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  • Lafayette High earns Daily Press Program of the Year honors

    Lafayette High earns Daily Press Program of the Year honors
    The Lafayette High athletic tradition of excellence began immediately when the school opened in 1973, with future Dallas Cowboys running back Ron Springs and company reaching the Group AAA state championship game. Lawrence Taylor made his debut in a...
  • Shark attacks swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier

    Shark attacks swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier
    A seven-foot shark attacked a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday morning, witnesses and police said. The shark bit the swimmer, who was training near the pier, at about 9:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department's...
  • Shark in Manhattan Beach attack was 'agitated,' lifeguard says

    Shark in Manhattan Beach attack was 'agitated,' lifeguard says
    Sharks are not an uncommon sight in the waters off the Manhattan Beach Pier, but attacks like the one Saturday are rare, experts said. A swimmer was attacked by a shark Saturday morning. The unidentified victim, described as a long-distance swimmer...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • Great white shark bites swimmer in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 7 foot (2 meter) great white shark bit a swimmer off the coast near Manhattan Beach in Southern California on Saturday, leaving the man with moderate injuries, a fire department official said. The shark bit the long-distance...
  • Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City

    Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City
    A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday. One person who was rescued required...
  • No fishing allowed from Manhattan Beach pier after shark bites swimmer

    No fishing allowed from Manhattan Beach pier after shark bites swimmer
    After a young 7-foot great white shark bit a long-distance swimmer off Manhattan Beach Pier earlier Saturday, police have banned fishing from the pier until Tuesday. The swimmer, described only as 35 to 40 years old, was bitten once on the right side of...
  • The Morning Call Sports Calendar

    The Morning Call Sports Calendar
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Coming events, tournaments, races, meetings, registrations and more. Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O....
  • Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm

    Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm
    In the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur beachgoers should be cautious of debris, high waves and rip currents known to exhaust swimmers and pull them out to sea. "Because the storm is gone, doesn't mean the danger is gone," said Ric Harriman, member of...
  • Safeguard your dog from heat stroke this summer

    Safeguard your dog from heat stroke this summer
    Dogs can die in hot cars. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, 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...
  • Simsbury Swimmer Receives Elmer Vincent Rotary Award

    SIMSBURY — Nick Catalano, 18, is this year's recipient of the Elmer Vincent Rotary Award. The award, given out for almost 20 years by the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club, honors a male and female athlete from Simsbury who exemplifies what Rotary means,...