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  • Girls defeat GSA, Old Town

    Girls defeat GSA, Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — After scoring just once in their home opener early last week, the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ soccer team has given the nets at Alumni Field quite the pounding. In the aftermath of MDI’s defeat to Hermon last Monday, the Trojans have sought to correct what went wrong both offensively and

  • Boys soccer tops GSA, Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ soccer team earned its first victories of the season last week with home wins last Thursday against George Stevens Academy and Saturday against Old Town. Last Thursday, MDI earned its first win of 2019 with a 2-0 win against George Stevens Academy. Ben Hulbert and

  • Football falls to Huskies

    Football falls to Huskies

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football team fell to its first defeat of the 2019 season Friday night with a 47-8 home loss to Maine Central Institute. MDI had a promising first few plays of the game, getting the ball in MCI territory and driving to the edge of the red

  • Cystic fibrosis walk Saturday

    BAR HARBOR — The annual Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at 9 a.m. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. at the Conners Emerson School. The event raises funds and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Organizers of the walk, known as “ambassadors,” include Mount Desert Island High School

  • Volleyball earns split

    Volleyball earns split

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team earned a split in southern Maine over the weekend with a loss Friday to Cape Elizabeth and a win Saturday over Westbrook. MDI faced a tough Cape Elizabeth team Friday evening and lost in straight sets to fall to 1-2. Ruby Brown had two

  • Trojan golf 4-2 on season

    Trojan golf 4-2 on season

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School golf team is now 4-2 on the season after beating Foxcroft last Thursday and finishing second in a three-team competition in Hermon on Monday. At Kebo Valley Golf Course last Thursday, MDI beat Foxcroft by 39 strokes (193-232) to improve to 3-1 on the season. The

  • YMCA plans half marathon

    BAR HARBOR — The 42nd annual Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Fall Half marathon and 5K is set for on Saturday, Sept. 21, starting at 7 a.m. (6 a.m. for walkers). The races are a fundraiser for the MDI YMCA, supporting access to the YMCA through scholarship programs. The half marathon course is beloved by

  • Trainer explores ‘neuro-logic’ connections

    Trainer explores ‘neuro-logic’ connections

    BAR HARBOR — There is a new exercise studio in town for those who want to explore connections between body and mind, and learn to exercise “from the nervous system’s point of view,” as Jacques Newell Taylor puts it. The facility, called Exercise Design Lab, opened in July in the old Pleasant Street Pilates building.

  • Volleyball team crushes Witches

    Volleyball team crushes Witches

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team swept the visiting Brewer Witches Wednesday 3-0. The Trojans won the first two sets 25-23 and 25-11. The Witches did not give the third set up without a serious fight — the teams traded sideouts and the score was tied again and again before

  • Trojans down Stearns/Schenck Minutemen

    Trojans down Stearns/Schenck Minutemen

    by Mike Mandell and Liz Graves news@mdislander.com BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity football team defeated the visiting Stearns/Schenck team Friday at home. The final score was 51-28. At first, it didn’t look like the game was going to go that way. Stearns won the coin toss and returned the opening