Football

  • 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

  • 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

  • Football fundamentals

    Football fundamentals

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football program has scheduled a youth football fundamentals event Aug. 2 at MDI High School. All area elementary students interested in playing football this year are welcome to attend the event, which is free of charge. Players will learn non-contact skills and participate in fun activities

  • Isaacs, Joyce to play in Lobster Bowl

    Isaacs, Joyce to play in Lobster Bowl

    SACO — Recent Mount Desert Island High School graduates Gilbert Isaacs and Elijah Joyce will get to wear their Trojan helmets one last time Saturday when they compete in this year’s Shrine Lobster Bowl at Thornton Academy. The duo will compete as part of the Eastern Maine team in the event, which features the top

  • Former Trojans Isaacs, Joyce at Lobster Bowl

    BAR HARBOR — Former Mount Desert Island football players Gilbert Isaacs and Elijah Joyce are set to play in next week’s Shrine Lobster Bowl in Saco. The game divides players into Eastern Maine and Western Maine teams with each high school football team in the state selecting at least one player to participate. Last year,

  • Origins of the NFL discussed

    Origins of the NFL discussed

    BAR HARBOR — Author and Baltimore Ravens columnist John Eisenberg will talk about his book “The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire” Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. “Fans who only know the league as it exists today will be shocked and fascinated by

  • Football skills combine planned

    Football skills combine planned

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School football program will be hosting a skills combine next Saturday June 15, at the high school. The event will offer skills test and competitions such as the 40-yard dash, standing long jump, an all-star obstacle course and punt, pass and kick competitions. It is open to