Soccer

  • MPA approves golf, XC, field hockey, soccer; football, volleyball moved to spring 

    MPA approves golf, XC, field hockey, soccer; football, volleyball moved to spring 

    BAR HARBOR — At long last, the verdict is in.  High school sports will be offered in Maine this fall after the Maine Principals’ Association received approval from state agencies on a framework for a 2020 season, though not all activities have been cleared to return. Golf, cross-country, field hockey and soccer will be offered with

  • Professional soccer player visits Acadia Fire 

    Professional soccer player visits Acadia Fire 

    LAMOINE—This past Thursday, Acadia Fire Soccer Academy (AFSA) had the opportunity to welcome women’s pro soccer player, Hannah Keane, to training sessions in Lamoine. Keane’s parents reside in Deer Isle, and once the word got out that there was a pro soccer player in the area, she was invited to come meet AFFC players.   Keane plays

  • Newly created fields have Acadia Fire back in business

    Newly created fields have Acadia Fire back in business

    LAMOINE — Thanks to some outside-the-box thinking, Acadia Fire Soccer Academy is back in business.  After losing its spring season to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Acadia Fire has returned to action via a nontraditional summer session that began June 3. Unable to play at its indoor facility, the club has found a viable alternative just five miles away from home.  Acadia Fire is

  • Making do with no new games to watch: Re-broadcast games, movies and more

    Making do with no new games to watch: Re-broadcast games, movies and more

    MOUNT DESERT — Tim Garrity has found two ways to enjoy watching sports this spring, when professional, college and school leagues are all mostly on hiatus.  The first is re-watching memorable contests of the past with a new generation who hasn’t seen them yet. The second is to start watching a whole new sport, so the games are new to you.  For Garrity, one big game

  • 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