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  • Varsity Q&A with Archbishop Spalding swimmer David Harmon

    Varsity Q&A with Archbishop Spalding swimmer David Harmon
    David Harmon,17, has been swimming for eight years for Spy Swimming at the Severna Park Community Center and is in his fourth season on the Archbishop Spalding swim team. In that time he has become a three-time YMCA district champion, a multiple YMCA...
  • Commentary: All-County photos, tight games, swimmers with tough names

    It's been a little bit, but I'm back from my normal, week-after-Thanksgiving vacation, which I wind up taking every year because I never plan a proper trip, and I need to cash in my annual leave before sports editor Randy McRoberts takes his end-of-the-...
  • Bel Air, Tech swim to Monday tri-meet wins

    The Bel Air Bobcats won Monday's swimming tri-meet at Magnolia Middle School with combined victories over Patterson Mill and Havre de Grace. The Bobcats topped Havre de Grace, 99-89, and Patterson Mill, 110-78. Havre de Grace won its matchup with...
  • Marylander of the Year finalists: Michael Phelps

    Marylander of the Year finalists: Michael Phelps
    The human fish from Rodgers Forge was not supposed to be the star of the 2012 London Olympics. American Ryan Lochte was expected to break out of Michael Phelps' shadow, and in the run-up to the games, one of Mr. Phelps' other teammates publicly criticized...
  • CMW, Tech race to Monday swimming victories

    The C. Milton Wright Mustangs earned a tri-meet victory on Monday night, swimming to combined wins over North Harford and Patterson Mill at Magnolia Middle School. CMW topped Patterson Mill, 139-49, and beat North Harford, 124-63. North Harford won...
  • 'Amazing Race' recap, Taxi time in Moscow

    'Amazing Race' recap, Taxi time in Moscow
    This week on "The Amazing Race," we get a sneak peek of CBS's new slapstick comedy: "Boyfriend Ryan and The Professor." It's preceded by "Lexi and The Cabbie," which is almost as good. Other stuff happens, too, and there's 95 percent less screaming from...
  • UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl

    UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl
    The University of Maryland says it alerted the state attorney general nearly 25 years ago that the school's head swimming coach had acknowledged sexually abusing a girl at his private club, but he was not charged until last year. Rick Curl, founder of...
  • In rise of obstacle course races, fun comes with risk

    In rise of obstacle course races, fun comes with risk
    Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere. But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
  • With Michael Phelps on hand, Under Armour pledges new jobs, growth

    With Michael Phelps on hand, Under Armour pledges new jobs, growth
    Under Armour plans to hire hundreds of workers at its Locust Point headquarters this year, expand facilities on its campus and bring its brand of sports apparel and footwear to new markets in the U.S. and around the world. CEO Kevin Plank outlined the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...