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By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing Writer | July 19, 1992
Many athletes select a college where they can best excel in their sport. But swimmer Dan Van Hemert, 18, a recent Glenelg High graduate, picked Northwestern University because of the school's top-notch radio/TV/film department."
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By NATALIE HARVEY | May 16, 1995
More than 30 Hammond High students won recognition for excellence in the school's Academic Awards Program Wednesday."It's Academic" team members honored were: Aatif Hayat, Stephen Miller, Jeremy Nieporent, David Oliver and Brian Schulman.Awards for the speech and debate team were presented to: Amrita Basu, Liz Hadley, Shayla Hebron, Sarah Himmelheber, Sharon Hines, Eman Kiswani, Amgela Melkisethian, Erin Murray, Clayton Paulding, Angela Trancucci and Michelle Zinar.Awards for math excellence were received by: Amrita Basu, Melanie Chang, Kevin Ghozati, Matt Green, Trevor Greene, Jack Griffin, Aatif Hayat, Matt Jacobson, Peter Laanisto, Melinda Leone, Michelle Liss, Steve Miller, Jeremy Nieporent, David Oliver, Anna Pfeifer, Brian Schulman (who was the top-scoring Howard County sophomore)
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By Marc LeGoff and Marc LeGoff,Staff writer | January 30, 1991
Dan Van Hemert and Elysia Moreland claimed six first-place finishes apiece at the State Swimming Championships at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over the weekend.The two swimmers, who are members of the Retriever Aquatic Club, joined three of their teammates -- Patrick McGonigal, Laurie Felker and Cheryl White -- in earning high-point honors in their respective age groups.The Retriever Aquatic Club, which practices at UMBC, finished first out of a 32-team field with 1,130.5 points.
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By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing Writer | August 16, 1992
Five Howard County swimmers who are members of the UMBC Retriever Aquatic Club returned from the U.S. Senior Swim Championships last summer in Florida with shattered pride and no medals.Their coach, Sid Burkot, wants and expects better results for this year's championships, which start tomorrow and run through Friday in Mission Viejo, Calif., about 30 miles south of Los Angeles."They are more seasoned and experienced swimmers than last year," Burkot said. "They have been exposed to a few more things -- more pressure and top caliber meets.
SPORTS
April 4, 1991
Dan Van Hemert of the Retrievers Aquatic Club set a national age-group swimming record of 1:48.27 in the 200-yard butterfly at the National Junior Olympics in Buffalo. The 16-year-old from Ellicott City also won the 500 and 1,000 freestyles and the 200 individual medley.The Retrievers' other winner was Elysia Moreland, 14, in the 400 individual medley. The times by Moreland and Van Hemert in their winning races qualified them for the Phillips 66/U.S. Swimming Spring Nationals this week in Seattle.
NEWS
By Marc LeGoff and Marc LeGoff,Staff writer | April 24, 1991
Glenelg High junior Dan Van Hemert captured four gold medals at the National Junior Olympics Swimming Championships earlier this month inBuffalo, N.Y., for efforts that included a meet record in the 200-yard butterfly and an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 1,000 freestyle.However, Van Hemert's best shot at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, could be offered by another country -- Holland.His parents, Leo and Julie, are natives of Holland, giving the 16-year-old dual citizenship. His uncle, William Van Hemert, a sportswriter for the General Dutch Sports Press, has contacted Dutch swimmingauthorities to find out the criteria to qualify for Holland's Olympic swim team.
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By New York Times News Service | October 22, 1990
MIAMI, Fla. -- As his trial opened in Fort Lauderdale last week, Luther Campbell, 29, the leader of the rap music group 2 Live Crew, was anticipating a clash of cultures.He said he thought the six jurors, who included three women over age 60 and only one black, might be too old, too white and too middle-class to understand his raunchy music.But the rapper from Miami apparently misjudged the Broward County jurors, who Saturday quickly acquitted Mr. Campbell and two other band members of obscenity charges.
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By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing Writer | August 16, 1992
Five Howard County swimmers who are members of the UMBC Retriever Aquatic Club returned from the U.S. Senior Swim Championships last summer in Florida with shattered pride and no medals.Their coach, Sid Burkot, wants and expects better results for this year's championships, which start tomorrow and run through Friday in Mission Viejo, Calif., about 30 miles south of Los Angeles."They are more seasoned and experienced swimmers than last year," Burkot said. "They have been exposed to a few more things -- more pressure and top caliber meets.
NEWS
By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,Staff writer | August 11, 1991
Five local swimmers who are members of the UMBC Retriever Aquatics Club take off today for a week of competition at the U.S. Senior National Swim Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.They have some lofty, but obtainable, goals in mind."
NEWS
By Dolly Merritt | October 7, 1990
The link between Julie van Hemert and Adam Malinda began as one kind of nourishment and has grown into another.Van Hemert, a Meals on Wheels volunteer for nearly a decade, has delivered dinner every Tuesday for four years to Malinda, a multiple sclerosis sufferer who spends most of his waking hours in a wheelchair.But over the last eight months, van Hemert has been feeding Malinda in another way: She has served as his mentor in sculpture, bringing him books and magazines about the art, sharing her expertise and encouraging him in the craft.
