Soccer

  • Soccer training sessions offered

    Soccer training sessions offered

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire Soccer Academy, a non-profit organization serving the downeast community with competitive soccer skill development and travel team opportunities will begin its second 8-week winter training session on Monday, Feb. 24. Included in this upcoming session are Skills Academies for ages 5-18, a Goalkeeping School, the fitness combined with soccer skills program

  • JV girls’ soccer goes 4-4-3

    JV girls’ soccer goes 4-4-3

    BAR HARBOR — The 2019 Mount Desert Island High School soccer season saw big wins, key goals and other exciting moments. The girls’ junior varsity team was no exception. Coached by Amanda Munro, MDI finished the season with a 4-4-3 record. The Trojans earned wins over Old Town, Caribou, Brewer and Ellsworth and finished the

  • Curless and FGCU Eagles end strong season

    Curless and FGCU Eagles end strong season

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Opal Curless, who graduated from Mount Desert Island High School in 2016, completed a strong senior season on the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles soccer team in the conference tournament semifinals Nov. 3. The Eagles were No. 1 seed in their conference going into the tournament. As center fullback, she played

  • JV boys’ soccer goes 11-5-1

    JV boys’ soccer goes 11-5-1

    BAR HARBOR — Any way you look at it, the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity boys’ soccer season was a success. As its varsity counterparts were making a trip to the Northern Maine title game, the JV boys’ team was having a winning season of its own. MDI played 17 games in 2019

  • Granholm, Nelson named to Regional All-Star Team

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School soccer players Daisy Granholm and Leao Nelson were selected Monday to this year’s Maine Soccer Coaches Association Regional All-Star Team. Granholm, a senior, scored 47 goals this season to set the MDI and Hancock County single-season scoring records. She broke previous record of 36 set in 1987

  • Trojans top Black Raiders

    Trojans top Black Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ soccer team prevailed in a goal-fest Wednesday afternoon, defeating visiting Winslow 6-3 in the Class B North quarterfinals. MDI got five goals from senior Daisy Granholm and one from Lelia Weir in the win. The Trojans’ offensive outburst included a four-minute spell in which the

  • Dmitrieff’s hat trick gives boys win over Ellsworth

    Dmitrieff’s hat trick gives boys win over Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — Eight days after playing to a stalemate, the Mount Desert Island High School and Ellsworth High School boys’ soccer teams appeared headed for the same result on the same field. After last Tuesday’s back-and-forth affair saw neither team gain the upper hand, MDI and Ellsworth were again deadlocked in a winner-take-all playoff

  • MDI, Ellsworth play to 1-1 draw

    MDI, Ellsworth play to 1-1 draw

    BAR HARBOR — After closing out the regular season with a tense battle, the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ soccer teams have unfinished business. Try as they might, neither MDI nor Ellsworth could gain the upper hand Tuesday night in a back-and-forth battle at MDI. With nothing separating the two sides,

  • Boys’ soccer tops Old Town, Hermon

    Boys’ soccer tops Old Town, Hermon

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys’ soccer team stretched its unbeaten streak to eight games with wins last Wednesday against Old Town and Tuesday against Brewer. MDI earned a season sweep of Old Town last Wednesday with a 3-1 win at Old Town High School. The Trojans had previously defeated the