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May 3, 2012

Battle Ensuing Over Filming Adam Sandler Movie On H.S. Football Field

SalemNews.com, Alan Burkehttp://www.salemnews.com/local/x1720499696/Crowd-raises-objections-to-filming-on-fieldMARBLEHEAD — The plan to film Adam Sandler’s "Grown Ups 2" on the high school’s Piper Field got some bad reviews at a mee...


May 1, 2012

USC Receives $8 Million Gift For New Aquatics Center

USCTrojans.comhttp://www.usctrojans.com/sports/m-wpolo/spec-rel/050112aaa.htmlThe University of Southern California Athletic Department has announced an $8 million gift from alumnus Wilfred "Fred" Uytengsu ’83.The gift - the largest ever made t...


April 16, 2012

University of Memphis Names San Jose State’s Bowen As A.D.

Memphis Business Journal, Michael Sheffieldhttp://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/04/16/tom-bowen-announced-as-new-athletic.htmlThe University of Memphis    has officially named Tom Bowen as athletic director. Bowen will replace curr...


April 12, 2012

U Of Maryland’s Women’s Water Polo Team Hopes To Raise $1M By June 30 For Survival

The Diamondback, Rebecca Luryehttp://www.diamondbackonline.com/news/water-polo-team-given-more-time-to-fundraise-1.2844156#.T4caWY7d43QThe women’s water polo team became the fourth athletic team at risk of elimination to receive an extension in...


February 29, 2012

Mass. May End Fall Girls Swim For Gender Equality

The Boston Globe, Emily Sweeneyhttp://bostonglobe.com/sports/2012/02/29/miaa-subcommittee-proposes-phasing-out-girls-fall-swim-season/Lpv2bY1fj4ed6DlbM7YK2J/story.htmlAn MIAA subcommittee has proposed phasing out the girls’ fall swim season by ...


May 11, 2011

Swim Coach Resigns After Trying To Pull Athlete Out Of Pool By Her Hair

Sporting News
http://aol.sportingnews.com/sport/story/2011-05-10/coach-resigns-after-trying-to-pull-swimmer-out-of-pool-by-her-hairAn assistant high school swimming coach in Sacramento has resigned from his position after trying to pull a swimm...


November 24, 2010

Coach Who Falsified Swimmers’ Times Now Accused Of Theft Of Pool Fees

FOX 59 (Ind.)Fishers, Ind. —Ken Stopkotte, who resigned as head coach of Fishers High School after falsifying swimmers times this summer is now accused of stealing nearly $17,000 from the local YMCA.Police in Tennessee have arrested Stopkotte o...


July 29, 2010

New Jersey Institute Of Technology To Keep Men’s Swimming

The New Jersey Institute of Technology, which had suspended the men’s swimming program in May due to budget concerns, has reinstated the sport. The women’s program, however, remains suspended.http://www.collegeswimming.com/news/2010/jul/2...


June 24, 2010

Cahill Named National Swim Coach Of The Year

Tim Cahill, who had been nominated for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s National Coach of the Year in swimming three previous times (2005, 2006 and 2007) but, finally, in 2010, he has won the award. Cahill has coached for...


February 10, 2010

Swim Coach, Artist Gives Back To Community

Walt Bartman is the head swimming coach at Landon High School (Md.) and he’s also a talented artist. He puts his art skills to good use by selling his paintings, then donating part of the proceeds to worth causes. A few years ago, he donated $2...