• 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

  • Thornton to play in All-Star Game

    BAR HARBOR — Outgoing Mount Desert Island High School senior Maddie Thornton will represent the school in the upcoming Maine Softball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game. Thornton was one of MDI’s top players in 2018 and was named an All-Penobscot Valley Conference Selection earlier this month. She batted .392 on the season, and her 22 RBIs

  • Softball falls to Mariners

    Softball falls to Mariners

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Oceanside in the Class B North preliminary round last Wednesday. Nevertheless, one of the team’s best seasons in years will give the Trojans plenty of optimism as the program prepares for 2019. Against Oceanside, Lindsey

  • All-PVC selections

    All-PVC selections

    BAR HARBOR — Three MDI baseball players and two softball players received All-Penobscot Valley Conference selections last Thursday. MDI seniors Alden Fournier and Matt Perconti were named first-team All-PVC selections. The two were the No. 1 and No. 2 pitchers for MDI this year, with regular season ERAs of 1.25 and 1.30, respectively. Fellow senior

  • Baseball, softball playoffs delayed

    Baseball, softball playoffs delayed

    BAR HARBOR — Rain forced delayed starts to the playoffs for the Mount Desert Island High School baseball and softball teams. The teams were scheduled to play their respective preliminary games Monday and Tuesday. After last Tuesday’s loss to Ellsworth, the MDI baseball team (11-5) missed out on the No. 2 seed and subsequent bye

  • Trojan softball downs Eagles

    Trojan softball downs Eagles

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island softball team bounced back from a difficult loss against Belfast last Wednesday with a decisive victory over George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill. On the road against Belfast on Wednesday, MDI’s Lindsey McEachern struck out 11 batters and walked just two. Yet it wasn’t enough for the Trojans

  • Softball team downs Eagles

    Softball team downs Eagles

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball team closed out a stretch of five games in six days last week with wins over George Stevens Academy and John Bapst and a loss to Foxcroft. After beating Ellsworth last Monday and topping Washington Academy the following day, MDI made it three in a