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  • Towson's Pelton qualifies for her third swimming world championships

    On the second night of the Phillips 66 National Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, several swimmers with local ties clinched spots in Barcelona, Spain, for next month's FINA World Aquatic Championships. Elizabeth Pelton,...
  • Reservoir High students present their research at conference [Fulton/Highland]

    Several Reservoir High School students made presentations at the annual Howard County Public School System Student Learning Conference. Their presentations were about the research and internships that they have been involved in throughout this year....
  • Bel Air's Chase Kalisz wins national title in 400 IM

    Bel Air's Chase Kalisz wins national title in 400 IM
    Entering the 400-meter individual medley final Thursday night at the Phillips 66 National Championships and World Championships Trials in Indianapolis, Bel Air native Chase Kalisz (Fallston) had the opportunity he had been waiting for his entire career....
  • Perry Hall's Vince Ciattei cited as 'most decorated track athlete we ever had'

    Perry Hall's Vince Ciattei cited as 'most decorated track athlete we ever had'
    Perry Hall distance runner Vince Ciattei might just be the closest thing to the ideal student-athlete. To that end, the Northeast Booster Reporter Male Athlete of the Year carried a 4.0 grade point average and finished his high school varsity career...
  • 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...