Baseball

  • 2020 MDI grad revamps childhood baseball field

    2020 MDI grad revamps childhood baseball field

    BAR HARBOR — Nick Corson has fond memories of playing baseball on the little field in Town Hill.  When he was a kid, Corson, a recent graduate of Mount Desert Island High School, used to go to the tiny field sandwiched between the village’s playground and fire station on a daily basis. The field, a mere

  • Senior Tribute: Boys’ Basketball 

    Senior Tribute: Boys’ Basketball 

    To our players, Jack DaCorte, Nate Philbrook, William Hodgdon and Jeremy French: We had plenty of ups and downs during our season and there were plenty of opportunities to quit or give up. None of you did that. You all bought into our team and our program, but more importantly your roles, which you all became stars in. You all put your heart and

  • Acadian Youth Sports begins modified baseball season 

    Acadian Youth Sports begins modified baseball season 

    BAR HARBOR — The Little League season might be lost, but Acadian Youth Sports is still planning to bring baseball and softball to the Mount Desert Island area’s youth players in the coming weeks.  AYS will begin a modified version of the 2020 season on Saturday, June 20. The season will follow a kickoff skills clinic Saturday with

  • Making do with no new games to watch: Re-broadcast games, movies and more

    Making do with no new games to watch: Re-broadcast games, movies and more

    MOUNT DESERT — Tim Garrity has found two ways to enjoy watching sports this spring, when professional, college and school leagues are all mostly on hiatus.  The first is re-watching memorable contests of the past with a new generation who hasn’t seen them yet. The second is to start watching a whole new sport, so the games are new to you.  For Garrity, one big game

  • MDI tops EHS on Senior night, falls to eagles in prelims

    MDI tops EHS on Senior night, falls to eagles in prelims

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team notched a Senior Night victory over Ellsworth last Wednesday but saw its season come to an end against the Eagles in Tuesday’s preliminary round. Last Wednesday, MDI earned a regular season sweep against Ellsworth with a 42-35 win over the Eagles. The win

  • Little League wraps up regular season

    Little League wraps up regular season

    BAR HARBOR — The Acadian Little League Junior baseball teams finished the regular season with a doubleheader at Mount Desert Island High School on July 13. This season’s teams were coached by Eric Ankrom and Matt Haney (Acadian Green) and Joe Blanchette, Nick Jacobs and Mac Shea (Acadian Blue). An All-Star team comprising the top

  • Acadians tally 28 runs in three games

    Acadians tally 28 runs in three games

      BAR HARBOR — Against all comers, the Acadian Little League 11-12 baseball team’s district tournament showing produced tight games. The Acadians put forth a spirited effort in the recent District 1 tournament, in which it went 1-2 with a win over Coastal Little League and losses to Calais Little League and Bucksport Little League.

  • All-PVC teams chosen

    All-PVC teams chosen

    BAR HARBOR — Five Mount Desert Island High School baseball and softball players were chosen last week as All-Penobscot Valley Conference players. In baseball, senior Drew Shea was named a first-team selection. Shea hit .383 with 18 hits this season and scored a team-high 15 runs. He also hit two home runs, both of which