Basketball

  • Collin named Player of the Year

    Collin named Player of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Derek Collin, a senior on this year’s Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team, was named the Big East Conference Player of the Year. Collin led MDI with 17.8 points per game this year and also had 8.3 rebounds per game. He was named to All-Big East first team while fellow

  • Middle school basketball victories

    Middle school basketball victories

    BAR HARBOR — The Conners Emerson School boys and Pemetic/Tremont girls won Coast League titles Saturday with wins in their respective middle school basketball championship games at Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor. On the boys’ side, Conners Emerson (12-2) avenged two earlier losses to Hancock Grammar School earlier this year with a

  • Class B girls outlook

    Class B girls outlook

    It’s been nearly five full years since the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team beat Presque Isle to claim the Eastern Maine title in Class B. Since then, no Hancock County girls’ team has won a regional title. Although only three local girls’ teams are headed to the tournament this year, those teams

  • MDI to play opening game

    MDI to play opening game

    Pound for pound, few places in Maine have seen more success in boys’ basketball over the past few years than Hancock County. Since the Eastern Maine region became the Northern Maine region prior to the 2015-16 season, local teams have played in a total of five state and seven regional championship games. Now that the

  • Trojan girls beat Ellsworth

    Trojan girls beat Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — A win last week saw the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ basketball team end the regular season in grand fashion. Yet for the Trojans, this could be just the beginning. MDI will have the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Class B North playoffs after a 45-23 road victory over Ellsworth last

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Six chosen to All-Hancock County girls’ team

    HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Six chosen to All-Hancock County girls’ team

    Whether it came to scoring, passing, rebounding or playing stifling defense, Hancock County girls’ basketball players could do it all in 2018-19. Those efforts earned six players spots on the first Ellsworth American All-Hancock County girls’ team, an accomplished unit that brings together the top skill sets from the three local playoff teams. These athletes

  • Trojans outrun Ponies

    Trojans outrun Ponies

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball notched a Senior Night victory on Tuesday against Foxcroft. MDI (12-5) avenged one of this season’s earlier losses when it defeated Foxcroft 81-61 in Bar Harbor. The Trojans’ 81 points were the team’s most since it beat Presque Isle 90-67 on Jan. 18, 2017.

  • Girls defeat Orono, Foxcroft

    Girls defeat Orono, Foxcroft

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ basketball team edged closer to the No. 1 seed in the Class B North playoffs with recent wins over Orono and Foxcroft. The team’s Senior Night win against the latter marked the final home game for a senior class that has been instrumental to