Swimming and Diving

 
Nicole Langlois of Washington, D.C., was a varsity swimmer at the University of Maine prior to graduating in 2013. She competed despite suffering from breast cancer. Langlois died on Thursday at age 26.

Former UMaine athlete succumbs to cancer

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 17, 2016, at 7:47 p.m.
A former University of Maine swimmer lost a long battle with breast cancer on Thursday, the school announced Saturday.

Here’s how Ryan Lochte can win ‘Dancing With the Stars’

By Emily Yahr, Washington Post on Aug. 30, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
Ryan Lochte is really competing this season on “Dancing With the Stars.”
USA's Ryan Lochte during the qualification round of the 200m medley men in the swimming event in Olympic Swimming Pool on Aug. 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Four sponsors drop Ryan Lochte after Rio incident

By Subrat Patnaik, Reuters on Aug. 22, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
“We cannot condone behavior that is counter to the values this brand has long stood for,” Speedo USA said in an email statement Monday.
Sarah Wilcox

Six set for induction into Old Town Athletic Hall of Fame

on Aug. 19, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
Six new names will be entered into the Old Town High School Athletic Hall of Fame this fall, according to an announcement by the school and the RSU 34 Educational Foundation.
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Ryan Lochte of USA reacts during the men's 200m Individual Medley Final at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 11.

Brazil police consider charges against U.S. Olympic swimmers

By Rodrigo Viga and Jeb Blount, Reuters on Aug. 18, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about a gunpoint robbery earlier this week and was actually involved in a scuffle at a gas station, Brazilian police officials told the Associated Press on Thursday.
Ryan Lochte of the United States, pictured with his gold medal after swimming on the winning 4x200 freestyle relay team on Aug. 9, was among several Olympians robbed at gunpoint in Rio De Janeiro on Saturday night.

US Olympic swimmers robbed at gunpoint in Rio

By Cindy Boren and Dom Phillips, Washington Post on Aug. 14, 2016, at 4:28 p.m.
RIO DE JANEIRO – Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte and three other members of the U.S. Olympic swimming team were robbed at gunpoint “by individuals posing as armed police officers” in Brazil, the U.S. Olympic Committee said Sunday. Along with Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jimmy Feigen and Jack Conger were in …
Michael Phelps swims during the men's 200-meter butterfly final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games on Tuesday at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

By Alan Baldwin, Reuters on Aug. 10, 2016, at 6:54 p.m.
The medal machine that is Phelps on Tuesday night matched what must surely rank as the oldest record in sport when he chalked up his 12th individual Olympic swimming gold medal.
Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the 4x100 relay during the Rio Games Sunday night at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Phelps takes his 19th Olympic gold

By Alan Baldwin, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 11:06 p.m.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Michael Phelps made all the difference as he won the 19th Olympic gold medal of his astonishing career on Sunday night and helped the U.S. men’s team to victory in the 4×100 meters freestyle relay. The 31-year-old, raising a roar from the crowd on his first …
Emma Waddell of Bangor, here in a March 2014 file photo, competed in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Monday night in Omaha, Nebraska.

Maine swimmers don’t advance at US Olympic Trials

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on June 27, 2016, at 10:16 p.m.
The Olympic Trials continue through Sunday.
Emma Waddell

Three Maine swimmers to compete at US Olympic Trials

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on June 20, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
Mainers Emma Waddell of Bangor, Caitlin Tycz of Brunswick and James Wells of Bath are preparing to compete at the United States Olympic Swimming Trials June 26-July 3 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Waddell swims at Williams College, Tycz will be a senior at Morse High of Bath …

Bangor pools open

By Bangor Parks and Recreation on June 15, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Pancoe and Dakin Pools , 13th St. & Stillwater, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-992-4490; BangorParksandRec.com BANGOR — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department announced the opening of city pools for the 2016 summer season.Story continues below advertisement. The Beth …
Emma Waddell

Falmouth, Bangor swimmers gain top collegiate awards

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on May 05, 2016, at 5:03 p.m.
Nicole Mancini of Falmouth, who dives for Bentley University, and Bangor’s Emma Waddell, who swims for Williams College, are among the 2016 first-team All-American swimmers and divers recently announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association. Mancini, competing in this year’s NCAA Division II nationals, finished sixth in the 3-meter competition. …
Robby MacDonald

Bangor’s MacDonald to join Maine Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame

By Larry Mahoney on April 22, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.
“Swimming has absolutely been a huge part of my life. It has been a lifelong association.”
Brunswick's Caitlin Tycz competes in the 100-yard butterfly during the Class A girls swimming and diving state championship meet on Feb. 13 at the University of Maine in Orono. Tycz set a YMCA national record in the 100 butterfly last week in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Maine swimmer sets YMCA national record

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on April 12, 2016, at 5:51 p.m.
Competing for the Long Reach Swim Club of the Bath YMCA, Caitlin Tycz flew to a time of 52.43 seconds to win the 100-yard butterfly.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 7, 2016

on April 07, 2016, at 8 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR | Husson Baseball April Vacation Clinic for youth ages 5-14, 9-11 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 18-20, Husson Baseball Field. Clinic includes mechanics of throwing, hitting drills, infield/outfield drills, baserunning. Cost is $100. For information, call 992-4948. BASEBALL/SOFTBALL BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 31, 2016

on March 31, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR | Husson Baseball April Vacation Clinic for youth ages 5-14, 9-11 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 18-20, Husson Baseball Field. Clinic includes mechanics of throwing, hitting drills, infield/outfield drills, baserunning. Cost is $100. For information, call 992-4948. BASEBALL/SOFTBALL BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 24, 2016

on March 24, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
BASEBALL/SOFTBALL BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily and weekly clinics and lessons to help athletes prepare for the spring sports season. All clinics are $20 per session. Contact Tim Bush at 207-951-2250 or tbush@mainesluggers.com. BASKETBALL BAILEYVILLE — DownEast Credit Union Basketball Tournaments, girls through eighth …

Bath swimmer sets state records at YMCA state meet

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on March 11, 2016, at 7:12 p.m.
Editor’s Note: This corrects results from a report published earlier this week. Caitlin Tycz, swimming for the Long Reach Swim Club of Bath, established state and meet records in the 200 individual medley during the YMCA championships last weekend at the University of Maine’s Wallace Pool in Orono. Tycz finished …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 10, 2016

on March 10, 2016, at 8:12 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — The Bangor Comrades American Legion team is sponsoring 2016 Spring Training Baseball Clinics on Sundays in March at Bangor High’s Red Barry Gym; events, sponsored by Bangor East and West Side Little Leagues, include Parent and Me “Learning the Game” Clinic, ages 5-8, 10-11:15 a.m., parent or …

UMaine junior sets five school records at ECAC swim championships

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on March 01, 2016, at 12:36 p.m.
The Black Bears also set records in four relays.
 

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