Soccer

  • 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

  • All-PVC honors

    BAR HARBOR — The Penobscot Valley Conference announced selections to many of its All-PVC teams earlier this week, and Mount Desert Island athletes were among the many players selected. In soccer, Leao Nelson of the boys team and Lelia Weir of the girls team received All-PVC first-team selections. Nick Duley was named to the second

  • JV girls’ soccer produces strong year in return season

    JV girls’ soccer produces strong year in return season

    BAR HARBOR — Amanda Munro last coached at Mount Desert Island High School 15 years ago. A last-minute decision as the school was set to begin fall sports practices this year brought her back into the fold. When tryouts for the varsity girls soccer team took place Aug. 16, Munro’s daughter, Ayli, was there trying

  • Girls finish 5-9-1

    Girls finish 5-9-1

    CARIBOU — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls soccer team fell to Caribou 0-2 Saturday afternoon in a preliminary playoff game. Jocelyn Hartin and Willow Whitten provided the goals to lead the fifth-ranked Vikings (8-4-3) past the No. 12 Trojans. The team finished 5-9-1, ending the year on a nine-game winless streak after

  • Boys fall to Caribou

    Boys fall to Caribou

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School boys soccer team ended their 2018 season with a road playoff loss against Caribou Tuesday, but first came a hard-fought playoff win with a shutout victory Friday against Hermon. The ninth-ranked MDI boys earned a trip to the quarterfinals Saturday with a 3-0 road win over

  • Boys fall to Eagles, earn playoff berth

    Boys fall to Eagles, earn playoff berth

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School boys soccer team is headed to the Class B North playoffs after finishing the regular season with a 5-7-2 record Tuesday night. On Saturday, the Trojans earned a win when they defeated Foxcroft 3-1 in their final regular season home game. It was Senior Day for Fernando