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  • Phelps faces questions heading into worlds — again

    Phelps faces questions heading into worlds — again
    For all Michael Phelps has accomplished and for all the world records he has smashed, it has still become a bit of a tradition for the swimming world to doubt him on eve of the FINA World Championships. The World Championships, which are held every two...
  • CNSL final dual meet results; All-City meet is next

    Pointers Run, 335; Dorsey's Search, 284 Medley Relays 15-18M: 1. PO (Gabel, Latzko, Bryant, Wolter), 1:54.33. 9-10M: 1. DS (Windley, Beck, Schulze, Swain), 1:20.29. 11-12M: 1. PO (Liu, Burns, Bazell, Wolter), 2:21.43. 13-14M: 1. DS (O'Neill, Swain,...
  • Cool Anne Arundel

    Cool Anne Arundel
    The temperatures may no longer be topping records as they were for a time in mid-July, but with the dog days of August and early September looming in Anne Arundel County and elsewhere, few are forgetting the importance of finding ways of keeping chill....
  • Tough battles in Prince-Mont divisionals

    In the final weekend of the Prince-Mont Swim League season, Russett and West Arundel placed second in their divisional meets July 23, while Laurel City battled tough to earn a third-place finish in Division F. Silver Spring (Division A) and Montpelier...
  • 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...
  • Laurel Special Olympics swimmer brings home gold

    Laurel Special Olympics swimmer brings home gold
    Competing in the same pool in Athens, Greece, where Baltimore-native Michael Phelps won his first six Olympic gold medals was a special moment for Zachary Poston. But it got better when he stood atop the podium there as a medal-winner — just like...
  • Stoneleigh wins Trophy Meet again

    The Stoneleigh Sharks finished with 1,290 points to capture their fourth straight Free State Swim League Trophy Meet championship on July 18. They were followed by the Campus Cabana Seahorses (981.5), York Manor Makos (8965), Hampton Hammerheads (867),...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Resident remedies for beating heat

    The three hottest days of summer may have come to pass in Harford County, but the season of heat is not over yet. With at least one more month of warm weather to endure, several places in the area are becoming popular hangouts to beat the heat. On a...
  • Maryland commission recommends six sports be eliminated

    Maryland commission recommends six sports be eliminated
    A University of Maryland commission concluded that the school cannot adequately support 27 teams and recommended eliminating eight of them to create "a leaner, stronger athletic program." The teams, which compete in six different sports, are: men's...
  • Looking at Maryland's six sports programs recommended for elimination

    Looking at Maryland's six sports programs recommended for elimination
    Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach: Laura Chiriaco (Third year) Athletes: 42 The Terps are one of six Division I programs in the nation to have an acrobatics and tumbling team, all of which are part of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling...