Spurling, Kane Among Ellsworth Hall of Fame ’19
The Ellsworth High School Sports Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 this weekend. Among the great names entering the Hall, Terry Spurling from the great 1950s Eagles teams, Danny Kane from baseball and CeCe McEachern from swimming.
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Corey Dewitt-Cross Country, Basketball, and Indoor Track
Corey set the tournament single game record for Class B with a 52 point performance aquarter final win against Hermon in 2007, his senior year. He also won two Regional Individual Championships in Cross Country and two team Championships. Corey also won the 1600m State Championship in Track and Field. He continued his successful running career at Dartmouth College where he ran Cross Country, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track.
Paul Firlotte-Cross Country
Paul graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1952. He started running as a sophomore in Paul won Individual State Championships in 1949, 1950, and 1951. He finished his high school career by winning the New England Cross Country Championship. Paul finished his high school career undefeated. He went on to run at the University of Maine where he won the Yankee Conference Championship three times and the College New England Championship once.
Danny Kane was on the first Ellsworth High School team to win a state championship in baseball in 1983, his senior year. He went on to the University of Maine and set career records in Most Career Doubles-48, Most Hits-217, Most RBI’s-158, and Most Games Played-190. Danny has continued his baseball tradition as the Coach of the George Stevens Academy Varsity Baseball Coach for 31 years, winning three State Championships and ten Regional Championships. He is also in the UMO Hall of Fame and the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame.
CeCe was the 3-time PVC Champion and 2-time State Champion in Girl’s Swimming. By her senior year in 2013 she was team captain, school Valedictorian, and held every individual swimming record at Ellsworth High School. She was also a New England Champion. CeCe went on to swim at the University of Maine where she had multiple top 10 finishes in the America East Championships, was named America East All Academic Team twice, and was team captain her senior year.
Chad graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1990. He has the distinction of being the best soccer player to ever play for Coach Brian Higgins. His senior year he tallied 41 goals, which is still a single season record, and 10 assists. He was part of two State Championships and four Regional Championships. In 1989 he was named to the All New England Soccer team and was featured in Sports Illustrated.
Terry was part of the historical basketball teams at Ellsworth High School in the 1950’s. He helped lead the Eagles to Class L State Championships in 1953 and 1954 and to the New England Championships at the Boston Garden. Terry was named to the Bangor Daily News’ First All Maine Schoolboy Team in 1956. He went on to play two seasons at the University of Maine before becoming a successful high school basketball coach at Houlton High School and Central Aroostook.
Jennifer (Wadman) Myers-Soccer, Coach
Jennifer graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1988. She was a Soccer 1st Team PVC All Star for two years, Maine Sunday Telegram 2nd Team, named to the Eastern Maine Class B All Star Team and State Class B All Star Team her Senior year. Jennifer is ranked 3rd all time in scoring in girl’s soccer program history. Jennifer continued her soccer career at the University of Maine where she played for four years and won the UMaine Scholar Athlete Junior and Senior year. She came back to EHS to lead the girl’s varsity soccer program to two Regional Titles and multiple Class B Coach of the Year honors.
NOTE: Induction ceremonies take place at EHS this Saturday, October 12th.