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  • Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games

    Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games
    When a motorcycle accident left Corey Davis strapped to a hospital bed seven years ago, he began to lose hope for a recovery. "This is it for the rest of my life," Davis, who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that made him unable to walk,...
  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
  • Laurel's Montpelier swim teams gets first win of season

    Laurel's Montpelier swim teams gets first win of season
    For the second time this season the West Arundel swim team has been beaten by a local foe in a Division C meet in the Prince-Mont Swim League. In Week 2, West Arundel fell to West Laurel by a score 307-272. On July 5, in Week 4 of the five-week dual...
  • One reason why New Jersey rates as the garden state

    My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days. The imprint of...
  • Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week

    Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week
    Members of the Fallston Fins Swim Team are in the pool every week in a competitive meet, but next week the competition will be a bit different. Since 2009, the Fins have hosted a swim fundraiser to benefit and remember a lost teammate, Wilson Brady, who...
  • Wiltondale Warriors host historic swim meet [Towson]

    Wiltondale Warriors host historic swim meet [Towson]
    Nearly 58 years to the day of its grand opening in 1956, Wiltondale Pool hosted its first-ever swim meet on June 30, opening the gates to Campus Cabana's swim team, the Seahorses, of Campus Hills. The grounds were decorated with homemade signs cheering...
  • Central Maryland Swim League third week results

    Central Maryland Swim League third week results
    Hammond Park, 283; Five Oaks, 205 The Hammond Park Stingrays hosted Five Oaks on June 5 in a meet where two swimmers broke team records for the Stingrays. Claire O'Shaughnessy beat a 2001 team record with a time of 1:03.49 in the Girls 13-14 100-meter...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City

    Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City
    A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday. One person who was rescued required...
  • Columbia Neighborhood Swim League week 3 results

    Columbia Neighborhood Swim League week 3 results
    Owen Brown, 333; Huntington, 287 Medley Relay 15-18M: 1. OB (Harper, Ouide, Bechetti, Bickhart), 2:18.61. 9-10M: 1. HU (McAtee, Kalaris, Wiedorfer, Pinelis), 1:27.36. 11-12M: 1. OB (Seetoo, Rivera, May, Claxton), 2:30.80. 13-14M: 1. HU (Eschman,...
  • Guarding local swimmers [Editorial]

    Guarding local swimmers  [Editorial]
    The Maryland and Delaware Atlantic Ocean beach resorts got a bit of good news to kick off the summer season this past week. The latest survey by the National Resources Defense Council rates both states as having some of the cleanest beach water in the...
  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel
    Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis. Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...