(David Jenkins, Staff)
Thomas Reiker, pictured top, coached his last practice for the Sikeston Sharks swim team Friday before heading to Paris, France, to study French. Replacing him for the rest of the season will be Ashley Schetter (second photo). The Sharks will compete next in a meet scheduled for July 8 at Kennett and then July 15 at Sikeston. Championships are scheduled for July 23 at Cape Girardeau. The Sikeston Sharks swim team, comprised of area youths, typically holds meets on Saturdays.