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  • Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week

    Members of the Fallston Fins Swim Team are in the pool every week in a competitive meet, but next week the competition will be a bit different. Since 2009, the Fins have hosted a swim fundraiser to benefit and remember a lost teammate, Wilson Brady, who...
  • Michael Phelps enjoys mixed success at Santa Clara meet

    Michael Phelps continued his comeback from retirement with a tie for victory and a second-place finish at a U.S. Grand Prix Series meet in Santa Clara, Calif., on Friday. While certainly not back to his dominant best since hanging up his goggles after...
  • Michael Phelps fades late, finishes second in 200-meter freestyle at Arena Grand Prix

    Michael Phelps tired near the end to finish a distant second to France’s Yannick Agnel in the 200-meter freestyle at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Saturday. Olympic champion Agnel led Phelps narrowly after 100 meters but extended his lead...
  • Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm

    Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm
    In the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur beachgoers should be cautious of debris, high waves and rip currents known to exhaust swimmers and pull them out to sea. "Because the storm is gone, doesn't mean the danger is gone," said Ric Harriman, member of...
  • Simsbury Swimmer Receives Elmer Vincent Rotary Award

    SIMSBURY — Nick Catalano, 18, is this year's recipient of the Elmer Vincent Rotary Award. The award, given out for almost 20 years by the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club, honors a male and female athlete from Simsbury who exemplifies what Rotary means,...
  • Guarding local swimmers [Editorial]

    Guarding local swimmers  [Editorial]
    The Maryland and Delaware Atlantic Ocean beach resorts got a bit of good news to kick off the summer season this past week. The latest survey by the National Resources Defense Council rates both states as having some of the cleanest beach water in the...
  • Is Fort Lauderdale diving into trouble?

    Fort Lauderdale is getting closer to starting construction on its planned $32.4 million aquatic center to replace the current one at the International Swimming Hall of Fame.  Some critics fear it’s just one big “I told you so” waiting to...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • Great white shark bites swimmer in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 7 foot (2 meter) great white shark bit a swimmer off the coast near Manhattan Beach in Southern California on Saturday, leaving the man with moderate injuries, a fire department official said. The shark bit the long-distance...
  • Shark hooked on line for almost an hour attacks swimmer in L.A.

    The shark that bit a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach pier Saturday morning was hooked by a fisherman on the pier for nearly an hour and had become increasingly annoyed as it tried to free itself, authorities said.   "He was trying to get off the...
  • Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City

    Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City
    A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday. One person who was rescued required...