Boys Swimming & Diving Chronology

1898 First annual swimming carnival features a single event, an 80-yard "schoolboy race," won by a swimmer from Chicago (English).
1902 Chicago (North Division), Chicago (Armour Academy), and Chicago (Lewis Institute) compete in the first known interscholastic swimming competition among Illinois high schools.
1932 IHSA sponsors first boys state swimming and diving meet at Maine Twp. High School in Des Plaines.
1978 Hinsdale (Central) wins record 12th consecutive state title.