Articles by: Megan Phelps

Megan Phelps

Megan Phelps

  • Tennis legend Christie honored by Causeway

    Tennis legend Christie honored by Causeway

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — In a small community, there are often people who are known for what they do. Around Mount Desert Island, Robert “Bob” Christie is known as a tennis legend. He served as the manager and head pro at the Causeway Club in Southwest Harbor for 28 years. Christie also was the Mount Desert

  • Senior League team falls in East Regional

    WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. — Coach and Acadian Youth Sports Director Kyle McKim knew that the Acadians faced no small challenge in travelling down to the East Regional Tournament here. Unfortunately, the task proved too much once again, as the Acadians lost both their games in the double-elimination tournament. The team departed on Thursday afternoon from

  • Downeast Sunrise Relay runners are up all night

    Downeast Sunrise Relay runners are up all night

    EASTPORT — Most runners just need a good pair of sneakers to hit the road, maybe a good pair of shorts. However, for the runners participating in the Downeast Sunrise Trail Relay this past weekend, headlamps were an essential part of the uniform, as the teams raced through the night. Twenty-four teams competed in the

  • AYS 11/12 fall in pool play

    AYS 11/12 fall in pool play

    WALDOBORO — The Acadian Youth Sport 11/12 All Star team traveled here last weekend to participate in the Little League State Championship. The team, which won the District 1 championship with an undefeated record, fell in pool play on Monday evening. Game 1 In first game of the weekend, the Acadians faced District Three champion

  • Island native goes for gold

    Island native goes for gold

    TREMONT — Rudy Kelley was born and raised in Bernard. He just returned from Minneapolis, Minn, where he participated in the 2015 National Senior Games, a multi-sport even held every two years. This year, more than 12,000 athletes aged 50 and up participated in the event. Kelley, 68, had to qualify at the state level

  • Baseball teams take crowns

    Baseball teams take crowns

    BAR HARBOR — It was a good weekend to be on the Mount Desert Island all star baseball teams. Both the Acadian Youth Sports 11/12 and the Senior League all star teams took home District One Championships. 11/12 All Stars The AYS 11/12 All Stars faced a Machias team that they already had defeated once

  • Homich wins Flamingo race

    Homich wins Flamingo race

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR – The Flamingo Four Miler and Fun Run, formerly known as the Tremont Trot, took place this past Sunday in Tremont. The field of 83 runners braved a muggy morning to run the course, which started at the Seawall Campground and ended at the Tremont Community Center. Local standout Matt Homich of Ellsworth

  • Youth baseball teams sprint for home

    Youth baseball teams sprint for home

    BAR HARBOR — The Acadian Youth Sports 9/10 all star team might have lost the first game of their District One tournament. But they didn’t let that deter them from making an impressive run through the losers’ bracket before falling just short of the championship game. The Acadians suffered their opening loss to a solid

  • Youth softball teams strikeout

    Youth softball teams strikeout

    ELLSWORTH — The 9/10 and 11/12 Acadian Youth Sports all-star softball seasons have come to an end. Both teams lost to Ellsworth in a best-of-three series. The 9/10 team opened the tournament with a 17-2 loss to the Ellsworth softball team in Bar Harbor on Friday evening. On Saturday, they turned around and picked up

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