Cheering

  • 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,

  • MDI squad finishes 6th

    MDI squad finishes 6th

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School cheerleading squad placed sixth at Saturday’s Big East championships at MDI High School. Hermon High School’s squad finished in first place, followed by Ellsworth High School, Old Town High School, Houlton High School, Presque Isle and MDI. Presque Isle and MDI were tied on points, but

  • Big East Cheering

    Big East Cheering

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will host the 2017 Big East Cheering Championship on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. The MDI High School squad will compete against Big East Conference and nonconference squads. Last year, the Trojans placed third in the championship. Competing squads are scheduled to travel to Caribou High

  • MDI cheering

    MDI cheering

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School cheerleading squad will perform in the Maine Cheer Coach Association showcase at Hampden Academy on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 10 a.m. On Saturday, Jan. 14, the squad will host the Big East Cheering Championship in the MDI High School gym beginning at 1 p.m. The winners