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Swimming

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  • Teen who drowned in Lake County identified

    Teen who drowned in Lake County identified
    The teenager who drowned while swimming with friends in Third Lake Monday has been identified as Matt Reed, who was about to begin his junior year at Grayslake Central High School, according to school officials. "Our hearts and prayers are with the...
  • Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news

    Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news
    Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won. The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
  • Allentown man pulled dead from pond after jumping from swing rope into water

    Allentown man pulled dead from pond after jumping from swing rope into water
    A swimmer jumped into a pond next to the South Mountain Reservoir on Tuesday afternoon and disappeared, and despite rescuers' attempts to save him, he was found dead. The Lehigh County coroner's office was called to the scene at South 10th Street and...
  • Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown

    Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown
    Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it. Hall of Fame golfer Carol Mann's career path was set when she couldn't see her head in a mirror made for young ballerinas to study their movements....
  • Swimmer's body recovered on Melbourne Beach

    Swimmer's body recovered on Melbourne Beach
    Brevard County authorities have recovered the body of a man who apparently drowned while swimming off Melbourne Beach yesterday. They are not releasing his name, until next of kin can be notified, but say his body was found shortly after 10 p.m. He...
  • Conor Dwyer taking flight under Michael Phelps' wing

    BALTIMORE — It is a perfect late spring morning. The sun already has dried out the remains of an overnight rain, and the birds are chirping so loudly, they nearly drown out conversation during an al fresco breakfast outside the Whole Foods in the...
  • For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go

    For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go
    I'm paddling through the playground of the great white shark about 100 yards offshore, just south of Manhattan Beach Pier, straight out from that first lifeguard stand, roughly the site of Saturday's attack. My Walden Pond. Well, maybe that's a little...
  • Bolt, Farah headline cast at Glasgow Commonwealths

    LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Mo Farah lead a cast of the world's leading athletes descending on Glasgow to compete in the Commonwealth Games starting in Scotland's biggest city on Wednesday. World-record holders, decorated...
  • Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

    Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
    Divers were searching Wednesday afternoon for a swimmer who was submerged in the ocean near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard, lifeguards and divers have been looking for the swimmer since 2:55 p.m....
  • Three swimmers saved from rip current

    A Newport Beach resident caught a dramatic ocean rescue on video Monday afternoon when a lifeguard saved three young swimmers from a rip current and waves that could have smashed them into a jetty. Joe Bowerbank went to the beach to watch the powerful...
  • Virginia Crusaders on mission for third Mason-Dixon title as season starts Saturday | Community news

    The Virginia Crusaders open their 2014 season at home Saturday night with one objective in mind — a three-peat. The Peninsula-based powerhouse has steamrolled to the last two Mason-Dixon Football League titles. And barring a calamity, head coach...