Sports

  • Hancock County baseball players to play in postseason games

    Hancock County baseball players to play in postseason games

    ELLSWORTH — Five local baseball players were among those selected Thursday to play in two postseason exhibition games later this month. Ellsworth’s Brad Smith and MDI’s Matt Perconti were chosen to play in the Maine Baseball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game. They will represent the Class A/B North team in the game at 6:30 p.m.

  • Acadia Fire U12 boys win Maine State Premier League title

    Acadia Fire U12 boys win Maine State Premier League title

    TRENTON — The Acadia Fire U12 boys’ soccer team defeated Dutch Soccer Academy on penalty kicks June 10 to win the Maine State Premier League title in Freeport. The team, which consists of players from Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Hancock, Gouldsboro, Mount Desert Island and Otis, responded to an early deficit to tie the game at

  • GSA girls fall in Class C North tennis final

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy girls’ tennis team fell to top-ranked Mattanawcook Academy 5-0 in Wednesday’s Class C North final. No. 2 GSA (12-3) got a strong doubles effort from Chloe Politte and Libby Weed and a resilient singles performance from Lindsay Nevin. Politte and Weed fell 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 against Mattanawcook’s Sydney

  • Bucksport softball tops Orono to reach Class C North championship game

    Bucksport softball tops Orono to reach Class C North championship game

    BUCKSPORT — Competing for championships has become an expectation for the Bucksport softball program in recent years. After a blowout win Saturday, the Golden Bucks will be doing so once again. Bucksport advanced to the Class C North title game with a 16-2 home victory over Orono on Saturday. The regional championship game appearance was

  • Local baseball, softball players earn All-PVC honors

    Local baseball, softball players earn All-PVC honors

    ELLSWORTH — Local players were among those named to the All-Penobscot Valley Conference baseball and softball teams in Class B last week. Ellsworth juniors Matt Burnett, Conner Wagstaff and Jackson Curtis were named to the baseball first team, and Mount Desert Island seniors Matt Perconti and Alden Fournier joined them. Seniors Brad Smith of Ellsworth