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Swimming

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  • 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...
  • W. Kentucky suspends swimming, diving programs for 5 years

    Western Kentucky suspended its swimming and diving programs for five years on Tuesday following an investigation of hazing incidents and violations of Title IX sexual misconduct and assault, harassment and the student conduct code. Hilltoppers athletes...
  • Evanston products compete at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

    Evanston products compete at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
    Williams College swimmer Sarah Thompson, an Evanston graduate, locked up another NCAA Championship title on March 21 in the 1,650 freestyle with an NCAA Division III record time of 16 minutes, 21.44 seconds, almost four full seconds faster than the...
  • Safe swimming the goal of drowning victim's family

    Safe swimming the goal of drowning victim's family
    John Kocher remembers it as "the phone call no one ever wants to receive." The Richards High School guidance counselor and freshman football coach on Monday used that phrase to describe the call he got in July 2013 notifying him that his son, Matthew...
  • Another season begins soon at Lake Minear Beach

    Another season begins soon at Lake Minear Beach
    Somewhere on a decibel scale between a jet airplane taking off and the whisper of rustling leaves are the sounds of a busy, outdoor municipal swimming pool. Just below that is the relative peace and quiet of Lake Minear Beach, located northeast of...
  • Winnetka Park District hires rec supervisor, marketing specialist

    The Winnetka Park District has announced two new hires who will likely become familiar faces to residents using its facilities. Joining the Park District as a recreational supervisor is Jennifer Gorczyca, whose responsibilities will include overseeing...
  • Michael Phelps' swimming suspension lifted Monday

    Michael Phelps' swimming suspension lifted Monday
    Michael Phelps is clear to return to competitive swimming Monday after serving a six-month suspension from USA Swimming as punishment for his drunken driving arrest in September. The record-setting Olympian is expected to return to the pool in less than...
  • Japanese centenarian finishes 1,500-meter swim race

    Japanese centenarian finishes 1,500-meter swim race
    Mieko Nagaoka probably deserves to sleep in on Monday morning. Over the weekend, the Japanese woman -- who is variously listed as 100 or 101 years old -- became the first centenarian to complete a 1,500-meter race in a 25-meter pool. Nagaoka swam...
  • Does punishment fit crime for Justin Gatlin, Michael Phelps?

    Does punishment fit crime for Justin Gatlin, Michael Phelps?
    In the novel "Crime and Punishment," Dostoyevsky wrote that intelligence was not enough to act sensibly. That seems clear from what British Olympic sprinter and Harvard alum Chris Lambert said last week about 2004 Olympic 100-meter champion Justin...