Softball

  • Umpire MacGown a fixture on the field

    Umpire MacGown a fixture on the field

    BAR HARBOR — Since the 1970s adult softball games on the town athletic fields have been a steadfast summer night scene. From the mid-80s on, Doug MacGown has been the director behind the plate. “I started playing in 1971, the second year of men’s league,” said MacGown who has spent every summer since then either

  • MDI Co-Ed Softball League season reaches halfway mark

    MDI Co-Ed Softball League season reaches halfway mark

    BAR HARBOR — Two top contenders have emerged as the Mount Desert Island Co-Ed Softball League has begun the second half of the 2019 season following the Fourth of July holiday break. As Monday, GT Outhouses and Edlund Ironworks topped the league standings with records of 5-0 and 4-0, respectively. The league powerhouses, which met

  • All-PVC teams chosen

    All-PVC teams chosen

    BAR HARBOR — Five Mount Desert Island High School baseball and softball players were chosen last week as All-Penobscot Valley Conference players. In baseball, senior Drew Shea was named a first-team selection. Shea hit .383 with 18 hits this season and scored a team-high 15 runs. He also hit two home runs, both of which

  • Adult co-ed softball league begins 2019 season

    Adult co-ed softball league begins 2019 season

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Co-Ed Softball League began its 2019 season Monday with games in Bar Harbor and Tremont. The Runabouts, Bug Pickers, Edlund, Pat’s Pizza, Somes Sounders, Team Rock Stars and GT Outhouses are the seven teams competing in this year’s league. GT Outhouses beat Edlund 13-6 in last year’s championship

  • Trojans nab Memorial Day win

    Trojans nab Memorial Day win

    BANGOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball team bounced back from last week’s tough loss to Belfast with an 8-2 win Monday over John Bapst at Husson University. After MDI stranded two baserunners in the top of the first inning, Bapst scored in the bottom half to take a 1-0 lead. Both teams

  • Softball team beats Bucksport

    Softball team beats Bucksport

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School softball team improved to 7-6 on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Bucksport at home. The Trojans scored their first run of the game in the second inning when Mackenzie Dyer hit a home run to give MDI a 1-0 lead. Bucksport scored to tie the

  • 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