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  • Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo

     Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo
    Aqua Sphere CEO Don Rockwell says he had no idea that Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, would come out of retirement when the swimming equipment manufacturer sought earlier this year to partner with him. Talk about added...
  • Don't have a week? Take a day trip to a local beach

    Don't have a week? Take a day trip to a local beach
    The beach. The beautiful water. The strolls along the boardwalk for summer foods. The lovely house with the wraparound porch and the sunny breakfast nook. And the two-hour backup on the Bay Bridge. The rowdy, half-naked crowds pushing in line for french...
  • Catonsville swimmers have strong postseason

    Catonsville swimmers have strong postseason
    Several Catonsville area swimmers had strong efforts at the prestigious Straehle Invitational Individual meet at the Four Seasons and hosted by the Carroll Aquatics Swim Club on July 23. The Five Oaks Barracudas produced a pair of individual champions...
  • As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests

    As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests
    Five cases of flesh-eating bacteria infections have been found this year in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, prompting local organizations to test waters frequently and warn people of the dangers of water pollution. "We're certainly monitoring...
  • Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes

    Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes
    "To get out of work at 5 o'clock, I will do anything." That's what Karen Stokes, executive director of the Greater Homewood Community Corp., was thinking in 2009, when she got involved in Fluid Movement. Her initial exposure to the performance art...
  • Georgetown Prep lacrosse coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons

    Boys lacrosse Georgetown Prep coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons Georgetown Prep has accepted the resignation of lacrosse coach Kevin Giblin, who led one of the nation's top high school programs for the past 27 years, athletic director Dan Paro...
  • Padonia swimmers lead way at Straehle Invitational

    Padonia swimmers lead way at Straehle Invitational
    Padonia Park and Meadowbrook swimmers dominated at the Straehle Invitational at South Carroll Swim Club in Sykesville. Below are the swimmers from area pools who finished in the top five of each event.  Meadowbrook Tomatoes 8-under-girls: Kate...
  • Laurel all-stars make final summer splash

    Laurel all-stars make final summer splash
    Megan Reyda was 8 years old when she qualified for her first All-Star meet in the Prince-Mont Swim League. She missed out when she was nine but has been good enough to take part in the end-of-season event every year since, with her last performance at...
  • Columbia swimmers compete in CNSL All City Championship meet

    Columbia swimmers compete in CNSL All City Championship meet
    There were nearly 1,100 swimmers, representing 14 teams, that participated in this summer's All City Championship Swim Meet at Phelps Luck Pool July 25-26. Coaches dressed up in crazy costumes to show support for their teams and cheered alongside the...
  • Community celebrates milestone anniversaries [Maryland City]

    Community celebrates milestone anniversaries [Maryland City]
    Our community reaches another milestone as Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church celebrates the 50th anniversary of the church's establishment. Fifty years ago, there were 90 Catholic families in the Maryland City area. Representatives met in a...
  • Cream of the swimming crop rises to the top at Free State Trophy Meet

    Cream of the swimming crop rises to the top at Free State Trophy Meet
    The Stoneleigh Sharks finished with 1,039 points to capture their fifth straight Free State Swim League Trophy Meet championship. They were followed by the York Manor Makos (1014), Campus Cabana Seahorses (946), Hampton Hammerheads (935.5), Pine Ridge...
  • Meadowbrook swimmers excel in postseason meets

    Meadowbrook swimmers excel in postseason meets
    The Meadowbrook Tomatoes are not short on talented young swimmers, which was evident in the Central Maryland Swim League Division I championships at the South Carroll Swim Club, in Sykesville, on Saturday. Meadowbrook earned 12 individual...