Sports

  • Snow cramps preseason contest plans

    Snow cramps preseason contest plans

      BAR HARBOR — Inclement weather over the past week has led to the cancelations or postponements of all preseason spring sporting events at Mount Desert Island High School. The high school had an early release day last Wednesday, April 4, and a snow day Monday. The varsity baseball team was set to host Oceanside

  • Track meet help needed

    Track meet help needed

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School outdoor track and field team is still seeking anyone willing to serve as officials and workers for the team’s three home meets this season. MDI is set to host regular season meets at noon April 20 and 3:30 p.m. May 10. The Trojans will then host

  • Golf tournament to benefit local food pantries

    Golf tournament to benefit local food pantries

    BAR HARBOR — Proceeds from this year’s David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament, set for June 4 at Kebo Valley Golf Club, will benefit Mount Desert Island’s two food pantries. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announced Friday that the tournament will raise money for the Bar Harbor Food Pantry and Westside Food Pantry. Interested parties

  • Tai Chi Day celebration

    Tai Chi Day celebration

    ELLSWORTH — Healthy Acadia will facilitate a celebration of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day April 27, from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Moore Community Center. “This celebration will introduce participants to tai chi and qigong, ancient Chinese health practices that integrate postures with breathing and mindfulness,” event organizers said. “Participants will perform slow, gentle, mind-body

  • Future Trojans basketball camps set for July

    Future Trojans basketball camps set for July

    BAR HARBOR — Future Trojans basketball camps are set to return to the Mount Desert Island High School and Pemetic Elementary School this summer. Children attending the camps will have opportunities to seek learn the game from current and former MDI varsity basketball players. Interested players of all skill levels are welcome. Players in grades

  • Sprague tourney aids youth sports

    Sprague tourney aids youth sports

    BAR HARBOR — Twelve youth teams and six adult teams took part in the 19th annual three-on-three Josh Sprague Memorial Basketball Tournament March 27-28 at the Mount Desert Island YMCA, which raised more than $800 for MDI youth sports programs The tournament honors Josh Sprague, who died in a car accident in March 1999 at

  • Flattop 5K draws 171 runners

    Flattop 5K draws 171 runners

      LAMOINE — Saturday marked the unofficial start of road race season as runners from throughout the state traveled to Lamoine Consolidated School for the Flattop 5K Road Race. A total of 171 runners attended the race, the 14th in the event’s history. The Flattop began as an annual event in 2005 in honor of

  • Track team seeks helpers

    Track team seeks helpers

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School outdoor track and field team is seeking anyone willing to work the team’s three home meets in the upcoming season. MDI is set to host regular season meets at noon April 20 and 3:30 p.m. May 10. The Trojans will then host this season’s Hancock County

  • Coaches wanted

    Coaches wanted

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is looking to fill four coaching positions for the coming seasons. At the junior varsity level, MDI is looking to hire a head softball coach. The school is also looking to hire an assistant boys’ basketball coach, an assistant girls’ basketball coach and a fall cheer coach.

  • Freshman boys go 14-5

    Freshman boys go 14-5

    BAR HARBOR — Few Mount Desert Island High School basketball teams, if any, have had more success than the freshman boys’ squad has in recent years. In 2018-19, the Trojans continued that tradition. The MDI freshman boys’ team helped to maintain the school’s across-the-board success in the sport this season with a 14-5 record. The