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  • Deerfield swimmer finishes strong

     Deerfield swimmer finishes strong
    Deerfield swimmer Ruby Powell ended her high school career on a strong note by finishing sixth in the 100-yard backstroke and 10th in the 50-yard freestyle to score all 12 of her team's points in the IHSA state championship meet in Evanston over the...
  • Chinese officials defend Sun's three-month ban

    The Chinese Swimming Association (CSA) has defended the three-month ban handed out to world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang for a doping offence. The CSA released a statement on Tuesday saying it believed Sun had made a mistake but never...
  • Joseph Baker: Lifeguard to 'most honest insurance person'

    Joseph Baker: Lifeguard to 'most honest insurance person'
    As a University of Florida student, Joseph Baker spent his summer break as a lifeguard on a Jacksonville beach. It was there that he met a girl named Dede Duguid. "I was 16 year old, enamored by this handsome lifeguard. I hung on that lifeguard tower...
  • China's Sun served three month banned for doping test

    (Reuters) - China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing positive for a banned stimulant, the China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) said on Monday. The agency said Sun had tested positive...
  • Chinese doping officials say no cover-up of Sun ban

    (Reuters) - Chinese doping officials say they were not trying to cover up Sun Yang's positive test and that they held back news of his three-month suspension because they did not want to make any mistakes with "the most famous athlete in China". Sun,...
  • Chinese officials reveal Olympic swimmer banned for doping last summer

    Chinese officials reveal Olympic swimmer banned for doping last summer
    Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang quietly served a three-month doping ban last summer, Chinese officials announced on Monday. The country's antidoping agency said the ban was not disclosed earlier as a matter of policy. "This is huge bad...
  • Roundup | Saturday, Nov. 22

    Roundup | Saturday, Nov. 22
    Football Loyola to play in Prep Bowl after beating Brother Rice The start couldn’t have been any better for Brother Rice. A big hit on Loyola quarterback Aidan Walsh on the first play from scrimmage Friday night produced a fumble, recovered by...
  • Girls swimming: Loyola claims first state title as New Trier's reign ends

    Girls swimming: Loyola claims first state title as New Trier's reign ends
    The Loyola girls swimming team used its last race Saturday to put a stamp on a program milestone. The Ramblers won their first girls swimming and diving state title, scoring 148 points. Downers Grove North, Rosary (118 each) and Lake Forest (114)...
  • Girls swimming state notes: Barrington's Kirsten Jacobsen wins two again

    Girls swimming state notes: Barrington's Kirsten Jacobsen wins two again
    Kirsten Jacobsen's facial expression upon hitting the wall said it all. Barrington's two-time defending state champion expected a better time in her favorite and best event, the 500-yard freestyle. The junior judged her mid-swim optimism based on the...
  • Pass The Drumstick, Then Everything Else, To Joey Chestnut

    Pass The Drumstick, Then Everything Else, To Joey Chestnut
    WEST HARTFORD — Growing up, the most famous eater in the world wanted no part of the big bird. "My birthday is always around Thanksgiving and I always had to have turkey on my birthday," Joey "Jaws" Chestnut said Friday. "My mom was always, 'Let'...
  • Friday's high school roundup: Menchville's Breeger signs to swim for JMU

    Girls swimming: Menchville senior Jillian Breeger signed her letter of intent to swim for James Madison next season. She helped the Monarchs win a state title in the 200-yard freestyle relay last year. Boys volleyball: Cox (Group 6A) and Princess...