Tennis

  • JV tennis soaks up skills

    JV tennis soaks up skills

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity tennis team made the most of the few practices and seven matches they managed to squeeze in during a cold, wet spring season. Each match was a JV jamboree, with several schools participating, Coach Julia Christie said. Each player played multiple sets, usually mixed

  • Jacobsen named Player of the Year

    Jacobsen named Player of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School senior Regitze Jacobsen was selected Friday as the Penobscot Valley Conference Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year. Jacobsen, who joined the team this year after coming to Bar Harbor as an exchange student from Denmark, was undefeated in team play this year. Her only loss came in

  • Jacobsen shines in singles tournament

    Jacobsen shines in singles tournament

    LEWISTON — Mount Desert Island High School tennis player Regitze Jacobsen finished as one of the state’s top girls’ tennis players with a semifinal showing in the state singles tennis tournament in Lewiston. Jacobsen, an exchange student from Kolding, Denmark, received a bye to Friday’s round of 32, where she earned a 7-6, 6-1 win

  • Rained-out tennis prelim a sportsmanship victory

    Rained-out tennis prelim a sportsmanship victory

    By Brooke Long news@mdislander.com BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls’ tennis team conceded a preliminary playoff match to Presque Isle Tuesday afternoon when a hard rain began midway through the contest. “We were down two matches and had lost the first set in the other two matches that were in

  • Tennis splits with Raiders

    Tennis splits with Raiders

    By Brooke Long news@mdislander.com   EAST MACHIAS — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys tennis team boys defeated Washington Academy 3-1 on the road Tuesday. The Trojans girls fell 3-2 in the contest MDI’s Regitze Jacobsen defeated Rosa Jilapak 6-0 in first singles. In second singles, Kate Hoff fell 6-3 to Kait Somes

  • MDI girls’ rackets sweep Old Town

    MDI girls’ rackets sweep Old Town

    By Brooke Long Special to the Islander   OLD TOWN — Mount Desert Island High School tennis teams played away at Old Town Monday, May 13. Girls’ swept Old Town 5-0 but the boys’ team fell 4-1. On the girls’ side, MDI’s Regitze Jacobsen defeated Taylor Sullivan of Old Town 8-0 in first singles. In

  • Tennis coaches bring wealth of experience

    Tennis coaches bring wealth of experience

    By Brooke Long news@mdislander.com   BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School has welcomed three new tennis coaches this year: Varsity Head Coach Tyler Hunt, Assistant Coach Alex Garrett, and JV Coach Julia Christie. Hunt is currently a health teacher and ed tech at Pemetic Elementary School. He is a graduate of Cony High

  • Tennis splits with Raiders

    Tennis splits with Raiders

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity tennis teams played split matches against Washington Academy on Monday, with the girls winning 3-2 and the boys falling 5-0. Regitze Jacobsen defeated Rosa Hilapok 8-5 at first singles. In an unfinished second singles match, Katherine Hoff fell to Kate Somes of Washington Academy 5-0.

  • Trojan rackets fall to Eagles

    Trojan rackets fall to Eagles

    By Brooke Long Special to the Islander ELLWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity tennis teams fell to Ellsworth Tuesday, a 2-1 loss for the girls’ team and 3-2 for the boys. Regitze Jacobsen gave the MDI girls their only match win, of 8-1 over Miriam Nelson in first singles. In second singles,

  • JV tennis coach Shelton wins women’s singles title again

    JV tennis coach Shelton wins women’s singles title again

    TRENTON — Elvi Shelton of Trenton, who coaches the junior varsity tennis team at Mount Desert Island High School, won the women’s open singles bracket of the Angell Open on Saturday at Racket and Fitness Center in Portland. Shelton made it to the title match with a semifinal victory over Mollie Guba of Newburyport, Mass.