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  • Lake Howell distance swimmer races to own beat

    Lake Howell distance swimmer races to own beat
    The song starts out slow but gains momentum with each stroke Carlos Carrasquillo takes. At the 44-second mark, drums break out into a heavy rock beat, and the Lake Howell distance swimmer is in the zone. "End of me," by the band A Day to Remember, is...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again
    If 2013 was a breakout season for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimmer Kirsten Vose, then perhaps 2014 could be defined as a brand-building campaign. No longer was it a surprise for the junior to win Mission League individual and team titles or to...
  • Briefs: Kapana stars as USA advances to semis

    Newport Harbor High incoming senior Carlee Kapana made 19 saves in goal as the U.S. women's youth national water polo team topped the Netherlands, 6-4, on Friday in the quarterfinals of the FINA Youth World Championships in Madrid, Spain. CdM incoming...
  • Wildlife officials capture crocodile suspected in South Florida attack

    Wildlife officials capture crocodile suspected in South Florida attack
    MIAMI — Pancho — a 12-foot, 300-pound American crocodile that has made its home in the backyard waters of the exclusive Gables by the Sea community — is dead. The croc died while fighting his capture early Friday morning, authorities...
  • Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers

    Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers
    Massive waves from Tropical Storm Marie could contribute to dangerous conditions on local beaches, even after swells dissipate. Stronger-than-normal rip currents caused by storm conditions will likely be present at local beaches for the next two weeks,...
  • Crocodile sought in attack dies during capture

    MIAMI Pancho a 12-foot, 300-pound American crocodile that has made its home in the backyard waters of the exclusive Gables by the Sea community is dead. The croc died while fighting his capture early Friday morning, authorities said. "He died fighting,"...
  • High School Athlete of the Month contest official rules

    High School Athlete of the Month contest official rules
    1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The High School Athlete of the Month Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by TribLocal, a publication of Chicago Tribune Company LLC (“TribLocal”), and Country Financial (“Sponsors&...
  • Newport's Wedge lives up to its reputation: 1 hurt in thundering surf

    Newport's Wedge lives up to its reputation: 1 hurt in thundering surf
    A day with big surf in Newport Beach is like a snow day in New England, Newport Beach Deputy Police Chief David McGill explained. Residents near the tip of Balboa Peninsula hunker down or get out of town in anticipation of the throngs of surfers,...
  • Varsity scores: Aug. 28

    Varsity scores: Aug. 28
    Football South Lake 62 East Ridge 3   Spruce Creek 19Seabreeze 12   St. Cloud 69, Centennial, Colo, Eaglecrest 56 Volleyball     Apopka 3, Lake Minneola 0 Buzz: Apopka won the match 25-22, 25-9, 25-19. Brianna Lemon had 8 kills and 9...
  • Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen

    Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen
    The Coast Guard rescued three people near Ocean City's inlet Wednesday when their 17-foot boat capsized, and a Virginia teen drowned in a rip current there Tuesday as town officials limited beachgoers to wading as Hurricane Cristobal continues to churn up...
  • Varsity scores: Aug. 27

    Varsity scores: Aug. 27
    Girls volleyball   Timber Creek 3, Freedom 0 Buzz: Kara Peters had 7 kills and 20 assists and Kristen Johansson had 8 kills and 3 blocks for Timber Creek (2-0) in the 25-23, 25-18, 25-19 victory. Celeste Foster had 5 kills, 6 digs and 2 aces for...