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Catonsville teens in their first synchronized swimming competition in 1961

An article in the Dec. 7, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian recognized the participation of several local teenagers in a new aquatic competition.

Four 17-year old members of the Rollingwood Pool in Catonsville have entered the first synchronized swimming meet of the South Atlantic Association Amateur Athlete Union. The Aqualite Swim Club of the Y.W.C.A. will be host for the all-day invitational met, which will begin at 9 A.M. this Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Towson YMCA pool. The Catonsville entrants are Marcia McGunigle, Elaine Tanner, Penny Young, Carol Bauer and Jeri...