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  • Great Harbor Invitational caps off season

    Great Harbor Invitational caps off season

    CASTINE — The host Mount Desert Island High School sailing team finished in second place Saturday in the annual Great Harbor Invitational Regatta, held this year at Maine Maritime Academy. The team from Rockland Community Sailing earned the Glenn Squires Cup, finishing first of 11 teams in eight races. MDI was in second place with

  • Football opponents

    Football opponents

    BAR HARBOR — Official times and dates have yet to be set, but the Mount Desert Island High School football team has a rough idea of where and when it will be playing games when the 2019 season kicks off. MDI will play a preseason game against Hampden Academy on either Aug. 30 or Aug.

  • Girls’ basketball camp planned

    Girls’ basketball camp planned

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Girls Summer Basketball Camp, open to incoming sixth through ninth grade students, will be held next month at Mount Desert Island High School. Offerings at the camp will include skill stations, full-court drills, tournaments and daily competitions. Current and former MDI players and coaches will be on hand

  • Tennis splits with Raiders

    Tennis splits with Raiders

    By Brooke Long news@mdislander.com   EAST MACHIAS — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys tennis team boys defeated Washington Academy 3-1 on the road Tuesday. The Trojans girls fell 3-2 in the contest MDI’s Regitze Jacobsen defeated Rosa Jilapak 6-0 in first singles. In second singles, Kate Hoff fell 6-3 to Kait Somes

  • Softball team beats Bucksport

    Softball team beats Bucksport

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball team improved to 7-6 on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Bucksport at home. The Trojans scored their first run of the game in the second inning when Mackenzie Dyer hit a home run to give MDI a 1-0 lead. Bucksport scored to tie the

  • Track teams are Hancock County champs

    Track teams are Hancock County champs

    BAR HARBOR — The last track meet at Mount Desert Island High School this year ended with a pair of championship trophies for the home team. The MDI boys and girls came away with first-place finishes Friday at the Hancock County championships. The wins gave the Trojans a terrific start to championship season, which is

  • Trojans get even with Bucks

    Trojans get even with Bucks

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School baseball team homered three times Tuesday en route to a 12-2 win over Bucksport at home. The victory, which was solidified when Drew Shea’s second home run of the game activated the 10-run rule in the fifth inning, avenged the Trojans’ season-opening loss to the Golden

  • Beth C. Wright Walk for Life Saturday expands ino Ellsworth

    Beth C. Wright Walk for Life Saturday expands ino Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — On Saturday, May 18, the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center will be expanding its biggest annual fundraising event to Ellsworth. The 19th Annual Beth C. Wright Walk for Life, which was exclusively held in the Washington County town of Addison for the past 19 years, will now offer an additional walk in

  • MDI softball team rallies past Ellsworth for big win

    MDI softball team rallies past Ellsworth for big win

    ELLSWORTH — In need of a win to buoy its Class B North playoff chances, the Mount Desert Island High School softball team came through when it mattered most. Several times already this season, MDI has come up short of wins that could have sent it shooting up the Northern Maine standings. Instead, the Trojans

  • MDI team outscores Foxcroft, 8-4

    MDI team outscores Foxcroft, 8-4

    BAR HARBOR — Needing to get the taste of defeat out of its mouth, the Mount Desert Island High School baseball team rebounded in a big way. Last Wednesday, MDI fell to its worst loss of the 2019 season on the road against Old Town. The Trojans recorded nine bases hits, but those efforts went