Sports

  • Harding tournament

    Harding tournament

    BAR HARBOR — Dick Cough, Chris Coston, Robin Macleod and Karl Warner were first place (gross) winners with a score of 61 at the 25th Annual Bar Harbor Bank & Trust David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament at Kebo Valley on June 12. This annual charity event is a tribute to David R. Harding, longtime

  • Acadia Fire U12 boys win State Premier League title

    Acadia Fire U12 boys win State Premier League title

    TRENTON — The Acadia Fire U12 boys’ soccer team defeated Dutch Soccer Academy on penalty kicks June 10 to win the Maine State Premier League title in Freeport. The team, which includes players from Mount Desert Island, Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Hancock, Gouldsboro and Otis, responded to an early deficit to tie the game at 1-1.

  • Strong JV squad inspires confidence in MDI baseball

    Strong JV squad inspires confidence in MDI baseball

    BAR HARBOR — Brent Barker’s goal for the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity baseball team was to end the year with a team that was ready to take the next step. As head coach of both the varsity girls’ basketball team and the junior varsity baseball team, Barker knows what it takes to

  • Fourth of July relay race

    Fourth of July relay race

    BAR HARBOR — The Fourth of July Around MDI Relay is set for Tuesday, July 4, from 6-9 a.m. The 100-kilometer relay route goes through each town and village of Mount Desert Island beginning at Mainely Meat Barbecue (Dreamwood Hill) at 369 Route 3 in Bar Harbor. Runners may join an existing team or create

  • Track and field New Englands

    Track and field New Englands

    BAR HARBOR — Select runners from the Mount Desert Island High School track and field team competed in the New England regional championships Saturday at the University of New Hampshire. On the boys’ side, Griffin Maristany and Owen Mild finished ninth and 15th, respectively, in the 400-meter dash. As a team, the Trojans placed 22nd

  • Tennis honors

    Tennis honors

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School seniors Drake Janes and Ellie Bridgers were named All-Penobscot Valley Conference tennis selections last week. Janes and Bridgers were named second-team singles players. They both finished among the state’s top 48 players at last month’s state singles tournament in Portland. MDI also had five players named to

  • Softball falls to Mariners

    Softball falls to Mariners

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Oceanside in the Class B North preliminary round last Wednesday. Nevertheless, one of the team’s best seasons in years will give the Trojans plenty of optimism as the program prepares for 2019. Against Oceanside, Lindsey

  • All-PVC selections

    All-PVC selections

    BAR HARBOR — Three MDI baseball players and two softball players received All-Penobscot Valley Conference selections last Thursday. MDI seniors Alden Fournier and Matt Perconti were named first-team All-PVC selections. The two were the No. 1 and No. 2 pitchers for MDI this year, with regular season ERAs of 1.25 and 1.30, respectively. Fellow senior

  • SFOA runs honor Simeon Michaud

    SFOA runs honor Simeon Michaud

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Summer Festival of the Arts fifth annual 5K and Fun Run will start at the Pemetic Elementary School on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17. The Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. Last year’s winners in the 5K were Kevin Peterson and Susan Brenner. The event