Cross country

  • 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

  • Girls third, boys fourth at PVC meet: Sirois is Coach of the Year

    Girls third, boys fourth at PVC meet: Sirois is Coach of the Year

    ORONO — The Mount Desert Island boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams earned top-half finishes at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships Saturday at Orono High School. The boys’ team was without top runner Thorin Smith but still finished fourth with the help of Finian Burns. The freshman’s time of 19 minutes, 15.48 seconds earned him 10th

  • County champs

    County champs

    BUCKSPORT — The Mount Desert Island boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams earned first-place finishes at the Hancock County championships Saturday in Bucksport. The boys’ team was led by Thorin Smith, whose time of 17 minutes, 17.67 seconds earned him second place behind Deer Isle-Stonington’s Brendan Penfold. Finian Burns finished just over three seconds behind Smith

  • Mustangs win

    Mustangs win

    SULLIVAN — The Mount Desert Elementary School Mustangs were the winners of the Parker Pruett middle school cross-country meet at Sumner High School on Monday. MDES boys’ and girls’ teams placed first out of 14 schools participating. The team includes Callan Eason, Azaria Long, Anna Fernald, Sophia Taylor, Charlotte Miller, Grace Munger, Lexi Simard, Henning