Results tagged with 'swimming'
Published Aug. 3, 2012
Melodee Nugent swims, and not in the short bursts of Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin. She swims miles, more than two-dozen of them in her latest race, the inaugural Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test. The 45-year-old mother of three from Mukwonago was one of a dozen competitors who ignored the adage "people don't swim in the Red River" and completed the 27-mile course from Grand Forks, N.D., to Oslo, Minn.
Published July 15, 2012
The Milwaukee County Parks system is extending open hours at all outdoor deep well pools Monday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 17.
Published March 19, 2012
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men's basketball program won the NCAA Division III men's basketball national championship Saturday night with a 63-60 comeback victory over Cabrini College. The victory highlighted a weekend of NCAA championship appearances by athletes from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Published March 15, 2012
This may be the week the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament gets started, but there are other NCAA championships being decided this weekend - and the state of Wisconsin is well represented. Teams from Wisconsin and UW-Whitewater are in different Final Fours while a swimmer from UWM is competing in the swimming championships.
Published June 8, 2010
Thinking about following this guy (pictured) into the Milwaukee River? Think again. It's not illegal to swim in the river in Downtown Milwaukee, but it's an "area of concern."
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