| Jun 22, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Michael Phelps continued his return to competitive swimming with a third-place finish in the men's 200-meter individual-medley final at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Sunday.
Phelps, competing in the 200 medley for the first time since taking...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:04 AM
If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon.
Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN ...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Owen Brown, 333; Huntington, 287
15-18M: 1. OB (Harper, Ouide, Bechetti, Bickhart), 2:18.61. 9-10M: 1. HU (McAtee, Kalaris, Wiedorfer, Pinelis), 1:27.36. 11-12M: 1. OB (Seetoo, Rivera, May, Claxton), 2:30.80. 13-14M: 1. HU (Eschman,...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said.
Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:24 PM
A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday.
One person who was rescued required...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The weekend of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim was better than any holiday for Robert Matysek. The South Carolina man loved to spend time swimming with his family.
The 4.4-mile race from Sandy Point State Park to Kent Island was "like Christmas, the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Nearly 58 years to the day of its grand opening in 1956, Wiltondale Pool hosted its first-ever swim meet on June 30, opening the gates to Campus Cabana's swim team, the Seahorses, of Campus Hills.
The grounds were decorated with homemade signs cheering...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Regarding Bernard Haske's recent letter ("'Rescue technicians,' aka 'lifeguards.'" June 7), the official name for lifeguards on the beach patrol in Ocean City actually is "surf rescue technicians," or SRTs.
Moreover, those who work on the rotating...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A 17-year-old swimmer was caught in a rip current and pulled under water in Ocean City Friday afternoon, and he was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to the Ocean City Beach Patrol.
The swimmer entered the water at 92nd Street, and...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:59 PM
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.,...
| 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...