Sports

  • 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

  • Cheer team 10th at states

    Cheer team 10th at states

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island cheer team took 10th place at the Class B championships Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. The result marked the second straight year the Trojans placed 10th at states. Hermon won the state title with Ellsworth finishing as runner-up.

  • Olson, relay team win titles

    Olson, relay team win titles

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School indoor track team competed at the Eastern Maine Track League Large-School championships Saturday at the University of Maine and came away with state championships in two events. As a team, the MDI girls placed fourth with 46 points. The boys took sixth with 23 points. The

  • Hoff advances to state wrestling championship

    Hoff advances to state wrestling championship

    ELLSWORTH — Sam Hoff of the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team defeated Fort Kent’s Manny Pettingill during a 285-pound bout at the Class B North championships Feb. 9 at Ellsworth. Hoff, who trailed by a point for most of the match, came back in the final period to earn the pin and advance

  • Trojan girls beat Ellsworth

    Trojan girls beat Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — A win last week saw the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team end the regular season in grand fashion. Yet for the Trojans, this could be just the beginning. MDI will have the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Class B North playoffs after a 45-23 road victory over Ellsworth last