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  • Pair of Laurel swimming squads splash to first wins of the season

    Pair of Laurel swimming squads splash to first wins of the season
    While West Laurel and Laurel City captured wins during week one and two other local squads posted their first victories of the season on June 22 in week two of the Prince-Mont Swim League. Russett (1-1), under veteran coach Vanessa Cox, defeated...
  • Lessons learned from Phelps help swimmer Kalisz gain elite status

    Lessons learned from Phelps help swimmer Kalisz gain elite status
    Not many people get the chance to train with their idol — especially when their idol is Michael Phelps. However, Bel Air native Chase Kalisz did exactly that. From 2010 to 2012, Kalisz swam side by side with the most decorated Olympian ever as his...
  • Maui Girl swimsuits, Sports Illustrated favorites, got their start in Maryland

    Maui Girl swimsuits, Sports Illustrated favorites, got their start in Maryland
    You may not recognize Debbie Kowalski Wilson's name, but if you've opened a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in the past six years, chances are you've seen her work. Wilson, who is from Edgewood and now lives in Hawaii, has had her Maui Girl swimsuits...
  • CA's pool plans ignore needs of older residents [Letter]

    It appears that CA is more interested in building facilities that bring in new revenue than in serving its core population and the needs that population has identified. CA hired Williams Aquatics to look for inexpensive ways to create much needed indoor...
  • Agent Peter Carlisle has put Rosie Napravnik on the Phelps plan

    Agent Peter Carlisle has put Rosie Napravnik on the Phelps plan
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Baltimore lawyer Frank Morgan helped swimmer Michael Phelps, then 16 years old, select Peter Carlisle as his agent. Phelps was years away from stardom, but Carlisle aggressively marketed his client, hoping to eventually elevate him...
  • Towson preschool teacher injured in Boston Marathon explosion

    Towson preschool teacher injured in Boston Marathon explosion
    – Sitting in the lobby of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Tuesday with one daughter upstairs in critical condition and another recovering in a hospital blocks away, Carol Downing described the frantic hours she spent looking for them after bomb...
  • Summer brings waves of water testing for bacteria in Anne Arundel

    Summer brings waves of water testing for bacteria in Anne Arundel
    The start of summer lures many Marylanders to the Chesapeake Bay and area rivers for a dip along the shoreline. It also brings increased monitoring of beach and water quality, and sometimes dire warnings about bacteria levels. This week, South...
  • West Laurel swimming kicks off season with triumph

    The opening of the 2013 Prince Mont-Swim League on June 15 offered an early chance for two local teams to square off at West Laurel. The host Wahoos prevailed, 299-271, over West Arundel in a meet featuring teams who have returned to the Division C...
  • Behavior of a confused robin has an explanation [Fulton/Highland]

    We've been experiencing some strange bird behavior by a confused robin. For the last two or three springs, a robin has been visiting us and staying on the top-most branch of a rhododendron bush that is in front of our living room windows. All day long,...
  • Three Arundel beaches closed due to bacteria

    Three Arundel beaches closed due to bacteria
    Anne Arundel County health officials are warning people to avoid swimming at three local beaches following two straight weeks of high bacteria readings. Signs will be posted to warn people not to swim or have other direct water contact at Beverly...
  • Columbia Neighborhood Swim League kicks off summer of fun at the pool

    Columbia Neighborhood Swim League kicks off summer of fun at the pool
    Columbia Neighborhood Swim League Phelps Luck, 324; Huntington, 257 Medley Relays 15-18M:1. HU (Marx, McClanahan, Mitchell, Smith), 2:19.68.9-10M:1. HU (Edwards, Yerger, McAfee, Wiedorfer), 1:27.07.11-12M:1. PL (West, Broecke, Sharkey, Quarm), 2:45....
  • Michael Phelps headlines first Towson High Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Michael Phelps headlines first Towson High Athletics Hall of Fame class
    The inaugural class of the Towson High School Athletics Hall of Fame, featuring Michael Phelps (2003), Randy Dase (1972), Sue Beeler (1958), Billy Jones (1964), Jaimee Reynolds (1998) and Jack Thomas (1970), will be honored April 19 at halftime of the...