Sports

  • Dazzling shooting performance lifts boys past Washington Academy

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys basketball team shot an astounding 71 percent in the first half of the Class B North quarterfinal game Saturday morning to stroll to a 79-38 win over Washington Academy. The win gave the Trojans five straight wins and ended a winless streak of 0-6 for Hancock County

  • Girls season ends with quarterfinal loss to Winslow

    BANGOR — In what has been a loaded Class B North field all season long, the road to a regional championship has seemed to be almost anybody’s game. That, paired with the state tournament’s tendency to produce the unexpected, means some of the state’s best teams can see their season ends in the blink of

  • MDI High School coaches named

    MDI High School coaches named

    BAR HARBOR — Mark Arnold will take over the reins as head coach of the Mount Desert Island High School football program. Arnold has served as assistant coach under Mark Shields, who stepped down from the position Jan. 2 after leading the Trojans to back-to-back 9-2 seasons and the school’s first regional championship. Arnold, a

  • Girls 4th, boys 7th at regional championships

    Girls 4th, boys 7th at regional championships

    ORONO — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ and boys’ indoor track teams finished fourth and seventh, respectively, at Saturday’s regional indoor track championships at the University of Maine. The girls’ team’s fourth-place finish was one of the best of the season. Senior Ashley Anderson set two facility records with times of 7.39 seconds

  • Unified basketball to host Hampden

    Unified basketball to host Hampden

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School unified basketball team is scheduled to play its second-to-last home game of the regular season today, Feb. 15. The Trojans will take on Hampden Academy at 3:30 p.m. to begin the second half of the regular season. The team’s final home game will be against Orono

  • Girls shut down Ellsworth

    Girls shut down Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team isn’t used to playing from behind. When the Trojans were put in that position last week, their relentless defense took over. Whether it was trapping, blocking shots or applying relentless pressure, MDI’s defense found itself in the right places at the right times

  • Great Harbor Shootout set

    Great Harbor Shootout set

    BAR HARBOR — This year’s edition of the Great Harbor Shootout has been scheduled for March 16-18 at various places throughout Hancock County. The Great Harbor Shootout brings junior and high school players throughout the state in a three-day tournament that usually draws more than 80 teams. Four divisions of play are offered for both

  • Swimmers crush Crusaders

    Swimmers crush Crusaders

    BANGOR — Mount Desert Island High School’s swim teams notched a victory over the John Bapst Crusaders in their final regular-season meet Tuesday at the Bangor YMCA. The Trojan boys took first in all 12 events, and the girls were first in 10 of 12 swim events. Bapst is fielding a girls’ diving team, but