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Swimming

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  • Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited

    Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited
    State officials are continuing to gather information about a Saturday incident in which a great white shark bit a swimmer in Manhattan Beach, but said Tuesday they have no plans to cite the fishermen who hooked the shark shortly before the bite happened....
  • 'We never think we're going to go to work and die'

    'We never think we're going to go to work and die'
    Newport Beach lifeguard Ben Carlson was manning a rescue boat Sunday evening when he got a call that a swimmer was struggling to get back to shore near 16th Street. The 6- to 8-foot swell, slightly larger than waves traditionally seen in that area of...
  • Fisherman defends his action after shark bite incident ignites controversy

    Fisherman defends his action after 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...
  • 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...
  • Shark bite exposes uneasy coexistence between fishermen, beachgoers

    Shark bite exposes uneasy coexistence between fishermen, beachgoers
    The weekend biting of a long-distance swimmer by a great white shark exposed an uneasy coexistence between fishermen and beachgoers at Manhattan Beach Pier. The swimmer, Steve Robles, a 50-year-old real estate professional, is expected to recover from...
  • Fishermen not 'chumming' on pier before shark attack, witness says

    Fishermen not 'chumming' on pier before shark attack, witness says
    A great white shark that bit a swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday was not attracted to the area by chumming, according to an aquarium director who witnessed the incident. Three fishermen were using baited fishing lines thrown from the pier,...
  • Visitors, colleagues pay respects to Newport Beach lifeguard who died

    Visitors, colleagues pay respects to Newport Beach lifeguard who died
    The waters were rough, but the day was warm and cloudless in Newport Beach, a summer Monday like so many others, taken in by countless beachgoers — only interrupted here and there by scattered reminders that a day earlier a man charged with...
  • 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...
  • Wiltondale Warriors host historic swim meet [Towson]

    Wiltondale Warriors host historic swim meet [Towson]
    Nearly 58 years to the day of its grand opening in 1956, Wiltondale Pool hosted its first-ever swim meet on June 30, opening the gates to Campus Cabana's swim team, the Seahorses, of Campus Hills. The grounds were decorated with homemade signs cheering...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Golas Is Eastern Hall Of Fame Selection

    A winner of 102 races in dual meet competition over a four-year career, Amy Golas has become the first representative of the Eastern Connecticut State University intercollegiate swim program to be selected for induction into the E-Club Athletic Hall of...
  • Coopersburg's DiLeo a standout in a unique sport

    Nick DiLeo's passion for the swimming pool has earned him national recognition. DiLeo, who is from Coopersburg and is a product of The Hill School, was named an All-American for water polo. "It means a lot. Making the transition from high school to...