Sports

  • Cross-country posts strong season debut

    Cross-country posts strong season debut

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School cross-country team has a small contingent, but had considerable success at its first meet, the Ellsworth Invitational Saturday. The girls’ team finished in third place in team scores, and the boys came in fourth. “We focused on team development and utilizing team racing tactics to achieve strong

  • EdGE tennis tourney set

    EdGE tennis tourney set

    MOUNT DESERT — The Maine Seacoast Mission is scheduled to hold its 14th annual Open Tennis Tournament Sept. 8, at Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The tournament will benefit the organization’s EdGE program, which offers innovative school and summertime programs between Gouldsboro and Machias. Title sponsors are Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and Wyman’s of Maine.

  • Trojans fall to Oceanside Mariners

    BAR HARBOR — Handling a home loss in the first game of the season is never easy, but the Mount Desert Island football team sees the bigger picture. For a team comprised largely of sophomores and juniors, Friday’s opener against visiting Oceanside was one in which a young squad grew up fast. The Trojans stuck

  • Volleyball

    Volleyball

    CALAIS — Corey Papadopoli has returned as head coach of the Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team, which is scheduled to open its season at 6 p.m. Friday against Calais. The Trojans will play again at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, when they host Brewer.

  • MDI football edges Ellsworth

    MDI football edges Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — Hancock County’s first football game under the Friday night lights this year gave two rival schools one last chance to leave good preseason impressions. Whereas the visiting Ellsworth/Sumner Eagles returned the vast majority of the roster that led them to a historic playoff appearance last year, the Mount Desert Island Trojans brought

  • Trail race

    Trail race

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School cross country team presents its third annual trail race fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. at MDI High School. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 8:50. The race will take place on MDI High School grass and forested trails. A kids trail race

  • Gomez, Guerrette set NEH race pace

    Gomez, Guerrette set NEH race pace

    MOUNT DESERT — The winner of the 41st annual Northeast Harbor Road Race on Saturday was Rob Gomez of Portland with a time of 25:46. That was 28 seconds off the record time for the five-mile course, which begins on Sargent Drive near the intersection with Route 198, skirts Somes Sound and ends in front

  • Golfing for good

    BAR HARBOR — Kebo Valley Golf Club has two benefit events coming up in September. On Sept. 8, Kebo will partner with the University of Maine hockey program to host the Fairways FORE Food Scramble. The event will benefit Bar Harbor Food Pantry and Healthy Life Café. Registration for the event is $100 and will

  • Cheerleading clinic set

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School fall cheerleading squad plans to host a cheer clinic Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. – noon. The event is open to all students from grades 1-8. Participants will learn a variety of routines and stunts and will also receive complimentary T-shirts and bows. Registration begins at

  • GT Outhouses defend Co-Ed Softball championship title

    GT Outhouses defend Co-Ed Softball championship title

    BAR HARBOR — Another Mount Desert Island Co-Ed Softball League season has passed, and the year has ended in a familiar manner. GT Outhouses claimed yet another MDI Co-Ed Softball League crown last Thursday with a victory over Edlund Ironworks in the championship game. The win marked a solid end to the year for GT