Bill Bartle,
a 200 IM and
100 free specialist,
was a four-time
state champion.
In the spring of 1978
he broke the
state record in
the 100 freestyle.
He held that NP
team record for 12,
and the 200 IM
record for 14 straight
years. He rejoined
the North Penn
High School in
1995 as the head coach
of his old team.