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Swimming

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  • Lawyers: Liberty student a victim of 'delayed drowning'

    Lawyers: Liberty student a victim of 'delayed drowning'
    Juanya Spady didn't want to go into the pool during gym class at Liberty High School, but he knew that sitting on the bench would hurt his grade. Unable to swim, the 15-year-old sophomore did his best to do laps by hanging on to the edge of the pool,...
  • Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy

    Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy
    A South Bay fisherman is defending his actions amid growing anger directed at pier anglers, following Saturday’s shark bite incident in Manhattan Beach that shocked surfers and swimmers. Officials on scene said that a group of anglers on the...
  • Crusaders roll to 39-7 victory in semi-pro football season opener | Community sports

    Forget about any opening-game jitters. The Virginia Crusaders, two-time defending champs in the Mason-Dixon Football League, played like an unshakable powerhouse in their season-opening 39-7 victory over the Carolina Seminoles on Saturday night at...
  • Where to swim, where to fish?

    To the editor: Two potential rules should allow swimmers and pier fishermen to share the ocean.  (“Shark bite puts fishing rules in question,” July 13) First, pass a regulation that bans swimming within 200 feet of a pier.  Swimmers have...
  • Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures

    Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures
    Tuesday didn’t offer the greatest conditions for a dip in Lake Michigan, but Daniel Thorner, age 6, wasn’t about to let colder than normal water temperatures spoil a boating trip with his grandfather. After returning wet and shivering to...
  • Beltzville Lake closed to swimming

    The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has closed the beach at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County to swimming today. Conservation staff has again found high bacterial counts in water samples from Monday. As a precaution, the...
  • Swimmer bitten by shark has no insurance, mounting medical bills

    Swimmer bitten by shark has no insurance, mounting medical bills
    A swimmer bitten by a shark off the Manhattan Beach pier spoke out Tuesday night as the city debated whether to ban fishing in the area. The Manhattan Beach City Council late Tuesday took steps toward declaring a state of emergency and public nuisance...
  • How to keep your child safe and healthy at summer camp

    How to keep your child safe and healthy at summer camp
    Summer camp can be a great experience for kids, one that is filled with new independence, self-confidence, new and old friends, and memories that last a lifetime. The following are some guidelines to keep in mind in order to make sure that your child&...
  • Swimmer bitten by shark off Manhattan Beach describes ordeal

    A swimmer who was attacked by a shark near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday described the incident as terrifying, saying “I felt the shark biting into me and I thought this is it.” Steven Robles was out for a swim with about a dozen...
  • Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says

    Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says
    The fishermen who hooked a great white shark in Manhattan Beach on Saturday were trying to guide the fish to deep water and away from swimmers when it bit one, one of the fishermen said Sunday. Some beachgoers have been critical of the fishermen...
  • Newport Beach lifeguard drowns in rescue try

    A Newport Beach lifeguard drowned Sunday during a rescue attempt near the city's pier. Officials said it was the first time a city lifeguard had died in the line of duty. Ben Carlson, a 15-year veteran Newport Beach lifeguard, was pulled from the...