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Swimming

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  • Shark bites 8-year-old boy in North Carolina, fourth attack in 2 weeks

    Shark bites 8-year-old boy in North Carolina, fourth attack in 2 weeks
    An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a shark Wednesday while swimming in knee-deep water in Surf City, N.C. Town Manager Larry Bergman says the town does not plan to warn visitors about the shark bite or tell swimmers to get...
  • Taco Bell founder's estate for sale in Rancho Santa Fe for $7.5 million

    Taco Bell founder's estate for sale in Rancho Santa Fe for $7.5 million
    Here’s something you won’t find on the dollar menu: The home of late entrepreneur Glen Bell Jr., founder of Taco Bell, is on the market in Rancho Santa Fe for $7.495 million. Set behind gates near the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, the compound...
  • Summer swim season starts

    Summer swim season starts
    When the six Bowie summer pools kicked off action in the Prince-Mont Swim League on Saturday morning, local swimmers looked to make an immediate splash this season and then use the league slate as a springboard into bigger meets later this summer, in...
  • Winter Champions

    Winter Champions
    BOYS BASKETBALL Class LL: Fairfield Prep 51, Westhill-Stamford 50 Class L: Bunnell-Stratford 72, Naugatuck 61 Class M: Weaver-Hartford 73, Notre Dame-Fairfield 59 Class S: Sacred Heart-Waterbury 71, Valley Regional-Deep River 46 GIRLS BASKETBALL...
  • IHSA settlement could mean more opportunities for athletes with disabilities

    IHSA settlement could mean more opportunities for athletes with disabilities
    Lake Forest High School swimmer Ana Kohout had a meet for the ages last November, when she won two events and finished second in two more at the state championships. Such results usually would yield a huge number of points for her team, but in her case,...
  • Shark bites 8-year-old boy in NC; no warning to swimmers

    An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a shark Wednesday while swimming in knee-deep water in Surf City, N.C. Town Manager Larry Bergman says the town does not plan to warn visitors about the shark bite or tell swimmers to get...
  • Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore

    Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore
    The 2014-15 school year is over, and so is a prep sports season that included several successes along the way. Below is Part 2 of the top team and individual performances reported in the Independent during the 2015 portion of the school year. —...
  • Disabled athletes can compete in swimming, track in Illinois

    Disabled prep student athletes will be given full opportunities to compete in certain sports under a settlement with the Illinois High School Association that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday. The settlement allows disabled...
  • Woycik: Grieving parishioners at Emanuel AME an example for us all

    What wonderful examples the beautiful people from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., are. After witnessing the hateful murders of their loved ones during a church service, their reaction speaks louder than any pastor, priest...
  • Athletes prepare for European Maccabi Games

    Athletes prepare for European Maccabi Games
    Stephanie Musinsky, 18, of Boca Raton, is looking forward to the 14th European Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany from July 27 to August 5. Musinsky, a sophomore at Duke University, will be competing for Team USA in the half marathon, marking her first...
  • Meet the protagonists in the Greek bailout drama

    Even if the policy talk can be deadening, the main protagonists in the Greek bailout drama have brought their big, sometimes oversized, personalities to the negotiating table. Here is a look at the key players involved. ___ Alexis Tsipras, Greek...