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  • Saturday's Olympics on TV

    CHS. 11, 4 2:30 p.m. Men's ski jumping: individual k-95 competition; men's biathlon – 10km sprint gold-medal final; men's speedskating – 5,000 gold-medal final; women's cross country – skiathlon gold-medal final 8 p.m. Figure skating:...
  • Jean Amos, swimming instructor

    Jean Amos, swimming instructor
    Jean Amos, who had been the swimming instructor at what is now Notre Dame University of Maryland and a Red Cross water safety teacher, died March 1 of complications from dementia at her Loch Raven Village home. She was 90. The daughter of a Pennsylvania...
  • 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...
  • Hopkins women finish program-best third at NCAA D-III swimming championship

    The Johns Hopkins women's swim team parlayed seven titles into a program-best third-place finish at the NCAA championship Saturday night in Indianapolis. The Blue Jays accumulated 387 points over the course of the championship to finish with the...
  • Laurel swimmers bring home medals in Special Olympics event

    Laurel swimmers bring home medals in Special Olympics event
    Ben Stevick, of Laurel, made the first turn in the mixed 100-meter backstroke on Friday as Paul Bauer hollered encouragement. "Move it! Go Ben!" shouted Bauer, whose son, Matthew, was trailing Stevick in the next-to-last of 22 events in the 36th...
  • 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...
  • Loyola swimming dynasty continues

    Loyola swimming dynasty continues
    Loyola flexed its dynasty muscles again at the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship meet Saturday at McDonogh, claiming its 25th team title in the last 26 years. The Dons had the crown all but wrapped up after the...
  • 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...
  • Numbers and wins are up for Laurel High swimming

    Numbers and wins are up for Laurel High swimming
    Cutting athletes can be one of the most difficult tasks facing high school coaches. Just ask Laurel coach John Venit, who hasn't dealt with telling a swimmer he or she wasn't good enough to compete on the varsity since 2008. "We had 70 kids come out...