| May 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival.
The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Michael Phelps was back in familiar waters and on top of the winner's podium in his comeback to competitive swimming at the U.S. Grand Prix in Charlotte on Friday.
Competing for just the second time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:54 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The debate over the dolphins at the National Aquarium has taken on an unpleasant aroma ("Free the dolphins," May 20). I've been a National Aquarium member for 20 years and regret we are the only group not brought into the marine mammal brouhaha. It's...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:09 AM
With Monday's Memorial Day holiday marking the unofficial start of the summer season, here are a few places people can go to unwind, beat the heat and relax:
Westminster Pool has offered residents a chance to cool for "many, many...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Cascade Lake, a 6-acre spring-fed lake in Hampstead, has been open to the public for swimming and paddle boating longer than more years than he can count, said Rory Flynn, the son of owners Susanne and Patrick Flynn.
Rory Flynn has been working at the...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:14 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:06 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:08 PM
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....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:15 AM
In one of the closest tri-meets so far this swim season, North Harford defeated Fallston, 98-89, and Bel Air, 97-91, during a matchup at North Harford Middle Monday.
Bel Air won its contest with Fallston, 102-86.
North Harford's Robbie Beichler won...