02/26/15 – KHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships Begin Tonight; Hall of Fame Tickets on Sale

February 26, 2015 2014-2015 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 10, 2015

The 2015 KHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships (Feb. 26-28) begin tonight at the Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville with the boys’ diving preliminaries at 6 p.m. Competition resumes Friday morning with the boys’ swimming prelims at 10 a.m., followed by the girls’ swimming prelims at 3:30 p.m. and the girls’ diving prelims at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday’s championship finals begin with the boys’ competition at 10 a.m. The girls’ finals are scheduled for a 4:15 p.m. start time. Tickets go on sale to the public at 9 a.m. on Friday for the morning session, and 2:30 p.m. for the afternoon session. On Saturday, ticket sales begin at 9 a.m. for the boys’ finals and 3:15 p.m. for the girls’ championship.

Last year’s state meet saw Sacred Heart establish eight new state records as it racked up a total of 502 points to capture its second-straight state title. On the boys’ side, St. Xavier held off Covington Catholic, 361 to 328.5, to pick up its 26th-consecutive championship.

Live event-by-event results for all rounds of the 2015 state meet can be viewed at:
http://khsaa.org/swimming/2015/state/index.htm

The heat sheet and entries are available at:
http://khsaa.org/swimming/2015/insert2015.pdf

The official championship program is viewable at the following link:
http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20142015/Swimming/issue1/index.html

Tickets on Sale for Hall of Fame Banquet on March 21

The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015 will be inducted in an afternoon ceremony at the Lexington Center on Saturday, March 21st prior to the semifinals of the 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16®. The banquet starts with a social hour at 12 p.m., followed by a luncheon at 1 p.m. and the induction ceremony at 2 p.m.

This year’s class consists of Ron Bevars (North Hardin), Kyra Elzy (Oldham County), Rich Hendrick (Bristow), Dudley Hilton (Breathitt Co., Bell Co., Bourbon Co., Taylor Co.), Adrienne Hundemer (Dayton), Dennis Johnson (Harrodsburg), Crystal Kelly (Sacred Heart), Freddie Maggard (Cumberland), Dan Manley (Media contributor) and Dickie Parsons (Harlan).

Tickets for the 2015 Hall of Fame banquet are available for $60 for individual tickets or $500 for a 10-person table, and can be purchased at http://www.khsaa.org/payments/hall-of-fame. Sweet Sixteen® tickets can also be purchased online at http://www.khsaa.org/payments/tickets/.

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 277 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.