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  • 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...
  • Accusers challenge legacy of Winter Park icon Fleet Peeples Sr.

    Accusers challenge legacy of Winter Park icon Fleet Peeples Sr.
    Fleetwood "Fleet" Peeples was a beloved figure in Winter Park. A longtime presence on the Rollins College campus as director of aquatics, he's credited with teaching 20,000 area children to swim during six decades. When Peeples died in 1993 at age 95,...
  • Newport Beach lifeguard death is first on duty in 100 years

    Newport Beach lifeguard death is first on duty in 100 years
    A Newport Beach lifeguard who drowned during a weekend rescue is the first on-duty death in the division’s 100-year history, officials said. Ben Carlson, a 15-year veteran lifeguard, swam out to save a distressed swimmer struggling in 6- to 8-foot...
  • Winter Park looks at renaming Fleet Peeples Park after molestation allegations

    Winter Park looks at renaming Fleet Peeples Park after molestation allegations
    Winter Park is taking a first step toward renaming Fleet Peeples Park amid accusations that the former swimming instructor and local icon was a child molester. In a statement issued Monday, City Manager Randy Knight said city commissioners will have...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Lose To Fisher Cats

    Fisher Cats Beat Rock Cats Fisher Cats' starter Rodhames Liz (2-1, 0.96) held the Rock Cats to just two hits in a seven-inning 2-0 shutout in Manchester, N.H., Monday. Jason Wheeler (2-2, 3.33) took the loss. The night's second game, a makeup of a June...
  • 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...
  • Newport Beach lifeguard dies during rescue

    Newport Beach lifeguard dies during rescue
    A 15-year veteran lifeguard drowned while rescuing a swimmer Sunday evening in Newport Beach. Ben Carlson, 32, is the first lifeguard to die in the line of duty in the city's history, Newport Beach fire chief Scott Poster said in a televised news...
  • Newport mourns for lifeguard

    Newport mourns for lifeguard
    Bouquets in swim fins sat on the plastic chairs outside the entrance to the Newport Beach lifeguard headquarters Monday morning in memory of lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died while rescuing a distressed swimmer over the weekend. Carlson, a 15-year...
  • How to protect your dog from heat stroke this summer

    Dogs can die in hot cars. According to AAA, when it's 85 degrees outdoors, even with the car windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. "How hot it can get in a car just blows me away," says Dr. Mike...
  • Rojas sisters swim in synch to nationals

    The Palm Beach Coralytes synchronized swimming teams have been busy this summer training for solos, duets, trios and team routines at Aqua Crest Pool that they will debut at the Age Group National Competitions held in Federal Way, Washington early this...