Sports

  • Summer basketball

    Summer basketball

    BAR HARBOR — Fans missing the frenzy of basketball season can get a whiff of the action this weekend as the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ team hosts the 2019 MDI Summer Basketball Invitational. This year, MDI will be hosting Greely, Cheverus, Hampden Academy, Presque Isle and Skowhegan in a weekend that will pit

  • JAXFit 5K race supports Acadia Family Center

    JAXFit 5K race supports Acadia Family Center

    BAR HARBOR — Nearly 200 runners came to Bar Harbor on Saturday morning to compete in the eighth annual JAXFit 5K. The annual race is sponsored by the Human Resources Department at The Jackson Laboratory and is organized as part of an employee wellness program. Each year 100 percent of entry fees and donations go

  • Williams is fastest flamingo

    Williams is fastest flamingo

    TREMONT — Fifty-one runners traveled to the southern reaches of Mount Desert Island on Sunday for this year’s running of the Flamingo 4-Miler. The race began at the Seawall picnic area and concluded at the Tremont Consolidated School. It was held as part of the four-day Harbor House Flamingo Festival in Southwest Harbor. “The race

  • Former Trojans Isaacs, Joyce at Lobster Bowl

    BAR HARBOR — Former Mount Desert Island football players Gilbert Isaacs and Elijah Joyce are set to play in next week’s Shrine Lobster Bowl in Saco. The game divides players into Eastern Maine and Western Maine teams with each high school football team in the state selecting at least one player to participate. Last year,

  • MDI Co-Ed Softball League season reaches halfway mark

    MDI Co-Ed Softball League season reaches halfway mark

    BAR HARBOR — Two top contenders have emerged as the Mount Desert Island Co-Ed Softball League has begun the second half of the 2019 season following the Fourth of July holiday break. As Monday, GT Outhouses and Edlund Ironworks topped the league standings with records of 5-0 and 4-0, respectively. The league powerhouses, which met

  • Acadians tally 28 runs in three games

    Acadians tally 28 runs in three games

      BAR HARBOR — Against all comers, the Acadian Little League 11-12 baseball team’s district tournament showing produced tight games. The Acadians put forth a spirited effort in the recent District 1 tournament, in which it went 1-2 with a win over Coastal Little League and losses to Calais Little League and Bucksport Little League.

  • Soccer camps July 29-Aug. 2 at MDI YMCA

    Soccer camps July 29-Aug. 2 at MDI YMCA

    BAR HARBOR — Challenger International Soccer is offering weeklong soccer camps for children ages 3-14 from July 29 to Aug. 2. Play will be held on the soccer fields across from the Mount Desert Island YMCA in Bar Harbor. Age groups will meet at various times throughout the day. Camps costs range from $80-186. A

  • Island Connections ‘Driving for Rides’ golf tournament set

    Island Connections ‘Driving for Rides’ golf tournament set

    BAR HARBOR — Island Connections will hold its 4th annual Driving for Rides Golf Tournament, sponsored by First National Bank and First National Wealth Management, at Kebo Valley Golf Club on Saturday, July 13. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m., prizes donated by local businesses to be raffled off to the highest

  • Flamingo 4-miler set

    Flamingo 4-miler set

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — This year’s running of the Harbor House Flamingo 4-Miler is set for July 14. The race is held annually as part of the Flamingo Festival festivities in Southwest Harbor hosted by Harbor House Community Center. Registration for this year’s race is $15 for those who register before tomorrow, July 5. Registration, which

  • Future Trojans basketball camps

    Future Trojans basketball camps

    BAR HARBOR — This year’s Future Trojans basketball camps are scheduled to begin next week with the first set for Monday, July 8. The camps, which are open to players of all abilities and experience levels, provide young athletes with opportunities to improve their basketball knowledge and skill sets through games and practice drills. They