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Mena Barracudas Bring Home Medals

SUBMITTED – The Mena Barracuda swim team capped off their summer season with a very successful effort at the Southern Arkansas Swim Championships. It was just a small team judged by numbers, but their talent towered above the competition in the small team division. With only 17 swimmers in the summer only division and one in the Year Round, the ...

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Team Arkansas Earns 2nd Place in Overall Points in AAU Junior Olympic Meet

BY LEANN DILBECK – Six team members of the Mena Barracudas swim team, who earned their place onto Team Arkansas, have returned from the national AAU Junior Olympic meet as champions, helping Team Arkansas earn 2nd place in overall points, plus an additional 15 medals and five ribbons. The team traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan to compete July 24-27 among ...

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Going for the Gold!

Six members of the Mena Barracudas Swim Team recently qualified to be part of TEAM ARKANSAS and will be competing with the rest of the state’s top swimmers in the AAU Junior Olympics in Ann Arbour, Michigan, July 26-29. To qualify, swimmers had to place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at a qualifying meet. Levering placed 3rd in the 200m IM ...

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