Basketball

  • Girls’ basketball camp planned

    Girls’ basketball camp planned

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Girls Summer Basketball Camp, open to incoming sixth through ninth grade students, will be held next month at Mount Desert Island High School. Offerings at the camp will include skill stations, full-court drills, tournaments and daily competitions. Current and former MDI players and coaches will be on hand

  • Future Trojans basketball camps set for July

    Future Trojans basketball camps set for July

    BAR HARBOR — Future Trojans basketball camps are set to return to the Mount Desert Island High School and Pemetic Elementary School this summer. Children attending the camps will have opportunities to seek learn the game from current and former MDI varsity basketball players. Interested players of all skill levels are welcome. Players in grades

  • Sprague tourney aids youth sports

    Sprague tourney aids youth sports

    BAR HARBOR — Twelve youth teams and six adult teams took part in the 19th annual three-on-three Josh Sprague Memorial Basketball Tournament March 27-28 at the Mount Desert Island YMCA, which raised more than $800 for MDI youth sports programs The tournament honors Josh Sprague, who died in a car accident in March 1999 at

  • Coaches wanted

    Coaches wanted

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is looking to fill four coaching positions for the coming seasons. At the junior varsity level, MDI is looking to hire a head softball coach. The school is also looking to hire an assistant boys’ basketball coach, an assistant girls’ basketball coach and a fall cheer coach.

  • Freshman boys go 14-5

    Freshman boys go 14-5

    BAR HARBOR — Few Mount Desert Island High School basketball teams, if any, have had more success than the freshman boys’ squad has in recent years. In 2018-19, the Trojans continued that tradition. The MDI freshman boys’ team helped to maintain the school’s across-the-board success in the sport this season with a 14-5 record. The

  • Collin to play at Husson

    Collin to play at Husson

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School senior Derek Collin will continue his basketball career when he plays for the Husson University men’s team next season. Collin finished fourth in the Big East Conference in both points per game and rebounds per game this season with 17.8 and 8.3, respectively. His top efforts this

  • JV girls win Jellison tourney

    JV girls win Jellison tourney

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team has enjoyed plenty of successful seasons in recent years. In 2018-19, the Trojans delivered one of their strongest campaigns yet. MDI capped off a strong campaign last month with a Scott Jellison Memorial Tournament title at Sumner Memorial High School and

  • 5th/6th-grade girls win Bear’s Den Tournament

    5th/6th-grade girls win Bear’s Den Tournament

    BAR HARBOR — The Acadia Youth Sports 5th/6th-grade girls’ basketball team won the Bear’s Den Tournament played over the weekend in Belfast. The team was coached by Katy Lawson and varsity boys’ head coach Justin Norwood. Team members were Lilly Alley, Lauren Davis, Morgan Ford, Daley Foss, Taylor Grant, Lexi Jones, Lily Norwood, Nora Paulsen,

  • Tourney honors Sprague

    Tourney honors Sprague

    BAR HARBOR — The annual Josh Sprague Memorial Basketball Tournament is set for March 27-28 at the Mount Desert Island YMCA. The adult tournament is set for Wednesday, March 27 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The students will play Thursday, March 28 beginning at 4 p.m. Registration for students is $15 and $20 for adults. Games

  • JV boys cap off season with dramatic comeback

    JV boys cap off season with dramatic comeback

    BAR HARBOR — No matter the sport, teams all over the world are taught to play until the final seconds tick off the clock. In its regular season finale this year, the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team showed why. On Feb. 7, MDI and Ellsworth took to the floor at