Remember the Kolkebeck girls?
Sisters Holly and Krista, who anchored the Boulder Creek High School swimming program for eight years, are off swimming at Division I schools, with memories of their Anthem careers becoming more distant with each intense college meet.
After starting out at Glendale Community College, Holly Kolkebeck is now making waves as a junior at Grand Canyon University. Down in Tempe, Krista Kolkebeck is “a little fish in a really big pond” (as her mother, Gina, puts it) at Arizona State University, but has been successfully fighting for lane time. Indeed, she had a second place finish in the 100 free against Oregon State University this fall, plus several fourth place finishes in the 100 and 50 free.
“Having Krista swim at ASU and also swim very well there has only helped push the swimmers on the team currently toward their goals of swimming at the next level,” says her old coach, Scott Newell.
Though he is without “The Sisters K,” don’t...