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Swimming

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  • From sink to swim, just in time

    From sink to swim, just in time
    As she chugs through the water, Annie Applegarth will never be mistaken for Olympic medalist Katie Hoff. Barbara Thompson will never be in a split-screen comparison to Michael Phelps. The triumph here is that 15 weeks ago, neither woman could swim a...
  • Bits & Pieces: Columbia Association developing an Aquatics Master Plan

    The Columbia Association continues to work on its Aquatics Master Plan to determine the swimming needs of the future for that organization's indoor and outdoor pools. We are seeing that lap lane space is becoming critical. If you are a competitive...
  • Montpelier swimmer sets league record at all-stars

    Montpelier Marlins swimmers tied a league record and broke two team records at the Prince-Mont Swim League All-Star Meet at Whitehall Pool and Tennis Club in Bowie July 30. Dylan Buehler tied the league record in the boys 13-14 50-meter butterfly in 27....
  • For sake of community fun and fitness, don't let Splashdown slide

    A Columbia Association task force is still soliciting community input as it develops its recommendations for the future of CA aquatics facilities and programs, but it would appear that, when it comes to the Columbia Swim Center's Splashdown water slide,...
  • Swimming: All-City meet results

    Swimming: All-City meet results
    The Columbia Neighborhood Swim League closed out its season with the annual All-City meet, held July 29-30 at the Phelps Luck pool. Nearly 1,100 swimmers participated, about 150 more than in previous summers. Three new meet records were set. Michael...
  • Bits & Pieces: Columbia Association developing an Aquatics Master Plan

    The Columbia Association continues to work on its Aquatics Master Plan to determine the swimming needs of the future for that organization for its indoor and outdoor pools. We are seeing that lap lane space is becoming critical. If you are a competitive...
  • New USA Swimming team formed at Fairland Aquatic Center

    A new indoor swim team, Patuxent Aquatics Club, has started training at Fairland Aquatics Center, 13950 Old Gunpowder Road, in West Laurel, and is looking for swimmers. The Patuxent Aquatics Club, a registered USA Swimming (USAS) team, will compete...
  • Michael Phelps: video game star

    You, too, can now compete against Michael Phelps in the pool — at least virtually. "Michael Phelps: Push the Limit," a video game for Xbox 360 systems in the works for more nearly three years and originally set to be released in June, finally...
  • Michael Phelps: 'I feel like an old man coming out of the pool'

    Michael Phelps: 'I feel like an old man coming out of the pool'
    Olympic hero and Baltimore native Michael Phelps is in North Carolina this weekend for the Charlotte UltraSwim, where he will get another tune-up for July's world championships in Shanghai. In April, Phelps lost a 200-meter butterfly race for the first...
  • Phelps wins 100 fly, takes 2nd in 100 free at Santa Clara Grand Prix

    Swimming Phelps wins 100 fly, takes 2nd in 100 free at Santa Clara Michael Phelps won the gold in the 100-meter butterfly final Friday night at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix in Santa Clara, Calif., the seventh and final stop of the 2010-...
  • Raise a flag and help celebrate our independence

    Members of the West Laurel Swim Team, the Wahoos, have been swimming their fins off since May. Coaches Dave Floyd, Luanne Myers, Matt Harris and Courtney Gaddi have been getting the swimmers ready for 2011 summer competition. Swimmers range from itty...
  • Russett sisters lead team to 2-0

    Russett sisters lead team to 2-0
    In the second week of the Prince-Mont Swim League, Russett, West Arundel and Laurel City all advanced with wins June 18, while West Laurel, Montpelier and Silver Spring had losses. Russett Swim Team defeated guests Pointer Ridge Swim and Racquet, of...