Sports

  • Masters swim meet planned

    Masters swim meet planned

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA is set to host its third annual masters swim meet Sunday, Jan. 27 beginning at 10:45 a.m. The meet is recognized by Maine Masters Swimming and U.S. Masters Swimming. Registration is $20 for five individual events if received before Jan. 16. Late entries are $25 and will

  • Curless wins coaching award

    Curless wins coaching award

    BAR HARBOR — Acadia Fire Director Michael Curless was named Soccer Maine’s Premier Coach of the Year at the organization’s annual meeting in South Portland. Curless coached three different boys’ teams to the state finals during the 2017-18 Maine State Premier League season. The U12 and U14 boys’ teams both won state titles, and the

  • Isaacs nominated for statewide award

    Isaacs nominated for statewide award

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School senior football player Gilbert Isaacs has been nominated for this year’s Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Offensive Lineman Award. The award, which was first distributed in 2010, goes to a senior lineman who displays “high levels of integrity, honesty and athletic citizenship” and who possess “personal standards and

  • MDI wrestlers make strides

    MDI wrestlers make strides

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team competed in its first countable match in almost four years Saturday when it competed in a dual meet with Belfast, Ellsworth, Medomak Valley and Oceanside at Belfast Area High School. Cole Allen earned a win on the day for MDI with a pin of

  • Trojan girls trample Coyotes in opener

    Trojan girls trample Coyotes in opener

    BAR HARBOR — Season openers between the Mount Desert Island High School and Old Town girls’ basketball teams have become somewhat of an annual tradition in recent years. During that span, the Trojans have gotten used to winning starts. Not since 2012 have MDI and Old Town began the season with opponents besides each other,

  • Swimmers sweep Old Town

    Swimmers sweep Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School swim team got off to a solid start to the 2018-19 season Friday with both the boys’ and girls’ squads posting road wins over Old Town. On the boys’ side, MDI earned a 104-58 win over the Coyotes. The Trojans posted six individual event wins. Isaac

  • Boys earn season-opening win over Coyotes

    Boys earn season-opening win over Coyotes

    BAR HARBOR — Justin Norwood has been quick to attribute the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team’s winning ways in recent years to the program’s accomplished players. It’s how each group has embraced its identity, though, that has yielded those results. After riding a seasoned and talented senior class to a Gold Ball

  • Solstice yoga

    Solstice yoga

    BAR HARBOR — Destination Health presents a special solstice yoga class with Kate Stitham Friday, Nov. 21 from 6-8 p.m. The workshop is offered by donation (non-perishable food for the Bar Harbor Food Pantry) and there will be light refreshments and time to connect and socialize after the class. “Now is the time to honor

  • Gilbert Isaacs named Lineman of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School senior football player Gilbert Isaacs was named the Big 11 Conference’s Lineman of the Year at the conference’s awards banquet Saturday. Isaacs was a co-recipient of the award along with Maine Central Institute’s Seth Bussell. He was previously named a first-team All-Big 11 selection on both offense

  • First MDI swim meet is Friday

    First MDI swim meet is Friday

    BAR HARBOR — Coach Tony DeMuro has known for a long time that the high school swim season is a marathon rather than a sprint. Back in February, his Mount Desert Island High School squad proved that for him. When the 2017-18 season began, MDI was without many of its top swimmers as the teams