Cheering

  • Cheer team 6th in Big East

    Cheer team 6th in Big East

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School competition cheer team took sixth place at Saturday’s Big East Conference championships at Ellsworth High School. The meet was the first of four championship meets for MDI. The Trojans finished ahead of John Bapst, Orono, Washington Academy and Foxcroft. MDI’s next meet will be the Penobscot Valley

  • Big East cheer championships Saturday at EHS

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School cheer team is set to compete in the Big East Conference championships at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Ellsworth High School. It will be the second meet of the season for the Trojans, who competed in the Maine Cheer Coaches Association Showcase over the weekend at

  • Cheering showcase

    Cheering showcase

    HAMPDEN — Mount Desert Island High School cheerleaders will perform at the Maine Coaches Showcase at Hampden Academy on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 5 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 15, the squad will compete in the Big East Cheering Championship at Ellsworth High School starting at 1 p.m.

  • Cheer team ninth at opening meet

    Cheer team ninth at opening meet

    BAR HARBOR — Saturday’s competition cheer meet at Old Town High School marked the first meet of the season for teams throughout the state, and Mount Desert Island High School was among the many participants. MDI opened Coach Missy Leland’s second stint at the helm with a ninth-place finish at the Maine Cheer Coaches Association

  • Competition cheer season to start Saturday

    Competition cheer season to start Saturday

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School competition cheer team will begin its 2017-18 season Saturday when it heads to Penobscot County for the annual Maine Cheer Coaches Association Showcase at Old Town High School. The meet, which will begin at 10 a.m., will be the first of Missy Leland’s second stint as

  • Leland returns as cheer coach

    Leland returns as cheer coach

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School cheerleading Coach Missy Leland found her way back this year to the program she’s loved since she participated as a student. Following the 2017 competition cheer season, Mount Desert Island’s previous coach, Katie Leighton, stepped down. The team needed a new leader. The school reached out to

  • Homecoming help sought

    Homecoming help sought

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is looking for cheerleading alumnae to learn a routine and participate in a group photo for the Trojans’ Homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 13. Participants are encouraged to wear green and cheer on the Trojans, who are in search of their sixth consecutive victory. For more information,