Football

  • Football team falls to Belfast

    Football team falls to Belfast

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island football team’s 2019 season came to an end Friday night with a 28-18 loss to Belfast. Belfast (5-3) took a 6-0 lead over the Trojans midway through the first quarter on an 85-yard touchdown. Yet MDI fought back and kept the deficit to one score going into halftime

  • Trojans fall to Oceanside

    Trojans fall to Oceanside

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football team fell to 1-6 on the season Friday after suffering a lopsided defeat against Oceanside. The 38-6 loss on Homecoming night marked six straight defeats for MDI after the team beat Stearns/Schenck in blowout fashion to start the season. The Trojans gave up five first-half

  • Trojans fall to Crusaders

    Trojans fall to Crusaders

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football team fell to its fifth consecutive defeat Friday night with a 21-0 loss to John Bapst at Husson University. After both teams exchanged punts to start the game, John Bapst forced MDI (1-5) to a second consecutive three-and-out to get the ball at its own 24-yard

  • Trojans comes up just short

    Trojans comes up just short

    WATERVILLE — The Mount Desert Island High School football team fell to Waterville Friday night by the narrowest of margins, a 15-14 loss. The game got off to a positive start for MDI, which capped off an eight-play, 63-yard drive with an 8-yard touchdown run from Porter Isaacs with 8 minutes, 14 seconds left in

  • Trojans fall to Tigers

    Trojans fall to Tigers

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football team fell to its third straight defeat Friday night with a 41-6 loss to Dexter at home. MDI went three and out to start the game but got the ball back inside the red zone as Dexter muffed a punt return to give the Trojans

  • Football falls to Old Town

    Football falls to Old Town

    OLD TOWN — The Mount Desert Island High School football team’s latest showdown saw the Trojans start strong early but come up short late. MDI fell to a 26-14 loss to Old Town in Friday night’s Week 3 showdown at Old Town High School. The loss sent the Trojans to 1-2 on the season with

  • Football falls to Huskies

    Football falls to Huskies

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football team fell to its first defeat of the 2019 season Friday night with a 47-8 home loss to Maine Central Institute. MDI had a promising first few plays of the game, getting the ball in MCI territory and driving to the edge of the red

  • Trojans down Stearns/Schenck Minutemen

    Trojans down Stearns/Schenck Minutemen

    by Mike Mandell and Liz Graves news@mdislander.com BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity football team defeated the visiting Stearns/Schenck team Friday at home. The final score was 51-28. At first, it didn’t look like the game was going to go that way. Stearns won the coin toss and returned the opening

  • Team looks to build on strong end to 2018 season

    Team looks to build on strong end to 2018 season

    BAR HARBOR — Last fall, one year removed from their second consecutive No. 1 playoff seed and Northern Maine title game, the Mount Desert Island High School football team had their hands full entering 2018 as they had to replace one of their largest and most accomplished senior classes along with a legendary head coach.

  • West tops East at Lobster Bowl

    West tops East at Lobster Bowl

    BAR HARBOR — Saturday was a record-breaking day at the Shrine Lobster Bowl as the West set the all-time mark for points scored in a game with a 60-14 win over the East at Thornton Academy in Saco. Gilbert Isaacs and Elijah Joyce represented Mount Desert Island High School for the East squad, which scored