Sports

  • JV baseball team fights through weather, low numbers

    JV baseball team fights through weather, low numbers

    BAR HARBOR — Faced with a difficult situation, the 2019 Mount Desert Island junior varsity baseball team made the best of it. MDI, which boasts a very strong JV team on an annual basis, entered this season with a schedule similar to any other: 12-14 scheduled games and a play day with the other Hancock

  • JV tennis soaks up skills

    JV tennis soaks up skills

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity tennis team made the most of the few practices and seven matches they managed to squeeze in during a cold, wet spring season. Each match was a JV jamboree, with several schools participating, Coach Julia Christie said. Each player played multiple sets, usually mixed

  • Jacobsen named Player of the Year

    Jacobsen named Player of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School senior Regitze Jacobsen was selected Friday as the Penobscot Valley Conference Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year. Jacobsen, who joined the team this year after coming to Bar Harbor as an exchange student from Denmark, was undefeated in team play this year. Her only loss came in

  • MDI represents at New Englands

    MDI represents at New Englands

    SACO — Mount Desert Island High School track team members Gilbert Isaacs, Elijah Denning and Elijah Joyce traveled to Thornton Academy on Saturday for the New England regional championship meet. The meet brought an end to Isaacs’ and Joyce’s Trojan careers while marking a rewarding end to a trying season for Denning. Isaacs competed in

  • Football skills combine planned

    Football skills combine planned

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football program will be hosting a skills combine next Saturday June 15, at the high school. The event will offer skills test and competitions such as the 40-yard dash, standing long jump, an all-star obstacle course and punt, pass and kick competitions. It is open to

  • Adult co-ed softball league begins 2019 season

    Adult co-ed softball league begins 2019 season

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Co-Ed Softball League began its 2019 season Monday with games in Bar Harbor and Tremont. The Runabouts, Bug Pickers, Edlund, Pat’s Pizza, Somes Sounders, Team Rock Stars and GT Outhouses are the seven teams competing in this year’s league. GT Outhouses beat Edlund 13-6 in last year’s championship

  • Half marathon draws a crowd

    Half marathon draws a crowd

    BAR HARBOR — John Archibald of Baltimore and Justin Brenton of Milbridge were first across the line, respectively, in the MDI YMCA Acadia Half Marathon and 10k races Sunday. First female finishers were Tate Ryan-Mosley of Boston in the half marathon and Patty Blanchard of New Brunswick in the 10k. Bar Harbor runners Bryant Perkins

  • Trojans fall to Crusaders

    Trojans fall to Crusaders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School baseball team was on the wrong side of a pitchers’ duel Tuesday evening as the Trojans fell 1-0 to 12th-ranked John Bapst (8-9). MDI, which entered the game fresh off a close game against top-ranked Ellsworth, couldn’t solve John Bapst starting pitcher Ethan Newcomb. Newcomb allowed