Practice Schedule Week of 02/11/19

Practice & Meet Schedule for the week of 02/11/19 – 02/16/19.

The final week of practice!

The State Meet begins with the Diving Prelims and Semi-finals on Thursday. Swimming Prelims are on Friday. The Finals of the 6A Championship Meet begin Saturday at 10:30am at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. We encourage all SME Swim & Dive team members to attend.

Consideration entries (those with consideration times who have been accepted to swim in prelims) will be announced on Tuesday, 2/12/19. The State Meet Psych Sheet — showing all final entries by event — will be released on Wednesday. Information (as well as online ticket purchases) is available on the KSHSAA state boys swim & dive website.

The official 2019 meet schedule (5A & 6A) from KSHSAA. (pdf)

Be mindful of your health please. Get plenty of rest. Wash your hands frequently. Don’t share anything food-related. Go Lancers!

Practice Schedule

Swimmers

  • Monday, 02/11 – 3:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, 02/12 – 3:30 – 5:30pm. Consideration times will be released to see who made it into state.
  • Wednesday, 02/13 – 3:00-4:30pm. State Psych Sheet released.
  • Thursday, 02/14 – 3:00-4:00pm
  • Friday, 02/15 – State Team will depart SME pool area parking lot at 7:15am. Prelims competition begins at 10:00am.
  • Saturday, 02/16 – 6A Swim & Dive Championship Meet. Finals start at 10:30am. Diving will be the first event! After meet, lunch will be at Freddy’s in Topeka. State Team will arrive back at East between 3:30 – 4:00pm.

Divers

  • Monday, 02/11 – 3:00-5:30pm
  • Tuesday, 02/12 – 3:00-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, 02/13 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, 02/14 – State Dive Prelims & Semi-finals (all classes). Warm up begins at 10:00am. Prelims at 12:00pm. Semis at 4:30pm. (*updated 2/13*)
  • Friday, 02/15 – State Dive Semi-Finals. Warm-up at 5:00pm, competition begins at 6:30pm.
  • Saturday, 02/16 – 6A Swim & Dive Championship Meet. Meet starts at 10:30am. Diving will be the first event.

Practice Schedule Week of 02/04/19

Practice & Meet Schedule for the week of 02/04/19 – 02/09/19.

***UPDATE: LAST CHANCE IS ON! Friday, Feb. 8 at 2:00pm. Bus leaves SME at 12:15pm. Normal practice from 3-5pm for those not going to the meet.*** (updated 2/8/19)

Congratulations to the team and coaches on winning their 16th straight Sunflower League Championship. Thanks to all the friends and parents who came out to support the team. It was an exciting weekend!

The Last Chance Meet will be held at Lawrence Free State on Wednesday THURSDAY TBD. This meet is for swimmers who are close to consideration times or State Cuts.  Wiley will let the boys know who is going to this meet on Monday.

Practice Schedule

Swimmers

  • Monday, 02/04 – 3:00-5:30pm. Wiley will announce who is swimming in the Last Chance Meet at practice.
  • Tuesday, 02/05 – 3:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, 02/06 – 3:30-6:00pm. Those swimming at the Last Chance Meet at Lawrence Free State will get out of class at 1:30 and depart SME @ 1:45pm. The meet begins at 4:00pm. PRACTICE & MEET CANCELLED
  • Thursday, 02/07 – 3:00-5:30pm. Those swimming at the Last Chance Meet at Lawrence Free State will get out of class at 1:30 and depart SME @ 1:45pm. The meet begins at 4:00pm. (rescheduled from Wednesday) PRACTICE & MEET CANCELLED. LAST CHANCE INFO TBD
  • Friday, 02/08 – 3:00-5:00pm (practice IS on); Last Chance Meet at 2:00pm at Lawrence Free State. Warm-ups at 1:30. THE BUS WILL LEAVE SME AT 12:15.
  • Saturday, 02/09 – 9:00 – 11:00am. State Team Breakfast after practice @ the Stantons’, 8519 Cherokee Place, Leawood, KS 66206. Sign up here to bring food.

