Sports

  • Indoor track team competes at EMITL relays

    Indoor track team competes at EMITL relays

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island indoor track team competed in its third meet of the season Saturday at the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League relays at the University of Maine. The event pitted MDI against Bangor, Brewer, Central, Hampden Academy, Old Town and Orono at UMaine’s New Balance Fieldhouse. Although the Trojans finished

  • Boys fall to Oceanside

    Boys fall to Oceanside

    The MDI boys’ team lost for the second time this season Saturday when it fell to a 50-48 defeat to Oceanside in Rockland. The Trojans (6-2) led by seven at halftime before Oceanside outscored them 16-8 in the third quarter. Despite 15 points from MDI in the fourth, the Mariners (7-2) held on to earn

  • MDI girls outlast resilient Oceanside

    MDI girls outlast resilient Oceanside

    BAR HARBOR — Winning came easy for the Mount Desert Island girls’ basketball team in December. The first game of January required the Trojans to dig as deeply as they could. Coming off a 31-point win in its previous game eight days earlier, MDI had plenty of momentum on its side as it took the

  • Fly-tying workshop

    Fly-tying workshop

    BAR HARBOR — A hands-on workshop on tying fly-fishing flies is planned for Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. “Join a representative from the Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) and Maine Outdoor School and learn the basics of how to make a traditional fishing fly,” event organizers said. “At the end

  • Cheering showcase

    Cheering showcase

    HAMPDEN — Mount Desert Island High School cheerleaders will perform at the Maine Coaches Showcase at Hampden Academy on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 5 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 15, the squad will compete in the Big East Cheering Championship at Ellsworth High School starting at 1 p.m.

  • MDI wrestlers medal at PVHS

    MDI wrestlers medal at PVHS

    HOWLAND — Three members of the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team medaled at a Dec. 27 competition at Penobscot Valley High School. Baylor Landsman, who competed in the 170-pound division, became the first MDI wrestler to place first in a tournament since the program’s return to the mats in November. Ethan Harkins and

  • Trojan girls trap Wildcats

    Trojan girls trap Wildcats

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team secured their undefeated standing in a 67-36 win over Presque Isle on Friday afternoon. Normally one of MDI’s greatest rivals, the Wildcats were unable to penetrate the solid Trojan defense around the paint to make any gains. More than 50 percent of

  • Holiday season meets a ‘soft opening’ for track

    Holiday season meets a ‘soft opening’ for track

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ and girls’ track teams finished fifth and fourth, respectively, in their second Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet of the 2018-19 regular season Saturday at the University of Maine. “With the start of the season being over the holidays, it’s kind of like a ‘soft

  • Swim meet set

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School is set to host John Bapst in a dual meet Friday, Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. at the MDI YMCA. The two teams last met in February 2018 in Bangor, in the last meet of the regular season before the PVC championship meets.

  • MDI High School Athletic Hall of Fame class inducted

    MDI High School Athletic Hall of Fame class inducted

    BAR HARBOR — Members of the 2018 Mount Desert Island High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted before the girls’ basketball game Thursday, Dec. 27. Victoria Watras, who was represented at the ceremony by her nieces Julia and Emma and brother Karl, graduated in 1984. She was the first basketball player in the school’s