Sports

  • Pandemic pushes sales of electronic whistles 

    Pandemic pushes sales of electronic whistles 

    When the Mount Desert Island High School athletics department was given the go-ahead to host games during the pandemic, several items were purchased to protect the health and safety of everyone involved. One of those purchases included electronic whistles.  

  • Sports Shorts

    Sports Shorts

    PVC All-Academic selections  BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island winter athletes were announced last week as Penobscot Valley Conference All-Academic selections.  The boys’ swim team had the most selections of any MDI winter squad as Paul Briggs, Sam Mitchell and Ponce Saltysiak were named All-Academic selections. The girls’ swim team had two All-Academic choices, Sage Dentremont and Adria Horton.  The MDI

  • MDI volleyball falls to GSA, Brewer

    MDI volleyball falls to GSA, Brewer

    The Mount Desert Island volleyball team continued its spring/winter season with two contests against top area teams. MDI fell to its first loss of the year Friday as it succumbed to a three-set defeat against unbeaten George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill. The Trojans returned to action Monday with a five-set loss against Brewer at Brewer High School. 

  • MDI boys’ swim team repeats as PVC champ

    MDI boys’ swim team repeats as PVC champ

    More than three weeks after they last competed, the Mount Desert Island boys’ swim team got the news that was worth the wait. MDI was announced Monday as this year’s Penobscot Valley Conference champion. The announcement marked a perfect season for the Trojans, who had been waiting to hear how they fared in the meet since conducting their swim Feb. 19.

  • New guidelines could mean more normalcy for spring sports

    New guidelines could mean more normalcy for spring sports

    After more than a year of dealing with the unfamiliar on courts, fields, diamonds and tracks throughout the state, local athletes, coaches and administrators are beyond ready for the return of the atmospheres that have long defined the games they love. Thanks to some new guidelines, there is optimism that that return could be just around the corner.

  • MDI volleyball team tops Ellsworth in season opener

    MDI volleyball team tops Ellsworth in season opener

    An unusual season for the Mount Desert Island volleyball team is off to a winning start. MDI defeated Ellsworth in five sets Tuesday in the first match of the 2021 winter/spring season. The Trojans and Eagles went blow for blow with MDI claiming a 25-21, 14-25, 25-23, 17-25, 15-10 win in the rivalry showdown in Bar Harbor.