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Swimming

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  • Russett finishes Prince-Mont season undefeated

    Russett finishes Prince-Mont season undefeated
    After a 2010 season where they did not finish at the top of their division, Russett found its path back to the peak July 16 after finishing the regular season of the Prince-Mont Swim League undefeated, just as they did in 2008 and 2009. West Arundel...
  • Surhoff sisters beat their mother's 31-year-old Forest Hill pool record

    Surhoff sisters beat their mother's 31-year-old Forest Hill pool record
    Meadowbrook, 315; Forest Hill, 171 In their fourth dual meet of the season, the Forest Hill Frogs held the lead after two events. The Meadowbrook Tomatoes then turned on the heat and defeated the Frogs, 315-171. It was a fun and competitive meet for...
  • Pheasant Ridge and Owen Brown swim to a tie

    Long Reach, 365; Oakland Mills, 241 Medley Relays 15-18M: 1. LR (A. Douglas, K. McDonald, M. Jackson, S. Foster), 2:06.42. 9-10M: 1. LR (C. Gilmore, S. Davies, J. Watt, D. Kundrat), 1:20.92. 11-12M: 1. LR (O. Stang, X. Castle-Smith, J. Corley, C....
  • Phelps, Lochte headline start USA Swimming Grand Prix Series

    USA Swimming Phelps, Lochte headline start of Grand Prix Series The top swimmers in the country, including Michael Phelps (Fells Point) and Ryan Lochte, will be back in the pool Friday through Nov. 14 for the Minnesota Grand Prix, the first stop of...
  • Phelps takes a break from training to participate in fundraiser

    Phelps takes a break from training to participate in fundraiser
    Out of the pool and in a formal suit, surrounded by family and friends in gowns and tuxedos, Michael Phelps looked every bit the part he was playing Saturday night: host of a fundraising gala held on the club level of M&T Bank Stadium. But given that the...
  • Exercise outside for Earth Day

    Exercise outside for Earth Day
    Earth Day has become more than a day where Americans clean parks and plant trees or flowers. The American Council on Exercise is using it as a day to promote outdoor activity. They are using it as a day to encourage people to trade the treadmill for a...
  • Howard wins county championship swim meet

    Howard wins county championship swim meet
    Howard held off defending champion Centennial at the 35th annual Howard County Championship meet, April 22 at the Howard Community College pool. Because swimming is not a sport that is sanctioned by the county's high school athletic program, the event is...
  • Michael Phelps tells '60 Minutes' he's in shape and his coach predicts multiple gold wins in London

    Michael Phelps tells '60 Minutes' he's in shape and his coach predicts multiple gold wins in London
    In the four years since he made history at the Beijing Olympics,Michael Phelps concedes losing his focus. But with the London Games looming, the Baltimore swimmer told "60 Minutes" in an interview that will air Sunday that he has gone all-out recently...
  • Rec sports: Columbia Level 3 gymnastic team ranked No. 1 in the nation

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Schmitt gearing up for Olympics with Phelps in Indianapolis

    Schmitt gearing up for Olympics with Phelps in Indianapolis
    It was a swimmer’s version of a busman’s holiday: During some rare time off last week from her intense training at Baltimore’s Meadowbrook pool, Allison Schmitt decided to visit ... the National Aquarium. “When I saw the dolphins,...
  • Ellicott City woman still setting swim records at 91

    Ellicott City woman still setting swim records at 91
    The year Doris Russell swam in her first meet, Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his first term as president, John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd were slain by FBI agents and F. Scott Fitzgerald published "Tender is the Night." Seventy-seven years later,...
  • As deadline looms for Maryland cuts, one sport has good chance for survival

    As deadline looms for Maryland cuts, one sport has good chance for survival
    It all caught up with University of Maryland swimmers and divers, men's cross country runners, women's water polo players and other athletes young enough to have rarely confronted limits on their talents and dreams. All of the team members had faced...