Swimming

  • EHS alum, MMA senior Jordan chosen as NAC Scholar Athlete

    EHS alum, MMA senior Jordan chosen as NAC Scholar Athlete

    CASTINE — Ellsworth High School alum and Maine Maritime Academy senior Keith Jordan was announced Thursday as the North Atlantic Conference’s first Senior Scholar Athlete. Jordan, a 2017 Ellsworth graduate, competed with the MMA swim team in its inaugural season at the club level three years ago and returned to the team at the varsity

  • Ellsworth boys place 3rd in PVC swim championships

    Ellsworth boys place 3rd in PVC swim championships

    BREWER — Despite fielding a team of just five members, the Ellsworth boys’ swim team took a respectable third place in the recent Penobscot Valley Conference championship meet. Ellsworth’s team of Lucas Fendl, Owen Frank, Sean Hill, Nick Partridge and Robert Springer finished behind champion Mount Desert Island and runner-up Bangor in the 11-team field.

  • Ellsworth girls take 2nd in PVC swim championships

    Ellsworth girls take 2nd in PVC swim championships

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth girls’ swim team claimed second place in Friday’s virtual Penobscot Valley Conference championships. The Eagles racked up 267 points as a team to finish behind only champion Mount Desert Island in the 10-team field. The performance marked the Ellsworth girls’ team’s best-ever finish in the event. Kristy Barry set a new

  • Ellsworth swim edged by MDI in regular season finale

    Ellsworth swim edged by MDI in regular season finale

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ swim teams fell to Mount Desert Island on Friday in the final virtual meet of the 2021 regular season. Competing in its tightest meet of the year, the Ellsworth girls’ team scored 91 points to MDI’s 95. On the boys’ side, the Eagles’ four-man unit fought valiantly but

  • Ellsworth girls’ swimmers set records against Bangor

    ELLSWORTH — A pair of Ellsworth girls’ swimmers set team records in the team’s latest virtual meet. Elena Springer and Kristy Barry set new marks Friday night in Ellsworth’s contest against Bangor. Springer broke her own six-dive mark of 197.10 with a new total of 207.25, and Barry shaved more than two seconds off of

  • Ellsworth swimmers stay perfect with wins over Hampden

    Ellsworth swimmers stay perfect with wins over Hampden

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ swim teams stayed perfect on the season with wins over Hampden Academy in the latest virtual meet. In the boys’ competition, Ellsworth’s five-man squad claimed a 62-59 win over Hampden. The Eagles’ wins in seven of nine individual events and two of the three relays proved to be

  • Winter athletics paused at GSA, Deer Isle-Stonington

    Winter athletics paused at GSA, Deer Isle-Stonington

    BLUE HILL — The first full week of the Hancock County winter sports season ended with pauses to athletics at two local high schools. Winter sports are on hiatus at George Stevens Academy and Deer Isle-Stonington as both make temporary transitions to remote learning. The schools made their respective announcements over the weekend following a

  • Ellsworth swim team sweeps Old Town/Orono in 2nd virtual meet

    Ellsworth swim team sweeps Old Town/Orono in 2nd virtual meet

    ELLSWORTH — Virtual meets have brought a much different atmosphere to the Ellsworth swim team’s competitions this year. In the water, the Eagles have been facing another challenge. In the average season, judging high school swimming events is rarely a waiting matter; the first swimmer who reaches the wall is the race winner, and team

  • Ellsworth boys, girls sweep Brewer in 1st virtual swim meet

    ELLSWORTH — The first competition of the Hancock County winter sports season came Friday night as the Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ swim teams defeated Brewer in a virtual meet. On the boys’ side, Ellsworth claimed victories 10 of the evening’s 11 events to earn a 72-32 win over Brewer. The Eagles took first place in

  • Winter season to begin with swim meet, basketball games

    Winter season to begin with swim meet, basketball games

    ELLSWORTH — After weeks of uncertainty, the first sporting events of the winter 2021 season are finally here. The first competition of Hancock County’s delayed winter sports campaign is set to be held tomorrow, Jan. 15. That event, scheduled for 8 p.m., will pit the Ellsworth swim team against Brewer in a virtual competition. The

  • Winter tweaks mean new-look schedules for local teams

    Winter tweaks mean new-look schedules for local teams

    ELLSWORTH — The opening game of the Ellsworth girls’ basketball team’s 2021 season will be a big departure from the norm. In a typical year, Ellsworth will begin its 18-game regular season slate with a showdown against a familiar Penobscot Valley Conference foe. Whether the Eagles are traveling to Orono on a Saturday morning or

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