Unified basketball season begins Monday



BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island unified basketball team will begin its 2018 season when it hosts Bucksport on Monday, Jan. 29, at 3:30 p.m.

This season will be the Trojans’ third of unified basketball, an adapted version of the sport that caters to high school students with developmental disabilities. Along with Bucksport and Ellsworth, MDI is one of three Hancock County high schools to offer the sport.

MDI’s other home games will be against Orono on Friday, Feb. 2, at 2:30 p.m., against Ellsworth on Monday, Feb. 5, at 3:30 p.m. and against Hampden-Brewer on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 3:30 p.m. Look for a full schedule and team photos in next week’s edition of the Islander.

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