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  • Teenager dies after getting caught in Ocean City riptide

    Teenager dies after getting caught in Ocean City riptide
    A Montgomery County teen died Monday evening after getting caught in a riptide while swimming in Ocean City, officials said. The 18-year-old victim, who has not been identified, died at Atlantic General Hospital, Ocean City police said. At around 4:30...
  • Environmental officers given first lifesaving award for saving girls at reservoir

    Environmental officers given first lifesaving award for saving girls at reservoir
    Two police officers who regularly patrol the Loch Raven Reservoir were honored on May 29 for saving two young girls from drowning last summer. Officers Heidi Greenleaf and Jerome Janos, members of the Environmental Police Division of Baltimore City's...
  • 18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue

    18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue
    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County was hospitalized Monday after getting caught in a rip tide while swimming in Ocean City, authorities said. An initial rescue call for three swimmers stuck in the water near 137th Street went out around 4:30 p.m.,...
  • West Laurel swimming off to winning start

    West Laurel swimming off to winning start
    The 2014 Prince-Mont Swim League began June 14 and two Laurel teams met in the first week in a Division C event as West Laurel came away with a 290-276 win over Montpelier. It was the second season in a row that West Laurel began the dual season with...
  • Columbia Neighborhood Swim League season kicks off

    Columbia Neighborhood Swim League kicks off
    The 2014 Columbia Neighborhood Swim League is under way. Here are the first restuls of the season: Pheasant Ridge, 334; Clemens Crossing, 287 Medley Relay 15-18M: 1. PH (Coates, Banilower, Walker, Grinnell), 2:02.21. 9-10M: 1. PH (Gezewish,...
  • Meadowbrook Tomatoes swimming ready to make splash

    Meadowbrook Tomatoes swimming ready to make splash
    Jessie Krebs walks into as nice a situation as she could hope for as the new head coach of the Meadowbrook Tomatoes swim team. Krebs inherits a squad that’s the defending Straehle Invitational team, and the Tomatoes are loaded again with club...
  • Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent

    Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent
    The Savage Mill Trail at Savage Park is a popular destination, but the park’s scenic beauty belies its inherent dangers. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 25, county police Sgt. Michael Johnson came face to face with those dangers when, during a...
  • Coffee Companion (4/24): Ravens schedule released, Davis and Cruz mash, and more

    Coffee Companion (4/24): Ravens schedule released, Davis and Cruz mash, and more
    If you were waiting for Chris Davis' home run to land before you got on with your business last night, you might have missed a lot. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion --where every morning, Monday through Friday, he'll...
  • Michael Phelps makes a clean dive back into competition

    Michael Phelps makes a clean dive back into competition
    MESA, Ariz.— There was a time, before the 2012 Olympics, when swimming became a grim exercise for its greatest practitioner, Michael Phelps.  The pool felt like a place of obligation, not joy, and thus Phelps walked away from the sport after...
  • Phelps turns in 'decent' time in final event at Mesa Grand Prix

    Phelps turns in 'decent' time in final event at Mesa Grand Prix
    MESA, Ariz.—Michael Phelps wasn’t swimming to win this time. He knew a butterfly stroke would give him no chance to beat some of the best swimmers in the world in Friday’s 50-meter freestyle at the Mesa Grand Prix. But he seemed to get...
  • Michael Phelps' return to competition could open the door to much more

    Michael Phelps' return to competition could open the door to much more
    MESA, Ariz. — Michael Phelps ended the first meet of his comeback on an odd note Friday, using his butterfly stroke to swim a 50-meter freestyle race that's never been part of his repertoire. He was swimming to tinker with his form, not to win....
  • Jamila Brown sets Howard County Spring Invite meet record

    Jamila Brown sets Howard County Spring Invite meet record
    Outdoor track teams traveled to Reservoir High School to compete in Saturday’s Gator Invite/Howard County Spring Classic. Wilde Lake’s Jamila Brown was the lone county competitor to set a new record in the meet when she ran the 200-meter...