Soccer

  • Girls defeat GSA, Old Town

    Girls defeat GSA, Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — After scoring just once in their home opener early last week, the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ soccer team has given the nets at Alumni Field quite the pounding. In the aftermath of MDI’s defeat to Hermon last Monday, the Trojans have sought to correct what went wrong both offensively and

  • Boys soccer tops GSA, Old Town

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ soccer team earned its first victories of the season last week with home wins last Thursday against George Stevens Academy and Saturday against Old Town. Last Thursday, MDI earned its first win of 2019 with a 2-0 win against George Stevens Academy. Ben Hulbert and

  • Girls beat Presque Isle, fall to Hermon

    Girls beat Presque Isle, fall to Hermon

    BAR HARBOR — In the opening days of the 2019 soccer season, the Mount Desert Island High School girls’ team has gotten two tough tests out of the way early. MDI is 1-1 on the season after opening against a pair of strong Penobscot Valley Conference opponents. The Trojans began the 2019 campaign with a

  • Boys fall to Presque Isle

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School opened the 2019 boys’ soccer season Saturday with a 1-0 road loss to Presque Isle. The Trojans will play their first home game of the season at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 against George Stevens Academy. The team will host Old Town at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14,

  • Acadia Fire takes on English counterparts

    Acadia Fire takes on English counterparts

    BAR HARBOR — An Acadia Fire soccer team played St. Clement Danes, a school team visiting from London, July 21 at the Bar Harbor athletic fields. The Acadia Fire team included members of the club’s U14, U16, U19 boys and high school girls squads. They played four 25-minute games against the St. Clement team, which

  • Soccer camps July 29-Aug. 2 at MDI YMCA

    Soccer camps July 29-Aug. 2 at MDI YMCA

    BAR HARBOR — Challenger International Soccer is offering weeklong soccer camps for children ages 3-14 from July 29 to Aug. 2. Play will be held on the soccer fields across from the Mount Desert Island YMCA in Bar Harbor. Age groups will meet at various times throughout the day. Camps costs range from $80-186. A

  • Soccer players World Cup bound

    Soccer players World Cup bound

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth-based FC Rivals girl’s soccer team, which includes several Mount Desert Island players, departed Sunday for a nine-day trip to Europe to attend two Women’s World Cup games and play two games. The group includes Sierra Andrews, Samantha Carter, Mei Cook, Sabine Costello-Sanders, Kaleena Higgins, Samantha Higgins, Cadi Howell, Laura Jude, Alicia

  • Acadia Fire teams reach championships

    Acadia Fire teams reach championships

    BRUNSWICK — Acadia Fire FC participated over Father’s Day weekend in the 33rd year of the Coastal Summer Challenge. 270 teams and clubs from Maryland to New Brunswick, Quebec to Eastern New York participated in the soccer tournament. Both the U10 and U12 Premier teams made it to the final championship game in their bracket.

  • Club soccer victory

    Club soccer victory

    MENDON, Mass. — Mount Desert Island High School freshman Lelia Weir’s Dutch Soccer Academy club team took home first place Monday at the GPS Memorial Day Tournament. Weir, an All-Penobscot Valley Conference selection for the MDI varsity girls’ team last fall, competed along with DSA teammates Addi Laslie and Paige Sawyer of Ellsworth. The team

  • Strong season for JV boys under new coach

    Strong season for JV boys under new coach

    BAR HARBOR — Playing at Mount Desert Island High School taught Max Mason a lot about soccer. Working for a professional sports franchise taught him a lot about player development. As a student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst about three years ago, Mason, a 2013 MDI graduate, received an internship working for Major