Basketball

  • Boys ‘all in’ for season

    Boys ‘all in’ for season

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ basketball team won preseason matchups against Sumner and Fryeburg Academy Saturday held during the school’s annual Thanksgiving Tip-Off tournament. “With this group, I love the energy that we play with,” Coach Justin Norwood said. This year, he changed the team’s trademark “Together!” cheer at

  • With new faces, Trojan basketball aims for strong season

    With new faces, Trojan basketball aims for strong season

    BAR HARBOR — Continuity has been a major theme for both Mount Desert Island High School basketball teams in recent years. This season, things are going to be a bit different. As Justin Norwood’s boys’ team and Brent Barker’s girls’ squad prepare for their respective 2019-20 campaigns, they are doing so with last year’s large

  • Trojans 2-2 at summer tourney

    Trojans 2-2 at summer tourney

    BAR HARBOR — Justin Norwood is used to coaching the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ basketball team during the coldest time of year. One weekend, though, is always a bit different. Every summer, MDI invites teams from across the state to Bar Harbor for a round-robin tournament that gives some of the state’s top

  • Summer basketball

    Summer basketball

    BAR HARBOR — Fans missing the frenzy of basketball season can get a whiff of the action this weekend as the Mount Desert Island High School boys’ team hosts the 2019 MDI Summer Basketball Invitational. This year, MDI will be hosting Greely, Cheverus, Hampden Academy, Presque Isle and Skowhegan in a weekend that will pit

  • Future Trojans basketball camps

    Future Trojans basketball camps

    BAR HARBOR — This year’s Future Trojans basketball camps are scheduled to begin next week with the first set for Monday, July 8. The camps, which are open to players of all abilities and experience levels, provide young athletes with opportunities to improve their basketball knowledge and skill sets through games and practice drills. They

  • 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 learn the game from current and former MDI varsity basketball players. Interested players of all skill levels are welcome. Players in grades 2-5

  • 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