Posts Tagged: Cheering

  • EEMS JV Cheerleaders to Compete

    ELLSWORTH — The families of middle school cheerleaders called foul last week when they learned that the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School junior varsity squad would not be allowed to compete in a district cheering competition. This week, administrators decided the cheerleaders could compete — in a class all their own. “It’s been fully resolved,” said Regional

  • Ellsworth Cheerleaders Overcome Challenges to win Regional’s

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles varsity cheerleaders took the top spot at the Regional Championship on Saturday, with a score of 145.7, the highest score the Eagles have ever received. However, the win did not come easy for the Eagles. Two days before the competition, two of their top flyers broke their hand, forcing the

  • Ellsworth Cheerleaders Are Eastern Maine Champs!

    BANGOR — Less than 48 hours after reorganizing their routine to accommodate two new freshman fliers, the Ellsworth Eagle cheerleaders delivered a near-flawless performance to win the Eastern Maine Class B championship on Saturday at the Bangor Auditorium. {youtube}iS-PChCzC7Q&list{/youtube} BANGOR — Less than 48 hours after reorganizing their routine to accommodate two new freshman fliers,

  • MDI Cheerleaders Head to States

    BAR HARBOR — For the first time in 15 years, the Mount Desert Island High School varsity cheerleading team is headed to the state championships. MDI placed fifth, landing the team a spot in the state championships at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 11. {youtube}aTGyFrn3qoQ&list{/youtube} BAR HARBOR — For the first time in

  • Lady Eagles Runners-up In PVC Cheering

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles finished as runners-up behind the Hermon Hawks in Saturday’s annual Penobscot Valley Conference Class B Cheering Championship held at Ellsworth High School. Members of the Eagle squad include Katy Whitney, Marissa Boynton, Katherine Spurgeon, Miranda Davis, Heather Holt, Cristin Wright, Emma Sweeney and Brittani Moulton, coach Nikki Chan, Brittany Handy,

  • Give Me an “M!”

    ELLSWORTH — Mount Desert Island High School Cheerleaders participated in the Penobscot Valley Conference Class B Cheering Championships on Saturday. Hermon won with Ellsworth coming in second. MDI placed 9th. The Eastern Maine Championships are set for Jan. 28 in Bangor. For more sports news, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander.

  • Lady Eagles Are Big East Runners-up

    CARIBOU — The Ellsworth Eagles scored 134.4 points to finish as runners-up behind the Hermon Hawks (139.8) in Saturday’s Big East Cheering Championships at Caribou High School. The John Bapst Crusaders were third, followed by Old Town, Presque Isle, Caribou, the Mount Desert Island Trojans, Washington Academy and Foxcroft Academy. In the Penobscot Valley Conference

  • A Mariner Moment

    A Mariner Moment

    On Monday, Dec. 19, the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariner varsity cheerleaders took some Christmas cheer to the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and found it returned in kind. “This is the second year we have raised money to buy teddy bears and other toys for children confined to the hospital over the holiday break,” said

  • MDI Tryouts Slated

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School Winter athletic schedule and tryouts. Wednesday, Nov. 23 6 to 7:30 a.m. Varsity wrestling practice 8 to 9:30 a.m. JV and varsity boys’ basketball tryouts 9:30 to 11 a.m. JV and varsity girls’ basketball tryouts 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. freshmen girls’ basketball tryouts 12:30 to 2

  • Cheerleading Tryouts Set

    BAR HARBOR — All boys and girls in first through eighth grades are welcome to try out for the MDI YMCA’s competitive All Star Cheering Team. Tryouts will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone trying out is asked to wear shorts, T-shirts and sneakers. Long hair must be up in a