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  • Restrictions on swimming at Deep Creek continue after sewage spill

    Restrictions on swimming at Deep Creek continue after sewage spill
    Swimming and fishing have been discouraged at Deep Creek Lake since Friday after sewage overflowed into the popular summer vacation destination.. Garrett County officials, through the county website, said Sunday that water quality samples taken...
  • Forge remains 'home, sweet home' for longtime resident [Rodgers Forge]

    "I felt so comfortable here that I never moved," explained Mildred Zeller, whose parents were original owners of a house in Rodgers Forge. Her parents moved to Dunkirk Road (second group of homes built by Keelty) in 1937 or 1938 and she was born a few...
  • Becca Meyers cruises to second gold at Paralympic world swimming championships

    Becca Meyers cruises to second gold at Paralympic world swimming championships
    Becca Meyers, who will be a freshman on the Loyola University Maryland swimming and diving team in 2013-14, won her second goal medal at the International Paralympic Committee World Swimming Championships on Friday night in Montreal. The Timonium native...
  • Some people do laps; Franco Prezioso does rivers and oceans

    Some people do laps; Franco Prezioso does rivers and oceans
    This guy's a beast.” “We often wonder if he has gills.” Shana Hersh and Brian Walker are quick to praise their friend Franco Prezioso, a long-distance open-water swimmer from Bel Air. Of course, Prezioso is rarely around to hear it,...
  • Lifeguard duty is a family affair for Columbia siblings

    Lifeguard duty is a family affair for Columbia siblings
    Some of Colin and Shelby Stang's favorite childhood memories are set in Ocean City, where the siblings and the rest of their family gathered with cousins at their grandparents' apartment. Days were spent playing in the surf and enjoying the boardwalk....
  • Columbia All-City swim meet

    Columbia All-City swim meet
    Columbia All-City swim meet results Swimming Columbia Neighborhood Swim League All City Championships Culminating another summer season, 1,133 swimmers from 14 teams participated at the 2013 All City Championship Swim Meet July 26-27 at the Phelps...
  • 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...