Sports

  • All-Conference track honors

    BAR HARBOR — Several members of the Mount Desert Island High School indoor track-and-field team were named to the first and second All-Conference and All-Academic teams this season. Girls’ All-Conference First Team: Ashley Anderson, 200-meter dash; Tia Tardy, 400-meter dash, 800-meter run, 1-mile, 2-mile. Second Team: Anderson, 55-meter dash, 800-meter dash; Tardy, 400-meter dash; Zoe

  • Wildlands Snowshoe results

    Wildlands Snowshoe results

    ORLAND — Victor Skorapa of Freeport and Robin Clarke of Ellsworth were the winners of the Wildlands Snowshoe Run on Sunday, Feb. 19. Skorapa finished the course from Craig Brook National Fishery to Great Pond Mountain in 43 minutes, 19 seconds. Clarke finished in a time of 57:20. Michael Wade of Ellsworth finished second in

  • MDI boys headed to Northern Maine championship

    MDI boys headed to Northern Maine championship

    BANGOR – The No. 2 Mount Desert Island High School Trojans will have a shot at the Eastern Maine basketball championship after defeating No. 3 Central High School in the semifinal round of the Northern Maine Class B state championships Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. MDI will face Orono High School at

  • Girls succumb to Shiretowners

    Girls succumb to Shiretowners

    BANGOR — The No. 8 Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team gave No. 1 seed Houlton High School a run for its money in the quarterfinal round of the Class B state tournament Saturday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center. Ultimately, the Shiretowners defeated the Trojans 47-39. The Trojans knew they were

  • Get ready for summer!

    Get ready for summer!

    There are numerous summer camps to keep the kids busy this year on Mount Desert Island, and registration for each camp is slated to open soon. Bass Harbor Memorial Library Art and Nature Camp In Simple Gifts, for children ages 7-11, guest artists will help campers make gifts for their friends or families, complete with

  • MDI girls 4th, boys 5th at swimming state championships

    MDI girls 4th, boys 5th at swimming state championships

    ORONO — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ and boys’ swimming and diving teams capped off their season with fourth- and fifth-place finishes in the Class B State Championships over the weekend at the University of Maine. The girls came in fourth place behind state champions Cape Elizabeth High School. Morse High School was

  • MDI High track team makes history

    MDI High track team makes history

    LEWISTON — Saturday’s Class B track-and-field state championship meet at Bates College was one for the record books for the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ team. It won the Class B state title for the first time in school history. The girls from MDI took second place. The MDI boys finished the meet nearly

  • MDI girls fall to Houlton

    MDI girls fall to Houlton

    BANGOR – The No. 8 Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team gave No. 1 seed Houlton High School a run for its money in the quarterfinal round of the Class B state tournament Saturday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center. Ultimately, the Shiretowners defeated the Trojans 47-39 and will go on to

  • MDI boys knock off Belfast for trip to semifinals

    MDI boys knock off Belfast for trip to semifinals

    BANGOR –   The Mount Desert Island High School Trojans are headed to the semifinal round of Maine Principals’ Association Class B state tournament after defeating Belfast Area High School 45-35 Friday night in the quarterfinals. The  No. 2 Trojans and the No. 7 Lions were neck-and-neck throughout the first half, with both teams scoring 9

  • WHCA 5K

    WHCA 5K

    ELLSWORTH — Darling’s is set to host the second Keep ME Warm 5K. The race will start from the showroom on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 9 a.m. The races will raise money for the Washington-Hancock Community Agency’s THAW Fund for heating fuel. The registration fee is $15, and all proceeds benefit the fund. There will