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  • GSA boys’ basketball team honored at State House

    GSA boys’ basketball team honored at State House

    The George Stevens Academy boys’ basketball team traveled to the State House in Augusta with its Gold Ball yesterday in honor of winning the Class C state title for the second year in a row. During the team’s visit, Sen. Brian Langley (R-Hancock County) presented a Legislative Sentiment recognizing the Eagles for their hard work. “It

  • Bowling fundraiser set for April 8

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth High School Alumni Association will hold its fifth “Bowling for Scholars” fundraiser on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Eastward Bowling Lanes. Proceeds from this event, which is held in memory of Leah S. Allen, will support the association’s operations and Scholarship Endowment Fund. To participate, form a

  • Local swimmers, divers receive honors at state banquet in Augusta

    Local swimmers, divers receive honors at state banquet in Augusta

    ELLSWORTH — After a remarkable season, some of the area’s top swimmers and divers have finally been rewarded — formally, that is. Swimmers and divers from around the state were honored at the Maine Interscholastic Swim League’s annual awards banquet Saturday, March 12. Among the local athletes honored at the event were Ellsworth’s Sam Alvarado

  • Flattop 5K to be held April 1

    Flattop 5K to be held April 1

    LAMOINE — The 12th Annual Flattop 5K Road Race will take place April 1, at the Lamoine Consolidated School. Proceeds from the race, which pays tribute to former Lamoine resident Bill Pinkham, will go toward both a scholarship fund and the town’s recreational fund. A total of 220 runners and walkers participated last year. A

  • Boggy Brook road race scheduled for April 2

    Boggy Brook road race scheduled for April 2

    ELLSWORTH — The 5th Annual Boggy Brook 5K Road Race/Walk and 1-Mile Family Fun Run is scheduled for Sunday, April 2. The event on Boggy Brook Road will benefit Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) SkillsUSA students, who will be competing at national competitions in Louisville, Ky., at the end of June. Participants can pre-register on

  • GSA Boys’ Basketball 2-Year run

    GSA Boys’ Basketball 2-Year run GRAPHIC

    The average point difference over the past two seasons has been +24. In 2015 – 2016, eight games were won by more than 24 points. In 2016-2017, all but seven games were won by more than 24 points. The increasing competition that comes with later rounds in the playoffs showed narrowing margins of victory. The

  • Shoot-out to mark 25th year

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A quarter of a century ago, seven junior high and high school basketball teams participated in the inaugural Great Harbor Shootout. This year, 84 teams from nearly every corner of the state will play in Harbor House’s tournament, which will take place March 17-19 at six locations on Mount Desert Island and

  • MDI, Nokomis finish on top at Sheriff’s Cup

    MDI, Nokomis finish on top at Sheriff’s Cup gallery

    ELLSWORTH — Organizers are calling the 2017 Sheriff’s Cup Basketball Tournament one of the best ever. The girls from Nokomis took first in the Girls Division; the Trojans from Mount Desert Island won top honors in the Boys Division. Sheriff Scott Kane offered “a huge shout out to all the teams, parents and fans, from

  • High school girls find empowerment through wrestling

    High school girls find empowerment through wrestling

    BELFAST — Hannah Workman walks out to a wrestling mat in an upstairs room at Belfast Area High School. There isn’t much space, but the room is packed with fans, and the stage is hers. Workman is one of roughly 40 participants at the state’s girls’ wrestling championships, but as her opponent trots out to