Softball

  • MDI softball team rallies past Ellsworth for big win

    MDI softball team rallies past Ellsworth for big win

    ELLSWORTH — In need of a win to buoy its Class B North playoff chances, the Mount Desert Island High School softball team came through when it mattered most. Several times already this season, MDI has come up short of wins that could have sent it shooting up the Northern Maine standings. Instead, the Trojans

  • Softball team stomps WA

    Softball team stomps WA

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School junior Emily York pitched a five-inning no hitter last week as the Trojans rolled to a blowout win over Washington Academy. York struck out 10 batters without a single walk in last Wednesday’s mercy rule-shortened 15-0 win, during which Washington Academy reached base just once via an

  • Softball falls to Hermon in nailbiter

    Softball falls to Hermon in nailbiter

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball team was in the lead for much of Tuesday’s home game against the visiting Hermon Hawks. But an over-the-fence home run late from the Hawks sparked a rally that gave the visitors a 5-4 win. Senior pitcher Lindsey McEachern struck out 8 in the game,

  • MDI falls in softball opener

    MDI falls in softball opener

    BUCKSPORT — The Mount Desert Island High School softball team was defeated in its first game of the 2019 season last Thursday when it fell 8-1 against Bucksport. After Bucksport’s Mikayla Tripp struck out two MDI batters in the top of the first, the Golden Bucks took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the

  • Little League baseball, softball registration open

    Little League baseball, softball registration open

    BAR HARBOR — Registration is now open for Acadian Youth Sports for the upcoming 2019 season. Acadian Youth Sports will be offering Major League and Minor League programs for both baseball and softball as well as a co-ed Farm League baseball program for players ages 6-8. Forms can be accessed online at acadianyouthsports.org. The cost

  • Coaches wanted

    Coaches wanted

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is looking to fill four coaching positions for the coming seasons. At the junior varsity level, MDI is looking to hire a head softball coach. The school is also looking to hire an assistant boys’ basketball coach, an assistant girls’ basketball coach and a fall cheer coach.

  • Veteran softball squad gears up

    Veteran softball squad gears up

    BAR HARBOR — Baseball and softball teams across the state held their first full practices Monday, and the Mount Desert Island High School teams took to the gym along with them. After a solid year in 2018, the Trojan softball team has all its key weapons back from last year’s run to the Class B

  • Spring sports meeting Monday

    Spring sports meeting Monday

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will be holding its annual spring sports meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 18. Locations for the meeting will be spread throughout the school with baseball meeting in the gym, softball meeting in Rooms 108-110, tennis meeting in the library and outdoor track meeting in the cafeteria.

  • Pitchers and catchers

    Pitchers and catchers

    BAR HARBOR — The winter sports season might have just ended, but there isn’t much time until practices begin for Mount Desert Island High School’s spring sports teams later this month. For baseball and softball, pitchers and catchers are eligible to begin practicing March 18 with the first practices for other players and sports beginning

  • MDI Co-Ed adult softball league hits stride

    MDI Co-Ed adult softball league hits stride

    BAR HARBOR — It’s been several seasons since Mount Desert Island’s largest adult softball league expanded to a co-ed format. If the 2018 season is any indicator, it’s safe to say the league has reached fever pitch. Seven teams around the island are competing for this year’s MDI Co-Ed Softball League title. With the end