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  • North Harford defeats Tech, Joppatowne at Thursday swim meet

    The North Harford swim team won a tri-meet in its own backyard Thursday night, knocking off Harford Tech, 94-84, and Joppatowne, 122-54, at North Harford Middle School. Harford Tech won its matchup with Joppatowne, 113-61. North Harford's Hillary...
  • Michael Phelps, social media maven

    Michael Phelps has held a lot of titles. Olympic swimming champion. Philanthropist. Subway spokesman. Add a new one to the list: social media expert. The swimmer took over the official Ravens twitter account during last week's snowy last-minute...
  • Loyola swimming dynasty continues

    Loyola swimming dynasty continues
    Loyola flexed its dynasty muscles again at the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship meet Saturday at McDonogh, claiming its 25th team title in the last 26 years. The Dons had the crown all but wrapped up after the...
  • Seniors propel Loyola swimming to consecutive titles

    Seniors propel Loyola swimming to consecutive titles
    Loyola Blakefield swimming coach Keith Schertle is reluctant to name the best senior on his team, because it's a difficult choice. Schertle has that many good swimmers — 10 seniors to be precise. Seven are expected to swim in college. Schertle...
  • North Harford fends off Fallston, Bel Air at Monday swim meet

    In one of the closest tri-meets so far this swim season, North Harford defeated Fallston, 98-89, and Bel Air, 97-91, during a matchup at North Harford Middle Monday. Bel Air won its contest with Fallston, 102-86. North Harford's Robbie Beichler won...
  • CMW completes sweep of county swim championship

    CMW completes sweep of county swim championship
    As the C. Milton Wright girls squad did on Friday, the Mustang boys swim squad put together a dominant performance at the second leg of the Harford County Swimming Championships Monday night to complete a clean CMW sweep. Competing at Magnolia Middle,...
  • What a year it was in 1964 [Commentary]

    So the year was 1964 and who knew that so many wonderful things occurred in that year? If you're at all in touch with your television, then you probably saw the same things I did over the past few weeks. I'm not talking about the Super Bowl, which has...
  • Numbers and wins are up for Laurel High swimming

    Numbers and wins are up for Laurel High swimming
    Cutting athletes can be one of the most difficult tasks facing high school coaches. Just ask Laurel coach John Venit, who hasn't dealt with telling a swimmer he or she wasn't good enough to compete on the varsity since 2008. "We had 70 kids come out...
  • Havre de Grace swim team wins tri-meet with Tech, Edgewood

    The Havre de Grace swim team won both ends of a Monday try-meet at Edgewood Middle, defeating Harford Tech, 105-83, and Edgewood, 140-46. Harford Tech topped Edgewood, 136-47. The Warriors had two swimmers with a pair of individual victories apiece...
  • Applauding some athletes whose names are tough to type [column]

    There was a point Saturday afternoon when I, quite literally, locked up with fear. I was at Harford Community College's APGFCU Arena to cover the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which was taking place during the halftime intermission of the HCC vs. Cecil...
  • C. Milton Wright girls swim team defeats rival Poolesville to capture state crown

    C. Milton Wright girls swim team defeats rival Poolesville to capture state crown
    University of Maryland, College Park – In the most recent chapter of a rivalry that has intensified over the last three years, the C. Milton Wright girls knocked off reigning champion Poolesville Saturday to capture the 1A/2A/3A state swimming...
  • Blind Navy veteran sees himself as triathlete

    Blind Navy veteran sees himself as triathlete
    Within a year after an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan cost him his sight in September 2011, Navy Lt. Brad Snyder had won seven gold medals at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., as well as one silver and two gold medals at the...