NEWS
By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing Writer | July 19, 1992
Many athletes select a college where they can best excel in their sport. But swimmer Dan Van Hemert, 18, a recent Glenelg High graduate, picked Northwestern University because of the school's top-notch radio/TV/film department."
NEWS
By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing writer | August 21, 1991
Five local swimmers returned from the U.S. Senior National Swim Championships last weekend without medals, but with hopes for stronger showings next year, according to their coach.All five are members of the UMBC Retriever Aquatics Club."Our kids made some mistakes," said coach Sid Burkott. "They all have been faster at different meets this summer."The senior nationals, a five-day championship meet at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are a prelude to Olympic competition.The club's strongest showings came in medley competition.
NEWS
By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,Staff writer | August 11, 1991
Five local swimmers who are members of the UMBC Retriever Aquatics Club take off today for a week of competition at the U.S. Senior National Swim Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.They have some lofty, but obtainable, goals in mind."
NEWS
By Marc LeGoff and Marc LeGoff,Staff writer | April 24, 1991
Glenelg High junior Dan Van Hemert captured four gold medals at the National Junior Olympics Swimming Championships earlier this month inBuffalo, N.Y., for efforts that included a meet record in the 200-yard butterfly and an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 1,000 freestyle.However, Van Hemert's best shot at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, could be offered by another country -- Holland.His parents, Leo and Julie, are natives of Holland, giving the 16-year-old dual citizenship. His uncle, William Van Hemert, a sportswriter for the General Dutch Sports Press, has contacted Dutch swimmingauthorities to find out the criteria to qualify for Holland's Olympic swim team.
SPORTS
April 4, 1991
Dan Van Hemert of the Retrievers Aquatic Club set a national age-group swimming record of 1:48.27 in the 200-yard butterfly at the National Junior Olympics in Buffalo. The 16-year-old from Ellicott City also won the 500 and 1,000 freestyles and the 200 individual medley.The Retrievers' other winner was Elysia Moreland, 14, in the 400 individual medley. The times by Moreland and Van Hemert in their winning races qualified them for the Phillips 66/U.S. Swimming Spring Nationals this week in Seattle.
NEWS
By Marc LeGoff and Marc LeGoff,Staff writer | January 30, 1991
Dan Van Hemert and Elysia Moreland claimed six first-place finishes apiece at the State Swimming Championships at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over the weekend.The two swimmers, who are members of the Retriever Aquatic Club, joined three of their teammates -- Patrick McGonigal, Laurie Felker and Cheryl White -- in earning high-point honors in their respective age groups.The Retriever Aquatic Club, which practices at UMBC, finished first out of a 32-team field with 1,130.5 points.
NEWS
By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing writer | August 21, 1991
Five local swimmers returned from the U.S. Senior National Swim Championships last weekend without medals, but with hopes for stronger showings next year, according to their coach.All five are members of the UMBC Retriever Aquatics Club."Our kids made some mistakes," said coach Sid Burkott. "They all have been faster at different meets this summer."The senior nationals, a five-day championship meet at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are a prelude to Olympic competition.The club's strongest showings came in medley competition.
NEWS
By NATALIE HARVEY | May 16, 1995
More than 30 Hammond High students won recognition for excellence in the school's Academic Awards Program Wednesday."It's Academic" team members honored were: Aatif Hayat, Stephen Miller, Jeremy Nieporent, David Oliver and Brian Schulman.Awards for the speech and debate team were presented to: Amrita Basu, Liz Hadley, Shayla Hebron, Sarah Himmelheber, Sharon Hines, Eman Kiswani, Amgela Melkisethian, Erin Murray, Clayton Paulding, Angela Trancucci and Michelle Zinar.Awards for math excellence were received by: Amrita Basu, Melanie Chang, Kevin Ghozati, Matt Green, Trevor Greene, Jack Griffin, Aatif Hayat, Matt Jacobson, Peter Laanisto, Melinda Leone, Michelle Liss, Steve Miller, Jeremy Nieporent, David Oliver, Anna Pfeifer, Brian Schulman (who was the top-scoring Howard County sophomore)
NEWS
By New York Times News Service | October 22, 1990
MIAMI, Fla. -- As his trial opened in Fort Lauderdale last week, Luther Campbell, 29, the leader of the rap music group 2 Live Crew, was anticipating a clash of cultures.He said he thought the six jurors, who included three women over age 60 and only one black, might be too old, too white and too middle-class to understand his raunchy music.But the rapper from Miami apparently misjudged the Broward County jurors, who Saturday quickly acquitted Mr. Campbell and two other band members of obscenity charges.
NEWS
By Dolly Merritt | October 7, 1990
The link between Julie van Hemert and Adam Malinda began as one kind of nourishment and has grown into another.Van Hemert, a Meals on Wheels volunteer for nearly a decade, has delivered dinner every Tuesday for four years to Malinda, a multiple sclerosis sufferer who spends most of his waking hours in a wheelchair.But over the last eight months, van Hemert has been feeding Malinda in another way: She has served as his mentor in sculpture, bringing him books and magazines about the art, sharing her expertise and encouraging him in the craft.
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