Cross country

  • 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

  • Boys second, girls fifth at Old Town Invitational meet: Thorin Smith finishes first

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ cross-country team took second place out of 12 boys’ teams Saturday at the Old Town Invitational meet, led by junior Thorin Smith, who was the individual boys’ winner. The Trojan girls finished fifth out of 11 teams. The meet, which served as the sectional meet

  • Boys win, girls second in cross-country meet

    EAST CORINTH — Mount Desert Island High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams finished a respective first and second at Friday’s meet at Central High School. Junior Thorin Smith was the top individual finisher for the boys’ team with a time of 16 minutes, 52.92 seconds. Nick Reznick took third with a time of 17:07.60,

  • Trail race set

    Trail race set

    BAR HARBOR — A trail race to benefit the Mount Desert Island cross-country team has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 9. The race will take place on the trails at MDI High School and will cover grass, wooded and gravel terrains. Awards will be given to the top-three male and female finishers as well

  • Tardy commits to Bucknell

    Tardy commits to Bucknell

    LEWISBURG, Pa. — Mount Desert Island High School standout senior runner Tia Tardy sealed the deal with Bucknell University by signing a letter of intent here last week. Tardy will take a spot on the Bison’s cross-country and track-and-field rosters. Tardy recently placed 21st in the New England cross-country championships and recorded a 4:55:57 mile

  • X-country standouts

    BAR HARBOR — Seven Mount Desert Island High School runners were named to the Penobscot Valley Conference All-Conference and All-Academic teams in Class B. Girls’ first team: freshman Katelyn Osborne and senior Tia Tardy. Girls’ second team: freshman Louise Chaplin and senior Emma Strong. Honorable mention: senior Emily Banks, junior Ellie Bridgers, and sophomore Olivia

  • Tardy is 28th in region

    Tardy is 28th in region

    NORTH SCITUATE, R.I. — Mount Desert Island High School cross-country runner Tia Tardy placed 21st out of 261 girls in the New England Cross-Country Championships held at Pontaganset High School here on Saturday. Tardy finished the race in 18 minutes, 38.14 seconds. Abigail Hamilton of Yarmouth High School, who placed first ahead of Tardy in

  • Painter earns accolades

    Painter earns accolades

    SMITH COLLEGE XC … Former Mount Desert Island High School runner and current Smith College junior Maggie Painter is the co-captain of her college’s cross-country team. She recently was named to the 2016 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Cross-Country All-Sportsmanship team. Painter also was named to the NEWMAC All-Academic team this fall.

  • Tardy is No. 2 in Maine

    Tardy is No. 2 in Maine

    BELFAST — Mount Desert Island High School senior Tia Tardy was crowned the second-best runner in the state following her finish at the Maine State Cross-Country Championships here at Troy Howard Middle School on a windy and brisk Saturday afternoon. Tardy finished with a lifetime personal best in 18 minutes, 14.48 seconds, just nine seconds

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