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March 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Olympian Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis this month. Ledecky is the youngest inductee ever and the first Team USA swimmer. The honor places her among other extraordinary women in that Hall, including Harriet Tubman, Rachel […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Katie Ledecky to Throw Out First Pitch at Nationals/Orioles Game

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky, a Montgomery County resident, is scheduled to throw out the first pitch at the Nationals/Orioles game on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. Just last week, Ledecky returned to her Bethesda home from the Rio Olympics with five medals: four gold and one silver. On Monday, she visited with patients at […]

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May 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ledecky to Defer College to Train for the Olympics

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident and a senior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, has announced she is deferring her enrollment at Stanford University for one year, until the fall of 2016. Ledecky will graduate from high school on June 4. In making this announcement, Ledecky issued the following […]

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March 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

Local Swimmer Haase Takes Breaststroke NCAA Title (VIDEO)

Our Lady of Good Counsel graduate Sara Haase won her first NCAA national title in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend. Haase won the race by .06 of a second with a time of 58.32. Read full coverage on Haase’s performance, here. You can watch her race here.

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November 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Katie Ledecky Signs with Stanford (PHOTOS)

It’s official! Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky has signed with Stanford University. The Olympic gold medalist and world record holder was described by Stanford’s head coach, Greg Meehan, as “the best swimmer on the planet.” Ledecky is a senior at the Stone Ridge School. You can read more about her signing here. It’s official. Welcome to #NerdNation, […]

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August 5, 2014 | Gabriel Leonard

Ducks are Ready to Take Flight

Last year, the University of Oregon Ducks fell short in their journey to becoming National Champions. The Ducks fell to Stanford in a heartbreaking loss and then they were dominated by Arizona down in Tuscon. Though the Ducks came up short last year, they still can make this season one to remember. Last year was […]

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May 15, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Katie Ledecky Commits to Stanford (Photo)

Olympic Gold Medalist and four-time World Champion swimmer Katie Ledecky, a junior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and a member of the Nation’s Capital Swim Club, announced on May 15 her verbal commitment to swim for Stanford University’s NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming & Diving Team following completion of her high school […]

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