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  • Michael Phelps distant 7th in 100 free final at U.S. nationals

    IRVINE, Calif. — His comeback performances may not have been particularly eye-catching so far, save for the first and the most recent in the 100-meter butterfly, but there seems little doubt that everyone competing with him still is looking over a...
  • Tropical Storm Bertha causing spike in surf injuries in Ocean City

    Tropical Storm Bertha causing spike in surf injuries in Ocean City
    Ocean City lifeguards have reported a spike in injuries among swimmers caught in dangerous wave breaks the past two days as Tropical Storm Bertha's passage stirs up the seas. About 20 injuries, most of them to swimmers' shoulders and collarbones,...
  • June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88

    June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88
    June Krauser wrote the rules and set many records while making a name for herself as the "Mother of Masters Swimming." She died Saturday at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. She was 88. Mrs. Krauser, who called Fort Lauderdale home, was tapped to...
  • Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia's swim team head into next month's showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth...
  • Harbor View Swim Team takes third at conference finals

    Harbor View Swim Team takes third at conference finals
    The Harbor View Swim Team, the "Mighty, Mighty, Dolphins," finished their season with a third-place finish at the South Coast Swim Conference finals Saturday. Newport Hills Swim Team won the SCSC finals with 1,705.5. Green Valley came in second with 1,...
  • Naperville North grad earns scholastic honor

    Naperville's Marcey Wennlund was one of six Wheaton College swimmers who earned NCAA Division III Scholar All-American honors by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Wennlund graduated from Wheaton in the spring and carried the...
  • Georgetown Prep lacrosse coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons

    Boys lacrosse Georgetown Prep coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons Georgetown Prep has accepted the resignation of lacrosse coach Kevin Giblin, who led one of the nation's top high school programs for the past 27 years, athletic director Dan Paro...
  • Gift of legs sets young runner on new path

    Gift of legs sets young runner on new path
    He may lack legs, but Brian Douglas is fleet of foot. And now he'll be sprinting at an even faster pace. The 10-year-old Lauderhill youth proved his mettle earlier this year by running a 5K charity race on rubber braces he calls "stubbies." His inspiring...
  • If doctors can't ask about guns, what about pools, booze, cigarettes?

    Now that a federal appeals court has upheld Florida's infamous "Docs vs. Glocks" law, which restricts physicians from questioning patients (or parents) about gun ownership, what's to stop other special interests from getting their own versions of this...
  • Liberty's Grace Walters continues success at ABE swimming championships

    For the fourth consecutive year, Grace Walters won the girls 15 and over butterfly 50 meter individual race at the ABE swimming championships. They were held on July 26 at Westwood swim club, with Northwest swim club finishing in first place for the...
  • Williamsburg swimmers win state age-group championship | Community sports

    The dynamic duo of Colby Hurt and Joelle Vereb provided the firepower that propelled the Williamsburg Aquatic Club (WAC) to another medium-size team title at the Virginia Swimming Long Course Age Group Championship from Thursday through Sunday in...