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  • Liquid Gold: South Carroll, Carroll Aquatics are county's winners at Straehle

    Liquid Gold: South Carroll, Carroll Aquatics are county's winners at Straehle
    Hundreds of swimmers are descending upon London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but the sport also enjoyed a crowning moment in the local summer season this week in Hampstead. On Wednesday, July 25, a group of nearly 1,000 swimmers competed in the...
  • For Hoff, a difficult swim at U.S. nationals

    For several days leading up to the U.S. nationals, Katie Hoff swore she felt better. Sure, a respiratory illness earlier this month had wiped her out, forcing her to nearly drop out of a meet in California, and she was coughing nonstop. But with rest, she...
  • Hoff's gold standard

    Hoff's gold standard
    Six events, five gold medals. And if Katie Hoff's fingernails had been just a smidgen longer yesterday morning, she would have made it a clean sweep of her events at the Missouri Grand Prix. By the end of the meet, Hoff, of Towson, already owner of...
  • Demanding Bowman puts Hoff through paces

    Demanding Bowman puts Hoff through paces
    The day that Katie Hoff realized the Second Act of her swimming life had truly begun, she was struggling to finish a workout at Meadowbrook Athletic Club. Her muscles were shaking, pleading with her brain to give the order to quit. She was so...
  • Phelps: It's as if he never left

    - Michael Phelps couldn't hear it because he had his iPhone ear buds tucked in, but when he walked into the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on Friday night for the 200-meter freestyle final, AC/DC's "Back in Black" was blaring over the loudspeakers....
  • Phelps get stroke of reality in 100-meter race

    Michael Phelps is not unbeatable. Not when he's going against Aaron Peirsol. The world-record holder and two-time Olympic champion handed Phelps, a Fells Point resident, his first defeat in almost a year, winning the 100-meter backstroke at the...
  • Switching coaches, Hoff will work with Bowman

    Olympic swimmer Katie Hoff confirmed last night that she has decided to change coaches, saying she'll be working exclusively with Bob Bowman, Michael Phelps' coach. Towson's Hoff - who won a silver medal and two bronze medals at the Beijing Olympics -...
  • USA Swimming honors Phelps; Bowman repeats as Coach of Year

    Michael Phelps was named Athlete of the Year last night by USA Swimming at the annual Golden Goggle Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in the pool for American athletes. Phelps was something of a shoo-in for the award after winning eight...
  • Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games

    Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games
    In his first interview since a photo surfaced showing him smoking from a marijuana pipe, Michael Phelps said yesterdaythat the intense public scrutiny has him contemplating whether he will swim in the 2012 Olympics. Phelps, who said that he "clearly made...
  • 'Shocked' Hoff sets U.S. mark in 400 free

    'Shocked' Hoff sets U.S. mark in 400 free
    When Katie Hoff was less than two pool lengths into the 400-meter freestyle final yesterday, everyone at the Missouri Grand Prix - including the swimmer - sensed something special might be happening. At each turn, as her lead widened and her time kept...
  • Hoff makes her mark

    Hoff makes her mark
    Katie Hoff took two more gold medals yesterday at the Missouri Grand Prix and $20 from Michael Phelps. Clearly the class of the field, Hoff survived a poor start in the 200-meter freestyle to set an American record - her second in two days - and then...
  • Hoff 'in control and ready to go'

    If karma counts for anything, Katie Hoff deserves to win a gold medal at these Olympics. Because if that happens, she'll never again have to explain why she threw up after the 400-meter individual medley at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. It's a story that...