Soccer

  • Lester helps team to national soccer title

    Lester helps team to national soccer title

    TREMONT — Henry Lester helped his soccer team win a national championship and still has a month to go before celebrating his 13th birthday. As a member of the Global Premier Soccer Maine Phoenix U13 boys team based in Portland, Lester traveled to Aurora, Colo., the third week of July. In the five-day, five-game tournament

  • Acadia Fire U12 boys win State Premier League title

    Acadia Fire U12 boys win State Premier League title

    TRENTON — The Acadia Fire U12 boys’ soccer team defeated Dutch Soccer Academy on penalty kicks June 10 to win the Maine State Premier League title in Freeport. The team, which includes players from Mount Desert Island, Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Hancock, Gouldsboro and Otis, responded to an early deficit to tie the game at 1-1.

  • Co-ed AFFC team wins soccer championship

    Co-ed AFFC team wins soccer championship

    WATERVILLE — The Acadia Fire FC under-14 coed team defeated the Dutch Soccer Academy team from Camden 5-0 at Thomas College Sunday to win the Maine State Premier League’s U14 boys’ division on Sunday. The team played a quick passing possession-oriented game, working together to create goal-scoring opportunities. The first goal was scored by Cole

  • Goalkeeping school

    Goalkeeping school

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire Soccer Academy is offering a Goalkeeping School every Saturday morning from 9-10 a.m. The program, taught by Pete Nelson, includes drills and games aimed at improving a keeper’s skills and confidence for defending the goal. Visit acadiafiresoccer.com.

  • Spring into soccer

    Spring into soccer

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire FC is scheduled to begin premier play April 8 prior to the end of its second winter skills session April 13. Premier games also will be held April 22. Spring practices are scheduled to begin April 23.

  • Acadia Fire set to begin winter session

    Acadia Fire set to begin winter session

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire Soccer Academy is set to begin its second winter skill session Feb. 12. Over the course of the session, Acadia Fire will offer a premier academy for children born from 2000-11, a premier team for those born from 2006-10 and SoccerFit, a program that combines skills and fitness training for middle

  • Soccer support

    Soccer support

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire Soccer Academy, with the help of many volunteers, began winter programming in its newly renovated indoor turf facility at 150 Bar Harbor Rd., Trenton. The First bank is a supporter of a new business banner sponsorship drive. For more information on Acadia Fire FC programs and giving opportunities, go to www.acadiafiresoccer.com.

  • JV boys’ soccer sees improvement

    JV boys’ soccer sees improvement

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity boys’ soccer Coach Steve Soper wanted nothing to do with statistics this season. In fact, Soper doesn’t even have his team record written down anywhere. To him, it was unimportant and counterproductive when it came to getting the most out of his players. “I don’t

  • Acadia Fire FC

    Acadia Fire FC

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire will hold an open house and tryouts for winter/spring programs at the Firehouse at 150 Bar Harbor Rd., on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 4-8 p.m. Programs include a Skills Academy for all ages, SoccerFit for middle and high school students, Premier Academy, Premier Teams and a Goalkeeping School. From 4-5 p.m.,