Sports

  • Winter sports meeting Nov. 15

    Winter sports meeting Nov. 15

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is scheduled to hold an informational night Nov. 15 for athletes, and their parents, interested in the upcoming winter sports season. The first session, which will be held at 5:30 p.m., is for parents and students of new athletes. A second session will be held for parents

  • JV girls’ soccer produces strong year in return season

    JV girls’ soccer produces strong year in return season

    BAR HARBOR — Amanda Munro last coached at Mount Desert Island High School 15 years ago. A last-minute decision as the school was set to begin fall sports practices this year brought her back into the fold. When tryouts for the varsity girls soccer team took place Aug. 16, Munro’s daughter, Ayli, was there trying

  • Trail warriors

    ORLAND — Mount Desert Island runners had a strong showing at Sunday’s Wildlands Trail Race, hosted by Great Pond Mountain Conservancy Trust. Jennifer Britz of Bar Harbor was the women’s winner in the 6.3-mile race with a time of 49:11. The win was her sixth straight in the event. Judson Cake and Darron Collins, both

  • Cat, dino win race

    Cat, dino win race

    BAR HARBOR — Saturday’s rain held off long enough for the 33 participants in the annual Rolling Bones 5K to keep their fur — and other costume elements — dry. Dressed as a cat, Rebecca Geib of Bar Harbor was the first across the line, with a time of 20:45. Geib has had a strong

  • Sharks swim season starts

    Sharks swim season starts

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks Swim Team is looking for new swimmers to help the team continue its reign as one of the best teams in Maine. Practices began on Oct. 23. Any child who can swim the freestyle and backstroke the length of the “Y” pool (25 yards) is welcome

  • Heaters donated

    Heaters donated

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football team will be plenty warm when it takes the field next season thanks to a donation it received last week. Last Wednesday, the Trojans received two kerosene heaters courtesy of the Dead River Company. The team was able to get the heaters via the efforts

  • Gary Allen named to Maine Running Hall of Fame

    Gary Allen named to Maine Running Hall of Fame

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island running enthusiast Gary Allen is set to be inducted into the Maine Running Hall of Fame next month in Augusta. Allen, who has been running for almost 50 years, is director of both the MDI Marathon and Millinocket Marathon. He lives on Great Cranberry Island and coaches cross country

  • Parker race a success

    Parker race a success

    BAR HARBOR — Volunteers from Bar Harbor Savings and Loan helped make the third annual Mary Parker Memorial 5K a success Saturday. The event supports Island Connections and the bank is the major sponsor. Bank president Bill Weir handed out bottles of water at the start and finish line. Others helped with registration, water stations

  • Joyce named Class C Football Athlete of the Week

    Joyce named Class C Football Athlete of the Week

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island senior Elijah Joyce has been named Class C Athlete of the Week by Maine High School Football for his performance in the Trojans’ road victory against Belfast on Friday. Playing in his final game for MDI, Joyce ran for 204 yards on 25 carries. He accounted for seven of