Articles by: Amanat Khullar

Amanat Khullar

Amanat Khullar

Amanat Khullar is a sports reporter for the Mount Desert Islander. She comes from New Delhi, the capital city of India and graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
  • Trojans take down Hawks

    Trojans take down Hawks

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity baseball team avenged an earlier loss and took down the Hermon Hawks 3-1 at home on Thursday, May 12, to improve to 4-6 on the season. “We still made a couple mistakes, but we played really well,” head Coach Mike Swanson said. “We finally made

  • Girls 3rd, boys 4th in track

    Girls 3rd, boys 4th in track

    OLD TOWN — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ track team finished in third place at the outdoor meet on Friday, May 13, at Old Town. The Lady Trojans scored a total of 54 points over 19 events, behind Orono High School with 155 and Brewer High School with 132. The boys’ team notched

  • Girls notch tough loss

    Girls notch tough loss

    BAR HARBOR — The varsity softball team of Mount Desert Island High School fell 12-0 to Hermon High School at home on Thursday, May 12, and dropped to 0-10 on the season. Lindsey McEachern pitched the complete seven-inning game for the Trojans and struck out six. “Lindsey [McEachern] pitched a pretty good game for us,”

  • MDI sailors sweep Hospice Cup

    MDI sailors sweep Hospice Cup

    ROCKLAND — The Mount Desert Island High School Sailing Team cruised to a win at the inaugural Hospice Cup team-race regatta hosted by The Apprenticeshop in Rockland on Saturday, May 7. The round-robin team racing competition that lasted over six hours saw five teams of sailors with three boats each on the water in 420

  • Trojan tennis edges Eagles

    Trojan tennis edges Eagles

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity tennis teams took down the Ellsworth Eagles on the road on Monday, May 9. The Trojan boys won 5-0, and the girls’ came out on top 4-1. “We knew it was going to be tough. We had tough conditions there with the wind and cold and

  • Lady Trojans stay positive

    Lady Trojans stay positive

    BAR HARBOR — The Trojan varsity softball team fell 23-3 to the Old Town Coyotes at home on Tuesday, May 10. With the loss, the Mount Desert Island High School team dropped to 0-9 on the season, and even though the varsity squad hasn’t made a mark on the winning side yet, the coaching staff

  • MDI baseball team falls to Coyotes

    MDI baseball team falls to Coyotes

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity baseball team remained scoreless against Old Town at home on Tuesday, May 10, and with a 10-0 loss, the Trojans dropped to 3-6 on the season. “We’ve been playing well, losing games by a run, but today against a top team, we made mistakes,” MDI

  • Boys, girls fare well at track, field meet

    Boys, girls fare well at track, field meet

    BREWER — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ and girls’ track teams were runners-up at the outdoor meet on Saturday, May 7, at Brewer. The Lady Trojans scored a total of 104 points over 19 events, behind Brewer High School with 334. The boys’ team notched 141 points and was also behind Brewer with

  • St. Germain wins Sea of Blue 5K

    St. Germain wins Sea of Blue 5K

    MOUNT DESERT — More than 300 runners and walkers came together for the third annual Sea of Blue Autism Awareness Walk and 5K on Saturday in Northeast Harbor. Bar Harbor’s Tom St. Germain, 49, was the first to cross the finish line of the 3.1-mile race, in 18 minutes, 46 seconds. Megan Haney, 38, of

  • Trojans split double-header

    Trojans split double-header

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity baseball team split a double-header with Presque Isle at home on Saturday and are 3-3 for the season. The Trojans lost the first game 4-3. The Wildcats led 1-0 at the top of the fourth inning and added three more in the top of fifth