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  • 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...
  • Michael Phelps makes a clean dive back into competition

    Michael Phelps makes a clean dive back into competition
    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...
  • Michael and Debbie Phelps celebrate mothers at fundraiser

    Michael and Debbie Phelps celebrate mothers at fundraiser
    To jolt a young Michael Phelps out of bed for 6 a.m. swim practice, his mom Debbie sometimes resorted to blasting him with a hot hair dryer. "I was always the worst at getting out of bed," Phelps recalled Saturday at a breakfast fundraiser honoring...
  • North Harford swim team drops Aberdeen, Patterson Mill at Wednesday meet

    North Harford swim team drops Aberdeen, Patterson Mill at Wednesday meet
    At Magnolia Middle School Wednesday, the North Harford swim team took both ends of a tri-meet, beating both the Patterson Mill and Aberdeen sides. North Harford scored a combined 112-75 victory over Patterson Mill, and defeated Aberdeen, 132-54. North...
  • U.S. speedskaters will debut high-tech Under Armour suits at Olympics

    U.S. speedskaters will debut high-tech Under Armour suits at Olympics
    When they race this month at the Olympics, U.S. speedskaters will suit up in skin-tight, high-tech uniforms that research shows could make a measurable difference in their speed. In a quest to create the world's fastest suit for the 2014 Winter Olympics...
  • Notre Dame Prep wins IAAM swimming title

    Notre Dame Prep wins IAAM swimming title
    Notre Dame Prep was not about to be denied its third Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference team title in four years Saturday at McDonogh. By not dwelling on its own shortcomings last February — when the Eagles upset the...
  • North Harford swims to pair of wins at Friday meet

    The North Harford Hawks raced to a pair of swimming wins on Friday night at a Magnolia Middle tri-meet, edging Bel Air, 97-90, and defeating Joppatowne, 129-56. Bel Air won its matchup with Joppatowne, 126-52. All eight of North Harford's individual...
  • Summer camp guide 2014

    Summer camp guide 2014
    Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various locations 410-381-5566 lmarianelli@abrakadoodle.com abrakadoodle.com/md04 June 23-Aug. 22 Ages 2-11 Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
  • Havre de Grace swim team edges out Patterson Mill, Bel Air

    The Havre de Grace swim team came away from a tri-meet at Magnolia Middle on Monday with a pair of narrow overall victories, having defeated both the Patterson Mill and Bel Air squads. The Warriors defeated Patterson Mill, 100-88, and topped Bel Air,...
  • North Harford defeats Tech, Joppatowne at Thursday swim meet

    The North Harford swim team won a tri-meet in its own backyard Thursday night, knocking off Harford Tech, 94-84, and Joppatowne, 122-54, at North Harford Middle School. Harford Tech won its matchup with Joppatowne, 113-61. North Harford's Hillary...
  • Michael Phelps, social media maven

    Michael Phelps has held a lot of titles. Olympic swimming champion. Philanthropist. Subway spokesman. Add a new one to the list: social media expert. The swimmer took over the official Ravens twitter account during last week's snowy last-minute...
  • North Harford fends off Fallston, Bel Air at Monday swim meet

    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...