• Youth baseball returns to Tremont

    Youth baseball returns to Tremont

    TREMONT — A doubleheader between the MDI Falcons and Sebasticook baseball teams marked the first organized youth game played in the town in recent years. The Falcons lost both games Sept. 17 but had strong showings in both. The team scored seven runs in the first game, and a solid pitching performance from Austin Raymond

  • Marty Lyons Classic draws teams

    Marty Lyons Classic draws teams

    BAR HARBOR — Ten Major League teams (ages 11-12) and five Minor League teams (ages 9-10) came to the Bar Harbor Athletic Fields over the weekend for this year’s Marty Lyons Classic. Little League teams came from as far away as Caribou and Presque Isle for the tournament, which began Friday morning and concluded with

  • Marty Lyons tourney set

    Marty Lyons tourney set

    BAR HARBOR — The 19th annual Marty Lyons Classic baseball tournament will take place at the Bar Harbor athletic fields Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4-6. The annual tournament brings teams from around the state for a weekend of fun play. The tourney is named in honor of Marty Lyons, a co-founder of Acadian Youth Sports

  • Young team on upswing

    Young team on upswing

    BAR HARBOR — The young players on the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity baseball team made great strides this spring season, culminating in a 6-10 record. “We did well although our record didn’t really show the progress we made,” said Head Coach Brent Barker. The squad, made up of eight freshmen, four sophomores

  • Ball players recognized

    Ball players recognized

    BAR HARBOR — Players on the Mount Desert Island High School varsity softball and baseball teams were recognized for their athletic and academic accomplishments this season by being named to the Penobscot Valley Conference All-Conference and All-Academic teams. Softball pitcher Lindsey McEachern was named to the girls’ first team, while Riley Swanson was named to

  • MDI baseball continues winning streak

    MDI baseball continues winning streak

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity baseball team extended its winning streak to five games by sweeping Caribou High School in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at home. The Trojans defeated the Vikings 9-1 in the first game and allowed no runs for a 7-0 win in the second game. MDI is

  • Boys’ bats nail Bucks

    Boys’ bats nail Bucks

    BUCKSPORT — The Mount Desert Island High School baseball team (6-5) brought its record above .500 Tuesday, beating Bucksport High School 12-3. The game snapped a five-game winning streak for the Golden Bucks (7-5). Seth Clark pitched five no-hit innings for MDI and had 11 strikeouts. Stanley Grierson, Jacob Mitchell, Mac Shea and Nick Stanley

  • Trojans shutout Wildcats

    Trojans shutout Wildcats

    PRESQUE ISLE — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity baseball team handed Presque Isle High School two losses in a doubleheader last Saturday at Presque Isle. The Trojans defeated the Wildcats 4-3 in the first game and 10-1 in the second game. The wins helped MDI advance to 4-5 and No. 10 in the

  • Rain extends ball seasons

    Rain extends ball seasons

    BAR HARBOR — After numerous postponements due to the seemingly endless rain since the beginning of the baseball and softball season this spring, the Maine Principals’ Association announced on Monday that the high school ball season will be extended until Friday, June 2. The last day for regular season games is generally set for May