Stripers swimmers ‘prove to themselves they can do it’

Ten members of the Northern Neck YMCA Masters Stripers Swim Team recently competed in the Virginia Beach Sprints, hosted by the Virginia Wesleyan University swimming team.

The main draw for many was the chance to compete at the 25-yard distance in every stroke, a non-sanctioned length not usually offered, reported Charlotte Hollings. Another bonus was a sprint 100 free relay in which the Stripers entered…