Sports

  • Football: Eagles, Trojans fall to Week 7 defeats

    Football: Eagles, Trojans fall to Week 7 defeats

    BAR HARBOR — The Ellsworth/Sumner and Mount Desert Island football teams fell to Week 7 defeats Friday night in their penultimate regular season contests. In Cumberland County, Ellsworth/Sumner waged a competitive battle with Yarmouth but lost 30-20 in a pivotal eight-man clash. The defeat sent the Eagles to 2-5 on the season. Ellsworth/Sumner racked up

  • Sumner golf’s Harden named PVC Class C Player of the Year

    Sumner golf’s Harden named PVC Class C Player of the Year

    SULLIVAN — Warren Harden had never had a single golf lesson when he began his sophomore year. Two years later, few high school golfers in Maine can match his accomplishments. Harden, now a senior at Sumner Memorial High School, was named Class C Player of the Year earlier this month after producing one of the

  • Ellsworth/Sumner stymies Traip passing game to earn Homecoming win

    Ellsworth/Sumner stymies Traip passing game to earn Homecoming win

    ELLSWORTH — Fresh off two encouraging performances, the Ellsworth/Sumner football team entered Homecoming week with a new challenge on its hands. After earning its first win of the season with a shutout of Sacopee Valley and holding its own against Maranacook, eight-man football’s only unbeaten team, Ellsworth/Sumner had plenty of confidence ahead of Friday night’s

  • GSA volleyball team thriving in 4th season

    GSA volleyball team thriving in 4th season

    BLUE HILL — For decades, the George Stevens Academy gymnasium spent fall evenings in silence. Now, it’s home to one of the rowdiest crowds in town. From posters plastered on the walls to packed parking lots to stands filled with white-clad fans screaming until they grow hoarse, there’s been an energetic atmosphere throughout the GSA

  • Bucksport football team beats Hermon to pass biggest test yet

    Bucksport football team beats Hermon to pass biggest test yet

    HERMON — All season long, the Bucksport football team has heard the chatter. The Golden Bucks have been called overrated; they’ve been told they’ve preyed on a week schedule; they’ve even been told they’d be exposed against a strong opponent. During practices and games, Bucksport players have even repeated these adages to themselves as a

  • Composed, calculated MDI boys’ soccer team tops Ellsworth

    Composed, calculated MDI boys’ soccer team tops Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — To the naked eye, the attacking threats seemed to come out of nowhere; to the Mount Desert Island boys’ soccer team, they were the natural products of inch-perfect execution. From the opening kick of last Wednesday’s game against Ellsworth, MDI had its hands full in the bitter cold against its No. 1