Divers –

  • Monday, 02/04 – No Practice – JV League Meet at Lawrence Free State. Van leaves SME @ 2:00. Meet starts at 4:30pm.
  • Tuesday, 02/05 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, 02/06 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, 02/07 – 3:00 – 5:00pm PRACTICE CANCELLED
  • Friday, 02/08 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Saturday, 02/09 – 10:00 – 11:00am. State Team Breakfast after practice @ the Stantons’, 8519 Cherokee Place, Leawood, KS 66206. Sign up here to bring food.

Team Photo Galleries


Linda Holbrook has updated the team photo galleries at Shutterfly adding photos from most of our meets this year, including Sunflower League. And they are GREAT! Password is “lancers”. Please check them out!

There are hundreds of images from each meet and every effort is made to include all JV and Varsity team members in the photos. They are truly great photos. It’s an invaluable gift she provides to the team. Many thanks, Linda!

Practice Schedule Week of 01/28/19

Practice & Meet Schedule for the week of 01/28/19 – 02/02/19. (updated 1/30/19)

***Wednesday practice is ON as scheduled. Varsity swim 3:00 – 5:30pm, Varsity dive 3:00 – 5:00pm.***

Dine Out Fundraiser: Help get our JV swimmers motivated for their last meet and support the team by eating at Salty Iguana in Corinth on Monday between 4-9pm. During that time a portion of all food sales will go to the SME Boys Swim & Dive Parent Booster Club.

 

JV & Varsity League Meets this week. Come cheer on your Lancer Swimmers and Divers! For more information about how league meets work, check out our “Introduction to High School Swimming” page or click here.

JV Swimming League is at Summit Trail Middle School (22201 W. 118th Street in Olathe) on Tuesday at 4:05.

Diving League starts at Summit Trail Middle School (22201 W. 118th Street in Olathe) on Thursday at 4:45pm with finals on Saturday at 9:30am. Entry fee for spectators is $5 (students) and $7 (adults).

Varsity Swimming League is at Summit Trail (22201 W. 118th Street in Olathe) on Friday at 5:00pm and Saturday at 12:00pm. Entry fee for spectators is $5 (students) and $7 (adults).

Practice Schedule

Swimmers

  • Monday, 01/28 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm Final practice of the year! – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm. Dine Out fundraiser at Salty Iguana from 4-9pm.
  • Tuesday, 01/29 – (JV) JV League Meet at Summit Trail Middle School. Meet begins at 4:05pm. Students get out of class at 1:45pm. Bus departs SME @ 2:00pm Good Luck JV Swimmers! – (Varsity) 3:30-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, 01/30 – (Varsity) 3:00-5:30pm (PRACTICE IS ON AS SCHEDULED – *updated 1/30)
  • Thursday, 01/31 – (Varsity) 3:30-5:15pm
  • Friday, 02/01 – (Varsity) Sunflower League Prelims at Summit Trail Middle School. Meet begins at 5:00pm. Students get out of class at 1:45pm. Bus departs SME @ 2pm. Entry fee for spectators is $5 (students) and $7 (adults).
  • Saturday, 02/02 – (Varsity) Sunflower League Finals at Summit Trail Middle School. Meet begins at 12:00pm. Warm-ups begin at 10:10am. There is no bus service. You will need to get a ride to the meet. Swimmers must be at the meet by 10:00am.

