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  • North Harford swims to pair of wins at Friday meet

    The North Harford Hawks raced to a pair of swimming wins on Friday night at a Magnolia Middle tri-meet, edging Bel Air, 97-90, and defeating Joppatowne, 129-56. Bel Air won its matchup with Joppatowne, 126-52. All eight of North Harford's individual...
  • Michael and Debbie Phelps celebrate mothers at fundraiser

    Michael and Debbie Phelps celebrate mothers at fundraiser
    To jolt a young Michael Phelps out of bed for 6 a.m. swim practice, his mom Debbie sometimes resorted to blasting him with a hot hair dryer. "I was always the worst at getting out of bed," Phelps recalled Saturday at a breakfast fundraiser honoring...
  • A swim in the pool with a chill in the air means winter can't be far behind (Hudson's Corner)

    We've been on borrowed time all fall. With temperatures unusually high in October, I luxuriated in outdoor swimming. Every day that I swam outside under blue sky and big clouds at Meadowbrook, I knew cold days were coming: days when I'd have to push...
  • Saturday's Olympics on TV

    CHS. 11, 4 2:30 p.m. Men's ski jumping: individual k-95 competition; men's biathlon – 10km sprint gold-medal final; men's speedskating – 5,000 gold-medal final; women's cross country – skiathlon gold-medal final 8 p.m. Figure skating:...
  • 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...
  • Stevenson highlighting yellow to honor a former player who overcame bone cancer

    Stevenson highlighting yellow to honor a former player who overcame bone cancer
    Six months after captaining the Stevenson University women's basketball team during her senior season, Sam Murray sat in a doctor's office at Sinai Hospital waiting for her diagnosis. After leading the Mustangs in scoring and being named team MVP as a...
  • 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...
  • C. Milton Wright storms to sweep at regional swim championships

    C. Milton Wright storms to sweep at regional swim championships
    The lack of practice time from the recent barrage of snow cancellations had the potential to sow disaster for the swimmers entered in Monday's MPSSAA 1A/2A/3A North region championship meet – all finely-tuned athletes who needed to stay in top...
  • Izzo, former CMW teacher, living, teaching and running in Nicaragua

    Jeff Izzo found his toughest, warmest, mid-winter running challenge not far from home — his temporary home in Managua, Nicaragua, that is. The former C. Milton Wright English teacher and cross-country coach completed the rugged Fuego y Agua (Fire...
  • Severna Park swimmer Katie Parker finds balance

    Severna Park swimmer Katie Parker finds balance
    After taking two years off from high school swimming to concentrate on club swimming, grades and college recruitment, Severna Park senior Katie Parker could not be happier to be back on the Falcons' team headed for Saturday's high school state finals....