Sports

  • Ellsworth’s Barrett, Osterlin qualify for state tennis singles

    Ellsworth’s Barrett, Osterlin qualify for state tennis singles

    BANGOR — Two Ellsworth tennis players qualified over the weekend for the state singles tennis tournament to be played later this month. Koa Barrett and Ben Osterlin of the Ellsworth boys’ team won all of their respective matches in Saturday’s qualifying round to move on to the upcoming Round of 32. The two were among

  • Local track teams compete at EHS, Bucksport, MDI, MCI

    Local track teams compete at EHS, Bucksport, MDI, MCI

    ELLSWORTH — Last week was one of numerous competitions on the track and field circuit with local athletes competing in meets locally and elsewhere in the region. Formal meets were held Thursday at Ellsworth High School, Friday at Bucksport High School and Saturday at Brewer Community School. Bucksport athletes also traveled to Maine Central Institute

  • Bucksport, Sumner softball teams bounce back with wins

    Bucksport, Sumner softball teams bounce back with wins

    BUCKSPORT — Two Hancock County softball teams are now on winning streaks after suffering back-to-back losses earlier in the season. Bucksport and Sumner moved up the Class C North standings with key victories in recent contests. The Golden Bucks claimed decisive wins against Oceanside and Belfast last week before topping Orono on Monday, and the

  • Y takes over Ellsworth Football League operations

    Y takes over Ellsworth Football League operations

    ELLSWORTH — The future of America’s game in Ellsworth is now in the hands of the city’s largest sports organization. As of last week, Ellsworth Football League operations have been absorbed by the Down East Family YMCA. The move marks a new era for both the EFL and the Y as both look to keep

  • Ellsworth tennis teams defeat Old Town, Bangor

    BANGOR — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ tennis teams claimed wins in their most recent matches with road triumphs over Old Town and Bangor. On Wednesday, both Ellsworth teams claimed 3-2 victories at Old Town High School. The Ellsworth girls got singles wins courtesy of Sierra Andrews (8-1) and Megan Jordan (8-2) and a doubles

  • Hancock County track teams compete in Ellsworth

    Hancock County track teams compete in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth’s Del Luce Stadium was the site of the most recent high school track meet as four local teams were among those participating Monday in a six-team competition. Ellsworth, George Stevens Academy, Sumner and Deer Isle-Stonington participated in the meet, which had been postponed from Friday following inclement weather in the area. The

  • MPA drops mask requirement for outdoor high school athletics

    MPA drops mask requirement for outdoor high school athletics

    AUGUSTA — Those participating in or attending high school sporting events late in the coming days and months will get to breathe in just a little bit more of the springtime air. The Maine Principals’ Association announced Wednesday an update to its policy regarding masks and face coverings during outdoor athletic competitions. Face coverings will

  • Ellsworth baseball, softball bounce back with wins over GSA

    Ellsworth baseball, softball bounce back with wins over GSA

    ELLSWORTH — After tough openers against top programs, the Ellsworth baseball and softball teams are now in the win column following victories over local rivals. Ellsworth bounced back from season-opening defeats in Friday’s games against Old Town with home wins Tuesday against George Stevens Academy. The Eagles claimed a 10-0 win in the baseball showdown

  • Bucksport baseball team shuts out Sumner, MDI

    Bucksport baseball team shuts out Sumner, MDI

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport baseball team followed a season-opening loss to Orono last Wednesday with shutout victories over two Hancock County foes. After its 3-0 loss to reigning Class C North champion Orono, Bucksport rebounded Friday with a big win over visiting Sumner. Owen Gaudreau pitched four scoreless innings before Gavin Holyoke entered in the

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