| Aug 9, 2008
They range from a shooting specialist to one of the great sprinters of his generation. The former Maryland Summer Olympians who have won medals are listed below. Despite exhaustive research, it's possible we left someone out, so let us know at sports@...
| Aug 3, 2008
Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:48 PM
If only all problems were so easy to dismiss.
Two hundred meters in a pool and Michael Phelps' freestyle stroke problems vanished in the Orange County night air.
Phelps, of Fells Point, put down the fastest time in the world this year, winning the 200-...
| Oct 1, 2008
| 1:39 PM
It is the ultimate revenge for any kid who has been ridiculed for the way he looks, the ultimate fantasy.
He triumphs over adversity. He grows up. He works hard. He excels. He wins international recognition. He attains great wealth. He is cheered by...
| Feb 21, 2006
Harford County is known for suburban sprawl, military munitions and hand-carved ducks.
Today it will earn the distinction as home to the youngest athlete competing at the Olympic Games.
When Bel Air resident Kimmie Meissner takes the ice today...
| Aug 15, 2004
As Michael Phelps prepared to warm up in the practice pool at the Olympic Aquatic Centre yesterday morning, Elvis Presley blared on a nearby loudspeaker.
The King asked for "a little less conversation" and a "little more action," and the much-hyped...
| Aug 13, 2004
While Baltimore sleeps, Michael Phelps will begin his quest to make Olympic history.
The first swimming final at the Athens Olympics for both men and women is the 400-meter individual medley, a one-day, two-round test where Phelps and Katie Hoff, another...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:15 AM
WILLIAMSBURG—Ben Colley took a break back here at home this past week between pressure and what may be even more pressure.
The former Lafayette High School and local club swimming standout is in position for selection to the USA Swimming National...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Jamie Donaldson kept his three-shot lead through the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City, South Africa.
The Welshman had six birdies and a bogey in a five-under 67 to stay ahead of American Ryan Moore and Denmark's Thomas Bjorn....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:50 AM
It's been a whirlwind of a year for Clara Smiddy.
She capped her senior year with the South Florida Heat with two state championships and a state record. Smiddy, the Sun Sentinel Swimmer of the Year, won the 200-yard IM and 100-yard backstroke at the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 1:43 PM
A gold for Missy Franklin in the 200-meter backstroke?
And for Katie Ledecky in the 800-meter freestyle?
You could have taken that to the bank before each swam those events at the World Swimming Championships Saturday in Barcelona.
But they can&...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Saucon Valley High School preesnts "Anything Goes" Feb. 28- March 3. Producer Sal Ritz says this year's show brings a whole new production team to Saucon Valley. Ritz and production designer Beth Jensen still remain, but added to the team are...