Sports

  • MDI girls’ rackets sweep Old Town

    MDI girls’ rackets sweep Old Town

    By Brooke Long Special to the Islander   OLD TOWN — Mount Desert Island High School tennis teams played away at Old Town Monday, May 13. Girls’ swept Old Town 5-0 but the boys’ team fell 4-1. On the girls’ side, MDI’s Regitze Jacobsen defeated Taylor Sullivan of Old Town 8-0 in first singles. In

  • Outdoor gear sale, swap set

    Outdoor gear sale, swap set

    BAR HARBOR — Friends of Acadia will hold a Community Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap at Mount Desert Island High School on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “With the arrival of warmer weather we just thought this would be a great way to celebrate the area’s outdoor heritage, encourage folks to get themselves

  • Harding hole in one sponsors

    Harding hole in one sponsors

    BAR HARBOR — Stanley Scooters and Darling’s are each sponsoring a hole-in-one contest at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s 26th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament on June 4 at Kebo Valley Golf Club (rain date is June 12). This year the hole-in-one prizes will be a 2019 Buick Encore from Darling’s and a

  • ‘Driving for Rides’ golf tournament

    ‘Driving for Rides’ golf tournament

    BAR HARBOR — This year’s Island Connections “Driving for Rides” golf tournament is scheduled to be held May 21 at Kebo Valley Golf Club. The event is raising money and awareness for Island Connections, a volunteer-driven organization that provides transportation and other needs to senior citizens and those with physical or mental challenges in and

  • Cake wins Kinsley Ray Memorial 5K

    ELLSWORTH — Bar Harbor’s Judson Cake claimed first place in the Kinsley Ray Memorial 5K on Saturday at the Down East Family YMCA. Cake won the race with a time of 16 minutes, 37 seconds at a pace of 5 minutes, 22 seconds per mile. He ran the race wearing his Bar Harbor Police Department

  • Tennis coaches bring wealth of experience

    Tennis coaches bring wealth of experience

    By Brooke Long news@mdislander.com   BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School has welcomed three new tennis coaches this year: Varsity Head Coach Tyler Hunt, Assistant Coach Alex Garrett, and JV Coach Julia Christie. Hunt is currently a health teacher and ed tech at Pemetic Elementary School. He is a graduate of Cony High

  • MDI baseball thumps WA

    MDI baseball thumps WA

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School baseball team is now 3-3 on the season after beating Washington Academy last week. In the 11-1 home win, the Trojans smacked 13 base hits against the Raiders. Sam Mitchell was MDI’s star of the game both on the mound and at the plate. Mitchell allowed

  • Tennis splits with Raiders

    Tennis splits with Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity tennis teams played split matches against Washington Academy on Monday, with the girls winning 3-2 and the boys falling 5-0. Regitze Jacobsen defeated Rosa Hilapok 8-5 at first singles. In an unfinished second singles match, Katherine Hoff fell to Kate Somes of Washington Academy 5-0.

  • Softball team stomps WA

    Softball team stomps WA

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School junior Emily York pitched a five-inning no hitter last week as the Trojans rolled to a blowout win over Washington Academy. York struck out 10 batters without a single walk in last Wednesday’s mercy rule-shortened 15-0 win, during which Washington Academy reached base just once via an

  • Boys win home track meet

    Boys win home track meet

    ELLSWORTH — Two meets in three days marked a fast start to the month of May for the Mount Desert Island High School track team as the Trojans competed Saturday in Ellsworth and Monday on their home track. MDI took second on the boys’ side and third on the girls’ side over the weekend in