All posts by Robby MacDonald

Bangor boys turn in strong performances at Class A state swim meet

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor High School’s second-place finish at the Class A boys state swimming and diving championships behind a young, deep and talented Cheverus of Portland squad included performances among the elite in Maine interscholastic swimming history. David Smallwood’s second place of 1 minute, 42.3 seconds in the 200 free is the third-fastest in […]

Championship season begins with PVC meets Monday night at Husson

The championship season opens for Penobscot Valley Conference swimmers and divers Monday when the PVC boys race and dive at Husson University in Bangor. Racing begins at 6 p.m. The girls compete at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Husson. The meets were originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, but were postponed due to the pending snowstorm. […]

Brewer swimmers participate in Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge

At their recent competition with John Bapst Memorial High, coach Kathy Cahill’s Brewer High swimmers and divers actively engaged the Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge, an outreach of the American Cancer Society. The Brewer team constructed a Wall of Remembrance at the Bangor Y pool, honoring all those touched by the disease. In addition, a Brewer […]

Former top Maine swimmer turning in strong efforts for Indiana swim team

James Wells and his  Indiana University teammates defeated Iowa and Ohio State recently. The Morse High of Bath graduate  finished first in the 100 backstroke in the Hoosiers’ victory with a time of 47.6 seconds. Wells also finished fourth in the 200 backstroke  at 1:47.5. Actually, the junior closed on the field on the final […]

Maine swimmers recording fast times in speedy America East

Several of coach Susan Lizzotte’s swimmers are ranked among the leaders in the speedy America East Conference as the University of Maine Black Bear swimmers and divers enter the long-course (50-meter) training period of their season during the semester break. Sophomore Naja Harvey holds the third fastest time in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1 minute, […]

New high school swimming rule addresses consequences for ‘illegal attire’

As the high school swim season enters dual-meet competition, several new rules will govern the 2012-13 action. The rules were approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations Swimming and Diving Rules Committee. Among the rules changes enacted is Rule 3-3-2 regarding illegal attire worn by an interscholastic competitor. A racing cap marked […]