Sports

  • Golf team  is 14-0

    Golf team is 14-0

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School golf team stretched its undefeated start to the season to 14-0 with first-place finishes in three matches last week and another Monday afternoon. At St. Croix Golf Course in Calais last Tuesday, MDI shot 168 to edge Ellsworth by 21 strokes. Kyle Nicholson medaled for MDI

  • Volleyball beats Cony

    Volleyball beats Cony

    BAR HARBOR — After beginning the season with two tough defeats, the Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team got a big boost of confidence over the weekend. MDI defeated Cony of Augusta in four sets Saturday afternoon at home. The win was the Trojans’ first of the season and was Corey Papadopoli’s first in

  • R.H. Foster wins Mission tennis

    R.H. Foster wins Mission tennis

    MOUNT DESERT — R.H. Foster of Ellsworth won the 14th annual Maine Seacoast Mission Open Tennis Tournament on Saturday. The team defeated Dead River Company in the semifinal as Team EdGE beat Jock Williams Boat Yard. In the final, R.H. Foster defeated Team EdGE by a score of 17-15 to claim the title. Proceeds from

  • MDI Football downs Hampden

    MDI Football downs Hampden

    HAMPDEN — Mark Arnold had one goal when the Mount Desert Island football team began practice last week: Get tougher. The first-year MDI head coach was pleased with how his team had played against Oceanside, but he also felt the team needed to be more aggressive in the games to come. Starting with last Monday,

  • Cross-country team hosts intergenerational trail race

    Cross-country team hosts intergenerational trail race

    BAR HARBOR — Runners of all ages gathered at Mount Desert Island High School Saturday for the cross-country team’s annual trail race fundraiser. Cross-country team member Alex Eason, who led his team last weekend in the Ellsworth Invitational meet, was first across the line in the 5K with a time of 21:46. Teammate Jacob Benson

  • Soccer teams earn opening-week wins

    Soccer teams earn opening-week wins

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys and girls soccer teams are hoping to return to the Class B North playoffs in 2018, and their campaigns to do so are off to good starts after opening-week victories. The MDI boys team opened its season last Tuesday when it played at home against

  • Golf team starts season 2-0

    Golf team starts season 2-0

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School golf team topped Bucksport and Machias at Barren View Golf Course in Jonesboro in their first match of the season last Thursday. Kyle Nicholson medaled for MDI with a nine-hole score of 37, and Peter Ryan was close behind him with 39. Brennan Hubbard and Gabbie

  • Half marathon set

    Half marathon set

    BAR HARBOR — The 41st annual Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Fall Half marathon and 5K is set for on Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at 7:30 a.m. (6:30 a.m. for walkers). The races are a fundraiser for the MDI YMCA, supporting access to the YMCA through scholarship programs such as Membership for All and Send

  • EdGE tennis  tourney set

    EdGE tennis tourney set

    MOUNT DESERT — The Maine Seacoast Mission is scheduled to hold its 14th annual Open Tennis Tournament Sept. 8, at Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The tournament will benefit the organization’s EdGE program, which offers innovative school and summertime programs between Gouldsboro and Machias. Title sponsors are Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and Wyman’s of Maine.

  • MDI volleyball falls to Calais in season opener

    MDI volleyball falls to Calais in season opener

    CALAIS — The Mount Desert Island volleyball team fell to a season-opening defeat on the road Friday at Calais Middle/High School. Calais posted a 25-12 win in the first set to take a 1-0 lead in the match. In the second and third sets, MDI held the Blue Devils but ultimately fell as the home