Sports

  • Solstice yoga

    Solstice yoga

    BAR HARBOR — Destination Health presents a special solstice yoga class with Kate Stitham Friday, Nov. 21 from 6-8 p.m. The workshop is offered by donation (non-perishable food for the Bar Harbor Food Pantry) and there will be light refreshments and time to connect and socialize after the class. “Now is the time to honor

  • Gilbert Isaacs named Offensive Lineman of the Year

    Gilbert Isaacs named Offensive Lineman of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School senior football player Gilbert Isaacs was named the Big 11 Conference’s Offensive Lineman of the Year at the conference’s awards banquet Saturday. Isaacs was a co-recipient of the award along with Maine Central Institute’s Seth Bussell. He was previously named a first-team All-Big 11 selection on both

  • First MDI swim meet is Friday

    First MDI swim meet is Friday

    BAR HARBOR — Coach Tony DeMuro has known for a long time that the high school swim season is a marathon rather than a sprint. Back in February, his Mount Desert Island High School squad proved that for him. When the 2017-18 season began, MDI was without many of its top swimmers as the teams

  • Dow honored with national award

    Dow honored with national award

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School Student Activities Director Bunky Dow is being recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) with its Distinguished Service Award. Dow is one of 11 athletic administrators nationwide to receive the award, which will be presented Dec. 18 at the National Athletic Directors Conference in San

  • Trojans to face Coyotes in season openers

    Trojans to face Coyotes in season openers

    BAR HARBOR — The high school basketball regular season gets underway this weekend, and the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ and girls’ had a busy week making their final preparations. After taking on Hampden Academy early last week, the two teams finished off their preseason slates with games Thursday, Saturday and Tuesday. “It’s always

  • Frosty 5K kicks off a healthy holiday season

    Frosty 5K kicks off a healthy holiday season

    MOUNT DESERT — Peter Williams of Lubec was first across the finish line Saturday in The Neighborhood House’s annual Frosty 5K and Fun Run. He finished the 5K course in 18 minutes, 10 seconds. Olivia Johnson was the first female finisher and fourth overall with a time of 21:49. Erik Knickerbocker of Hampden was the

  • Reborn wrestling team prepping for 1st season

    Reborn wrestling team prepping for 1st season

    BAR HARBOR — Gathered in a dimly lit cafeteria, a group of six Mount Desert Island High School athletes stood with hands on knees Monday evening as they breathed deeply, their hair and clothing both drenched in sweat. Just moments earlier, the group had gone through a fair but exhausting conditioning workout on the green

  • Boys basketball finding their feet

    Boys basketball finding their feet

    BAR HARBOR — A preseason scrimmage against took on Fryeburg Academy on Saturday was the first varsity game action in nine months for the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys basketball team, who followed up a state championship in 2017 with a run to the Northern Maine title game last year. Then on Tuesday,

  • Girls will have deep bench

    Girls will have deep bench

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls basketball team met George Stevens Academy Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend and defending Class A champion Hampden Academy Tuesday in preseason scrimmages at home. The controlled scrimmage Saturday did not have a winner or loser as the teams reset the score after each of the