Divers –

  • Monday, 01/28 – (JV) 3:00 – 4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00 – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday, 01/29 – (JV) 3:00 – 4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00 – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday, 01/30 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) 3:00 – 5:00pm (PRACTICE IS ON AS SCHEDULED – *updated 1/30)
  • Thursday, 01/31 – Sunflower League Diving Prelims at Summit Trail Middle School. Van leaves SME at 2:00pm. Meet starts at 4:45pm. Entry fee for spectators is $5 (students) and $7 (adults).
  • Friday, 02/01 – (JV) 3:00 – 4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00 – 5:30pm
  • Saturday, 02/02 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) League Diving Finals at Summit Trail Middle School. Van leaves SME at 7:15am.  Dive finals begin at 9:30am.
  • Monday, 02/04 – JV League Meet at Free State High School in Lawrence (4706 Overland Drive). Leave SME at 2:00 in SME Van. Warm ups 3:30-4:30pm. Meet starts at 4:30pm.

Practice Schedule Week of 01/21/19 (updated 1/23/19)

Practice & Meet Schedule for the week of 01/21/19 – 01/26/19.

It’s a busy week with the rescheduled swim clinic and three meets to wrap up the regular season.

Makin’ Waves Swim Clinic: JV & Varsity swimmers will help with the clinic on Monday from 10:30am – 1:30pm and then practice from 1:30pm – 3:00pm.Swimmers should be in the pool area at 10:15am. Please have your boys eat breakfast BEFORE the clinic. We will be providing pizza for the team. The following families will provide: Fruit/fruit salad (Wiggins), Cups/plates/etc. (Deedy), 2 gallons each of chocolate milk (Blomquist, Chapin). Thank you!

Meets:
Varsity swimmers and divers travel to Topeka on Tuesday for the annual Topeka Invitational. For those who haven’t attended before, it’s an exciting meet, and a last “tune-up” before the League and State Championship meets. It’s held at the same site, Capitol Federal Natatorium at Hummer Sports Park, as the State Championship Meet. It’s a great facility and many of the top teams from around the state attend the meet, providing a fast pool and a good opportunity to see the competition prior to the State Meet.

JV swimmers will have their last dual meet of the season on Thursday versus SM Northwest.

And SM East hosts the annual Dive Invitational on Saturday morning. Varsity will practice early, before the dive meet, on Saturday morning.

Swimmers

  • Monday, 01/21 – (JV & Varsity) Makin’ Waves Swim Clinic 10:30am – 1:30pm then practice from 1:30 – 3:00pm. Swimmers should be in the pool area at 10:15am. 
  • Tuesday, 01/22 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) 3:00-5:00pm due to meet cancellaton. (updated 1/22) Swim & Dive Meet: Topeka Invitational. Swimmers will get out of class at 1:15pm. Bus departs SM East at 1:30pm. Swim competition starts at 4pm. Admission fee charged.
  • Wednesday, 01/23 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm
  • Thursday, 01/24 – JV & Varsity Meet at SM Northwest. (Updated 1/23/19) Meet starts at 4pm.
  • Friday, 01/25 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday, 01/26 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) 6:30am-8:30am (practice before the Dive Invitational)

Divers

  • Monday, 01/21 – (JV & Varsity) 1:30-3:30pm
  • Tuesday, 01/22 – (JV) No practice – (Varsity) Swim & Dive Meet: Topeka Invitational. Diving competition begins at 1pm. Admission Fee charged.
  • Wednesday, 01/23 – (JV) 3:00-4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00-5:30pm
  • Thursday, 01/24 – (JV & Varsity) 3:00-4:45pm practice (before meet). Diving meet at 5:00pm at SM East. Everyone is diving.
  • Friday, 01/25 -(JV) No practice – (Varsity) 3:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday, 01/26 – SME Dive Invitational. Gavin, Pete, Hunter, and Barrett are diving. Dive competition begins at 10:00am. JV divers should be there at 10:00am to watch.

Practice Schedule Week of 01/14/19

Practice Schedule for the week of 01/14/19 – 01/19/19 & Makin’ Waves

The swim season is in full swing and we’ve got a busy week- Team Dinner* on Monday, Varsity meet Tuesday, and the Makin’ Waves Swim Clinic (our fundraiser) is Saturday.

