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Swimming

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  • College Roundup: UCI women's water polo clinches Big West title

    WOMEN'S WATER POLO UC Irvine 7, Long Beach State 2 LONG BEACH — Junior McKenna Mitchell scored three goals to help the visiting Anteaters clinch the outright Big West Conference regular-season title on Thursday. No. 5-ranked UCI (18-7, 4-1 in...
  • A look at deaths near submerged dams in Maryland

    Since the 1950s, at least 441 people have died at 235 submerged dams in 38 states. About half of those deaths occurred in the past 15 years — a period when many cities have sought to repurpose their rivers into picturesque attractions that would...
  • High School Swim: CdM girls win

    High School Swim: CdM girls win
    With the meet already decided on both the girls' and boys' side, the meet-ending 400-yard freestyle relay was still notable at Wednesday's Pacific Coast League swim meet between host Corona del Mar High and University. CdM girls' Coach Doug Volding,...
  • High School Roundup: Laguna boys' tennis rule OCL

    A two-week layout from competition did little to prevent the Laguna Beach High boys' tennis team from registering another one-sided victory in Orange Coast League play. The top-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division 4 returned to the playing court...
  • 'Flip, float and follow' can save young lives during beach season

    'Flip, float and follow' can save young lives during beach season
    After students at Greenwood Elementary School in Waukegan settled in for a safety presentation Thursday, Bob Pratt asked them what they would do if they saw a fire. "Call 911!" shouted the children, who ranged from preschool through second grade. He...
  • FINA could offer Phelps extra place to race at swim worlds

    Swimming's governing body wants to give Michael Phelps a special invitation to race at the world championships. FINA executive director Cornel Marculescu told the Associated Press on Thursday it would be "no problem for us" to offer Phelps an extra...
  • Michael Phelps confirms he's aiming to swim at 2016 Olympics

    Michael Phelps confirms he's aiming to swim at 2016 Olympics
    An emotional and rejuvenated Michael Phelps confirmed Wednesday what the swimming world had long assumed — he’ll try to add to his record total of 22 Olympic medals at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Phelps made his Olympic intentions...
  • Swimming: Rules change allows jewelry during meets

    Swimming: Rules change allows jewelry during meets
    The national governing body for high school athletics announced Wednesday several rules changes affecting attire at swimming and diving meets. The National Federation of State High School Associations will allow competitors to wear jewelry in the pool...
  • Pet Vet: Is local drinking water safe for dogs?

    A reader has a question about drinking water for her dog, Lacey. Lacey is 9 months old and of mixed breed descent. Erin knows of caretakers who only use bottled water for their companions, fearing potential problems from tap water. Is tap water safe for...
  • Colgate swimmers hosting swim-a-thon to benefit charity

    The Colgate University men's swimming and diving team is hosting a swim-a-thon for charity. Members of the program plan to swim non-stop for a period of 48 hours starting Thursday afternoon, with at least one swimmer in the water at all times. The...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart swimming speeds past Crescenta Valley

    Flintridge Sacred Heart swimming speeds past Crescenta Valley
    LA CRESCENTA — It was similar to any other day at the pool for Crescenta Valley High's Heather MacDougall and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kate Herrill and Kirsten Vose, with the area's elite female swimmers talking behind the starting blocks...