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  • Still mourning death of Fran Crippen, USA Swimming boycotting open water race in Abu Dhabi

    More than four years after the death of Fran Crippen, swimming's international governing body has scheduled an open water race in the United Arab Emirates. The United States is not happy about that decision. USA Swimming says it will boycott the March...
  • More Lake Okeechobee draining begins Friday

    More Lake Okeechobee draining begins Friday
    High water levels in Lake Okeechobee are triggering a new round of lake water draining to the east coast to lower South Florida flood risks. Draining away water eases the strain on the lake's troubled dike, considered one of the country's most at risk of...
  • Suzie Hoyt Still Blazing Trails In Pool At Glastonbury High

    Suzie Hoyt Still Blazing Trails In Pool At Glastonbury High
    GLASTONBURY – Suzie Hoyt remembers the odd looks she would get from coaches when she took over as Glastonbury High School boys swimming coach in 1990. "It was hard," Hoyt said. "And I don't want it to sound sexist, but I was a female taking over a...
  • Sophomores accounting for nearly two-thirds of Hampton's' scoring

    Sophomores accounting for nearly two-thirds of Hampton's' scoring
    Four years ago, Hampton was in a similar situation with sophomores Anthony Barber, Jordan Baker and Sammie Royal carrying most of the load. The Crabbers went through their ups and downs that season and missed the playoffs. This year, Hampton is...
  • Wednesday's 11:30 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Boys basketball Gloucester 43, Hickory 34 Bruton at Lafayette, ppd. to 7 Wednesday Jamestown at Grafton, ppd., tentatively to 7 Feb. 9 Tabb 85, Poquoson 44 Smithfield at Warhill, ppd. indefinitely York at New Kent, ppd. to 7 Jan. 26   GLOUCESTER 43,...
  • Lafayette 200 medley relay team sets area boys swimming record at Kecoughtan Invitational

    The four swimmers on the Lafayette High boys 200 medley relay team were probably just beginning in the sport in 2002, when Tabb set the area record in the event with a time of 1 minute, 36.87 seconds in the AA state meet. All grown up, the Rams' quartet...
  • Sleepaway camps: When (and where) to go

    Sleepaway camps: When (and where) to go
    Stephanie Salvatore wasn’t sure whether her then-9-year-old daughter, Lily, was ready for sleepaway camp. But the tears were a good sign. Lily was crying because she didn’t want to go home, says Salvatore, a Bethesda mother of three....
  • Kerry Wood welcomes World Series talk at Woody's Winter Warm-Up

    There was something different about the mood at this year's Kerry Wood-hosted Woody's Winter Warm-Up benefit -- and it had little to do with the new location. Several Cubs players attended the fourth annual Wood Family Foundation benefit Friday at Harry...
  • Grant will support expansion of Gurnee Park District swim program

    Grant will support expansion of Gurnee Park District swim program
    Officials of the Gurnee Park District announced that the district recently received a $20,000 grant from the John H. Emery Youth, Pageantry, and Patriotism Fund. This donation will be used to support children whose family may not otherwise have the...
  • Seahorses do well at youth swim meet in Wisconsin

    The Kenosha-based Seahorses YMCA swim team returned from the Schroeder YMCA Finalist Invitational in Brown Deer, Wis. with team records, meet hardware and state-qualifying times in tow. With more than 900 swimmers participating at the largest meet of the...
  • Grant grad must have them jumping for joy at Illinois

    Grant grad must have them jumping for joy at Illinois
    Random thoughts from someone who, when he hits the road in the aging-not-so-gracefully ’98 Toyota for the first time each day, fully expects to see the marquee signs at the fuel stations to say $2.79 per gallon for regular gas. As a result, you&...