*Location change – the team dinner will now be at Bo Kimmel’s house (8940 Linden LANE, Prairie Village, KS 66207 – just off Somerset) (updated 1/13/19)

Makin’ Waves occurs immediately following practice on Saturday morning. Please note the times for both practice and the clinic below. All team members are expected to assist with the clinic. Breakfast for the team is provided. Food volunteers, please bring your items by 10:00am.

Swimmers

  • Monday, 01/14 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm. Team dinner for all swimmers and divers (JV & Varsity) will be at Bo Kimmel’s house after Varsity practice (around 6:15pm). All are welcome to prepare the Varsity boys for their meet against Blue Valley North!
  • Tuesday, 01/15 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) Varsity Swim & Dive Team Meet at Blue Valley North. The meet will now start at 4:30 (please note the time change). Swimmers and Divers will get out of class at 1:45pm. The bus will leave at 2:00pm.
  • Wednesday, 01/16 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) 3:30-6:00pm
  • Thursday, 01/17 -(JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm
  • Friday, 01/18 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday, 01/19 – (JV & Varsity) 8:30-10:30am. Swim Clinic following practice from 10:30am – 1:30pm (session 1: 10:30 – 12:00; session 2: 12:00 – 1:30pm). All Swim & Dive team members are expected to assist at the clinic. Breakfast will be provided at the pool after practice for all team members. Learn more about the clinic.

Divers

  • Monday, 01/14 – (JV) 3:00 – 4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00 – 5:30pm. Team dinner for all swimmers and divers (JV & Varsity) will be at Bo Kimmel’s house after Varsity practice (around 6:15pm). All are welcome to prepare the Varsity boys for their meet against Blue Valley North!
  • Tuesday, 01/15 -(JV) No Practice – (Varsity) Varsity Swim & Dive Team Meet at Blue Valley North. The meet will now start at 4:30 (please note the time change). Swimmers and Divers will get out of class at 1:45pm. The bus will leave at 2:00pm.
  • Wednesday, 01/16 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, 01/17 – (JV) 3:00 – 4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00 – 5:30pm
  • Friday, 01/18 – (JV) No Practice – (Varsity) 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Saturday, 01/19 – (JV & Varsity) 8:00-10:00am. Swim Clinic following practice from 10:30am – 1:30pm (session 1: 10:30 – 12:00; session 2: 12:00 – 1:30pm). All Swim & Dive team members are expected to assist at the clinic. Breakfast will be provided at the pool after practice for all team members. Learn more about the clinic.
  • Looking ahead – please note that the JV Sunflower League Dive meet will be on February 4 at SMNW 5:00 warm ups 5:30 start time Tate, Travers, Josh, Sam, Cole will be diving

 

Practice Schedule Week of 01/07/19

Practice Schedule for the week of 01/07/19 – 01/12/19

Swim buttons have arrived and may be purchased for $5. Jenny Spencer will be handing them out at the Varsity meet on Saturday (1/5) and at the JV/Varsity Meet on Thursday (1/10). They will also be available at the concession stand on Thursday after the meet has begun.

Also, registration is still open for the Makin’ Waves Swim Clinic on 1/19. Tell your friends and neighbors!

Swimmers

  • Monday, 01/07 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, 01/08 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, 01/9 – (JV) 3:00-4:00pm – (Varsity) 3:00-6:00pm
  • Thursday, 01/10 – Varsity & JV Home Swim & Dive meet vs. SM South. It’s also Senior Night. Senior recognition will start at 4:00pm, followed by diving.
  • Friday, 01/11 – (JV) No practice – (Varsity) 3:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday- NO PRACTICE (CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER) (updated 1/11/19)

Divers

  • Monday, 01/07 – (JV) 3:00-4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00-5:30pm
  • Tuesday, 01/08 -(JV) 3:00-4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, 01/9 -(JV) 3:00-4:30pm – (Varsity) 4:00-5:30pm
  • Thursday, 01/10 – Swim & Dive Meet at SME. Everyone is diving. Senior recognition will start at 4:00pm followed, by diving. Diving should start about 4:20.
  • Friday, 01/11 – (JV) No practice – (Varsity) 3:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday, 01/12 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00-11:00am

REVISED Winter Break Schedule 2018 / 2019 and volunteer sign-ups

(Updated 12/30/18)

Please note the new practice time for JV & Varsity Swimmers on Wednesday, January 2nd. 

