Sports

  • MDI girls win track meet

    MDI girls win track meet

    ORONO — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ indoor track team took first place in its fifth meet of the season Saturday at the University of Maine. Katelyn Osborne gave the team its first event win of the day with a time of 5 minute, 58.03 seconds in the 1-mile run. The Trojans added

  • MDI boys’ basketball team falls to Ellsworth

    MDI boys’ basketball team falls to Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team fell to a 59-48 defeat against Ellsworth in Tuesday night’s encounter at Ellsworth High School. After both teams got off to a slow start on offense over the first three minutes, MDI got into a rhythm as it used a 9-4 run to take

  • MDI girls top John Bapst for signature win

    MDI girls top John Bapst for signature win

    BANGOR — One of the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team’s biggest wins yet came in an all-too-familiar place. It’s been nearly a year now since the MDI girls’ basketball team won the Class B North championship game at the Cross Insurance Center. Friday’s return to the scene of the Trojans’ regional title

  • Landsman, Blanchette win for Trojans

    Landsman, Blanchette win for Trojans

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School’s Baylor Landsman (pictured) takes hold of Skowhegan’s Melvin Jack during a 170-pound bout Jan. 18 in Bar Harbor. MDI’s Landsman and Logan Blanchette (106 pounds) earned individual wins against Skowhegan at Saturday’s home meet, which also saw the Trojans take on Washington Academy and Maine Central Institute

  • MDI swim sweeps Brewer

    MDI swim sweeps Brewer

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ and girls’ swim teams cruised to victories against Brewer in Saturday’s meet at the Bangor YMCA. On the girls’ side, MDI earned wins in all three relay races. The Trojans also got individual victories from Cecilia Saltysiak (50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly), Maria Saltysiak (200-yard individual

  • Trojan girls crush Orono, fall to Hermon, Old Town

    Trojan girls crush Orono, fall to Hermon, Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team bookended a dominant victory over Orono with losses to strong Hermon and Old Town teams. Last Wednesday, MDI fell into a 16-2 hole against Hermon en route to a 38-32 defeat. The Trojans outscored the Class B North-leading Hawks in each of the

  • MDI set to play eight-man in large-school class

    MDI set to play eight-man in large-school class

    By Steve Craig Portland Press Herald AUGUSTA — The Mount Desert Island football team appears set to have plenty of competition when it makes the switch to the eight-man code for the 2020 season. The number of Maine high schools playing eight-man football is likely to more than double this fall, continuing the transition from

  • MDI boys beat John Bapst, fall to Orono

    MDI boys beat John Bapst, fall to Orono

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team is 5-6 on the season after defeating John Bapst last Thursday and enduring a tough loss to Orono on Saturday. MDI began the second half of its regular season slate last Thursday as it took on John Bapst at the Cross Insurance Center

  • Speedy Sawyer

    Speedy Sawyer

    ORONO — Mount Desert Island High School’s Marilyn Sawyer races during an Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Meet on Jan. 4 at the University of Maine. MDI athletes traveled to Orono for the third meet of the EMITL season following the Trojans’ solid showing in their second meet Dec. 28. MDI will be back at

  • MDI boys start 2020 with wins

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School basketball teams began the new year in strong fashion with the boys defeating Presque Isle and Maine Central Institute and the girls falling just short against the Wildcats and earning a decisive win at MCI. On New Year’s Day, the MDI girls’ team fell to a