Sports

  • Blaney named head swim coach

    Blaney named head swim coach

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School announced David Blaney as the new head coach of its varsity swim team last Wednesday. Blaney, a 1997 MDI graduate, was a member of the swim, football and track teams during his time at the school. He continued his swim career at Bates College. For the last

  • Trail runs set

    SULLIVAN — Frenchman Bay Conservancy will host an Autumn Trail Race Saturday, Nov. 3 at Sumner Memorial High School. There are 4-mile and 8-mile course options; both courses begin and end at Sumner. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and is $25 per person. The 8-mile race begins at 10:15 a.m. and the 4-mile race begins

  • Football team falls to Belfast

    Football team falls to Belfast

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island football team’s 2019 season came to an end Friday night with a 28-18 loss to Belfast. Belfast (5-3) took a 6-0 lead over the Trojans midway through the first quarter on an 85-yard touchdown. Yet MDI fought back and kept the deficit to one score going into halftime

  • Trojans top Black Raiders

    Trojans top Black Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ soccer team prevailed in a goal-fest Wednesday afternoon, defeating visiting Winslow 6-3 in the Class B North quarterfinals. MDI got five goals from senior Daisy Granholm and one from Lelia Weir in the win. The Trojans’ offensive outburst included a four-minute spell in which the

  • Dmitrieff’s hat trick gives boys win over Ellsworth

    Dmitrieff’s hat trick gives boys win over Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — Eight days after playing to a stalemate, the Mount Desert Island High School and Ellsworth High School boys’ soccer teams appeared headed for the same result on the same field. After last Tuesday’s back-and-forth affair saw neither team gain the upper hand, MDI and Ellsworth were again deadlocked in a winner-take-all playoff

  • Trojans sweep Northern Maine XC meet

    Trojans sweep Northern Maine XC meet

    BELFAST — Add two more trophies to the 2019 Mount Desert Island High School cross-country team’s seemingly endless list of achievements. The MDI boys and girls rolled to first-place finishes Saturday at the Northern Maine championship cross-country meet in Belfast. The wins marked the first time in school history that the MDI boys and girls

  • Volleyball season gets high marks

    Volleyball season gets high marks

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team’s 2019 season might be over, but for the Trojans, it was definitely a successful one. Despite losing to third-ranked Cape Elizabeth 3-0 in Saturday’s Class B North quarterfinals, MDI took a major step forward as a program in 2019. The Trojans quadrupled their win

  • Rolling Bones

    Rolling Bones

    BAR HARBOR — Eden Athletics presents its annual Rolling Bones 5k Saturday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. The out and back course starts and end at the Mount Desert Island YMCA on Park Street in Bar Harbor. Costumes are encouraged. Contact edenathletics.org.

  • Volleyball falls to WA

    Volleyball falls to WA

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team finished the regular season 8-6 after home losses to Calais and Washington Academy. On Friday, MDI hosted its penultimate regular season match and fell 3-0 to visiting Calais. The Trojans then fell 3-1 to second-ranked Washington Academy (11-3) in Tuesday’s match, which marked Senior