Swimming

  • Ellsworth swim teams sweep against Old Town

    OLD TOWN — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ swim teams were both victorious Friday evening as the Eagles earned a road sweep against Old Town. On the girls’ side, Ellsworth earned a 96-72 win over Old Town. The Eagles swept all three relay events with wins in the 200-yard medley relay and 200- and 400-yard

  • Ellsworth girls’ swim team sets new relay record against MDI

    Ellsworth girls’ swim team sets new relay record against MDI

    ELLSWORTH — A new Ellsworth girls’ swim team record was set Friday night as the Eagles took on Mount Desert Island at the Down East Family YMCA. Caitlin MacPherson, Caroline Mazgaj, Ellie Anderson and Kristy Barry set the new mark in the 400-yard freestyle relay. The quartet finished with a time of 3 minutes, 55.66

  • Ellsworth, MDI swim teams rolling ahead of dual meet

    Ellsworth, MDI swim teams rolling ahead of dual meet

    ELLSWORTH — With a memorable decade behind them, the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island swim teams have entered the 2020s primed for even more success. Whether they’re meeting early in the season or competing for championships in February, the Eagles and Trojans have made memorable battles between them the norm in recent years. As the

  • 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