Class of 2016

Coach: Doug Springer

  • Spent 9 years as head coach of the girls swim team and returned in 2003 to coach the boy's team.
  • Won six straight Class B State Championships from 1992-97.
  • The only coach in Maine high school swimming history to win six straight girls titles.
  • Led the 2003 boys team to the Class B State Championship.
  • Current coach of the Saddlebrook Swim Club in Arizona.
  • Former Head Coach of Puerto Rican National Team.
  • Former Executive Director Old Town – Orono YMCA.
  • Former Old Town school board member.
  • Remains a competitive swimmer in the U.S. Masters Swimming Organization.

Diana (Perkins) Akerley class of 1980

  •  Played basketball and softball at Old Town High School.
  • Three-year starter in basketball helping her teams compile an overall record of 49-13.
  • Led the 1980 team to the Eastern Maine Class A Championship.
  • 1980 All-State first team.
  • 1980 Bangor Daily News All-Tourney Team.
  • 1980 National Basketball Coaches Association All-American Team.
  • Bangor Daily News Sportswomen of the Year.
  • Finished her career with 1,137 career points.
  • 1980 averaged 23 points per game, finishing with 506 total points.
  • Three-year starter in softball.
  • 1979 – pitched a 3-hit shutout over John Bapst. The first ever recorded shutout by an Old Town softball pitcher.
  • Following her graduation, Diana played two seasons for the University of Maine.

Melanie (Brockway) O'Keefe Class of 1986

  • Competed in track and field hockey at Old Town High School.
  • Current school record holder for indoor 55m high hurdles (8.6 seconds).
  • Current school record holder in 100m high hurdles in outdoor track (15.4 seconds)
  • Helped the 1983 and 85 indoor track teams win the Class B State Championship.
  • Helped lead the 1985 outdoor track team to the Class B State Championship.
  • Was part of the indoor Eastern Maine Championship team in 1984.
  • Named to the All-State track team her sophomore, junior and senior seasons in both indoor and outdoor track.
  • Following her graduation, she spent four years competing for the Colby College track and field teams.

Richard Carlow class of 1952

  • Lettered in basketball, baseball, and football at Old Town High School.
  • Helped lead the 1952 team to the Class LL State Championship, the first in school history.
  • Named 1952 Tournament MVP.
  • 1952 Bangor Daily News All-Tourney team.
  • Helped 1951 team advance to Eastern Maine Championship.
  • During his senior season, Carlow helped lead the football, basketball and baseball teams to a combined record of 27-8.

Sarah Wilcox class of 2009

  •  A three-sport athlete at Old Town High School competing in field hockey, basketball, and softball.
  • Two-time All-State in field hockey.
  • Two-time All-Conference field hockey selection.
  • Named team captain for field hockey, basketball, and softball.
  • Played four years on the UMass Lowell field hockey team.
  • Won the 2010 NCAA National Championship.
  • Helped her team reach the National Championship game four straight years.
  • Won three conference championships.
  • Two time First Team All-American.
  • Two time First Team All-Conference.
  • Named conference Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Named to the conference All-Tourney team twice.
  • Compiled a career record of 80-14 at UMass Lowell.
  • Spent time as an assistant field hockey coach at the College of Holy Cross and Husson University. Also coached several elite field hockey club teams.

Sterling Leblanc class of 1965

  • Sterling lettered in basketball and baseball at Old Town High School.
  • In 1965 Sterling set a then MacKenzie Gym scoring record with 39 points in a game.
  • Following the 1965 season, he was named the teams MVP.
  • Sterling continued his basketball career at UMaine Fort Kent where he was a 1,000 point scorer.
  • Led the Bengals to their first-ever Northeast College Conference Championship.
  • Inducted into the UMFK Hall of Fame in 2012.
  • After college Sterling took to the coaching ranks as Head Coach of the Van Buren High School boys team where he led the Crusaders to their first-ever Eastern Maine Tournament appearance.
  • Sterling was credited with organizing the Pen Bay Running Club in 1982.