December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Completes Degree from Stanford

With no competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic gold swimmer Katie Ledecky dove head first into her schoolwork. The Bethesda native enrolled in a full load of classes in the spring, summer and fall, making the most of her time out of the water. In November, Ledecky graduated from Stanford with an undergraduate degree in psychology. […]

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September 30, 2020 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Announces Upcoming College Graduation 

Olympic gold swimmer and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky announced she plans on graduating from Stanford University this fall.  She attended Little Flower School and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart before enrolling at Stanford. Ledecky said she majors in psychology and minors in political science. “I know there’s an election joke with that one […]

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July 7, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Summer MCSL Meets and Heats Are On (PHOTOS)

What is it about July in Montgomery County that makes summer swimming such a pleasure?  Answer: Warm nights around the pool deck cheering for your friends, family and having time to make new friends. July becomes the most intense month for local Montgomery County Swim League and country club swimmers.  Wednesday night B meets for […]

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February 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

It’s a great weather day to play outside. Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The high school Metro Championships concluded last night at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center with some fast swimming – as records continued to fall at the meet. Stone Ridge senior and Olympic Gold […]

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February 7, 2015 | Krista Brick

Ledecky Talks About her High School Swimming Career (VIDEO)

Setting records is something Olympian Katie Ledecky is used to doing. This weekend she set two at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Championship held at the Germantown Aquatic Center. Ledecky, a senior at Stone Ridge, set a new American High School record in the women’s 500 freestyle with her 4:26:58 performance Friday and on Saturday she […]

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August 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Sets Another World Record

How fast can senior Gator Katie Ledecky go? That was the question posted on the Stone Ridge School’s website before the Bethesda school’s star swimmer competed at Nationals this past week. The 17-year-old set her third world record of the year on Saturday night at USA Nationals in California. She broke the world record in […]

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