Volleyball

  • 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

  • Volleyball earns split

    Volleyball earns split

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team earned a split in southern Maine over the weekend with a loss Friday to Cape Elizabeth and a win Saturday over Westbrook. MDI faced a tough Cape Elizabeth team Friday evening and lost in straight sets to fall to 1-2. Ruby Brown had two

  • Volleyball team crushes Witches

    Volleyball team crushes Witches

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School volleyball team swept the visiting Brewer Witches Wednesday 3-0. The Trojans won the first two sets 25-23 and 25-11. The Witches did not give the third set up without a serious fight — the teams traded sideouts and the score was tied again and again before

  • Boys volleyball tournament set

    Boys volleyball tournament set

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will be holding its third annual boys volleyball tournament Tuesday, Nov. 13. The tournament is open to any all-male teams from MDI and the surrounding area. The cost is $30 per six-member team, and spectators are also welcome to purchase tickets for just $2. Proceeds from the