
  • We are asking that spectators not enter the building until 15 minutes before the start of the meet.
  • Spectators must wear a mask at all times while in the building.
  • Spectators are expected to maintain six feet of social distance between themselves and other spectators at all times. This includes when seated in the bleachers.
  • No food or beverages will be allowed to be brought in and there will be no concessions. This is to ensure spectators keep their masks on at all times.

SM Aquatic Center Meet Rules (Thursday’s Meet)

  • Two parents/guardians spectators per participant may attend.
  • Siblings are NOT considered parents/guardians and not allowed access.
  • SMS will be using the parent/guardian information in Skyward.
  • If more than two parents/guardians are listed in Skyward, the default will be the participant’s parents. If you have more than two parents/guardians, you can use a rotation system. If rotation is going to be used, parents/guardians must contact SMS Office at least one day before the competition. Also, no substitutes are allowed if the parent/guardian is unable to attend.
  • Spectators will not be allowed entry into the Aquatic Center until 15 minutes before contest time.
  • Spectators must be masked for the entire event.
  • The meet will also be streamed on the NHFS Network.

Weekly Schedule 3-22-21 to 3-28-21

All Practices at SMS this week

The meet on Tuesday has been postponed and will be rescheduled due to the repairs at the Aquatic Center. All practices this week will be at SMS.

Schedule (3/22/21 – 3/28/2021)

  • Monday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Wednesday – SMS 3-5:30pm
  • Thursday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Friday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Sat – SMS – 7:30am-9:30am

Congratulations Seniors!

2021 SMS Girls Swim & Dive Seniors

Special thanks to Jane Buss for the work on the senior poster.