• Boys win, girls second in cross-country meet

    EAST CORINTH — Mount Desert Island High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams finished a respective first and second at Friday’s meet at Central High School. Junior Thorin Smith was the top individual finisher for the boys’ team with a time of 16 minutes, 52.92 seconds. Nick Reznick took third with a time of 17:07.60,

  • Portalatin wins half marathon

    Portalatin wins half marathon

    BAR HARBOR — Rico Portalatin of Milo was the winner of the 40th annual Bar Harbor Bank and Trust Half Marathon hosted by the Mount Desert Island YMCA Saturday morning. Portalatin finished the course through Acadia National Park in 1 hour, 18 minutes and 23 seconds, five seconds ahead of the runner-up, Hancock County’s own

  • Girls soccer

    Girls soccer

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ soccer team logged a 1-0 win against Ellsworth Tuesday. Sophomore Daisy Granholm scored on a breakaway with 10 minutes, 49 seconds left in the first half. Ellsworth had its own chances and nearly tied the game with two minutes left, but the visitors came away with

  • Volleyball rides past Raiders

    Volleyball rides past Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — It was another nail-biter, but the Mount Desert Island High School varsity volleyball team came out ahead of the Washington Academy Raiders 3-2 at home Friday evening. Two players were out with illness, but the Trojans rallied to win the first and fourth sets. By the end of the fourth, they had

  • MDI golf now 11-2

    MDI golf now 11-2

    BUCKSPORT — The Mount Desert Island golf team beat Bucksport, Ellsworth and Narraguagus at Kebo Valley Golf Club last Wednesday, finishing 42 strokes ahead of the Golden Bucks and Eagles. Kyle Nicholson, Brennan Hubbard and Colyn Rich led the way for the Trojans with nine-hole scores of 40, 44 and 45, respectively. At Saturday’s John

  • Basketball officials

    Basketball officials

    ELLSWORTH — The International Association of Approved Basketball Officials is offering a class for those interested in becoming high school or middle school basketball officials beginning Sunday, Sept. 24. Participants must pay a fee of $110, which covers costs for three rulebooks, instruction, a notebook with handouts, examinations, membership and insurance for the 2017-18 training

  • Trojan soccer grounds Eagles

    Trojan soccer grounds Eagles

    ELLSWORTH — Owen Mild had the chance to change his team’s season Monday night, and he took it. Less than four minutes remained in the game between Mount Desert Island High School and Ellsworth, and overtime and a potential scoreless draw loomed large. The Trojans had had their chances to score, but so far, they

  • Tennis tourney

    Tennis tourney

    BAR HARBOR — A team assembled by the Small Animal Clinic in Ellsworth, captained by Alan Toothaker, won the 13th annual Maine Seacoast Mission Open Tennis Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The tournament proceeds benefit the Mission’s EdGE youth development program, which runs after-school, in-school and summer programs in

  • Tardy honored

    Tardy honored

    BAR HARBOR — Former Mount Desert Island High School runner Tia Tardy was named the Patriot League’s Rookie of the Week on Sept. 6 after a solid showing at the Bucknell University’s Bison Open on Sept. 1. Tardy, who graduated from MDI in June, finished with a time of 14 minutes, 30 seconds, claiming the