• Ellsworth sweeps series against GSA

    Ellsworth sweeps series against GSA

    ELLSWORTH — A set of early-season skirmishes between two sides of Eagles, those from Ellsworth High School and those visiting from George Stevens Academy, resulted in victories for both the girls’ and boys’ soccer squads from EHS. The boys’ game, played on Wednesday, Sept. 7, was an incredibly close match throughout. On top of the

  • Sumner boys’ secures 1-0 win

    Sumner boys’ secures 1-0 win

    GOULDSBORO — The Sumner boys’ soccer team has now won two games in a row after defeating the Machias Bulldogs 1-0 at home on Sept. 9. The Tigers, who opened the season with a 3-1 loss to Calais in late August, have now improved to 2-1 on the season under new head coach Austin Mason.

  • Area high school golf season already in full swing

    Area high school golf season already in full swing

    DEDHAM — The first official fall sports matches have begun, as high school golf programs across the county sprint toward the MPA Championship Tournament in early October. Ellsworth High School played its first home match, and third overall, at the Lucerne Golf Club on Aug. 30. The Eagles, who shot 214 on the day, fell

  • Resilient Eagles returning to state championship

    Resilient Eagles returning to state championship

    By Ken Waltz and Malachy Flynn ORONO — Undeterred by early frustrations and the inability to break through offensively against a top-notch pitcher, unflappable Ellsworth proved, once again, why it was ranked first in Class B North baseball during the regular season. After another memorable, some might say epic, late-game comeback, the Eagles are regional

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport rolling in baseball regionals

    ELLSWORTH — It was a memorable 2022 regular season for Hancock County high school baseball teams, as two made a serious play for regional and state titles. In Class B North, No. 1 Ellsworth (17-1), which received a first-round postseason bye, was 2-0 in the playoffs (up until Tuesday’s regional final appearance), with wins over

  • Burr, Brown win titles for MDI at state Class B track championships

    Burr, Brown win titles for MDI at state Class B track championships

    BAR HARBOR — There’s nothing like competing in one’s backyard to bring out the best and that is what happened for Mount Desert Island and Ellsworth track-and-field athletes, who literally and figuratively competed at or near home on Saturday, June 4, in the state Class B high school championships. For two Trojans, the opportunity to

  • Locals earn six titles at Class C track championships

    LEWISTON — Hancock County track and field athletes experienced tremendous success — to the tune of six titles — at the state Class C championship meet on Saturday, June 4, at Lewiston High School. For local competitors who qualified for the meet, Sumner’s Kaleb Colson led the charge with first places in the 800 and

  • Area softball teams gearing up for postseason play

    ELLSWORTH — The final days of the high school softball regular season have arrived as teams in Hancock County jockey for crucial regional playoff position. As of Monday, May 30, Bucksport continued to sit atop Class C North with a 14-1 record, while Sumner was third at 13-2 and George Stevens Academy currently with a

  • Ellsworth, MDI athletes shine at large school track championships

    BANGOR — Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island high school track-and-field athletes might not have been able to secure team titles on May 28 at Cameron Field, but the Eagles and Trojans certainly made their presence felt in the individual and relay events at the Penobscot Valley Conference large school championship meet. The local contingent was