Sports

  • MDI boys pick up first win

    MDI boys pick up first win

    PRESQUE ISLE — The season’s hard work paid off Monday when the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday, 80-55, against Presque Isle. The win puts the team at 1-5 on the season. The game was tied 33-33 at halftime before the Trojans pulled

  • Lady Trojans beat Wildcats

    Lady Trojans beat Wildcats

    PRESQUE ISLE — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team handed the Presque Isle Lady Wildcats their first home court loss in years Tuesday afternoon, 70-64. Sierra Tapley paced MDI in scoring with a game high 27 points. Sarah Phelps had 19, and Molly Carroll had 8. Both teams were undefeated on

  • Big wins for MDI at small wrestling meet

    Big wins for MDI at small wrestling meet

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School wrestlers logged a few important victories in a small home meet Saturday. Junior Taner Bickford, a new wrestler this year, logged his first win, and senior Wilder Young won all three of his matches. The Trojans hosted Woodland, Penobscot Valley High School, Brewer, Hampden, Piscataquis Community High

  • USM track meet lays foundation

    USM track meet lays foundation

    GORHAM — Caroline Driscoll took third place in the girls one-mile, and the boys 4×400-meter relay team were runners up Saturday for the Mount Desert Island High School indoor track team at the University of Southern Maine relay New Year’s Relay meet. Making the trek to these early-season Southern Maine meets, coach Brad Witham said,

  • Boys edged by Caribou

    Boys edged by Caribou

    CARIBOU — Two three-point field goals from Riley Swanson in the final 16 seconds of the game Monday put the final score of the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball game a lot closer to reflecting the balance of power between the teams. This time, it was a 60-56 Caribou victory. MDI was

  • Girls trounce Caribou

    Girls trounce Caribou

    CARIBOU — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team posted a strong 67-38 win Monday afternoon against the Caribou Vikings while trying new positions and saving some strength for the much-anticipated Presque Isle matchup Tuesday. Sophomore Darcy Kanu led the scoring in Caribou with 15 points. Sierra Tapley had 13. It was

  • Malloy tops in holiday meet

    Malloy tops in holiday meet

    HOWLAND — Freshman Abrahm Malloy of the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team won his weight class Saturday at the Penobscot Valley High School (PVHS) Holiday Classic tournament. PVHS is MDI Coach Chip Dugans’ alma mater. He wrestled there for former coach Gerald Hutchinson, who now organizes this tournament. Malloy and sophomore Marcus Parsons

  • MDI track team mixes things up at relay meet

    MDI track team mixes things up at relay meet

    BRUNSWICK — The Mount Desert Island High School indoor track relay team of Matt Hanna, Ryan Bender, Jordan Harris and Ralph Magnani took first place in both the 4×200-meter and 4×400-meter events Saturday at the Bowdoin relay meet. They ran the 4×200 with a time of 1:37.95 and the 4×400 in 3:39.10. In team scores,

  • Lady Trojans blast Eagles

    Lady Trojans blast Eagles

    BAR HARBOR — The George Stevens Academy Lady Eagles gave the Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team a run early in the game Saturday, but MDI pulled off their fifth regular season victory with a 62-32 win. GSA made two three-pointers in the first few minutes and kept the lead through the

  • Boys fall to Raiders

    Boys fall to Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team fell to the visiting Washington Academy Raiders Monday 81-64. The team is 0-4 on the season so far. The Trojans came out strong in Monday’s game, evenly matched with the fast and well-coordinated Raiders. The game was tied 11-11 in the first