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  • Notebook: Hoff fails to qualify for London; Evans bids farewell

    Saturday marked the end of the road to London for Katie Hoff, the former Towson-based swimmer who failed to match her dominating performance in the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials. After failing to qualify in the 200- and 400-meter freestyle races earlier in...
  • Changing of the guard at U.S. swimming Olympic trials in Omaha

    Changing of the guard at U.S. swimming Olympic trials in Omaha
    She's still the giggler who charmed as the sweetheart of the 1988 Seoul Games. But now, what has the 40-year-old Janet Evans laughing is her age -- or rather, that of her competition. "There was a 16-year-old," the three-time gold medalist said, her eyes...
  • Hoff takes gold in 400 free at short-course championships

    swimming Hoff takes gold in 400 free at short-course championships Katie Hoff, who spent most of her swimming career at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club while growing up in Towson, won the 400-meter freestyle at the short-course world championships in...
  • From sink to swim, just in time

    From sink to swim, just in time
    As she chugs through the water, Annie Applegarth will never be mistaken for Olympic medalist Katie Hoff. Barbara Thompson will never be in a split-screen comparison to Michael Phelps. The triumph here is that 15 weeks ago, neither woman could swim a...
  • Phelps finishes second in 200 free at UltraSwim Grand Prix

    Phelps finishes second in 200 free at UltraSwim Grand Prix
    It was supposed to serve as the trailer for the featured blockbuster swimming smackdown of the London Olympics, but viewers are going to have to wait a bit: Michael Phelps came in second in the 200-meter freestyle race at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand...
  • Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten

    Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten
    Many of you no doubt saw the popular feature Top Maryland Athletes in Sun History that has appeared on http://www.baltimoresun.com since April. The list was compiled by veteran Sun sportswriter Mike Klingaman in conjunction with The Sun's 175th on May...
  • Katie Hoff reveals that she's not swimming the 400 IM

    Katie Hoff reveals that she's not swimming the 400 IM
    OMAHA -- While the advance buzz over the Olympic swimming trials has been over whether Michael Phelps will swim the 400-meter individual medley, the women's 400 IM has a bit of intrigue of its own. Katie Hoff, who trained at North Baltimore Aquatic...
  • Phelps will try to qualify for Olympics in the grueling 400 IM

    Phelps will try to qualify for Olympics in the grueling 400 IM
    OMAHA, Neb. — It's on: Michael Phelps will seek to qualify for the London Olympics in the 400-meter individual medley Monday morning, a grueling event that he just can't seem to quit. The event will open the trials here, as well as the Games...
  • Maryland well represented at Olympic swim trials

    Maryland well represented at Olympic swim trials
    Dana Vollmer got the first women's race, the 100-meter butterfly, off to a blazing start, setting a U.S. Open and trials record in the preliminaries with a 56.59-second finish. It lasted only until the semi-finals Monday night, when it was broken by a 56....
  • Katie Hoff fails to qualify in 200M freestyle preliminaries at Olympic trials

    Katie Hoff fails to qualify in 200M freestyle preliminaries at Olympic trials
    Katie Hoff may be out of contention for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team after failing to qualify in the 200-meter freestyle preliminaries this morning. North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Allison Schmitt won the prelims, besting the likes of Dana...
  • Changing of the guard at U.S. swimming Olympic trials

    Changing of the guard at U.S. swimming Olympic trials
    — The giggler who became the sweetheart of the 1988 Seoul Games, Janet Evans, found her situation this week pretty comical. She was trying, quite in vain as it turned out, to recapture Olympic glory at age 40. "There was a 16-year-old," the three-...
  • Phelps-led U.S. relay team 3rd in 400 free

    Et cetera Phelps-led U.S. relay team 3rd in 400 free Michael Phelps of Fells Point and his United States teammates finished third in the 400-meter freestyle relay on the first day of the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, China. The Americans...