Sports

  • Hoff earns win at state wrestling championships

    LINCOLN — Mount Desert Island’s Sam Hoff went 1-2 at Saturday’s state wrestling championships at Mattanawcook Academy. Hoff lost to Alexander Demers of Winslow in the first round and then pinned Clarke Leblanc of Madison to open consolations. He lost to Jared Atkinson of Foxcroft in the consolation semifinals.

  • Collin named Player of the Year

    Collin named Player of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Derek Collin, a senior on this year’s Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team, was named the Big East Conference Player of the Year. Collin led MDI with 17.8 points per game this year and also had 8.3 rebounds per game. He was named to All-Big East first team while fellow

  • Olson, Isaacs, relay team win state track titles

    Olson, Isaacs, relay team win state track titles

    LEWISTON — Mount Desert Island High School indoor track team members Zoe Olson and Gilbert Isaacs won individual state titles at Saturday’s Class B championships at Bates College. The Trojans also claimed a title in the 4×800-meter relay. Competing in the 800-meter run, Olson finished with a time of 2:27.94 to place first out of

  • Boys first, girls third at swim state championships

    Boys first, girls third at swim state championships

    By Glenn Jordan, Portland Press Herald and Mike Mandell, mmandell@mdislander.com ORONO — The Mount Desert Island High School boys swim and dive team won the Class B state championships at the University of Maine Saturday, earning the team title for the second year in a row. Two days later, the Trojan girls finished third of 21 teams

  • Stout defense powers girls’ quarterfinal win over MCI

    Stout defense powers girls’ quarterfinal win over MCI

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team’s senior class has won plenty of games over the years, but life at the Cross Insurance Center hasn’t been nearly as kind to the Trojans. Three years ago, this year’s seniors were freshman when the second-ranked Trojans were upset by Hermon in the Class

  • Middle school basketball victories

    Middle school basketball victories

    BAR HARBOR — The Conners Emerson School boys and Pemetic/Tremont girls won Coast League titles Saturday with wins in their respective middle school basketball championship games at Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor. On the boys’ side, Conners Emerson (12-2) avenged two earlier losses to Hancock Grammar School earlier this year with a

  • Boys fall to Ellsworth in quarterfinals

    Boys fall to Ellsworth in quarterfinals

    BANGOR — This time, it wasn’t meant to be. The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team saw its 2018-19 season come to an end Friday with a 71-48 loss to Ellsworth at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The loss snapped the Trojans’ six-game winning streak in the rivalry. Ellsworth got out to a

  • Class B girls outlook

    Class B girls outlook

    It’s been nearly five full years since the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team beat Presque Isle to claim the Eastern Maine title in Class B. Since then, no Hancock County girls’ team has won a regional title. Although only three local girls’ teams are headed to the tournament this year, those teams

  • MDI to play opening game

    MDI to play opening game

    Pound for pound, few places in Maine have seen more success in boys’ basketball over the past few years than Hancock County. Since the Eastern Maine region became the Northern Maine region prior to the 2015-16 season, local teams have played in a total of five state and seven regional championship games. Now that the