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Swimming

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  • LAUSD's portable pools make the rounds for water safety

    LAUSD's portable pools make the rounds for water safety
    Just last week, Nathan Flores was feigning stomachaches so he wouldn't have to swim in the 3-foot deep swimming pool, his mother said. But this week, Nathan, 5, splashes around like a koi in a pond. Free daily lessons have taught him to be less afraid...
  • As an author, Becca Mann is no fish out of water

    BALTIMORE — Becca Mann says "The Stolen Dragon of Quanx" is close to being published, perhaps early next month. And she might have completed the 450-page manuscript for the first installment of the planned "Eyes Trilogy" sooner if so many other...
  • Naperville North grad earns scholastic honor

    Naperville's Marcey Wennlund was one of six Wheaton College swimmers who earned NCAA Division III Scholar All-American honors by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Wennlund graduated from Wheaton in the spring and carried the...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Spa package inspired in the Everglades Inspired in the Florida Everglades the aLaya Spa experience at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa offers organic treatments from OSEA, a...
  • Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia's swim team head into next month's showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth...
  • Record-equalling England make it a Proud night in pool

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Benjamin Proud said he had surpassed his wildest dreams after landing a second win to guide England to a record-equalling gold tally as the swimming event ended in thrilling style at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 19-year-old...
  • Williamsburg swimmers win state age-group championship | Community sports

    The dynamic duo of Colby Hurt and Joelle Vereb provided the firepower that propelled the Williamsburg Aquatic Club (WAC) to another medium-size team title at the Virginia Swimming Long Course Age Group Championship from Thursday through Sunday in...
  • Youth Swim: Newport Hills dominates at South Coast Swim Conference finals

    Youth Swim: Newport Hills dominates at South Coast Swim Conference finals
    The Newport Hills Swim Team, known as the Killer Whales, topped the field and won the South Coast Swim Conference championship swim meet on Saturday. The meet, that took place at the NHST pool, included the top swimmers from six area swim teams....
  • Swimming lessons alone will not prevent drowning

    Especially in summer, childhood drowning is an ever-present concern. Between 2000 and 2005, 6,900 U.S. children died from non-boating accidental drowning. The rate of drowning was almost four times higher for children one to two years old, and twice as...
  • Australia surprise themselves as supersuit record beaten

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - It was a world record that few expected to be broken any time soon. Even the Australians themselves could not quite believe it, with Melanie Schlanger the only swimmer to recognize the significance of their collective efforts at the...
  • PASSINGS: Helen Johns Carroll

    Helen Johns Carroll, 99, a swimmer who helped the U.S. women's Olympic team win gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles, died Wednesday at a nursing home in Sumter, S.C., her family said. Then known as Helen...