Sports

  • Boys win close games

    Boys win close games

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team defeated both Caribou and Presque Isle in close games in vacation week play at home. On Thursday evening against Caribou, the Trojans gave up an early lead and had to claw their way back to a 67-65 victory with a shot at

  • Basketball clinic

    Basketball clinic

    BAR HARBOR — Acadian Youth Sports presents a youth basketball clinic on Saturday, Jan. 5, from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Mount Desert Island High School gym. Members of the MDI High School basketball teams help lead the clinics. Call 288-3511.

  • Boys trip up Crusaders

    Boys trip up Crusaders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team moved to the top of the Class B North standings after a Saturday home win, 77-35 against John Bapst. Coming into the game, both teams were 3-1 on the season. After one quarter, the Trojans had a slim 18-13 lead. In the

  • Swim team tops Brewer

    Swim team tops Brewer

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School swim teams defeated Brewer Friday evening at home. The boys’ team won the meet 105-22. The girls’ contest was closer, a 101-82 victory. The strong Witches girls’ team won this matchup last year. MDI coach Tony DeMuro said Friday’s meet “was a good testing. There were

  • Girls perfect on season

    Girls perfect on season

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team started the 2018-19 season with four efficient games on offense. When shots weren’t falling for the Trojans in their latest contest, the team turned to its play on the other end of the floor. MDI rode a strong defensive effort Friday to

  • Girls second, boys fourth at track season opener

    Girls second, boys fourth at track season opener

    ORONO — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ track team finished second among eight schools at the PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet at the University of Maine on Saturday. The MDI boys’ team finished fourth among seven schools. The Bangor High School team won both the girls’ and boys’ meets. It was the

  • MDI Athletic Hall of Fame to induct 5

    MDI Athletic Hall of Fame to induct 5

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School Athletic Hall of Fame is set to induct five new members prior to the girls’ basketball game’s home game against Caribou next Thursday, Dec. 27. Three women and two men will among those honored with inductees boasting backgrounds in a variety of different sports. Those set

  • Aquathon approaches

    Aquathon approaches

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swim team plans its annual Aquathon fundraiser for Sunday, Feb. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. Every year, coaches give each child a swimming goal to reach in 90 minutes of swimming, whether it’s completing 40 laps or 200 laps. Swimmers are tasked with asking their friends,

  • Girls off to 3-0 start

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team secured wins over Foxcroft and Oceanside last week to secure a 3-0 start to the season. Last Wednesday, the Trojans secured a win in a challenging road environment with a 52-36 triumph over Foxcroft. Julia Watras scored 21 points for MDI, which

  • Boys down Red Raiders

    Boys down Red Raiders

    EAST MACHIAS — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Washington Academy 66-50 Tuesday. The victory brings the team to 3-1 on the season and keeps them in second place in Class B North behind Orono. Derek Collin scored 27 points in the win. Foxcroft 53 – MDI 46 A difficult