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  • Laurel City swimming faces tough test in quest for fourth win

    Laurel City swimming faces tough test in quest for fourth win
    Laurel City first-year head swim coach Susie Keys admits it’s been a long time since the club has won four dual meets in a season. But they have a chance to do that on July 13 when they host Parks and Recreation Pride in the last dual meet of...
  • Howard County swimming and diving

    Howard County swimming and diving
      Central Maryland Swim League North Saint John's, 255; Roland Run, 228 The North Saint John's Blue Marlins traveled to Roland Run and won their fourth straight meet, 255-228, on July 13. Brendan Rice, Camryn Wilson, Deanna Parsons and Matthew...
  • P&J's Life Skills fills a void in Harford for children, adults with developmental disabilities

    P&J's Life Skills fills a void in Harford for children, adults with developmental disabilities
    Many young adults fresh out of high school don't know what they want to do in life. Many go to college, others join the military and some immediately head to the working world. Phil Givens and Jon Williams decided to start their own business, P&J's Life...
  • West Laurel swim coach enjoys hair today, gone tomorrow

    West Laurel swim coach enjoys hair today, gone tomorrow
    West Laurel swim coach Dave Floyd is proud to be sporting a clean-shaven head after the dual-meet season ended July 13. After promising his team they could shave his head if the Wahoos had a winning dual-meet season in the C Division, Floyd delivered...
  • Onetime Olympic hopeful Liz Hogan rediscovers her love of water, speed

    Onetime Olympic hopeful Liz Hogan rediscovers her love of water, speed
    Liz Hogan once quit swimming because it had consumed her life. A former prodigy from Northern California who first competed for a spot on the 1972 U.S. Olympic team at 15, Hogan retired before she turned 20. She had just finished her freshman year at UCLA...
  • Stoneleigh captures Trophy Meet after Hampton rules regular season

    Stoneleigh captures Trophy Meet after Hampton rules regular season
    Although Hampton edged Stoneleigh, 259-244, to complete the regular Free State Swim League season unbeaten at 9-0, the Sharks (8-1) prevailed in the season-ending Trophy Meet at Towson University on July 20. The winning Sharks (1,198 points) and runner-...
  • Wiltondale's first year in Free State Swim League a winner

    Wiltondale's first year in Free State Swim League a winner
    On the sign-up date in March for the new Wiltondale Warriors swim team, pool officials were looking for 75 competitors to join the fledgling squad in the well established Free State Swim League. As it turns out, the original estimate didn't take into...
  • Laurel swim clubs makes waves at divisional meets

    Laurel swim clubs makes waves at divisional meets
    Montpelier coach Brian Abdo couldn't have been prouder after his Montpelier swim team hosted the Division D championship meet on July 20. "It was a heck of a turnout and a great job of hosting the divisional meet," said Abdo, who swam and coached with...
  • Howard County swimming

    Howard County swimming
    Results from CMSL and PrinceMont SL involving Howard County teams for week of July 20. Swimming Central Maryland Swim League Hammond Park, 272; Five Oaks, 209 The Hammond Park Stingrays wrapped up a 5-0 season with a 272-209 victory over Five...
  • Carroll County swimmers hold their own at Straehle Invitational

    Carroll County swimmers hold their own at Straehle Invitational
    At the Straehle Invitational championship meet on July 24 at the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Hampstead, Carroll County swimmers showed their best form against rivals from the Central Maryland Swim League. Listed below are the competitors from each...
  • Meadowbrook, Padonia swimmers lead the way at Straehle Invitational

    Meadowbrook, Padonia swimmers lead the way at Straehle Invitational
    Swimmers from Meadowbrook and Padonia Park dominated the Straehle Invitational championship meet on July 24 at the Four Season Sports Complex in Carroll County. The Tomatoes relays were particularly successful, finishing first five times. Below are...
  • Pelton back on the international stage after failing to qualify for 2012 Olympics

    Elizabeth Pelton says she felt like "the little kid in a candy store." From a swimming standpoint, why wouldn't she? She had just finished second in the 200-meter backstroke final at the Phillips 66 National Championships on June 25 and swam a...