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Ten things to watch this weekend in the MCSL

Friday, July 18th, 2014

A final preview of Montgomery County’s divisional meets.

NVSL relay carnival night blew up Twitter last night

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

See what #NVSL #relays looks like through the lens of Twitter.

Flying Fish soar at division 1 relay carnival

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Overlee earned their third straight division 1 relay carnival title in the NVSL with a four-point win over rival Chesterbrook.

MCSL wrap-up: Ledecky sets records; James Creek, Kenmont earn upsets

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Katie Ledecky set two league records, nine meets were decided by 10 points or less and 13 teams took a big step forward towards winning their division on Saturday.

Katie Ledecky returns to her summer swim league to sign autographs — and set records

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Olympian and world-record holder returns to her summer swim league to sign autographs — and set records.

Johnny Bradshaw breaks 15-year-old NVSL record; adds butterfly mark

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Johnny Bradshaw, 10, takes down record in 50-meter backstroke.

Battle between unbeatens in division O; Calverton confident heading into decisive meet with Old Farm

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Washington Woods and Wheaton meet Saturday with 3-0 records and hopes of leaving division O for good.

MCSL preview week 4: Reaching for the elusive 4-0

Friday, July 4th, 2014

The backhalf of the MCSL season is upon us. Who can make the final push to win their division title?

Manchester Farms and Clarksburg Village are in an epic video-off… and they might not even know it

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

It’s a Dolphins versus Dolphins video highlight reel showdown via the web. Probably the first of its kind.

An open letter to a young swimmer

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

A former NCAA all-American swimmer gives some simple advice she wishes someone had told her as a young swimmer.

Anatomy of a swim meet

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Julianna Miner of gives us a minute-to-minute recap of what it’s like to be a swim mom on a Saturday morning.

Vienna border war ends in tie

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Vienna Aquatic and Lakevale Estates tied Saturday morning to kick off the 2014 NVSL season.

32 photos from MCSL’s Week 1

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Summer league swimming returned to Montgomery County this past weekend with seven meets decided by less than 10 points.

Manchester Farm’s “Jailbreak” video might be the best thing from MCSL Week 1

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Manchest Farms beat Darnestown in Week 1 and posted the best highlight video of the summer so far.

Weekend Preview: Mantua takes on Ravensworth Farm; Takoma Park looks to upset Theresa Banks

Friday, July 12th, 2013

In the fifth week of summer league competition, teams continue to strive towards divisional supremacy in the NVSL, MCSL and PMSL.

Weekly wrap-up: Cassidy Bayer lowers national age group records; NVSL All Star recap

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Recaps from the Eastern Zone “Super Sectional” meet and NVSL All Star meet — picture gallery from All Stars included.

Conger breaks two more league records; McTaggart downs 24-year-old record

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Wrap-up of all the action from the 2012 MCSL All-Star weekend.

Picture of the week: 'breaking through'

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Check out this week’s picture of the week coming from the 2012 MCSL All Star meet.

Weekly wrap-up: record fell like the rain on Saturday as teams fought for division supremacy

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Pictures and summaries from the week ending 7/14 from all across the DMV.

Picture of the week: 'rain can't dampen spirit in MCSL'

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Picture of the week from the MCSL’s week six divisional championships.

Preview: Divisional championships on the line in MCSL and NVSL

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Take a look at Saturday’s top match-ups in the MCSL and NVSL, as teams try to wrap-up their seasons and earn the right to hoist their division’s championship trophy.

2012 NVSL All Star Relays: Overlee repeats as champions on record setting night

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Four league records fell on Wednesday night at the NVSL All Star Relay Carnival at Lincolnia Park.

Five things to watch at NVSL All-Star Relays

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

The 2012 NVSL All Star Relay Carnival is scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 18, at 4 pm, hosted by the Lincolnia Park Lazers. The meet is one of the most exciting events of the season in the NVSL and will feature some of the area’s top swimming talent in the all-relay all star competition. Here [...]

Weekly wrap-up: recording breaking week for Conger; teams fight to keep perfect records (Picture of the week inside)

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Recaps and pictures from some of the best meets from the DC area summer leagues.

Potomac Woods complete undefeated dual meet season

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Potomac Woods wins final meet of the season to move to 5-0 in Division C.

Bayer sets second national age group record at PVS Senior Champs

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Curl-Burke’s Cassidy Bayer reset her own NAG record in the girls’ 200 butterfly during Sunday night’s finals.

PVS Senior Champs: Cassidy Bayer breaks national age group record in 100 butterfly

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Cassidy Bayer earns her second NAG record on Friday night at the 2012 PVS Senior Long-Course Championships.

Preview: final week of MCSL dual meets; NVSL week 4

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Previewing the top match-ups for the meets taking place this weekend, 7/14, in the NVSL and MCSL.

Little Falls joins fight against disease that took one of their own

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Little Falls pool joins in fight to bring awareness to disease that took a former swim team member’s life.

Seven records broken at Coaches' Invitational Long Course meet

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Jack Conger set two of the seven records that were broken on Tuesday night at the 2012 MCSL Coaches’ Invitational Long Course meet.

Picture of the week: cutting through

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Recognize this swimmer? He’s the subject of this week’s Picture of the Week submitted to us by Poplar Tree Pirates’ photographer Mark Hall. Take a look inside to see the winning submission.

Weekly wrap-up: NVSL kicked off in week 2; summer league teams undeterred by stormy weather in week 3

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Recaps from week two and three of summer league action.

Week Two Preview: NVSL begins 2012 season; Divisional rivals meet in MCSL

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The Northern Virginia Swimming League has its first meets this weekend, plus an near-annual rivalry meet between MCSL opponents in week two.

Weekly wrap-up: Summer leagues roar back into action

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Checkout snapshots and summaries from the first weekend of summer league swim meets in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia regions.

Sprinting back in love with swimming

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

After stepping away from the sport, former RMSC swimmers Josh Hafkin and Nick Kaufman are back in the water training for Olympic Trials in unique ways.

RFTW's Top 11 Stories of 2011

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Join us as we recap the year’s top stories!

Dona, Grimm drop NVSL records at All-Stars

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Despite a slow Waynewood pool and some of the NVSL’s top talent off competing at national meets, All-Stars saw two league records fall on top of a number of exciting swims.

NVSL All-Stars preview

Friday, August 5th, 2011

It’s a busy weekend of swimming nationwide with regional and sectional meets scattered about the country. But some of the nation’s best talent will be at Waynewood for NVSL’s All-Stars.

The weekend in pictures: Week 7

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

For many, the weekend’s meets brought the summer season to an end, meaning it’s finally safe to head out on that family vacation. Before you hit the beach, take a look at a selection of photos from around the area in the season’s final installment of this weekly feature.

Thomas leads MCSL All-Stars

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Manor Woods 18-year-old Matt Thomas won both of his races at Sunday’s MCSL Individual All-Star Meet, including a record-setting performance in the 100 free. Westlake’s Anthony Nguyen, 9, headlined the PMSL All-Star Meet.

Potomac Glen breaks through

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Potomac Glen, the smallest team in the MCSL’s Division B, clinched its first division title on Saturday. Swimmers take the pool for divisional meets in the NVSL this weekend.

The weekend in pictures: Week 6

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Another sweltering Saturday brought another round of competitive action to area pools. Enjoy a selection of photos highlighting the sixth weekend of the 2011 summer season.