Sports

  • Football trounces Bapst for homecoming, Senior Night win

    Football trounces Bapst for homecoming, Senior Night win

    BAR HARBOR — One of Mount Desert Island High School’s biggest nights of the year provided the perfect backdrop for the school’s football team to claim an emotional victory. After students decorated the stadium bleachers with banners and streamers and parents and family members of athletes gathered on the football field Friday, all eyes turned

  • MDI sailors nab keelboat championship

    MDI sailors nab keelboat championship

    PORTLAND — Four Mount Desert Island High School students are set to represent Maine and New England in the National Keelboat Invitational in Florida in December after winning a qualifying regatta Oct. 7. Alec Fisichella skippered the J22 boat in the four-race regatta hosted by SailMaine in Portland Harbor. Lucas Ingebritson, Nate Ingebritson and Jake

  • Golf team honored for sportsmanship

    BAR HARBOR — A runner-up trophy at the Class B championships in Vassalboro wasn’t the only thing the Mount Desert Island High School golf team won last weekend. The team also claimed the Class B Good Sportsmanship Award. 2018 marks the second year in a row that the Trojans have won the award. They also

  • Trail run, anyone?

    WHITNEYVILLE — Downeast Coastal Conservancy presents the annual Bad Little Trail Run Oct. 21. The course will run through the Machias River Preserve. The event features 2 course options: a 7 mile run and a 2.5 mile run/walk. Both courses are mostly single track trail with stretches along the Machias River, under giant hemlocks, through

  • Volleyball falls to 2-10

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team fell to 2-10 on the season last week with losses to Brewer, Yarmouth and Gorham. On the road against Class B title contender Brewer on Wednesday, MDI won the first set 25-21 before falling 15-25, 20-25, and 10-25 over the next three. Delaney Shields

  • Girls show promise in Monday loss to Hawks

    Girls show promise in Monday loss to Hawks

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls soccer team fell to Hermon 3-1 on Monday, but there was a positive atmosphere in the team’s postgame huddle. MDI went down 2-0 after conceding twice in the first eight minutes of the game, but that proved to be the only goals Hermon would score

  • MDI XC teams are county runners-up

    MDI XC teams are county runners-up

    BAR HARBOR — Back at the course where it first began the 2018 cross-country season, runners of the Mount Desert Island High School cross-country team showed just how much they had grown. MDI finished second in both the boys and girls team events Monday at the Hancock County championships at Ellsworth High School. More importantly,

  • Boys tie with Belfast

    Boys tie with Belfast

    BELFAST — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys soccer team is now 4-6-2 following a 2-2 draw on the road against Belfast on Tuesday. The Trojans are now ninth in the Class B North standings. MDI 2 — GSA 1 The team defeated George Stevens Academy 2-1 last Wednesday. Shane Bonilla scored in

  • Football falls to Nokomis

    Football falls to Nokomis

    NEWPORT — The 2018 football season has been a learning experience for the Mount Desert Island High School Trojans. Faced with another tough test over the weekend, the Trojans will be eager to bounce back once again. The MDI football team ended the toughest portion of its 2018 schedule Saturday afternoon when it fell 44-12