Softball

  • MDI baseball, softball teams top Brewer, GSA

    MDI baseball, softball teams top Brewer, GSA

    The Mount Desert Island baseball and softball teams both improved to 4-2 on the season with a pair of key road victories in recent contests. The MDI baseball team bounced back from defeats last Tuesday against Bucksport and Saturday against Old Town with wins last Thursday against Brewer and Tuesday against George Stevens Academy. On the softball diamond, the Trojans won back-to-back games with wins over Brewer and GSA on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

  • Boyce throws no-hitter as MDI softball sweeps PI in doubleheader

    Boyce throws no-hitter as MDI softball sweeps PI in doubleheader

    Opening day on the softball diamond was a golden one for the Mount Desert Island Trojans — especially one player. MDI’s Addy Boyce threw a no-hitter Saturday in the first game of the Trojans’ season-opening home doubleheader against Presque Isle. The sophomore’s effort powered MDI to a 6-1 win, and the team followed it with a 14-13 victory in the second contest to notch a perfect start to the season. 

  • 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 — Four 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

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