Juneau girls, Sitka boys top swim invite

...coaching her has been happy and sad. The kids swam very well. We worked really hard this week so they were swimming tired but still swimming well. This is a good sign our training is on target."Added Cayce, "This weekend was a good test for...
Firefighter leaps into harbor to rescue man

...drysuit has a zipper to be able to relieve yourself, and that zipper was open; I failed to notice.""I've never gone swimming for anybody before, but other guys have," he added.On Feb. 27, two CCFR firefighters fished a man out of Gastineau Channel...
'Fire hose' of moisture hits S. Carolina; 12 killed

...side of the capital city awash in floodwater. Neither trailer parks nor upscale neighborhoods were spared: One mansion's swimming pool was filled with a yellowish broth.South Carolina is accustomed to water, but not like this.The state hosts 30,000...
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My Turn: BC Mines and the Taku watershed

...elements to aquatic life. At increases of just 2-20 parts per billion (equivalent to 2-20 drops in an Olympic-sized swimming pool), copper impacts a salmon's ability to smell. That ability facilitates locating spawning grounds, finding food and...
Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

MOSCOW - The international swimming federation has strongly criticized...the area of sea used for open water swimming events and organizers' decision...diving, water polo and synchronized swimming, FINA warns.The letter, dated...
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Local sports calendar for Friday, Oct. 2

Friday, October 2 HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS Home, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., JDHS team competition at JRC/Alaska Club Valley. HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING Home, 6 p.m., JDHS & TMHS host southeast teams at Dimond Park Aquatics Center. 5:45 p.m. JDHS senior appreciation, 7 p.m.
Leaders growing into leaders

...for your teammates."Kaelke has been swimming for nine years. Junior captain Eric Schumacher has been swimming for four years."It is a lot about...Club program."When I first joined swimming, we would have swim buddies," Kaelke...
Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget

...Associated Press, the governing body of swimming FINA complained to organizers and Rio...Eduardo Paes about reduced seating in the swimming arena from 17,000 to 13,000. The...swimmer Alexander Popov said Rio's swimming preparations were "a step back in relation...
Petersburg beach water safe again

...found fecal coliform bacteria above state limits. That bacteria is typically found in waste from warm-blooded animals including humans, birds and seals.DEC recommended against swimming from the beach until bacteria levels subsided.
JDHS and TMHS in the lanes

...also include Sitka, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Craig and Metlakatla.Friday swim competition times begin at 6 p.m. Saturday swimming begins at 4 p.m. The Crimson Bears will have senior appreciation on Friday at 5:45 p.m., and the Falcons on Friday...


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