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Travis Beckerle Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. May 3. UNIVERSITY of Minnesota senior swimmer Travis Beckerle (St. Louis, Mo.)is one of 58 NCAA student-athletes that was awarded a $7,500 NCAA postgraduate scholarship today. The scholarships

University of Rhode Island Pleads for Help

KINGSTON, Rhode Island. May 2. COACHES and swimmers are pleading for support as the swimming world faces the potential loss of yet another college swimming program. Swimmingworldmagazine.com has received a

Flash! Coach George Haines Passes Away

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 1. GEORGE Haines, famed coach of the Santa Clara Swim Club, died this morning at a convalescent home in Sacramento, where he had been living ever since

Comfort to Step Down at North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, April 28. FRANK Comfort, the University of North Carolina's head coach since 1977, will retire after the 2006-07 season. That will mark Comfort's 30th year as

Bashor Takes Command of Women’s Program at Buffalo

BUFFALO, New York, April 28. UNIVERSITY at Buffalo athletics director Warde Manuel has named Andy Bashor as the next head coach of the UB women's swimming program, effective immediately. Bashor,