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Swimming

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  • Former Patriot swimmer Carrie Dukes receives award at Ohio U.

    Ohio University freshman swimmer Carrie Dukes, a 2013 graduate of The John School, was awarded the Ohio University Tad Potter Memorial Award at an athletics dinner Saturday evening. This award is given annually to the swimming and diving student-...
  • Johns Hopkins takes fourth place at NCAA D-III swimming championship

    The Johns Hopkins men's swim team grabbed its second straight fourth-place finish at the 2014 NCAA championship on Saturday night in Indianapolis. The Blue Jays piled up 245 points to finish just 1.5 points out of third place. Kenyon won its second...
  • Bits & Pieces: Tennis, swimming groups looking for new facility

    Two sports groups that fall under the Columbia Association umbrella attended meetings in February requesting that the board of directors build new facilities for their respective programs. It's tennis vs. swimming, with each community trying to convince...
  • McDonogh grad Giles Smith aims to make a splash in his final NCAA swimming meet

    McDonogh grad Giles Smith aims to make a splash in his final NCAA swimming meet
    On the bulletin board in Giles Smith's bedroom in Woodlawn hangs a list with with two sets of goals: one for Smith in the pool, the other for life outside. "You can't just say you want to be an Olympic swimmer and a gold medalist and not have a plan,"...
  • Swimmers Meyers, Silverman set world records at Paralympic CanAms

    Swimmers Meyers, Silverman set world records at Paralympic CanAms
    Baltimore's Becca Meyers and Ian Silverman set world records on the opening day of the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms on Thursday at Miami's Ransom Everglades School. The event, which runs through Saturday,...
  • Performer of the Year

    Performer of the Year
    Heydrick, a junior, capped a strong season with victories in the 800- and 1,600-meter dashes in the Howard County, Class 3A East region and state meets. He ran the 1,600 in 4:17.50 at the state meet, according to athletic.net, the seventh-fastest time...
  • Izzo, former CMW teacher, living, teaching and running in Nicaragua

    Jeff Izzo found his toughest, warmest, mid-winter running challenge not far from home — his temporary home in Managua, Nicaragua, that is. The former C. Milton Wright English teacher and cross-country coach completed the rugged Fuego y Agua (Fire...
  • C. Milton Wright girls swim team defeats rival Poolesville to capture state crown

    C. Milton Wright girls swim team defeats rival Poolesville to capture state crown
    University of Maryland, College Park – In the most recent chapter of a rivalry that has intensified over the last three years, the C. Milton Wright girls knocked off reigning champion Poolesville Saturday to capture the 1A/2A/3A state swimming...
  • C. Milton Wright storms to sweep at regional swim championships

    C. Milton Wright storms to sweep at regional swim championships
    The lack of practice time from the recent barrage of snow cancellations had the potential to sow disaster for the swimmers entered in Monday's MPSSAA 1A/2A/3A North region championship meet – all finely-tuned athletes who needed to stay in top...
  • Stevenson highlighting yellow to honor a former player who overcame bone cancer

    Stevenson highlighting yellow to honor a former player who overcame bone cancer
    Six months after captaining the Stevenson University women's basketball team during her senior season, Sam Murray sat in a doctor's office at Sinai Hospital waiting for her diagnosis. After leading the Mustangs in scoring and being named team MVP as a...
  • Centennial tops field at annual high school swim meet

    Centennial tops field at annual high school swim meet
    The 37th annual Howard County Invitational Swimming Championships were held April 6 at Howard Community College, with teams representing each of the county's public high schools participating. The meet, sponsored by the Columbia Aquatics Association,...
  • CMW gets standout results from siblings in track and field

    C. Milton Wright got strong performances from five of its sibling standouts to finish in the top three among the teams at the Scorpion Classic in Columbia last Friday. The Mustangs won five events and delivered several league-leading performances. Henry...