Swimming and Diving

Brewer High School swimming coach Kathy Cahill (left) received the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches' Association Outstanding Service Award Saturday evening at the association’s national meeting held at Greensboro, North Carolina. Also receiving the award were Liz Hill (second left) of Anne Arbor, Michigan, Dick Marcussen of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Jeff Johnson of Acton, Massachusetts.

Brewer High School swim coach receives national award

on March 23, 2015, at 5:13 p.m.
Brewer High School swimming coach Kathy Cahill received the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches’ Association Outstanding Service Award Saturday evening at the association’s national meeting held at NC State in Greensboro, North Carolina, site of the NCAA Division I national swimming and diving championships. No more than five service awards are …

Sports briefs for March 20, 2015

By Staff and Wire Reports on March 20, 2015, at 7:46 p.m.
Ex-Bangor swimmer wins event at national meet SHENANDOAH, Texas — Former Bangor High School swim standout Emma Waddell of Williams College captured a victory in the 100-yard butterfly during the NCAA Division III national championships Thursday night. Waddell finished in 53.6 seconds to claim the national title in the 100 …
Bangor head swim coach Phil Emery watches as the Rams compete against Mount Desert Island in a meet at Husson University in Bangor in this January 2010 file photo.

Hall of Fame Bangor High School swim coach retires after 46 years

By Larry Mahoney on March 12, 2015, at 6:09 p.m.
After earning a degree from Southern Connecticut State University, Phil Emery had his heart set on obtaining a master’s degree in oceanography from San Diego State University. But John Coombs, the director of the Bangor YMCA, told him he should contact Bangor Superintendent of Schools Wendell Eaton about a science …

Longtime Bangor High School coach Phil Emery announces retirement

on March 12, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
On Tuesday the Bangor men’s swimming and diving team held their annual banquet where head coach Phil Emery formally announced his retirement from coaching. Emery began swimming for Bangor when it started its first team in 1961. He began his coaching career in 1969 for the Rams and has continued …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 5, 2015

on March 05, 2015, at 8:14 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Bangor Comrades American Legion Baseball will conduct free clinics four Sundays, March 1-22, with March 29 as a weather makeup date, for Bangor youth at Bangor High Red Barry Gym. Registration and entrance to the gym will be on the Peakes Auditorium side. Clinics are 10-11:15 a.m. …

Sports briefs for March 2, 2015

By Staff and Wire Reports on March 02, 2015, at 8:49 p.m.
UMaine swimmer sets school record PITTSBURGH — University of Maine junior Matt England set a UMaine record in the 100 backstroke, racing to time of 49.4 seconds during the trials at the ECAC Championships over the weekend at the University of Pittsburgh. The Bangor High graduate finished in eighth place …

Sports briefs for Feb. 27, 2015

By Staff and Wire Reports on Feb. 27, 2015, at 5:28 p.m.
Big East All-Star games set Saturday OLD TOWN — The Big East Senior All-Star games will be held Saturday at Old Town High School’s MacKenzie Gym with the girls game to tip off at 1 p.m., followed by the boys game. An awards ceremony will follow each game. There is …

High school season closes; more fast swims to come

on Feb. 23, 2015, at 12:32 a.m.
All four Maine State Swimming Championships happened over the past week ending the 2014-15 season. The boy’s Class B championship was at the University of Maine on the 14th while the girls Class B swam on the 16th. Class A swam at Bowdoin College with the girls on the 17th and …

Sports briefs for Sunday, Feb. 22

By Staff and Wire Reports on Feb. 22, 2015, at 7:53 p.m.
Former Bangor high swimmer second in league finals Former Bangor High swim standout David Smallwood recorded a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly for Worcester Polytechnic Institute during the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Championships Saturday in Worcester, Massachusetts. Smallwood finished in 49.5 seconds and also notched a …
Bangor High School's Derek Irish competes in the 100-yard butterfly event during Wednesday's Class A boys state swimming championships at Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Cheverus of Portland won the meet, and Bangor finished third.

Cheverus boys roll to third straight Class A state swim title

By Jacob Ouellette/Times Record on Feb. 18, 2015, at 7:11 p.m.
BRUNSWICK | Over the course of the swimming season, it became more and more evident that it was going to be really difficult to beat out the Cheverus High School boys swim team in the state finals. That theory held true on Wednesday, when the Stags captured their third …

Class A girls state swimming and diving championship results

on Feb. 17, 2015, at 8 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL At Bowdoin, Brunswick Brunswick 246, Cheverus 230, Kennebunk 217, Bangor 216, Deering 183, Falmouth 143, Westbrook 143, Massabesic 137, Gorham 135, South Portland 100, Cony 92, Thornton Academy 71, Edward Little 68, Scarborough 59, Messalonskee 54, Biddeford 44, Brewer 40, Sanford 30, Bucksport 13, Lawrence 13, Portland 12, …
Bangor High School's Lily Waddell competes in 200-yard freestyle event during the Class A state championship swim meet Tuesday at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.

