Sports

  • Golf team wins opening match

    Golf team wins opening match

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School golf team played its first match of the season last Wednesday and came away with a 10-stroke win over Presque Isle in Aroostook County. The girls on the team accounted for MDI’s top-three scores. Olivia Gray was the medalist with a score of 45, Emily Carter

  • Team looks to build on strong end to 2018 season

    Team looks to build on strong end to 2018 season

    BAR HARBOR — Last fall, one year removed from their second consecutive No. 1 playoff seed and Northern Maine title game, the Mount Desert Island High School football team had their hands full entering 2018 as they had to replace one of their largest and most accomplished senior classes along with a legendary head coach.

  • Little Long Pond race set

    Little Long Pond race set

    MOUNT DESERT — The Mount Desert Island High School cross country team presents its annual trail race fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 14 at Little Long Pond. 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 about one mile in

  • Reutlinger wins GCI 100

    CRANBERRY ISLES — Todd Reutlinger of Portland was the first-place finisher in the Great Cranberry Island 100-Mile Race last week. Reutlinger won the race, which takes runners from the Spurling Cove dock on the north side of Great Cranberry Island to the end of Cranberry Road on the southeast side, with a time of 20

  • Learning from the pros

    Learning from the pros

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR – Kevin Perkins, the golf pro at The Causeway Club in Southwest Harbor, will hold a Junior After-School Fall Golf program at The Causeway Club beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3. The program is open to boys and girls ages 7-17 and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Visit kevinperkinsgolfacademy.com

  • Stethoscope Open planned

    Stethoscope Open planned

    MOUNT DESERT — Mount Desert Nursing Association presents its third annual fundraising golf tournament, the Stethoscope Open, Saturday Sept. 7, at the Northeast Harbor Golf Club. Registration and a lobster roll lunch begin at noon and a shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and prizes at the clubhouse will be at

  • Fall sports season begins

    Fall sports season begins

    BAR HARBOR — The 2019 fall sports season began Monday morning as the Mount Desert Island football, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, golf and fall cheer teams held their first practices of the season. MDI has brought back most of the same varsity head coaches from last season with Mark Arnold (football), Tyler Frank (boys’ soccer), May

  • Nelson sweeps at Claremont Classic

    Nelson sweeps at Claremont Classic

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Playing in an unusually late Claremont Croquet Classic, Dave Nelson’s mastery of the sport reached a new level. This year’s edition of the tournament, which typically takes place the first full week of August, was instead held the second full week of the month. Players came from Maine and all over the