Sports

  • Fly tying workshops

    Fly tying workshops

    ELLSWORTH — The Downeast Salmon Federation and Maine Outdoor School present several fly tying workshops for fly fishing in the coming weeks. The first is set for Monday, Oct. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Airline Brewing in Ellsworth. Then, a workshop is planned for Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Fogtown Brewing in Ellsworth from 5-7:30 p.m.

  • Sullivan named All American

    Sullivan named All American

    BAR HARBOR — Liam Sullivan of Bar Harbor has been named as a United States Swimming Scholastic All American for the second consecutive year. Sullivan, a senior at Mount Desert Island High School, swims for the Trojans as well as the MDI YMCA Sharks. He was one of five Maine swimmers to be named to

  • MDI cross-country runners shine at Festival of Champions

    MDI cross-country runners shine at Festival of Champions

    BELFAST — Maintaining speed while battling other competitors for space is a difficult task for cross-country runners in any race. The annual Festival of Champions is a completely different beast. Held annually on the last Saturday in September, the Festival of Champions brings well over 1,000 runners to Belfast’s Troy Howard Middle School. After competing

  • Golf team wins PVCs

    Golf team wins PVCs

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School golf team took first place at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships last Thursday at JaTo Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln. Senior Kyle Nicholson was finished as medalist for all classes with a low score of 75 through 18 holes. Peter Ryan (81) and Gabbie James (89)

  • Football falls to Hermon

    Football falls to Hermon

    BAR HARBOR — A young Mount Desert Island High School football team has had the chance to grow and learn plenty of lessons over the course of the 2018 season. On Friday night, they learned another. With three weeks left to play, MDI’s toughest stretch of the year is almost over. Although the Trojans have

  • Soccer postponed

    Soccer postponed

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls soccer team’s scheduled home game against Hermon on Tuesday has been moved to Monday, Oct. 8. A time for the game has yet to be announced. The Trojans (5-3) are scheduled to host games against George Stevens Academy at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, and

  • Volleyball grounds Eagles

    Volleyball grounds Eagles

    ELLSWORTH — With little separating the Mount Desert Island High School and Ellsworth High School volleyball teams last Wednesday, every point mattered. Each serve, kill, block and volley brought roars from both ends of the floor at Ellsworth’s Katsiaficas Gymnasium. Leads changed constantly, and no advantage seemed safe. Although fans of both teams made plenty

  • Conners Emerson boys win Pruett

    Conners Emerson boys win Pruett

    SULLIVAN — The Conners Emerson boys cross-country team took first place at Monday’s Parker Pruett Middle School Invitational in Sullivan. Logan Blanchette, Fisher Curran, Max Friedlander, Liam McKernan, Patrick Saltysiak, Fred Sebelin and Sam York ran for Conners Emerson, which scored 62 points as a team to edge Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School for first. Mount Desert

  • Golf team is 27-2 so far

    Golf team is 27-2 so far

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School golf team concluded the 2018 regular season with a 27-2 record after recent meets in Bucksport, Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor. Last Tuesday, MDI shot 187 as a team to edge Ellsworth, George Stevens Academy and Bucksport at the Bucksport Golf Course. Kyle Nicholson shot 42

  • Volleyball falls to  Windham, Deering

    Volleyball falls to Windham, Deering

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team went to the Portland area over the weekend and fell to 1-5 on the season with tough defeats at the hands of Class A opponents. On Friday, MDI fell to Windham by a score of 3-0. The Trojans then fell to Deering (6-2) by