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  • Lezak makes 100-meter freestyle team

    Lezak makes 100-meter freestyle team
    Jason Lezak, the anchor of the thrilling 400-freestyle relay in Beijing, claimed a spot on the Olympic men's 100-meter freestyle team after a top-six finish in the event Friday. The 36-year-old Lezak will be joined on the team by Nathan Adrian, Cullen...
  • Sense of teamwork has helped Danielle King find her path both on and off the field

    Sense of teamwork has helped Danielle King find her path both on and off the field
    Danielle King has always enjoyed being part of a team more than being an individual. It's a quality that's shown up both in sports and her work in the community. This year, the C. Milton Wright senior swimmer and field hockey player organized a shoe...
  • Md.'s Jessica Long wins ESPY award

    Md.'s Jessica Long wins ESPY award
    Jessica Long has had to overcome obstacles all of her life. The field she had to beat out to win an ESPY on Wednesday night for the Best Female Athlete with a Disability was a tough one, filled with some remarkable athletes. Long, who had to have her...
  • Columbia Association to hold woman-only swim times

    Columbia Association to hold woman-only swim times
    When Shehlla Khan's husband became ill, it fell on her to take their three children to the pool. But for Khan, who is Muslim, the task was difficult. The Columbia resident said she was concerned about people watching her swim in the conservative, cover-...
  • Phelps sidesteps criticism of his training habits

    In what everyone wants to be the final words on the brouhaha over Tyler Clary's takedown of Michael Phelps' work habits, both swimmers addressed the issue on Thursday. The short version: Clary said, my bad. Phelps said, whatever. The long version,...
  • Maryland City: Summer brings activities to keep children and adults busy

    It's that time of the year when the children become free spirited and in need of activities to occupy the void created by the end of the school year. The teachers get a well-deserved rest from the busy, daily life of molding and creating our future...
  • Swimming: Five Laurel-area teams splash to victory

    Swimming: Five Laurel-area teams splash to victory
    Although a new season began June 16 in the Prince-Mont Swim League, some things never change for the Russett Sharks. The west Anne Arundel County club beat host West Laurel, 287-279, in a non-division matchup of local teams. Russett, which improved to...
  • Swimming: Ally VanNetta sets two team records as Atholton posts 75 best times

    Swimming: Ally VanNetta sets two team records as Atholton posts 75 best times
    Atholton Swim Club The Atholton Swim Club Barracudas lost their first dual meet of the 2012 season to the Westminster Stingrays, 248.5-225.5. Despite the loss, Barracuda swimmers posted 75 best times and Ally VanNetta set team records in the 11-12...
  • Fall signing chart for local college-bound athletes

    Fall signing chart for local college-bound athletes
    Baseball ++++++++++++++++++++ || Name || High school || College || || Brandan Casas || Gilman || Maryland || || Austin Clark || Archbishop Spalding || La Salle || || Jamal Clarke || Archbishop Spalding || St. John's || || Chad Diehl || Westminster ||...
  • From Sun Magazine: Phelps family values

    From Sun Magazine: Phelps family values
    Hilary Phelps was approaching the finish line of her first Ironman triathlon. Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" was playing. She was wrung out from more than 14 hours of swimming, cycling and now running, certain that there wasn't a single drop of...
  • Maryland cuts likely to include swimming, water polo, others

    Maryland cuts likely to include swimming, water polo, others
    The University of Maryland held back letters of intent to high school recruits in three sports -- men’s swimming and diving, women’s swimming and diving, and women’s water polo -– an indication that those teams could be eliminated,...
  • Maryland holds back letters of intent to swimming, water polo recruits

    Maryland holds back letters of intent to swimming, water polo recruits
    COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland held back letters of intent to high-school recruits of three sports — men's swimming, women's swimming, and women's water polo — an indication that those teams have showed up with others on a...