Sports

  • Teams on the bus go ’round the state

    Teams on the bus go ’round the state

    BAR HARBOR — The drive from Mount Desert Island High School to Presque Isle takes about four hours. But traveling through an endless corridor of trees along Interstate 95 north of Bangor can make it feel more like four days. The route to Presque Isle follows I-95 to its northern end at Houlton, then continues

  • AD Dow honored with national award

    AD Dow honored with national award

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School Athletic Director Bunky Dow is set to travel to National Harbor, Maryland, next month to accept a national Citation Award from the National Federation of State High School Associations. Dow was named top athletic administrator for a region including all of New England, Pennsylvania and New York.

  • Acadia Fire sparks soccer fun, fitness

    Acadia Fire sparks soccer fun, fitness

    TRENTON — The Acadia Fire FC soccer academy is gearing up for its winter-spring season. It will be the first full winter in their new “Fire House” indoor turf field across from the Hancock County SPCA on Route 3. Programs for the upcoming ten-week season begin Dec. 1 and include groups for ages 5-18. Open

  • JV volleyball squad has a strong season

    JV volleyball squad has a strong season

    BAR HARBOR — With a 12-2 record on the season, the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity volleyball team had a lot to smile about this year. “Our two losses came early in the season to Scarborough and Ellsworth, when we were still trying to put it all together and learn the game,” Coach

  • Trojan football puts scare into Ponies

    Trojan football puts scare into Ponies

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Senior fullback Sandy Henggeler scored three times in a tough quarterfinal loss Saturday for Mount Desert Island High School football at Foxcroft Academy. The Foxcroft Academy Ponies won the contest 35-20, a different balance than last week’s 43-6 blowout between the same two teams. The loss ended the season for MDI. Both teams

  • Mariners edge Trojan soccer

    Mariners edge Trojan soccer

    THOMASTON — A banner season for the Mount Desert Island High School boys soccer program came to an end Halloween afternoon with a 2-1 loss to the Oceanside Mariners in a hard fought semifinal game. The MDI boys finished the regular season 11th seed with a 5-7-2 record, but upset both No. 6 Winslow and

  • MDI XC girls fourth; boys ninth in states

    MDI XC girls fourth; boys ninth in states

    BELFAST — Pulling ahead of Ellsworth’s Haley Lawrence as they climbed the hill in the final stretch of the race, Mount Desert Island High School senior Caroline Driscoll took third place in the Class B State Championship cross-country meet Saturday. Driscoll knocked more than twenty seconds off her Eatern Maine runner-up time from last week.

  • Trojans beat out Presque Isle 3-2

    Trojans beat out Presque Isle 3-2

    PRESQUE ISLE — For the first time in several years, the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys soccer team defeated the Presque Isle Wildcats Tuesday, a 3-2 upset in Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinals. Tuesday afternoon was sunny and windy at the Johnson Athletic Complex turf field at Presque Isle Middle School. The stadium

  • Falmouth Clippers end volleyball win streak

    BAR HARBOR – The Mount Desert Island High School varsity volleyball team fell to the visiting Falmouth Clippers 3-1 in the semifinal playoff game Wednesday at home. Game scores were 25-23, 25-16, 22-25 and 25-18. The first game of the match was the closest, with the teams tied 7-7, then 11-11, then 21-21. With a