-East Side Newspapers Photo
SWIM DIRECTOR at Lipke Pool, Harry Hauck, talks over a couple
pointers with his young proteges and swimming champions, John Savinsky,
age 12, 18848 Marx, and Monty Blashill, 15, 14274 Cedargrove.
Two Local Swimmers Abound in
Boasting over 100 ribbons, 50 medals and 25 trophies
between them, state
swim stars John Savinsky, 18848 Marx, and Monty Blashill, 14274
12 and 15 years old respectively, possess the potential to develop into
two of the greatest swimmers Michigan has produced.
Proteges of Harry Hauck, swim supervisor at Lipke
pool, Savinsky holds
two state records in his age division with times of 1:07.7 in the 100
free style and 2:48.8 in the 200 yard individual medley. Blashill has
many titles in AAU competition and according to Hauck is one of the
promising swimming prospects in the state.
A recent graduate of Jackson School, he is presently
enrolled in Denby
High School where his presence will provide added lustre to the future
swim program at the school.
For the past several years the boys have travelled
Hauck, competing in swim meets throughout the Midwest.
Representing Department of Parks and Recreation, the
most recent scene
of triumphs for the talented duo was in Dayton, O., where they won
medals between them in AAU swimming competition.
Savinsky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Savinsky, has been
he was nine years old, and Blashill son of Mr. and Mrs. George Blashill
since he was eight.