Volleyball

  • MDI volleyball team tops GSA as outdoor season wraps up

    MDI volleyball team tops GSA as outdoor season wraps up

    BAR HARBOR — A volleyball season unlike any other has come to an end for Corey Papadopoli’s Mount Desert Island Trojans.  MDI played what is expected to be the final match on its 2020 fall schedule Friday afternoon against George Stevens Academy. This season saw local teams play matches outside after state agencies and the Maine Principals’ Association agreed to prohibit athletic

  • Players, coaches look to make outdoor volleyball work

    Players, coaches look to make outdoor volleyball work

    BAR HARBOR — Jamie Calandro isn’t used to Mother Nature affecting his practices.  In his years of volleyball, Calandro, the head coach of the Ellsworth volleyball team, has always done his practicing and coaching in a controlled environment. From the comforts of gymnasiums throughout the Northeast, Calandro has never had to worry about the sun, the sky, the wind, the temperature

  • MPA approves golf, XC, field hockey, soccer; football, volleyball moved to spring 

    MPA approves golf, XC, field hockey, soccer; football, volleyball moved to spring 

    BAR HARBOR — At long last, the verdict is in.  High school sports will be offered in Maine this fall after the Maine Principals’ Association received approval from state agencies on a framework for a 2020 season, though not all activities have been cleared to return. Golf, cross-country, field hockey and soccer will be offered with

  • JV volleyball team reaches goals

    JV volleyball team reaches goals

    BAR HARBOR — When the 2019 season begin, there were three things Kirk Ritter wanted his team to accomplish. Ritter wanted the Mount Desert Island High School junior varsity volleyball team to win half of its matches or more; he wanted his players’ individual skills to improve; lastly, by season’s end, he wanted the Trojans

  • Volleyball season gets high marks

    Volleyball season gets high marks

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team’s 2019 season might be over, but for the Trojans, it was definitely a successful one. Despite losing to third-ranked Cape Elizabeth 3-0 in Saturday’s Class B North quarterfinals, MDI took a major step forward as a program in 2019. The Trojans quadrupled their win

  • Volleyball falls to WA

    Volleyball falls to WA

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team finished the regular season 8-6 after home losses to Calais and Washington Academy. On Friday, MDI hosted its penultimate regular season match and fell 3-0 to visiting Calais. The Trojans then fell 3-1 to second-ranked Washington Academy (11-3) in Tuesday’s match, which marked Senior

  • Volleyball defeats Eagles

    Volleyball defeats Eagles

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team won its fourth consecutive match Tuesday with a three-set win over Ellsworth. The victory propelled MDI (8-4) to sixth place in the Class B standings. The Trojans will get a home match in the preliminary playoffs if they finish between fifth and seventh. MDI will

  • Fourth win in five days

    Fourth win in five days

    BREWER — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team improved to 7-4 on the season Tuesday with a 3-0 win over Brewer on the road. Set scores were 25-23, 25-16 and 25-18. On Friday, MDI traveled to Newport to take on Nokomis and came away with a 3-0 win. Kylie Higgins served 31 of

  • MDI volleyball defeats Ellsworth in straight sets

    MDI volleyball defeats Ellsworth in straight sets

    By Mike Mandell BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team has been longing for a showing like this. Even throughout a season that’s seen MDI improve leaps and bounds from where it was a year ago, there’s still been one thing in particular that’s been a worry for the Trojans: slow

  • Volleyball  beats Cony, falls to WA

    Volleyball beats Cony, falls to WA

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team dropped a tough match to Washington Academy last Wednesday but bounced back Saturday with a home win over Cony. Last Wednesday, MDI lost 3-0 (23-25, 15-25, 16-25) to a solid Washington Academy team in East Machias. Ruby Brown had five kills, one black and