• Boys basketball finding their feet

    Boys basketball finding their feet

    BAR HARBOR — A preseason scrimmage against took on Fryeburg Academy on Saturday was the first varsity game action in nine months for the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys basketball team, who followed up a state championship in 2017 with a run to the Northern Maine title game last year. Then on Tuesday,

  • Basketball schedules

    Basketball schedules

    BAR HARBOR — Winter sports practices and tryouts begin Monday at Mount Desert Island High School. This year a freshman girls’ basketball team will be added to the offerings. For the varsity basketball teams, preseason play begins at home Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend. The girls are set to host George Stevens Academy at 11 a.m.

  • Strong JV squad inspires confidence in MDI baseball

    Strong JV squad inspires confidence in MDI baseball

    BAR HARBOR — Brent Barker’s goal for the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity baseball team was to end the year with a team that was ready to take the next step. As head coach of both the varsity girls’ basketball team and the junior varsity baseball team, Barker knows what it takes to

  • All-PVC selections

    All-PVC selections

    BAR HARBOR — Three MDI baseball players and two softball players received All-Penobscot Valley Conference selections last Thursday. MDI seniors Alden Fournier and Matt Perconti were named first-team All-PVC selections. The two were the No. 1 and No. 2 pitchers for MDI this year, with regular season ERAs of 1.25 and 1.30, respectively. Fellow senior

  • Baseball, softball playoffs delayed

    Baseball, softball playoffs delayed

    BAR HARBOR — Rain forced delayed starts to the playoffs for the Mount Desert Island High School baseball and softball teams. The teams were scheduled to play their respective preliminary games Monday and Tuesday. After last Tuesday’s loss to Ellsworth, the MDI baseball team (11-5) missed out on the No. 2 seed and subsequent bye

  • Baseball falls to Ellsworth

    Baseball falls to Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity baseball team fell 8-3 to Ellsworth Tuesday in the final game of the regular season. The win for Ellsworth brought the rivals to 1-1 after MDI gave the Eagles their only loss of the season last month. It has been a great season for Hancock County’s

  • Hall of fame

    Hall of fame

    TRENTON — A University of Maine baseball alumnus is set to be inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame later this summer. Jim Cameron of Trenton led the University of Maine in pitching (6-1) and hitting (.319) in 1970. He was selected to the All-Yankee Conference team twice. The hall of fame will welcome