Basketball

  • MDI basketball hosts summer round robin

    MDI basketball hosts summer round robin

    BAR HARBOR — Justin Norwood’s summer motto for the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team is simple: Get better. Sure, tournament wins are great, and losses are never a desirable outcome in the world of sports. Yet that’s not what’s on Norwood’s mind this time of year as he prepares for his 12th

  • Basketball camp set

    Basketball camp set

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island girls’ summer basketball camp will take place at MDI High School from June 25-29. Each session is from 3:30-6 p.m. and is open to girls entering grades six through nine. For more information and a registration form, email Brent Barker at brentbarker@mdirss.org.

  • MDI ‘A’ girls winners of Great Harbor Shootout

    MDI ‘A’ girls winners of Great Harbor Shootout

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island “A” middle school girls’ basketball team continued a dominant run over the weekend with a championship win in the Great Harbor Shootout at MDI High School. After a blowout 58-11 win over the Lady Lions Friday, the MDI A girls had hard-fought wins in close games Saturday. They

  • Tourney honors Josh

    Tourney honors Josh

    BAR HARBOR — The annual Josh Sprague Memorial Basketball Tournament is one of many events this winter to have to keep a flexible schedule due to weather. The adult competition was held last Thursday, March 15, and the kids’ tournament is planned for today, March 22, at the Mount Desert Island YMCA. The event honors

  • Strong team culture leads JV boys to 17-3 season

    Strong team culture leads JV boys to 17-3 season

    BAR HARBOR — They call it “The Trojan Way,” and every Mount Desert Island High School basketball player learns it. The philosophy is simple: No matter who comes and goes, the Trojans have a team culture and bond that keeps them among the state’s best. The result has been deep playoff runs for both the

  • MDI girls’ ‘A’ team wins Sheriff’s Cup

    MDI girls’ ‘A’ team wins Sheriff’s Cup

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island “A” girls’ basketball team claimed the title in the annual Sheriff’s Cup middle school basketball tournament. The tournament brought 32 teams of players in grades six through eight to Ellsworth for a weekend of games at the Down East Family YMCA, Ellsworth Elementary Middle School and Ellsworth High School.

  • Freshman boys post 17-2 season under new coach

    Freshman boys post 17-2 season under new coach

    BAR HARBOR — Chris McGuire’s first game coaching the Mount Desert Island High School freshman boys’ basketball team was one he’ll never forget. In MDI’s opening game against Brewer, McGuire and the Trojans found themselves in a predicament. Trailing by 12 inside the first 10 minutes, it was far from the start McGuire had wanted.

  • Sheriff’s Cup this weekend

    Sheriff’s Cup this weekend

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s edition of the Sheriff’s Cup basketball tournament is scheduled to be held here Friday through Sunday, March 9-11. The Mount Desert Island teams will begin play Friday afternoon. The MDI A boys’ team will face Team Thunderstruck at 4 p.m. Friday at Ellsworth High School, and the A girls’ team will

  • Phelps selected for All-Star Game

    Phelps selected for All-Star Game

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School basketball player Andrew Phelps was named one of 10 players selected to the Class AA/A/B North team for the annual McDonald’s Maine High School All-Star Game next month. The event is set for March 10 at Husson University’s Newman Gymnasium.