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  • Michael Phelps to compete again Friday, but not against Ryan Lochte

    Michael Phelps to compete again Friday, but not against Ryan Lochte
    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...
  • Michael Phelps to continue comeback in Charlotte Grand Prix

    Michael Phelps to continue comeback in Charlotte Grand Prix
    Michael Phelps is expected to continue his return to competitive swimming at the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte May 15-18, USA Swimming announced Tuesday. Phelps began his comeback last month at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., where he finished...
  • Back in familiar waters, Michael Phelps races to first win since comeback

    Back in familiar waters, Michael Phelps races to first win since comeback
    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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Severna Park swimmer Katie Parker finds balance

    Severna Park swimmer Katie Parker finds balance
    After taking two years off from high school swimming to concentrate on club swimming, grades and college recruitment, Severna Park senior Katie Parker could not be happier to be back on the Falcons' team headed for Saturday's high school state finals....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Michael Phelps plans to return to competition this month

    Michael Phelps plans to return to competition this month
    Less than two years after he retired as the most decorated Olympian ever, Michael Phelps is diving back into competition next week — a move that could lead the Baltimore swimmer to his fifth Summer Games in 2016. Phelps will compete in the Arena...
  • The pull of the pool [Editorial]

    The pull of the pool  [Editorial]
    George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd...