Sports

  • Outdoor gear sale, swap set

    Outdoor gear sale, swap set

    BAR HARBOR — Friends of Acadia will hold a Community Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap at Mount Desert Island High School on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “With the arrival of warmer weather we just thought this would be a great way to celebrate the area’s outdoor heritage, encourage folks to get themselves

  • Little League baseball, softball registration open

    Little League baseball, softball registration open

    BAR HARBOR — Registration is now open for Acadian Youth Sports for the upcoming 2019 season. Acadian Youth Sports will be offering Major League and Minor League programs for both baseball and softball as well as a co-ed Farm League baseball program for players ages 6-8. Forms can be accessed online at acadianyouthsports.org. The cost

  • JV tennis coach Shelton wins women’s singles title again

    JV tennis coach Shelton wins women’s singles title again

    TRENTON — Elvi Shelton of Trenton, who coaches the junior varsity tennis team at Mount Desert Island High School, won the women’s open singles bracket of the Angell Open on Saturday at Racket and Fitness Center in Portland. Shelton made it to the title match with a semifinal victory over Mollie Guba of Newburyport, Mass.

  • Tennis edges Camden Hills

    Tennis edges Camden Hills

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ tennis team defeated Camden Hills 4-1 in preseason action last Wednesday in Rockport. MDI took control of the match in singles play with wins in all three matches. Regitze Jacobsen topped Chloe Fordyce 8-2 in No. 1 singles with Austria Morehouse beating Kaitlin Heintzman 8-5

  • MDI runners compete in Boston Marathon

    MDI runners compete in Boston Marathon

    BAR HARBOR — Several Mount Desert Island runners were among the thousands who traveled to Boston for Monday’s 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. Jarly Bobadilla of Tremont finished as the top local finisher in the race. Running in his first Boston Marathon, Bobadilla’s time of 3 hours, 26 minutes, 41 seconds earned him 8,286th

  • Trojans complete in O’Day qualifier

    Trojans complete in O’Day qualifier

    QUINCY, Mass. — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity sailing team placed seventh in the O’Day Qualifier, hosted Sunday by Milton Academy at Marina Bay. MDI fielded five sailors in two teams. Skipper Alec Fisichella led Team A, with Joe Minotulo crewing in races one through six and Jacob Peabody crewing races seven through

  • MDI football among 11 in Class C North field

    MDI football among 11 in Class C North field

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will be competing against the same teams in the Class C North football standings in the coming years after the Maine Principals’ Association kept the same 11 teams in the classification. Under the old agreement, MDI would have been the largest school in Class C North, which

  • Women fly fishing

    Women fly fishing

    ELLSWORTH — Georges River Trout Unlimited will host a Downeast Chapter meeting Wednesday, April 17, at Pat’s Pizza in Ellsworth. The business meeting will begin at 5 p.m. followed by conversation and a casual meal. At 7 p.m. Evelyn King, founder of Maine Women Fly Fishers, will discuss the contributions women have made to fly

  • Island runners finish strong at Bridge the Gap

    Island runners finish strong at Bridge the Gap

    BUCKSPORT — This year’s running of the Bridge the Gap Race was held Saturday morning, and runners from the Mount Desert Island area were among the many who traveled to the Hancock-Waldo county line for the two-race event. A total of 222 runners competed in the 10-mile version of the race, which took runners across

  • Track team primed for strong season

    Track team primed for strong season

    BAR HARBOR — Winning championships has been a constant for the Mount Desert Island High School outdoor track team for some time. As the Trojans prepare for 2019, the goal is no different. MDI capped off a remarkable season last year when it won the boys’ state title and placed ninth on the girls’ side