Aaron Schwab

Zimmerman: Cassie Ortberg, star athlete, puts classes first by Bruce Strand Arts Editor For Cassie Ortberg, earning the valedictorian award was just the final plum in a most fruitful high school experience at Zimmerman. Ortberg, daughter of Janet and John Ortberg, notched a 4.017 grade-point-average, tops in a class of 135 students. She’s a star athlete, […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River diver Andrew Bronshteyn placed fifth at the state meet on Saturday evening, just a couple points out of third place, and highest of all sophomores. Meanwhile, Elk senior Aaron Schwab finished eighth in the individual medley and 11th in backstroke in Class AA at the University of Minnesota. […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor First of all, he’s tall and lanky. That’s a plus in swimming. Aaron Schwab is 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds, broad-shouldered, long-limbed and loose-jointed. You could pick him out of a crowd as a swimmer. “When you’re tall, you’ve got less distance to travel, and your strokes are longer,” his coach […]

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                    Aaron Schwab and Chelsey Petrich have been chosen by Elk River High School as their nominees for the Minnesota State High School League’s Triple-A awards. The MSHSL chooses section and state recipients in Class A and AA for this award for seniors, which recognizes excellence […]

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  Aaron Schwab of Elk River placed 11th and 12th in his events at the state Class AA swimming finals on Saturday evening at the University of Minnesota, and re-broke one of his school records. Schwab, a junior, placed 11th in the 200 individual medley with 1:58.84, after placing ninth in the preliminaries Friday with […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Six Elk River swimmers were working out this week in preparation for competing in a total of seven events at the state Class AA meet Thursday though Saturday at the U of M. The Star News stopped in Tuesday for a group shot and a chat with the state […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk  River qualified for state in seven events at the Section 8AA meet at home Saturday, including a nice surprise in diving. Making the state trip along with established stars Collin Krueger and Aaron Schwab (both of whom set team records Saturday) and their relay mates will be 5-foot-1, […]

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  Elk River swimming standouts Collin Krueger and Aaron Schwab are in contention for state berth’s after Section 8AA preliminaries Friday, a meet hosted by the Elks at VandenBerge. Krueger, a senior, had the best prelim time in the 200 freestyle (1:47.57) and second-best  in the 100 freestyle (49.15) Schwab, a junior, had the second-best […]

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Aaron Schwab of Elk River is one of 32 juniors in the state chosen as section winners of the ExÇEL award. The ExCEL winners will be presented at one of the televised state basketball tournament games on Channel 45. This MSHSL program honors juniors for academics, arts activities, and community involvement. Schwab is a standout […]

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