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Swimming

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  • High School swimming: Locaks advance at CIF state prelims

    FRESNO — Corona del Mar High senior Tyler Lin tied for first in qualifying for the 100-yard breaststroke in preliminaries Friday at Clovis West High. Lin, the two-time CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion in the event, finished in 55.03...
  • 7 great white sharks tagged with transmitters after sightings in O.C.

    7 great white sharks tagged with transmitters after sightings in O.C.
    Lifeguards and marine researchers tagged seven great white sharks Friday after more than a dozen were seen swimming and feeding in the ocean off Sunset Beach in Huntington Beach this week. Escorted by Huntington Beach marine safety officials,...
  • Naperville swim school chlorine leak sends 8 kids, 3 others to hospital

     Naperville swim school chlorine leak sends 8 kids, 3 others to hospital
    Eleven people, including eight children, were hospitalized Friday following a chlorine leak at a swimming facility in Naperville, according to emergency and hospital officials. The people experienced symptoms ranging from nausea and vomiting to chest...
  • Guide to pools and swimming clubs in and around Baltimore

    Guide to pools and swimming clubs in and around Baltimore
    Pool season is here, and private swimming clubs across the Baltimore region offer hours of family fun. You can work on your pike dive, swim laps, race family members down the slides or just splash around the kiddie pool with your little ones....
  • Water fun in the Baltimore area with no pool membership

    Water fun in the Baltimore area with no pool membership
    You and your family love the water, but maybe you’re not quite ready to plunge into a pool membership. Don’t sweat it. From county and state parks to lakes, splash pads and water parks, there are plenty of local places to cool down and enjoy...
  • Florida lands four beaches in top 10, but Hawaii takes top spot

    Florida lands four beaches in top 10, but Hawaii takes top spot
    A Hawaiian leapfrogged two Florida beaches to claim the 2015 title of Best Beach in America. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park in Oahu, Hawaii was named tops on the annual Dr. Beach list put out by Stephen Leatherman, the Director of Florida International...
  • Area swimmers opt out of CIF State Championships

    Area swimmers opt out of CIF State Championships
    When the inaugural CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships get underway Friday morning at West Clovis High, there will be an interesting void. It appears that no local boys’ or girls’ athletes or teams will compete in the two-day...
  • 13 young great white sharks spotted off Huntington Beach

    13 young great white sharks spotted off Huntington Beach
    More than a dozen juvenile great white sharks were spotted Tuesday night in the waters off Sunset Beach in Huntington Beach, police said. A helicopter with the Huntington Beach Police Department spotted 13 6- to 10-foot sharks feeding in the water about...
  • Swimming: Laguna earns first CIF swim title

    Saturday turned out to be quite a memorable day for the Laguna Beach High boys' and girls' swimming team. For the first time in program history, Laguna captured a CIF Southern Section championship. The Breakers won the Division 2 boys' team title at the...
  • News briefs: Centennial Beach opens Saturday

    The gates to Centennial Beach will open for the season Saturday. The Naperville Park District swimming facility, just off the Riverwalk on the west end of the downtown area, will be open daily through Aug. 17, with weekend hours scheduled through Labor...
  • Tips on preventing spring sports injuries

    Tips on preventing spring sports injuries
    Playing team sports can provide many benefits to children. They can develop their physical skills, improve their fitness and make new friends, while learning the importance of practice, discipline and teamwork. But to enjoy those benefits, your child...