Swimming

  • Swimming: New head coach takes over potent roster at MDI

    Swimming: New head coach takes over potent roster at MDI

    BAR HARBOR — Coaching transitions are never easy to make; when the outgoing coach is a program icon, those transitions are even more challenging. On Oct. 8, the Mount Desert Island swim team bid farewell to its head coach of 19 years, Tony DeMuro. DeMuro, whose 11 state championships at MDI include the past two

  • Former EHS standout Clarke racks up honors for Husson swim team

    Former EHS standout Clarke racks up honors for Husson swim team

    BANGOR — Husson University freshman and 2019 Ellsworth High School graduate Ellie Clarke racked up the latest in a list of early-season honors last Wednesday when she was named Husson Female Athlete of the Week. In Husson’s Nov. 15 double-dual meet against Maine Maritime Academy and St. Joseph’s College, Clarke posted individual wins in the

  • Ellsworth swimmers dominate again at Echo Lake

    Ellsworth swimmers dominate again at Echo Lake

    MOUNT DESERT — For the second year in a row, Ellsworth High School swimmers led the way in one of eastern Maine’s biggest outdoor swims. Ellsworth swimmers swept the men’s and women’s 500-yard and 1.5-mile events Saturday at the Bill Reeve Echo Lake Swim at Camp Beech Cliff. Nick Partridge (500-yard) and Sean Hill (1.5-mile)

  • DEFY Dolphins set new records in New Brunswick

    DEFY Dolphins set new records in New Brunswick

    ELLSWORTH — Members of the Down East Family YMCA Dolphins set numerous state and team records over the weekend at the Maine Swimming Invitational in Saint John, N.B. At the state level, Nick Partridge set 50- and 100-meter breaststroke records in the boys’ 13-14 age group with times of 32.77 seconds and 1 minute, 9.21

  • MDI boys take 1st, Eagles place 2nd at Class B swim championships

    MDI boys take 1st, Eagles place 2nd at Class B swim championships

    By Glenn Jordan Portland Press Herald ORONO — One week after falling to Ellsworth in the conference meet in the same pool, Mount Desert Island turned the tables Saturday with a convincing victory in the Class B boys’ swimming and diving state championships at the University of Maine. Led by two individual victories and a

  • Ellsworth swim team sweeps Foxcroft in final road meet

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth swim team posted a strong result in its final road meet of the season Friday with a sweep of Foxcroft at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. On the boys’ side, the Eagles won every individual and relay event to claim a 129-15 team win. The Ellsworth girls’ team topped Foxcroft 109-32, winning

  • Ellsworth swim team gets sweep against Old Town

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth swim team began the home stretch of the 2018-19 regular season Friday with a sweep of visiting Old Town at the Down East Family YMCA. The Eagles came away with a 97-73 win over the Coyotes on the girls’ side and a 105-48 victory on the boys’ side. It was the