El Estoque

Off the high dive

Off the high dive

Akshara Majjiga

April 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Features, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n seventh grade, a couple of years after junior Demetra Williams first launched into her diving career, she recalls being asked if diving even qualified as a sport. The boy who asked her was confused; he assumed divers just climbed a ladder and jumped off of a board, not really noticing...

Diving: Season opens with new dives and high hopes

Diving: Season opens with new dives and high hopes

Karen Ma

March 9, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]hrieks from teammates resounded from the hot tub as a diver belly flopped into the deep end of the pool. After a few seconds, she resurfaced, hoisted herself out of the pool and joined the other four girls, all while laughing and groaning in pain. The usual during diving season. Last seas...