Basketball

  • Fletcher earns Academic All-America honors 

    Fletcher earns Academic All-America honors 

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR—Hobart College cross country senior William Fletcher of Southwest Harbor earned a spot on the 2020 Academic All-America Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country second team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Fletcher is the first member of the Hobart cross country team to earn Academic All-America honors. Across all sports, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ student-athletes

  • Pathbreaking college coach has MDI ties

    Pathbreaking college coach has MDI ties

    ASHLAND, Virginia — One of Mount Desert Island’s athletic dynasty families has another accomplishment to celebrate this spring: Carroll Marie LaHaye, whose mother Marilyn Carroll grew up in Southwest Harbor and graduated from Pemetic High School, announced her retirement from a stellar career coaching women’s college basketball.  “Carroll Marie has had an amazing career coaching the women’s program at Randolph Macon,”

  • Great Harbor Shootout set to take over MDI

    Great Harbor Shootout set to take over MDI

    Editor’s note: As of March 12 the Great Harbor Shoot Out has been cancelled. According to event organizers: “In light of the current health crisis and Governor Mills’ request to limit large gatherings and promote “social distancing,” Harbor House Community Center has decided to cancel the Great Harbor Shoot Out basketball tournament.”   BAR HARBOR

  • MDI offering girls’ basketball skills academy

    MDI offering girls’ basketball skills academy

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is offering a girls’ basketball skills academy for students from fifth through eighth grade that is set to continue next week. The upcoming sessions will be held Monday, March 9, and Tuesday, March 10. Additional sessions will be held March 15 and 16. All will be held

  • MDI JV boys’ basketball team goes 16-6

    MDI JV boys’ basketball team goes 16-6

    BAR HARBOR — Chalk up another successful season for the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team. Behind the enormous success of MDI’s varsity boys’ basketball team in recent years has been the Trojans’ remarkable success at the JV level. The 2019-20 season was no exception for Kyle McKim’s team, which once

  • Tremetic basketball teams both win championships

    Tremetic basketball teams both win championships

    BAR HARBOR — Celebrations following the middle school basketball championships on Feb. 10 played at Mount Desert Island High School, where both girls and boys teams made up of players from Tremont and Southwest Harbor won, deemed that side of the island anything but quiet. For the boys A team, defeating Conners Emerson’s team in

  • Isaacs, Carroll earn All-Big East Conference honors

    Isaacs, Carroll earn All-Big East Conference honors

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School’s Porter Isaacs and Leah Carroll were announced Tuesday to this year’s All-Big East Conference basketball teams. On the boys’ side, Isaacs was named to the All-Big East third team along with Presque Isle’s Malachi Cummings, Washington Academy’s Jax Lin, Caribou’s Isaac Marker and Foxcroft’s Logan Martin. Isaacs

  • MDI boys fall to Caribou in Northern Maine quarterfinals

    MDI boys fall to Caribou in Northern Maine quarterfinals

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team’s 2019-20 season came to an end in the Class B North quarterfinals Saturday afternoon as the Trojans fell to a 61-48 loss to Caribou at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Eighth-ranked MDI (9-11) got off to an excellent start to the game as

  • Former Trojan Collin named NAC Rookie of the Week

    Former Trojan Collin named NAC Rookie of the Week

    BANGOR — Former Mount Desert Island High School basketball standout Derek Collin was selected Tuesday as the latest the North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week.   On Friday, Collin notched a career-high 21 points and added six rebounds in Husson University’s 77-70 loss to UMaine-Farmington. He then scored nine points and recorded six rebounds in Husson’s 70-61 win Saturday against Thomas College.  Collin,