Swimming

  • Ellsworth swimmers claim big honors at MISL awards banquet

    Ellsworth swimmers claim big honors at MISL awards banquet

    AUGUSTA — Members of the Ellsworth swim team claimed major honors Sunday at the Maine Interscholastic Swim League banquet at the Augusta Civic Center. Ellsworth senior Caitlin MacPherson was named Penobscot Valley Conference Girls’ Swimmer of the Year. MacPherson captained an Ellsworth girls’ team that placed fourth at the state championship meet to notch its

  • DEFY swim team sets marks at state championship meet

    DEFY swim team sets marks at state championship meet

    ORONO — Members of the Down East Family YMCA swim team broke four team records and won seven titles over the weekend in the state championship meet at the University of Maine. On the boys’ side, Sean Hill set a record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4 minutes, 50.71 seconds. DEFY also

  • Hancock County swimmers headline All-PVC selections

    Hancock County swimmers headline All-PVC selections

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County swimmers earned numerous spots on the All-Penobscot Valley Conference swim teams with athletes from Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy selected. For the Ellsworth boys’ team, Sean Hill was a first-team swimmer in the 200- and 500-yard freestyles. The Eagles’ 200-yard medley (Hill, Nick Partridge, Lucas Fendl and Ryan

  • Eagles, Trojans excel in PVC swim championships

    Eagles, Trojans excel in PVC swim championships

    ORONO — Few opponents have been able to win consistently against Mount Desert Island or Ellsworth swimmers this year. The biggest meet of the 2019-20 season thus far was hardly any different. MDI and Ellsworth put forth some of the top efforts at Saturday’s Penobscot Valley Conference championship meet at the University of Maine. MDI

  • Ellsworth swim tops Foxcroft; Springer sets new diving record

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Ellsworth swimmers enjoyed a solid day Friday at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA with a sweep over Foxcroft in the team’s final road meet of the regular season. The Eagles swept every boys’ and girls’ individual and relay event. The boys topped Foxcroft 95-31, and the girls won by a score of 116-33. On

  • 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