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  • OPRF School Board candidates dive into pool problem

    OPRF School Board candidates dive into pool problem
    Three committees have been charged with deciding whether Oak Park and River Forest High School needs a new pool and how to pay for it. The District 200 Board earlier this year gave itself 90 days (until around the end of April) to find an alternative site...
  • SeaWorld starts 'Meet the Animals' ad campaign

    SeaWorld starts 'Meet the Animals' ad campaign
    SeaWorld Entertainment has introduced a marketing campaign with a “Meet the Animals” theme designed to lure visitors to interact with wildlife at its theme parks. The Orlando-based company says the ads will appear on cable-television...
  • East Hartford AD Frank Cipolla Leaves To Coach Glastonbury Baseball

    Cipolla To CoachGlastonbury Baseball Frank Cipolla resigned as East Hartford athletic director Monday to become the baseball coach at Glastonbury. Cipolla, who had been the athletic director the past three years, had been an assistant baseball coach...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1975, Dieruff wins the PIAA girls basketball title

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. March 16 2005—Jen Plasko scores 14 points while grabbing 13 rebounds, and Marian Catholic holds arch-rival Pottsville Nativity without a field goal...
  • Body found in water identified as British man

    Body found in water identified as British man
    NORTH PALM BEACH — The body of a British man was recovered about 1:30 p.m. Sunday off John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Dario Williams, 21, was found 65 feet from the shore where he disappeared Saturday, said Liz Barraco, spokeswoman for the...
  • Niles West state champion swimmer Cameron Lee seeks endurance boost

    Niles West state champion swimmer Cameron Lee seeks endurance boost
    One of the things Cameron Lee said he's going to work on in the offseason is improving his endurance. While Lee won two state championships and finished second in his other event in the Athletes with Disabilities portion of last weekend's boys state...
  • Swimming notes on Glenbrook South's Sam Iida, Loyola, New Trier & more

    Swimming notes on Glenbrook South's Sam Iida, Loyola, New Trier & more
    A swimmer typically is elated after he touches the wall to win his first state championship. There's often yelling, splashing, or at least a satisfied fist pump. Glenbrook South sophomore Sam Iida raised his arms in the air and also stuck out his tongue...
  • Glastonbury Starts 'Swim By Eight' Aquatics Program

    Glastonbury Starts 'Swim By Eight' Aquatics Program
    GLASTONBURY — Bill Engle, the town's recreation supervisor, say he believes in the adage: "Once a lifeguard, always a lifeguard." Although he hung up his lifeguard whistle long ago, he said he always watches the water when he goes to the beach....
  • Swimming preview: Bigger numbers could bolster Burbank, Burroughs squads

    In a Pacific League that features perennial favorite Crescenta Valley High and other solid programs, the Burroughs and Burbank swimming teams have found the going rough the past few years. However, with sizable turnouts and some renewed interest in both...
  • Body pulled from surf believed to be that of missing Vero Beach teen

    Body pulled from surf believed to be that of missing Vero Beach teen
    VERO BEACH — A body pulled from the surf Monday morning is believed to be that of missing swimmer Jonathan Threewitts, 17, according to Vero Beach Police Chief David Currey. Threewitts, a member of Vero Beach High School varsity wrestling team,...
  • Swim in New York's East River? A floating pool plan envisions a safe way

    Swim in New York's East River? A floating pool plan envisions a safe way
    On hot summer days, Dong-Ping Wong does what many New Yorkers do; he heads to the riverfront. But then he wants to do what only die-hards would do: go for a swim. "There's this giant body of water, but as a city dweller, you don't ever think that it's...