Baseball

  • MDI baseball, softball teams top Brewer, GSA

    MDI baseball, softball teams top Brewer, GSA

    The Mount Desert Island baseball and softball teams both improved to 4-2 on the season with a pair of key road victories in recent contests. The MDI baseball team bounced back from defeats last Tuesday against Bucksport and Saturday against Old Town with wins last Thursday against Brewer and Tuesday against George Stevens Academy. On the softball diamond, the Trojans won back-to-back games with wins over Brewer and GSA on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

  • MDI baseball opens season with doubleheader sweep

    MDI baseball opens season with doubleheader sweep

    After a long wait, opening day for the Mount Desert Island baseball team was twice as nice — in more ways than one. Between offensive firepower, solid pitching and good defense, MDI put it all together Saturday in the team’s season-opening doubleheader against Presque Isle. The Trojans defeated the visiting Wildcats 9-4 in Game 1 and claimed an 11-0 win via the mercy rule in Game 2 to complete a sweep of both contests and start the year 2-0.

  • MDI baseball team brings strong roster into new season  

    MDI baseball team brings strong roster into new season  

    For a coach two years removed from his last baseball game, Andy Pooler feels he — and his squad — are in a good spot. Nothing is easy for anyone in the high school sports world these days as coaches and players look to get up to speed following a lost season. Yet even with an everchanging list of obstacles and uncertainties, Mount Desert Island’s head coach can’t help but be optimistic.  

  • 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

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