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  • Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City

    Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City
    A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday. One person who was rescued required...
  • Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games

    Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games
    When a motorcycle accident left Corey Davis strapped to a hospital bed seven years ago, he began to lose hope for a recovery. "This is it for the rest of my life," Davis, who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that made him unable to walk,...
  • Laurel's Montpelier swim teams gets first win of season

    Laurel's Montpelier swim teams gets first win of season
    For the second time this season the West Arundel swim team has been beaten by a local foe in a Division C meet in the Prince-Mont Swim League. In Week 2, West Arundel fell to West Laurel by a score 307-272. On July 5, in Week 4 of the five-week dual...
  • Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week

    Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week
    Members of the Fallston Fins Swim Team are in the pool every week in a competitive meet, but next week the competition will be a bit different. Since 2009, the Fins have hosted a swim fundraiser to benefit and remember a lost teammate, Wilson Brady, who...
  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
  • Columbia Neighborhood Swim League week 3 results

    Columbia Neighborhood Swim League week 3 results
    Owen Brown, 333; Huntington, 287 Medley Relay 15-18M: 1. OB (Harper, Ouide, Bechetti, Bickhart), 2:18.61. 9-10M: 1. HU (McAtee, Kalaris, Wiedorfer, Pinelis), 1:27.36. 11-12M: 1. OB (Seetoo, Rivera, May, Claxton), 2:30.80. 13-14M: 1. HU (Eschman,...
  • River Hill pool contributes to World's Largest Swim Lesson

    River Hill pool contributes to World's Largest Swim Lesson
    For the fifth year in a row, many of the top pools and water safety organizations all over the world have worked together to create The World's Largest Swimming Lesson, a promotional event to help prevent drowning. Last year's record-breaking attempt...
  • Laurel City swimming swimming glides to second straight victory

    Laurel City swimming swimming glides to second straight victory
    It was another week and another win over a local team for the West Laurel Wahoos of Division C in the Prince-Mont Swim League. After beating Montpelier in the first dual meet of the season, West Laurel improved to 2-0 on June 21 by downing host West...
  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN ...
  • Michael Phelps fades late, finishes second in 200-meter freestyle at Arena Grand Prix

    Michael Phelps fades late, finishes second in 200-meter freestyle at Arena Grand Prix
    Michael Phelps tired near the end to finish a distant second to France’s Yannick Agnel in the 200-meter freestyle at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Saturday. Olympic champion Agnel led Phelps narrowly after 100 meters but extended his lead...
  • Guarding local swimmers [Editorial]

    Guarding local swimmers  [Editorial]
    The Maryland and Delaware Atlantic Ocean beach resorts got a bit of good news to kick off the summer season this past week. The latest survey by the National Resources Defense Council rates both states as having some of the cleanest beach water in the...
  • Michael Phelps enjoys mixed success at Santa Clara meet

    Michael Phelps enjoys mixed success at Santa Clara meet
    Michael Phelps continued his comeback from retirement with a tie for victory and a second-place finish at a U.S. Grand Prix Series meet in Santa Clara, Calif., on Friday. While certainly not back to his dominant best since hanging up his goggles after...