The Times West Virginian

Prep Sports

February 14, 2013

Locals ready for state swim meet

FAIRMONT — It’s often said there is something in the water at the West Virginia University Natatorium, at least when it comes to Fairmont Senior and the state swimming tournament.

And at his point, who can argue?

Every year, no matter the expectations or who’s wearing the blue bathing suit, the Polar Bears simply rise up and shine on the state’s biggest stage.

And while he realistically doesn’t expect more hardware come Friday night for the FSHS trophy case, veteran head coach Steve Sandor can’t completely discount it either.

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