Brunswick pulls away to capture Class A girls state swim crown

By Jacob Ouellette, Times Record on Feb. 17, 2015, at 6:37 p.m.
Over the last two years, the Brunswick High School girls swim team has found itself accepting second place at the Class A state championship swim meets, but on Tuesday at Bowdoin College, it finally got what it wanted — a state title. The last time the Dragons …
Foxcroft Academy's Jenna Clukey competes in the butterfly leg of the in the 200 yard medley relay during the girls Class B state swimming and diving championship Monday afternoon at the Wallace Pool in Orono.  Foxcroft Academy finished 3rd in the 200 yard medley relay.

Greely girls edge Trojans in final event for Class B swimming title

By Pete Warner on Feb. 16, 2015, at 9:33 p.m.
ORONO | Leila Johnston arrived at the Stanley Wallace Pool on Monday as the owner of two state freestyle records. By the time the senior phenom departed the University of Maine campus, she had again re-written Maine’s swimming record books. Johnston set meet and state records in the 200 …

Class B state swimming and diving boys results

on Feb. 14, 2015, at 11:51 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL State Championships Class B Boys At UMaine, Orono 1, Cape Elizabeth, 275.5. 2, Morse, 241. 3, Mount Desert Island, 229.5. 4, Ellsworth, 215. 5, Camden Hills Regional, 197. 6, Old Town, 191. 7, Belfast Area, 185. 8, Greely, 162. 9, Orono, 71. 10, Yarmouth, 66. 11, John Bapst, …
Cape Elizabeth swimmer Harry Homans congratulates Kyle Crans of Camden Hills after their 200-yard individual medley on Saturday at the University of Maine's Wallace Pool in Orono.

Cape Elizabeth boys win state Class B swimming and diving championship

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on Feb. 14, 2015, at 7:04 p.m.
ORONO | The Cape Elizabeth Capers won the school’s seventh swimming and diving championship and first since 1997 collecting 275.5 points Saturday at the University of Maine’s Wallace Pool. Morse High of Bath placed second with 241 points and Mount Desert Island came in third at 229.5 with Ellsworth …
Ellsworth's Cooper Holmes competes in the 100 yard butterfly event during the Penobscot Valley Conference boys swimming and diving championship on Feb. 6 in Bangor. An impending snowstorm has caused many sports schedules to be changed for this weekend.

Storm forces changes to Maine high school postseason schedules

on Feb. 13, 2015, at 5:34 p.m.
The impending snowstorm has caused changes for some high school postseason events scheduled for Saturday and Monday, according to a Maine Principals’ Association news release. The girls state ice hockey final has been moved up to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston. Western Maine champ Falmouth …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 12, 2015

on Feb. 12, 2015, at 8:47 p.m.
BASEBALL GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine Huskies baseball team and coaching staff, led by Ed Flaherty, will hold its 25th annual Winter Clinic 9 a.m.-noon on Sunday, Feb. 22, and its Advanced Clinic 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at the Costello Sports Complex Fieldhouse. The Winter …
Leila Johnston of Mount Desert Island High School, shown during the 2012 meet, won two events to help spark the Trojans to the Penobscot Valley Conference title on Saturday at Husson University in Bangor.

DaCorte, Johnston spark MDI to third straight PVC girls swim crown

By Pete Warner on Feb. 07, 2015, at 8:22 p.m.
Mount Desert Island continued its domination of the Penobscot Valley Conference on Saturday afternoon. Lydia DaCorte and Leila Johnston each won two individual events and participated in a pair of relay wins, sparking the Trojans girls to a convincing victory at Husson University’s Webber Pool in Bangor. Coach Tony DeMuro’s …

PVC Boys Swimming and Diving Championship Results

on Feb. 06, 2015, at 11:31 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL At Husson University, Bangor 36th Annual Championships Bangor 274.5, Ellsworth 227, Mount Desert Island 215, Old Town 197, John Bapst 100, Brewer 69, Orono 66, Hampden Academy 58, George Stevens Academy 34, Foxcroft Academy 22, Caribou 19.5, Presque Isle 18, Bucksport 12, Washington Academy 10, Hermon 5 200 …
Ellsworth's Talor Hamilton celebrates after winning the 50 yard freestyle event during the Penobscot Valley Conference boys swimming and diving championship at Webber Pool at Husson University Friday.

Bangor boys snag seventh straight PVC swimming title

By Pete Warner on Feb. 06, 2015, at 9:57 p.m.
Talor Hamilton of Ellsworth showed how dominating one swimmer can be on Friday night. But the Bangor High School boys instead demonstrated the value of talent and depth and it helped the Rams secure their seventh consecutive title at the 36th Penobscot Valley Conference Boys Swimming and …

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