• 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

  • Phelps earns coaching honor

    Phelps earns coaching honor

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College women’s basketball assistant coach Megan Phelps was recently named a Thirty Under 30 honoree by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. Phelps was one of three Division III recipients of the award after helping head coach Adrienne Shibles and the Polar Bears to the program’s second undefeated regular season and 13th “Sweet

  • It’s shootout time! Great Harbor Shootout is here

    It’s shootout time! Great Harbor Shootout is here

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — With the varsity season now in the rearview mirror, Mount Desert Island is set to host another edition of one of Maine’s biggest basketball tournaments. This year’s edition of the Great Harbor Shootout will begin Friday, March 15, and conclude with the championship games Sunday, March 17. The tournament is a fundraiser

  • Unified basketball jamboree set

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School unified basketball team will participate in a postseason jamboree at Orono High School on Saturday, March 7. MDI’s first game will be held at 1 p.m. against Nokomis. The Trojans will play another game following that at 2 p.m. against Mount View.

  • Post-season basketball

    Post-season basketball

    BAR HARBOR — The varsity basketball season is over, but the sport will continue to take center stage in Hancock County in the coming weeks as two of the state’s biggest offseason tournaments commence. The first tournament begins Friday, March 8, when the Sheriff’s Cup begins play in Ellsworth. Games will begin at 4 p.m.

  • Big East Senior All-Stars

    Big East Senior All-Stars

    BAR HARBOR — Five Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball players and three boys’ players were named to the Big East Conference Senior All-Star teams Monday. On the girls’ side, the Trojans’ Maddy Candage, Hannah Chamberlain, Alexis Clarito, Lindsey McEachern and Julia Watras were named to a team to be coached by Hermon’s Chris

  • Unified basketball

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School unified basketball team will play its final game when it hosts Hermon tomorrow, March 1. Through five games this season, MDI, which was scheduled to take on Brewer on Thursday, had a record of 1-4. The victory came in a 72-67 triumph over Ellsworth on Feb.