Cross country

  • Scoring snafu causes XC title switch

    Scoring snafu causes XC title switch

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls cross country team came home from the Northern Maine championship meet Saturday with a first place plaque. Rival Ellsworth had finished just one point behind, in second place. The Trojan boys finished fourth of 13 teams with 114 points. But in a turnaround a bit

  • MDI girls cross-country wins PVC championship

    MDI girls cross-country wins PVC championship

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls cross country team won at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships Saturday at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. The boys placed third in the team competition. “Our objective was to run like a team in a championship race,” MDI head coach Desiree Sirois said.

  • MDI XC teams are county runners-up

    MDI XC teams are county runners-up

    BAR HARBOR — Back at the course where it first began the 2018 cross-country season, runners of the Mount Desert Island High School cross-country team showed just how much they had grown. MDI finished second in both the boys and girls team events Monday at the Hancock County championships at Ellsworth High School. More importantly,

  • Conners Emerson boys win Pruett

    Conners Emerson boys win Pruett

    SULLIVAN — The Conners Emerson boys cross-country team took first place at Monday’s Parker Pruett Middle School Invitational in Sullivan. Logan Blanchette, Fisher Curran, Max Friedlander, Liam McKernan, Patrick Saltysiak, Fred Sebelin and Sam York ran for Conners Emerson, which scored 62 points as a team to edge Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School for first. Mount Desert

  • Cross-country team hosts intergenerational trail race

    Cross-country team hosts intergenerational trail race

    BAR HARBOR — Runners of all ages gathered at Mount Desert Island High School Saturday for the cross-country team’s annual trail race fundraiser. Cross-country team member Alex Eason, who led his team last weekend in the Ellsworth Invitational meet, was first across the line in the 5K with a time of 21:46. Teammate Jacob Benson

  • Cross-country posts strong season debut

    Cross-country posts strong season debut

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School cross-country team has a small contingent, but had considerable success at its first meet, the Ellsworth Invitational Saturday. The girls’ team finished in third place in team scores, and the boys came in fourth. “We focused on team development and utilizing team racing tactics to achieve strong

  • College running

    College running

    GENEVA, N.Y. — Hobart College runner William Fletcher of Southwest Harbor was given the John L. Brown ’32 Award as the most improved on the cross-country team at an awards dinner April 23. Last year’s Rookie Award for Cross-Country winner, Fletcher ran in all 11 races in the fall. He logged his season best 8K

  • Cross-country runners named PVC All-Stars

    Cross-country runners named PVC All-Stars

    BAR HARBOR — The Penobscot Valley Conference All-Stars teams for the 2017 cross-country season were announced last week, and Mount Desert Island runners accounted for a significant portion of both the boys’ and girls’ team. On the boys’ side, senior Nick Reznik, who was MDI’s top performer at last month’s state championship meet at Troy