Sports

  • MDI summer sports programs delayed until Aug. 3

    MDI summer sports programs delayed until Aug. 3

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School athletes must wait until Aug. 3 after a decision by Hancock County’s school superintendents to suspend summer programs for four additional weeks.  Maine high schools were eligible to begin certain offseason workouts Monday after a long hiatus that included the total cancellation of the 2020 spring sports

  • Professional soccer player visits Acadia Fire 

    Professional soccer player visits Acadia Fire 

    LAMOINE—This past Thursday, Acadia Fire Soccer Academy (AFSA) had the opportunity to welcome women’s pro soccer player, Hannah Keane, to training sessions in Lamoine. Keane’s parents reside in Deer Isle, and once the word got out that there was a pro soccer player in the area, she was invited to come meet AFFC players.   Keane plays

  • Sailing Leaderboard: Northeast Harbor Fleet Cruising Class

    Sailing Leaderboard: Northeast Harbor Fleet Cruising Class

    Mike Cook’s Lynnette was the winner of the first race of the season Sunday, with Ken Weg’s Ranger about three and a half minutes behind in corrected time. Tom Rolfes’ Sidewinder took third place and an honor for “most senior race boat.” The award for youngest and first “all family” race boat went to the Hopkins Family aboard Watermark.  Racers started from just outside of Northeast Harbor with

  • Fletcher earns Academic All-America honors 

    Fletcher earns Academic All-America honors 

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR—Hobart College cross country senior William Fletcher of Southwest Harbor earned a spot on the 2020 Academic All-America Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country second team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Fletcher is the first member of the Hobart cross country team to earn Academic All-America honors. Across all sports, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ student-athletes

  • Newly created fields have Acadia Fire back in business

    Newly created fields have Acadia Fire back in business

    LAMOINE — Thanks to some outside-the-box thinking, Acadia Fire Soccer Academy is back in business.  After losing its spring season to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Acadia Fire has returned to action via a nontraditional summer session that began June 3. Unable to play at its indoor facility, the club has found a viable alternative just five miles away from home.  Acadia Fire is

  • Senior Tribute: Boys’ Basketball 

    Senior Tribute: Boys’ Basketball 

    To our players, Jack DaCorte, Nate Philbrook, William Hodgdon and Jeremy French: We had plenty of ups and downs during our season and there were plenty of opportunities to quit or give up. None of you did that. You all bought into our team and our program, but more importantly your roles, which you all became stars in. You all put your heart and

  • Acadian Youth Sports begins modified baseball season 

    Acadian Youth Sports begins modified baseball season 

    BAR HARBOR — The Little League season might be lost, but Acadian Youth Sports is still planning to bring baseball and softball to the Mount Desert Island area’s youth players in the coming weeks.  AYS will begin a modified version of the 2020 season on Saturday, June 20. The season will follow a kickoff skills clinic Saturday with

  • Senior Tribute: Sports

    Senior Tribute: Sports

     Senior Tribute: Football  The Mount Desert Island High School football program would like to congratulate Nick Corson, Cole Allen, Will Hodgdon and Sam Keblinsky and wish them all the best as they venture beyond MDI to begin the next chapter in their lives. Our coaching staff would like to thank them for their dedication and leadership as

  • MSGA announces scholarships  

    MSGA announces scholarships  

    CUMBERLAND – The Maine State Golf Association is pleased to announce the two winners of the Frank Langlois Scholarship. This award gives a one-time grant of $5,000 to one male and one female student who have shown an active interest in golf in Maine. This year’s Frank Langlois Scholarship recipients are Gabrielle James of Bar Harbor and

  • Virtual field day brings fun end to school year

    Virtual field day brings fun end to school year

    MOUNT DESERT — The Virtual Field Day at Mount Desert Elementary School – that actually spanned four days last week – was “a glitter–covered bow on the end of a hard school year,” according to art teacher Shannon Westphal.  Music teacher Heather Graves said it was “an awesome way to end the year feeling like we are all still connected.”   They, along with physical