Registration for the Makin’ Waves Swim Clinic (ages 7-14) is now open! Please spread the word! And SME swimmers, mark your calendars for January 19, 2019. We’ll need your help! Parents, sign up here to contribute food for the boys.

Also, looking ahead to our next home meet on January 10, please sign up here to time or help with concessions.

Here is the schedule for winter break. Have a safe, happy holiday!

Swim Practice Schedule over Winter Break

  • NO SWIM PRACTICE 12/23 – 12/27
  • Friday, 12/28 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Saturday, 12/29 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Monday, 12/31 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Tuesday, 1/01 – No Practice
  • Wednesday, 1/02 -(JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am (***updated time***)
  • Thursday, 1/03 – (JV) 1:00 – 2:00pm;  (Varsity) 1:00-4:00pm
  • Friday, 1/04 – (JV)1:00 – 2:00pm;  (Varsity) 1:00-4:00pm
  • Saturday, 1/05 – Varsity Swim Meet – 10:00 am SM Northwest Invitational at SMNW. Warm-ups begin at 8:50am. Be at SM Northwest by 8:30am.)

Dive Practice Schedule over Winter Break

  • NO DIVE PRACTICE 12/22 – 12/29
  • Monday, 12/31 -(JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Tuesday, 1/01 – No Practice
  • Wednesday, 1/02 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Thursday, 1/03 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Friday, 1/04 -(JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Saturday, 1/05 – Varsity Dive Meet at SM WEST – more details to follow

Finals Week Schedule 2018 & Dine to Donate

There is no swim or dive practice on Monday, so there’s plenty of time to take a break from studying and support the SME Boys Swim & Dive Team! Stop by Tropical Smoothie Cafe (9424 Mission Road) from 5-7pm on Monday, 12/17 and a percentage of all cafe sales will go to our team’s parent booster club. You do not need to mention our team to get the donation. Tell your friends!

Here is the schedule for the week. Please note that practice times are reduced because of finals this week. Good luck to all of our student athletes!

Swim Practice Schedule for the week of 12/17/18 – 12/22/18

  • Monday, 12/17 – (JV & Varsity) NO PRACTICE; Dine out at Tropical Smoothie Cafe from 5-7pm.
  • Tuesday, 12/18 – (JV & Varsity) 3:00-4:00pm
  • Wednesday, 12/19 – (JV & Varsity) 3:00-4:00pm
  • Thursday, 12/20 – (JV & Varsity) 3:00-4:00pm
  • Friday, 12/21 – (JV) 1:30 – 2:30pm  (Varsity) 1:30-4:00pm
  • Saturday, 12/22 – (JV & Varsity) 9:00 – 11:00am

Dive Practice Schedule for the weeks of 12/17/18 – 12/29/18

  • Monday, 12/17 – (JV & Varsity) NO PRACTICE; Dine out at Tropical Smoothie Cafe from 5-7pm.
  • Tuesday, 12/18 – (JV & Varsity) 3:00-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, 12/19 – (JV) No practice; (Varsity) 3:00 – 4:30pm
  • Thursday, 12/20 -(JV & Varsity) 3:00-4:30pm
  • Friday, 12/21 -(JV) No practice; (Varsity) 12:00 – 2:00pm
  • NO DIVE PRACTICE 12/22 – 12/29
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