Sports

  • Claremont Classic croquet tournament

    Claremont Classic croquet tournament

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — This year’s Claremont Classic is scheduled for Aug. 11-17 at the Claremont Hotel. This year will mark the 28th edition of the annual croquet tournament, which features double-elimination singles and doubles tournaments. Last year’s winners were Will Fox (singles) and Mark Hitchcock and Florin Neacsu (doubles). For more information or to sign

  • Fall sports info night

    Fall sports info night

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will be hosting informational meetings for the upcoming fall high school sports season Thursday, Aug. 15, beginning at 5 p.m. in the theater. The meeting is mandatory for all students who plan to participate in fall sports, and their parents. Fall sports will include boys and girls

  • Acadia 70.3 Triathlon set

    Acadia 70.3 Triathlon set

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA will be hosting a brand new event on Sunday, Aug. 4, beginning at 6 a.m. The Acadia 70.3 Triathalon includes a 1.2-mile swim on Long Pond, a 56.1-mile bicycle leg around the western side of MDI and a 13.6-mile run. An aqua-bike race, without the running portion,

  • Hot time for overnight relay

    Hot time for overnight relay

    ELLSWORTH — Few trails in Maine are as remote as the Down East Sunrise Trail in Hancock and Washington counties. For some of the area’s most adept runners, that’s a selling point. For six years now, teams of runners from Mount Desert Island and elsewhere in Hancock County and throughout the state of Maine have

  • West tops East at Lobster Bowl

    West tops East at Lobster Bowl

    BAR HARBOR — Saturday was a record-breaking day at the Shrine Lobster Bowl as the West set the all-time mark for points scored in a game with a 60-14 win over the East at Thornton Academy in Saco. Gilbert Isaacs and Elijah Joyce represented Mount Desert Island High School for the East squad, which scored

  • Trojans 2-2 at summer tourney

    Trojans 2-2 at summer tourney

    BAR HARBOR — Justin Norwood is used to coaching the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team during the coldest time of year. One weekend, though, is always a bit different. Every summer, MDI invites teams from across the state to Bar Harbor for a round-robin tournament that gives some of the state’s top

  • Football fundamentals

    Football fundamentals

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football program has scheduled a youth football fundamentals event Aug. 2 at MDI High School. All area elementary students interested in playing football this year are welcome to attend the event, which is free of charge. Players will learn non-contact skills and participate in fun activities

  • Isaacs, Joyce to play in Lobster Bowl

    Isaacs, Joyce to play in Lobster Bowl

    SACO — Recent Mount Desert Island High School graduates Gilbert Isaacs and Elijah Joyce will get to wear their Trojan helmets one last time Saturday when they compete in this year’s Shrine Lobster Bowl at Thornton Academy. The duo will compete as part of the Eastern Maine team in the event, which features the top

  • Little League wraps up regular season

    Little League wraps up regular season

    BAR HARBOR — The Acadian Little League Junior baseball teams finished the regular season with a doubleheader at Mount Desert Island High School on July 13. This season’s teams were coached by Eric Ankrom and Matt Haney (Acadian Green) and Joe Blanchette, Nick Jacobs and Mac Shea (Acadian Blue). An All-Star team comprising the top

  • Summer basketball

    Summer basketball

    BAR HARBOR — Fans missing the frenzy of basketball season can get a whiff of the action this weekend as the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ team hosts the 2019 MDI Summer Basketball Invitational. This year, MDI will be hosting Greely, Cheverus, Hampden Academy, Presque Isle and Skowhegan in a weekend that will pit