Swimming

  • Close races between Ellsworth, MDI swim teams

    Close races between Ellsworth, MDI swim teams

    ELLSWORTH — Fans from all over Hancock County packed the swimming pool area at the Down East Family YMCA for a much-awaited meet between Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island, and they weren’t disappointed. Both the girls’ and boys’ events had many close races throughout, and the result was a split; MDI won 90-74 on the

  • Ellsworth swim team beats Foxcroft, Carlisle

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ swim teams were both victorious against Foxcroft and Carlisle over the past week. The boys’ team won 129-22 in Foxcroft on Friday, and the girls’ team won 95-62. Ellsworth’s Camden Holmes won the boys’ 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 57.16 seconds and beat the next

  • Ellsworth swim team shines in win over Orono

    Ellsworth swim team shines in win over Orono

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ swim teams each posted victories over visiting Orono on Friday. The boys’ team beat the Red Riots 124-38, and the girls’ team won 98-45. Below is a full list of competitive finishers in both the boys’ and girls’ events. Girls’ 200-yard medley relay Ellsworth A, 2 minutes, 13.56

  • Ellsworth tops GSA in dual swim meet

    Ellsworth tops GSA in dual swim meet

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth and George Stevens Academy boys’ and girls’ swim teams faced off in the first meet of the season Tuesday, Dec. 13. Ellsworth won the boys’ meet 131-25 and the girls’ meet 94-53. Below is a full list of competitive finishers in both the boys’ and girls’ events. Girls’ 200-yard medley relay

  • DEFY swim team wins again

    DEFY swim team wins again

    ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA Dolphins defeated the Northern York County YMCA Manta Rays 568-268 in a home swim meet Saturday. A total of 107 DEFY swimmers took part in the meet, and two qualified for the New England YMCA Championships — Sean Hill did so with a time of 1 minute, 6.61

  • Down East Family YMCA swim team wins in first dual meet

    Down East Family YMCA swim team wins in first dual meet

    ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA Dolphins defeated the Waldo County YMCA Bluefish 708-161 on Saturday in the season’s first dual meet. The win was the team’s largest margin of victory ever. A total of 106 DEFY swimmers participated in the meet. Of those, 33 DEFY swimmers placed first in at least one individual

  • DEFY swimmers break state records

    DEFY swimmers break state records

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Down East Family YMCA Dolphins sent five swimmers to the YMCA Long Course championships over the weekend. Talor Hamilton, Cooper Holmes, Richie Matthews, Camden Holmes and Ava Sealander qualified to compete in a combined 17 events against the best YMCA swimmers from across the nation. The Dolphins swam their way to four

  • Echo Lake Swim slated for Aug. 13

    MOUNT DESERT — The 22nd annual Bill Reeve Echo Lake Swim will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Camp Beech Cliff. The Echo Lake Swim offers a 500-yard and a 1.5-mile swim/race. This year, organizers added a two-person relay for the 1.5-mile swim. Last year, competitors ages 6 to 80 participated in the event.

  • DEFY swimmers break four state records

    DEFY swimmers break four state records

    NEW BRUNSWICK — The Down East Family YMCA swim team placed fourth at the Maine Swimming International Invitational held from Thursday to Sunday at the Canada Games Aquatic Center. Thirty teams from across New England and Canada competed in the long course (50-meter pool) meet. DEFY totaled 1503 points. Long Reach Swim Club from Bath