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Today In Sports History for Aug. 24

...Williamsport, Pa. is covered by ABC's Wide World of Sports for the first time.1963 - Don Schollander becomes the first swimmer to break the two-minute barrier in the 200-meter freestyle with a 1:58.4 time in a meet at Osaka, Japan.1963 - John...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-24/today-sports-history-aug-24
Sports
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

...state qualifying swimmers including Dakota...a competitive swimmer, graduated from...Pacific University swimmer and former Ketchikan...club coach, has 27 swimmers returning, including...Kito will be the SE swimmer to watch with a...45.99, four SE swimmers will be noted this...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/thunder-mountain-swimmers-host-invitat
Sports
Swimmers honor man by swimming laps

FAIRBANKS - Ten swimmers dog-paddled across Hamme...he developed with other swimmers during many years in the...summer.Even his fellow swimmers knew little about him...presence," fellow lap swimmer Avalon Wappett said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-23/swimmers-honor-man-swimming-laps
State
Two JDHS swimmers commit to college pools

Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears senior swimmers Dakota Isaak and Ciera Kelly will face one of their biggest...when they went on their chosen campuses and met the other swimmers they just clicked and knew they were a part of the team...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-10/two-jdhs-swimmers-commit-college-pools
Sports
Swimmers Kelly and Isaak make college choices official

Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears senior swimmers Ciera Kelly and Dakota Isaak made desires to swim at Washington State University and Boise State University, respectively, official...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-13/swimmers-kelly-and-isaak-make-college-
Sports
Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...it wasn't me. She is a really good swimmer."Umbs swam for Juneau-Douglas High...coaches said Umbs was always the first swimmer in the pool for practice and always had...just three years but has become a solid swimmer. "Christine is a really low-key kind...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-21/two-juneau-athletes-world-games
Sports
Michael Phelps focused on improving in and out of pool

...Antonio - basically, a backup meet for all those American swimmers who didn't qualify for the world championships in Kazan...I'm going to find in the morning," said Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach. "That wasn't always the case."Phelps...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-06/michael-phelps-focused-improving-and-o
Sports
Dog doo returns, Twin Lakes closes again

...Department samples the water at Twin Lakes on a frequent basis and on late Friday, the results came back with a high fecal count. Swimmers and pets are discouraged from entering the water until a future report shows a lowered fecal count.Kirk Duncan, the department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-02/dog-doo-returns-twin-lakes-closes-again
Local
Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...Lawn Tennis Association institutes the nine-point tiebreaker rule.1976 - John Naber of the United States becomes the first swimmer to break the 2-minute barrier in the 200-meter backstroke at the Olympics in Montreal.1976 - Mac Wilkins of the United...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/today-sports-history-july-24-and-july-
Sports
Sjostrom, Hosszu set world marks at swim games

...2009 worlds in Rome during a time when the sport was rocked by swimmers setting a slew of world records in rubber suits that were eventually...Hosszu trains in the United States and met Tusup when they were swimmers at the University of Southern California. She's known for...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04/sjostrom-hosszu-set-world-marks-swim-
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