Towson University swimmer Jack Saunderson swam a blazing time of 51.48 seconds in the 100-meter butterfly preliminaries July 27 at the Phillips 66 National Championships, where the 21-year-old beat favorites such as Michael Andrews and Caeleb Dressel.
Katie Ledecky cruised to a nearly 11-second victory in the 800-meter freestyle Wednesday on the opening night of the United States national swimming championships. Bel Air’s Chase Kalisz finished sixth in the 200 butterfly.
Bob Bowman, the former head of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club and longtime coach of Michael Phelps, said on Monday that he regrets his "exercise of poor judgment" in 2011. He was responding to a swimmer's claim that he sent her inappropriate messages in 2011.
The former head of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club — who coached Towson-native Michael Phelps since the swimmer was 11 — sent inappropriate texts to an Olympic swimmer in 2011, according to a newspaper report.
Summer is the best time of year if you are a kid, but it's also when our youngest people are most vulnerable to accidents, or worse, and this is particularly true where water and streets are concerned.
Summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, but for most people, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the season. That means cookouts, swimming pools and other outdoor activities. It’s important to remember to be safe as we resume many of these activities after a long break.
Vacationers returning to Ocean City could notice deeper, wider beaches this weekend, the product of a $282 million sand dredging project that protects the resort town from storm damage but also raises concerns about surf injuries and swimmer safety.
Representatives of Coppermine Fieldhouse, of Baltimore, make a presentation to the Aberdeen mayor and council Monday about using the Aberdeen Family Swim Center for community swimming and youth/adult sports programs on the adjacent field.
By the end of this month of May, people will be using the three-day Memorial Day weekend to make their first trip “downy ocean” or opening the pool. That’s one of the reasons the month of May is designated as National Drowning Prevention Awareness Month.
Four-time Paralympic medalist McKenzie Coan (Loyola Maryland, S7) and six-time Paralympic medalist Becca Meyers (Timonium, S13) helped give the United States women their second sweep of the 100-meter freestyle at the World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis.