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Michael Phelps dealing with defeat in comeback

Michael Phelps dealing with defeat in comeback

Michael Phelps has always fed off adversity. Not that the most decorated Olympian has faced much in the pool, until now. Four months into his comeback, Phelps lost all four of his races at the the recent U.S. national championships.

August 16, 2014 11:28 am
High waves prompt Lake Michigan beach hazard advisory

High waves prompt Lake Michigan beach hazard advisory

A forecast including waves as high as 11 feet on Lake Michigan prompted a beach hazard statement for Lake, Porter, LaPorte and Cook counties through Thursday morning.

July 23, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Chicago boater's body recovered from lake near Central Beach

BEVERLY SHORES | The body of Chicago man who went missing in Lake Michigan in late May was recovered near Central Beach Thursday night.

June 27, 2014 6:35 am
Lake Central High School pool

Lake Central High School pool

A high dive and four low-diving boards are featured in the new 50-meter olympic-sized pool at Lake Central High School. Whether at school, a YMCA or elsewhere, swimming lessons can save lives.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Region needs to address water safety issue

EDITORIAL: Region needs to address water safety issue

Here in the region, we need to do a much better job of water safety instruction. The recent spate of drownings — an annual occurrence, sadly — drives this home.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Region memories

Region memories

What are your childhood memories of swimming at municipal pools? Share your stories at the NWI Opinion page on Facebook.

June 11, 2014 9:08 am

Phelps taking different approach in comeback

MESA, Ariz. | Michael Phelps tied the fourth-fastest time in the world this year swimming the 100-meter butterfly in his first competition in nearly two years. His comeback has gotten off to a strong start albeit with a much different approach than he took in winning 22 medals over three Olympics.

April 26, 2014 7:00 pm
Munster aims for 29th consecutive title

Munster aims for 29th consecutive title

MUNSTER | It’s no secret to fans of Indiana high school swimming that Munster’s tradition of success in sectional competition dates back a long time -- well before any of the Seahorses swimmers were born.

February 20, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez practices his backstroke Tuesday. He'll be swimming the 100 back at today's LaPorte Sectional prelims.

February 18, 2014 5:40 pm
Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez practices his backstroke start at Tuesday's practice. He's been on varsity the past two seasons.

February 18, 2014 5:40 pm
Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez takes a breather between laps during practice. He placed third in the 100 back at the Duneland Athletic Conference meet.

February 18, 2014 5:40 pm
Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez

Chesterton senior Nate Rodriguez placed third in the 100 breast and fourth in the 50 free at last year's sectional.

February 18, 2014 5:40 pm
Lake Central's Holly Spears gets a hug from teammate Victoria Springman following Spears' win in the 50-yard freestyle during the Crown Point Sectional on Saturday.

Lake Central's Holly Spears gets a hug from teammate Victoria Springman following Spears' win in the 50-yard freestyle during the Crown Point Sectional on Saturday.

Lake Central's Holly Spears gets a hug from teammate Victoria Springman following Spears' win in the 50-yard freestyle during the Crown Point Sectional on Saturday.

February 08, 2014 5:35 pm
Munsters' Nikki Smith finished second in the 100 fly Saturday at the Crown Point Sectional.

Munsters' Nikki Smith finished second in the 100 fly Saturday at the Crown Point Sectional.

Munsters' Nikki Smith finished second in the 100 fly Saturday at the Crown Point Sectional.

February 08, 2014 5:35 pm
Crown Points' Aly Tetzloff swims to a win in the 100-yard butterfly during the Crown Point Sectional on Saturday.

Crown Points' Aly Tetzloff swims to a win in the 100-yard butterfly during the Crown Point Sectional on Saturday.

Crown Points' Aly Tetzloff swims to a win in the 100-yard butterfly during the Crown Point Sectional on Saturday. Her name is on at least a half a dozen pool and school records.

February 08, 2014 5:35 pm
Crown Point's Aly Tetzloff won the 200 IM Saturday at the Crown Point Sectional.

Crown Point's Aly Tetzloff won the 200 IM Saturday at the Crown Point Sectional.

Crown Point's Aly Tetzloff won the 200 IM Saturday at the Crown Point Sectional. Her name is on at least a half a dozen pool and school records.

February 08, 2014 5:35 pm
Crown Point's Aly Tetzloff sings along with other swimmer as they parade out for the second heat of the 100 fly at the Crown Point Sectional.

Crown Point's Aly Tetzloff sings along with other swimmer as they parade out for the second heat of the 100 fly at the Crown Point Sectional.

Crown Point's Aly Tetzloff sings along with other swimmer as they parade out for the second heat of the 100 fly at the Crown Point Sectional. Her name is on at least a half a dozen pool and school records.

February 08, 2014 5:35 pm
Commission approves alcohol sales at state park pavilion

Commission approves alcohol sales at state park pavilion

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday approved allowing the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion.

January 22, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Wheeler junior Jack Fekete pracatices his freestyle stroke during practice Friday afternoon. He has come a long way since beginning to swim competitively during his frosh year. His confidence level has climbed as he has already bested his previous best times in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle …

January 10, 2014 4:46 pm
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Wheeler junior Jack Fekete has already bested his previous best times in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle races this year.

January 10, 2014 4:46 pm
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