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  • Phelps roars from last to 1st in 100 free at Arizona meet

    Michael Phelps felt something coming off the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, a sensation he hadn't experienced since resuming training four months ago. It was like a switch flipped in the 18-time Olympic gold medalist. He zoomed off the wall in lane...
  • Two adults taken to the hospital after near-drownings in Lake Worth

    Two adults taken to the hospital after near-drownings in Lake Worth
    Two adults were taken to the hospital after nearly drowning in separate incidents at the same Lake Worth location Saturday, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. A male swimmer was under the care of lifeguards when rescue crews arrived at 10...
  • Michael Phelps fails to qualify for 400 free in Arizona

    Michael Phelps experienced his first failure in his return to competition after a six-month suspension. He was too slow to qualify for the 400-meter freestyle final Friday in the Arena Pro Swim Series meet, finishing 17th overall. Swimming in a far...
  • College Roundup: OCC men's volleyball advances to state semifinals

    MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. Long Beach City Adrian Faitalia finished with 28 kills, leading the host Pirates to the semifinals of the California Community College Athletic Assn. playoffs with a 25-19, 25-18, 22-25, 25-16 win against Long Beach...
  • 2014-15 IHSA academic all-state team

    2014-15 IHSA academic all-state team
    The IHSA announced the 26 members of its 2014-15 academic all-state team on Friday. The class is listed below in alphabetical order by school. Corinne O’Connor, Bishop McNamara (basketball, softball, volleyball) Jacob Smith, Carrollton...
  • Phelps wins 100 butterfly at 1st meet in 8 months

    Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist led at the halfway mark and went on to touch first in 52.38...
  • Commentary: Newport should maintain current `blackball' regulations

    Re. "Newport surfers may get a break with 'blackball' reduction," (April 9): Newport Beach's Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission's misguided recommendation to allow hardboard surfing to mix with boogie boarders, body surfers and swimmers in the ocean...
  • Swimming for health and survival at the YMCA

    Swimming for health and survival at the YMCA
    Effortlessly the diminutive septuagenarian swooped under the lane marker with a few underwater strokes at the end of a 90-minute swim at the Hampton YMCA. Instructor Jenna Turner applauded. Ching Nguyen emerged from the pool smiling after completing...
  • In return to competition, Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 100-meter butterfly final

    In return to competition, Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 100-meter butterfly final
    Michael Phelps knew that, as usual, every eye around the pool was on him. Fans called encouragement. Competitors watched to see how he'd look after eight months away from racing and a suspension for drunk driving. Confronted with the usual mania...
  • 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...
  • Coach says Michael Phelps has been 'a different person' since his return to training

    Coach says Michael Phelps has been 'a different person' since his return to training
    The day he returned from an Arizona treatment center in November, Michael Phelps trained in the familiar waters of the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center in Mount Washington. The session foretold a winter of renewed dedication for Phelps, whose commitment to...