Swimming

  • Pool gets new ventilation

    Pool gets new ventilation

    BAR HARBOR — A new air handler (ventilation system) for the pool at the MDI YMCA arrived and was installed last week. Problems with the old system resulted in some swim meets this past season being postponed or moved to other pools. “Our new system will bring us crisp, clean air for years to come!”

  • Sharks announce team awards

    Sharks announce team awards

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swim team announced team awards prior to last Wednesday’s banquet at Mount Desert Island High School. The Sharks posted a strong season against tough competition. The boys’ and girls’ teams combined for third at the YMCA state championships and second at the state’s winter championships. “This

  • Swim honors

    Swim honors

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School swimmers Liam Sullivan and Tyler Woodworth were both selected to the All-State boys’ team at the Maine Interscholastic Swim League awards banquet Sunday evening in Augusta. Sullivan was chosen for the 200-yard medley and 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays and 100-yard breaststroke, and Woodworth was chosen in

  • Sharks score

    Sharks score

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swim team took first place in four divisions Saturday at the state YMCA championship meet in Orono. The 9-10 boys, above, and the boys and girls combined in that age group were state champions. The 13-14 girls, below with MDI YMCA Director Tommy Parham and the

  • Boys first, girls third at swim state championships

    Boys first, girls third at swim state championships

    By Glenn Jordan, Portland Press Herald and Mike Mandell, mmandell@mdislander.com ORONO — The Mount Desert Island High School boys swim and dive team won the Class B state championships at the University of Maine Saturday, earning the team title for the second year in a row. Two days later, the Trojan girls finished third of 21 teams

  • Trojan boys are PVC runners-up, girls finish third

    Trojan boys are PVC runners-up, girls finish third

    ORONO — Nearly a year to the day after the Mount Desert Island High School and Ellsworth High School boys’ swim teams fought to the wire for the conference title, the two delivered another classic showing. The MDI boys were edged by Ellsworth in another back-and-forth battle at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships Friday at

  • Swim teams swamp Raiders

    Swim teams swamp Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School swim teams defeated the visiting Washington Academy Raiders at the final home meet of the season Friday. It was also Senior Night and swimmers Liam Sullivan, Isaac Weaver, Loren Genrich, Anna Naggert and Yuri Gabetta were honored (Zeke Valleau was not present). The Trojan girls won

  • Swimmers split with Bangor

    Swimmers split with Bangor

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School swim team earned a split with Bangor on Friday with the MDI boys winning at Husson University. On the boys’ side, MDI edged the Rams by a score of 111-69. Tyler Woodworth earned a pair of individual wins for the Trojans with first-place finishes in the 100-

  • Swimmers sweep Orono

    Swimmers sweep Orono

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School swim team earned a sweep of Orono on Friday at the University of Maine. On the girls’ side, MDI won the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays. Addy Smith (100-yard butterfly) and Maria Saltysiak (100-yard freestyle) provided individual wins for the Trojans, who edged Orono 96-64. Tyler

  • MDI swim team edges Ellsworth

    MDI swim team edges Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — The passion and intensity of the Ellsworth High School vs. Mount Desert Island High School rivalry filled the air on the MDI YMCA pool deck Friday. The girls’ meet was particularly thrilling, with the Trojans edging the Eagles 88-87, a final team score that came down to the final girls’ event, the