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EDITORIAL: Boost protection for Lake Michigan beaches

Swimming in Lake Michigan can be dangerous, even without the rip currents that can develop. In fact, it's the most dangerous of all the Great Lakes.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Related
Second swimming challenge a success

Second swimming challenge a success

VALPARAISO | At 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Laura Breen was taking a deserved break from competing in the second annual 24-Hour InSWIMniac Challenge at the Valparaiso Family YMCA.

March 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Serena Williams wins 3rd AP Athlete of Year award

Serena Williams likes to make one thing clear: She is never satisfied, no matter how many matches and tournaments she wins.

December 25, 2013 9:00 pm
Esther Williams MGM Publicity Photo for "Dangerous When Wet" 1953

Esther Williams MGM Publicity Photo for "Dangerous When Wet" 1953

Esther Williams starred in the 1953 MGM film "Dangerous When Wet," featuring actor Fernando Lamas as her love interest while he was romantically linked to actress Lana Turner at the time. In 1969, Lamas became Williams' third husband.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am
Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Valparaiso sophomore swimmer Isaiah Parrish has been in the sport since he was 5.

December 04, 2013 4:55 pm
Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Valparaiso sophomore swimmer Isaiah Parrish transferred from Michigan City with a strength in freestyle events. He's already won both 100 free events he's competed in this season.

December 04, 2013 4:55 pm
Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Valparaiso sophomore swimmer Isaiah Parrish transferred from Michigan City. He placed fifth in the 500 free and sixth in the 200 free at last season's LaPorte Sectional.

December 04, 2013 4:55 pm
Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Isaiah Parrish, valparaiso boys swimmer

Valparaiso sophomore Isaiah Parrish has been an age-group swimmer since he was 5 years old.

December 04, 2013 4:55 pm
Esther Williams At Home Poolside in 1948

Esther Williams At Home Poolside in 1948

Actress and former national swimming champion Esther Williams is shown poolside at her home in Hollywood in this June 10, 1948 photo. "Big, elaborate pools just aren't necessary for home use," Williams maintained, referring to her "miniature pool" measuring about 20 by 30 feet.

June 10, 2013 12:00 am
Patrick Curley, Chesterton

Patrick Curley, Chesterton

Chesterton swimmer Patrick Curley helped his 400 free relay team capture the state's top time this season. He has a chance to qualify as an individual in the 200 IM and 100 free.

February 13, 2013 3:43 pm
Patrick Curley, Chesterton

Patrick Curley, Chesterton

Chesterton swimmer Patrick Curley  has a chance to qualify as an individual in the 200 IM and 100 free.

February 13, 2013 3:43 pm
Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton junior swimmer Madisyn Coudriet is a state qualifier in the 50 and 100 free.

February 06, 2013 4:54 pm
Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton junior swimmer Madisyn Coudriet does a "cannonball" Wednesday in Chesterton's pool. Coudriet is a state qualifier in the 50 and 100 free.

February 06, 2013 4:54 pm
Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton junior Madisyn Coudriet swims freestyle at practice Wednesday. She is a state qualifier in the 50 and 100 free. She also plays soccer for the Trojans.

February 06, 2013 4:54 pm
Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton swimmer Coudriet breaks through this season

Chesterton junior swimmer Madisyn Coudriet helped the team place fifth in the 200 medley relay and 11th in the 200 free relay at last season's state meet.

February 06, 2013 4:53 pm
BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer  andy hurst

BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer andy hurst

Chesterton's Andy Hurst works on his backstroke at practice Wednesday.

January 23, 2013 4:49 pm
BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer  andy hurst

BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer andy hurst

Chesterton junior Andy Hurst has a 500 freestyle time of 4:49.14, the 11th-fastest posted performance in the state.

January 23, 2013 4:49 pm
BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer  andy hurst

BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer andy hurst

Chesterton junior Andy Hurst is a key performer for the No. 1 state-ranked Trojans.

January 23, 2013 4:48 pm
BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer  andy hurst

BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer andy hurst

Chesterton swimmer Andy Hurst, center, has a 500 freestyle time of 4:49.14, the 11th-fastest posted performance in the state.

January 23, 2013 4:48 pm
BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer  andy hurst

BSW_PORTER, chesterton junior swimmer andy hurst

Chesterton's Andy Hurst swims the backstroke Wednesday during practice. He has had a more active role in the lineup this season, taking part in the varsity relays.

January 23, 2013 4:48 pm
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