• Celtics pick Tatum with No. 3 pick in NBA draft

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Celtics selected Duke small forward Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. Tatum, who averaged 16.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists at Duke, was named to the ACC’s All-Freshman team this season. He was also named Gatorade National Player of the Year as a high

  • Baron’s Beach & Bacon 5K/10K scheduled for July 15

    CASTINE — The Baron’s Beach & Bacon 5K/10K has been scheduled for July 15 at the Castine town dock. There will be a $20 fee for all entrants, and the first 100 people will receive free T-shirts. Registration will be held from 8-8:45 a.m. on race day, but those wishing to register online can do

  • GSA’s Nevin named PVC’s Class C Player of the Year

    GSA’s Nevin named PVC’s Class C Player of the Year

    BLUE HILL — George Stevens Academy’s Lindsay Nevin was named the Penobscot Valley Conference’s Class C Player of the Year in girls’ tennis, the PVC announced last week. Nevin, a junior at GSA, helped lead the Eagles to the Class C championship by going undefeated in No. 1 singles play against Northern Maine opponents. Her 6-3,

  • Bucksport softball team beats Madison to claim state championship

    Bucksport softball team beats Madison to claim state championship

    BREWER — After the Bucksport softball team’s miracle win in its previous game against Mattanawcook Academy, Saturday’s final hurdle required the Golden Bucks to dig even deeper. For four full innings of Saturday’s Class C championship, Bucksport had outhit and outpitched the opposing Madison Bulldogs. Yet Madison had produced a run in its one scoring

  • Celtics trade No. 1 overall pick to Philadelphia

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Celtics have traded the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers, the team announced in a statement Monday. The Celtics will receive the No. 3 pick in this year’s draft and a protected pick in next year’s draft. The 76ers own the rights to the Los Angeles

  • Bucksport graduate loses at MMA bout in Lewiston

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport High School graduate and professional mixed martial artist Ray Wood lost in his return to Maine at Saturday’s New England Fights 29 event in Lewiston. Wood, a former three-sport athlete at Bucksport and a 2009 graduate of the school, fell to Brazil’s Alexandre Bezerra in the NEF 29 featherweight bout. He now

  • EHS summer camps set to begin Monday

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School is set to sponsor several summer camps beginning early next week, Athletic Director Josh Frost announced in a recent email. Tennis camp will begin Monday, June 19. For more information, contact Brian Higgins via phone at 479-5116 or via email [email protected] Girls’ soccer camp will be from June 20-23. Sessions