Sports

  • Sharks score

    Sharks score

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swim team took first place in four divisions Saturday at the state YMCA championship meet in Orono. The 9-10 boys, above, and the boys and girls combined in that age group were state champions. The 13-14 girls, below with MDI YMCA Director Tommy Parham and the

  • Unified basketball jamboree set

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School unified basketball team will participate in a postseason jamboree at Orono High School on Saturday, March 7. MDI’s first game will be held at 1 p.m. against Nokomis. The Trojans will play another game following that at 2 p.m. against Mount View.

  • Post-season basketball

    Post-season basketball

    BAR HARBOR — The varsity basketball season is over, but the sport will continue to take center stage in Hancock County in the coming weeks as two of the state’s biggest offseason tournaments commence. The first tournament begins Friday, March 8, when the Sheriff’s Cup begins play in Ellsworth. Games will begin at 4 p.m.

  • Teen climbing wall program offered

    Teen climbing wall program offered

    MOUNT DESERT — For many years, Camp Beech Cliff (CBC) has offered families the opportunity to use their 30-foot climbing wall on Fridays during the off-season. Especially during the cold winter months, 30-40 kids of all ages use the wall and other gym facilities. This fall, a determined group of high school students decided they

  • MDI falls to Gray-New Gloucester in state title game

    MDI falls to Gray-New Gloucester in state title game

    PORTLAND — It was a spirited effort, but the return of high school basketball’s Gold Ball return to Mount Desert Island must wait. The MDI High School girls’ team the season as Class B runner-up Saturday with a 43-30 loss to Gray-New Gloucester at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. The game marked the end for

  • Big East Senior All-Stars

    Big East Senior All-Stars

    BAR HARBOR — Five Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball players and three boys’ players were named to the Big East Conference Senior All-Star teams Monday. On the girls’ side, the Trojans’ Maddy Candage, Hannah Chamberlain, Alexis Clarito, Lindsey McEachern and Julia Watras were named to a team to be coached by Hermon’s Chris

  • Indoor track New England championships

    Indoor track New England championships

    BOSTON — Five Mount Desert Island High School indoor track team members will be headed to the New England indoor track championships this weekend. Gilbert Isaacs, who took first place in the boys’ shot put in the Class B championships, will be among give Maine athletes competing in the event at the Reggie Lewis Track

  • Unified basketball

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School unified basketball team will play its final game when it hosts Hermon tomorrow, March 1. Through five games this season, MDI, which was scheduled to take on Brewer on Thursday, had a record of 1-4. The victory came in a 72-67 triumph over Ellsworth on Feb.

  • Hoff earns win at state wrestling championships

    LINCOLN — Mount Desert Island’s Sam Hoff went 1-2 at Saturday’s state wrestling championships at Mattanawcook Academy. Hoff lost to Alexander Demers of Winslow in the first round and then pinned Clarke Leblanc of Madison to open consolations. He lost to Jared Atkinson of Foxcroft in the consolation semifinals.