• Basketball tourney

    Basketball tourney

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will host the MDI Trojans Summer Invitational basketball tournament on Friday and Saturday, July 28-29. Players on MDI’s varsity basketball team will face a number of competitors during the fun, two-day tournament. The schedule is as follows: The Trojans will face Skowhegan at 3 p.m. and Hampden

  • Pistol safety

    Pistol safety

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club will offer the National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Shooting Course on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The course covers firearm and range safety review; fundamentals of pistol shooting; functions and maintenance of pistols, shooting positions and practical range experience. No prior

  • Sharks take bite out of competition

    Sharks take bite out of competition

    SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Swimmers from the Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swim team competed last weekend in the Maine Swimming Inc. International Championships here. Finley Smith took first place in the girls’ 10 and under 100-meter breaststroke in 1 minute, 40.39 seconds. The boys’ 10 and under team made up of Caden Braun, Wyatt

  • Soccer camp

    Soccer camp

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA is hosting the Challenger Sports soccer camp from July 31 to Aug. 4, for players ages 3-14. The First Kicks session for preschoolers ages 3-4 is from 1-2 p.m. Mini Soccer for ages 5-6 is from 1-2:30 p.m. Players ages 7-14 can sign up for a half-day

  • York wins Flamingo 4-Miler race

    York wins Flamingo 4-Miler race

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Wesley York, 17, of Naperville, Ill., won the Flamingo 4-Miler on Sunday in just 23 minutes, 40 seconds, a pace of less than a six minutes per mile. Bradford Eslin, 39, of Bucksport came in second in 23:52, followed by 29-year-old Dylan Brann of Bar Harbor in 24:05. Liza Neely, 15, of

  • 200 racers at JAXFit

    200 racers at JAXFit

    BAR HARBOR — More than 200 employees of The Jackson Laboratory along with friends and family spent their Saturday morning working up a sweat with one another during the JAXFit 5K here. Danson Cook-Gallarto took first place overall in a time of 16 minutes, 25 seconds, followed by Andrew Kephart in 17:03. Bryant Perkins finished

  • Practice range eyed at Kebo

    Practice range eyed at Kebo

    BAR HARBOR — A proposed practice range at Kebo Valley Golf Club here will get a boost this weekend from a 100-hole hike fundraiser in which four golfers will play five complete rounds plus 10 extra holes. Kebo pro Peiter DeVos, assistant pro Eric Morris, Mount Desert Island High School varsity golf Coach Jon Nicholson

  • Tardy is All-State

    Tardy is All-State

    BAR HARBOR — Tia Tardy, who last month graduated from Mount Desert Island High School, was named to the girls’ All-State Track Team. The cross-country, indoor and outdoor track standout won the indoor state title last spring in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5 minutes, 1.14 seconds. Tardy will attend Bucknell University in

  • Practice range eyed

    Practice range eyed

    BAR HARBOR — Acadian Youth Sports and Kebo Valley Golf Club are partnering to raise money for a practice range in order to promote youth golf on Mount Desert Island. To kick off the fundraiser, Kebo golf pro Peiter DeVos, assistant pro Eric Morris, MDI High School varsity golf Coach Jon Nicholson and middle school