Sports

  • Hancock County basketball teams compete in regional quarterfinals

    Hancock County basketball teams compete in regional quarterfinals

    ELLSWORTH — Five Hancock County basketball teams played regional quarterfinal games at Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center, and three have advanced to the semifinals. Mount Desert Island’s boys’ team defeated No. 7 seed Belfast (10-10) 45-35 in Class B North on Friday. Graham Good led the Trojans (16-3) with 13 points, Andrew Phelps scored eight and

  • MDI boys win indoor track title

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island boys’ indoor track team won the Class B state title for the first time in school history Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston. Senior Giovanni McKenzie secured the win for MDI when he won the triple jump to give the team a 19.5-point win over Greely. For Ellsworth,

  • Registrations begins for DEFY swim lessons

    ELLSWORTH — Registration has begun for swim lessons at the Down East Family YMCA later this month, DEFY announced in a statement Friday. Swim lessons will begin Monday, Feb. 27, and will run for seven weeks. Lessons will be made available in both the morning and evening Monday through Saturday for children over the age of six

  • Quarterfinal games set for Hancock County teams

    Quarterfinal games set for Hancock County teams

    Below are times and dates for high school basketball regional quarterfinal games involving Hancock County teams. A list of semifinal games will be posted at the conclusion of the round. All games will be held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Friday, Feb. 17 Boys, Class B North: (7) Belfast vs. (2) Mount Desert Island, 6:30

  • Ellsworth cheer team takes 2nd at state championships

    Ellsworth cheer team takes 2nd at state championships

    ELLSWORTH — The high school competition cheer season ended on a high note for Ellsworth, which took second place at the state championships Saturday in Augusta. The second-place finish in Class B was Ellsworth’s second in a row. The Eagles’ team consisted of Belle Albert, Lindsay Bland, Anna Brown, Brooke Carver, Piper Hardison, Tanner Hardison,