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  • Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific

    Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific
    Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder of Baltimore won his fourth title of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., winning the men's 100-meter freestyle S11 on Friday, the third day of competition at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center....
  • After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'

    After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'
    IRVINE, Calif. — As he moves forward with his comeback, Michael Phelps can't always measure his progress the way he used to: in victories. Take the unusual position he found himself in Saturday at the Phillips 66 National Championships. The...
  • After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead

    After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead
    IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality. Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
  • Michael Phelps to test comeback form this week at U.S. Nationals

    Michael Phelps to test comeback form this week at U.S. Nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Though he has swum four meets since his return to competition, Michael Phelps will gain a truer gauge of his form this week at U.S. Nationals. The event, which begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday, will bring together the...
  • Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Becca Meyers on Thursday became the second Baltimore-area swimmer in two days to break a world record at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif. Meyers, of Timonium, swam her morning preliminary in the women's 400-meter...
  • Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Para-swimming Meyers breaks another world record in Pasadena Becca Meyers of Timonium set a world record for the second time in three days at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., by taking the women's 200-meter individual...
  • Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo

     Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo
    Aqua Sphere CEO Don Rockwell says he had no idea that Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, would come out of retirement when the swimming equipment manufacturer sought earlier this year to partner with him. Talk about added...
  • Catonsville swimmers have strong postseason

    Catonsville swimmers have strong postseason
    Several Catonsville area swimmers had strong efforts at the prestigious Straehle Invitational Individual meet at the Four Seasons and hosted by the Carroll Aquatics Swim Club on July 23. The Five Oaks Barracudas produced a pair of individual champions...
  • Don't have a week? Take a day trip to a local beach

    Don't have a week? Take a day trip to a local beach
    The beach. The beautiful water. The strolls along the boardwalk for summer foods. The lovely house with the wraparound porch and the sunny breakfast nook. And the two-hour backup on the Bay Bridge. The rowdy, half-naked crowds pushing in line for french...
  • Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes

    Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes
    "To get out of work at 5 o'clock, I will do anything." That's what Karen Stokes, executive director of the Greater Homewood Community Corp., was thinking in 2009, when she got involved in Fluid Movement. Her initial exposure to the performance art...
  • Georgetown Prep lacrosse coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons

    Boys lacrosse Georgetown Prep coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons Georgetown Prep has accepted the resignation of lacrosse coach Kevin Giblin, who led one of the nation's top high school programs for the past 27 years, athletic director Dan Paro...
  • Padonia swimmers lead way at Straehle Invitational

    Padonia swimmers lead way at Straehle Invitational
    Padonia Park and Meadowbrook swimmers dominated at the Straehle Invitational at South Carroll Swim Club in Sykesville. Below are the swimmers from area pools who finished in the top five of each event.  Meadowbrook Tomatoes 8-under-girls: Kate...