Basketball

  • MDI boys’ basketball team falls to Ellsworth

    MDI boys’ basketball team falls to Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team fell to a 59-48 defeat against Ellsworth in Tuesday night’s encounter at Ellsworth High School. After both teams got off to a slow start on offense over the first three minutes, MDI got into a rhythm as it used a 9-4 run to take

  • MDI girls top John Bapst for signature win

    MDI girls top John Bapst for signature win

    BANGOR — One of the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team’s biggest wins yet came in an all-too-familiar place. It’s been nearly a year now since the MDI girls’ basketball team won the Class B North championship game at the Cross Insurance Center. Friday’s return to the scene of the Trojans’ regional title

  • Trojan girls crush Orono, fall to Hermon, Old Town

    Trojan girls crush Orono, fall to Hermon, Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team bookended a dominant victory over Orono with losses to strong Hermon and Old Town teams. Last Wednesday, MDI fell into a 16-2 hole against Hermon en route to a 38-32 defeat. The Trojans outscored the Class B North-leading Hawks in each of the

  • MDI boys beat John Bapst, fall to Orono

    MDI boys beat John Bapst, fall to Orono

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team is 5-6 on the season after defeating John Bapst last Thursday and enduring a tough loss to Orono on Saturday. MDI began the second half of its regular season slate last Thursday as it took on John Bapst at the Cross Insurance Center

  • MDI boys start 2020 with wins

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School basketball teams began the new year in strong fashion with the boys defeating Presque Isle and Maine Central Institute and the girls falling just short against the Wildcats and earning a decisive win at MCI. On New Year’s Day, the MDI girls’ team fell to a

  • Girls defeat MCI, Orono, WA

    Girls defeat MCI, Orono, WA

    BAR HARBOR — The young Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls basketball team had a productive week, with wins in two home games and one away contest. At home on Saturday against the Maine Central Institute Huskies, the Trojans nabbed their fifth win of the regular season with a 58-43 victory. Leah Carroll got

  • Boys fall to MCI in nailbiter

    Boys fall to MCI in nailbiter

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team fell to the visiting Maine Central Institute Huskies 53-51 Saturday. It was a close, back-and-forth affair: MDI led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter, the Huskies pulled ahead to a 17-6 lead at the end of the second quarter. In

  • Boys earn wins over Bapst, FA

    Boys earn wins over Bapst, FA

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team bounced back from a season-opening loss to Houlton with victories last week over John Bapst and Foxcroft. Last Wednesday, MDI took an early lead against John Bapst en route to a 54-36 win in its home opener. The Trojans broke the game open

  • Boys fall to Shiretowners

    Boys fall to Shiretowners

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team fell to a pair of tight losses last week with a preseason finale defeat against Brewer and a loss to a strong Houlton team in the regular season opener. Last Wednesday, MDI closed out its 2019-20 preseason slate with a 65-62 loss to

  • Girls defeat Crusaders

    Girls defeat Crusaders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team defeated John Bapst at home Tuesday 40-36. It was a back-and-forth game in which the Trojans led 22-10 at the half. The Crusaders exploded in the third quarter, adding 17 points, nearly double their whole first-half point total, to cut the MDI