Local swimmers to compete

August 14, 2008 12:00 am

By LISA BRITTON

Baker City Herald

Six local swimmers will compete this weekend in the Long Course National Championship Meet at Mount Hood Community College's aquatic center.

More than 1,100 swimmers are registered to compete, and of those 300 are from Oregon.

The local bunch are members of Baker Area Seasoned Swimmers, or BASS for short.

The competing swimmers are:

Andrew Bryan, 43: Two events — the 200 meter freestyle and the 200 meter backstroke

Robin Maxon, 37: Three events — 50 meters in butterfly, freestyle, and breaststroke

Paula Moe, 45: Three events — 100 M backstroke, and 50 M in backstroke and butterfly

Bob Moon, 53: Three events — 200 M in backstroke, breaststroke and the individual medley

Penny Rienks, 57: Five events — 50 M in backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle, and 100 M in breaststroke and backstroke

Brian Vegter, 37: Three events — 1500 M freestyle, 400 M freestyle, and the 200 individual medley.