Basketball

  • Maine announces 2017-18 women’s basketball schedule

    ELLSWORTH — The University of Maine women’s basketball team announced its nonconference schedule for the 2017-18 season Monday morning. Maine will face Tulane as part of a season-opening tournament Nov. 10 and will play either Dayton or Harvard the following day. On Nov. 14 and 16, the Black Bears will face Bryant and Maine-Fort Kent, respectively,

  • Celtics trade for Marcus Morris, will sign Gordon Hayward

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Celtics announced the acquisition of Marcus Morris and will also be adding small forward Gordon Hayward in the foreseeable future after two early moves in free agency. The Celtics officially announced the acquisition of Morris in a press release Friday. The team sent shooting guard Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-round

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 at [email protected] Girls’ soccer camp will be from June 20-23. Sessions

  • GSA’s Jarrod Chase commits to Husson University

    GSA’s Jarrod Chase commits to Husson University

    BLUE HILL — Three months after hitting the shot that cemented his place in Maine basketball lore at the Cross Insurance Center, Jarrod Chase is going back to the city where it all happened. Chase, who hit a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left in the game to give George Stevens Academy a state championship win

  • Cavaliers bounce Celtics from NBA playoffs

    ELLSWORTH — LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers brought the Boston Celtics’ 2016-17 season to an end with a 135-102 win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday in Boston. James had 35 points on 18 shots for the Cavaliers, who claimed a 4-1 series win and advanced to play the Golden State

  • Celtics advance to Eastern Conference finals

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2012 on Monday with a 115-105 win against the Washington Wizards. Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics in scoring with 29 points, and Kelly Olynyk had 26 off the bench in the Game 7 victory. The home team won every

  • Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine Principals’ Association finalized its reclassification proposal last Thursday, and three volleyball teams in the area are on the move. Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner will move from Class B to the newly created Class C in the sport. Joining them will be Washington Academy, Machias, Jonesport-Beals, Lee Academy, Calais, Narraguagus,