Sports

  • Regional cheer championships postponed ahead of snowstorm

    Regional cheer championships postponed ahead of snowstorm

    BANGOR — The regional cheer championships originally scheduled for this weekend have been postponed. The Northern and Southern Maine meets will not be held as scheduled Saturday afternoon as a result of the impending winter snowstorm. They will instead be made up next Saturday, Feb. 5, at new locations. The meets had been scheduled to

  • RESULTS Basketball training center forges ahead

    RESULTS Basketball training center forges ahead

    ELLSWORTH — A basketball training center is taking shape in Ellsworth’s Commerce Park and should be set to open this spring, RESULTS Basketball co-founder Mark Baxter said. Baxter is opening the Forge Training Center. The new facility will include a full-size court, four side baskets, a strength and agility training center and a second floor

  • Blue Hill student’s fishing tip featured in outdoor magazine

    Blue Hill student’s fishing tip featured in outdoor magazine

    BLUE HILL — Fur, Fish and Game magazine recently featured a fishing tip from Judson Butler of Blue Hill. Butler, an 8th grade student at Blue Hill Consolidated School, is already becoming an accomplished hunter and fisherman. Butler’s fishing tip is: “If you want to leave a hook on the line when done fishing, push

  • Bucksport boys, MDI girls win in indoor track meet

    Bucksport boys, MDI girls win in indoor track meet

    ORONO — Two local teams scored victories in this weekend’s Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet at the University of Maine. The Bucksport boys secured a narrow team win over Mount Desert Island in Saturday’s meet at New Balance Field House. On the girls’ side, MDI took first for the second straight week with a

  • Ellsworth swim team earns sweep of John Bapst

    Ellsworth swim team earns sweep of John Bapst

    BANGOR — The Ellsworth swim team made it five sweeps on the season with two victories in its latest meet. The Ellsworth girls stayed undefeated on the season with a 99-59 win over John Bapst on Friday at the Bangor Area YMCA. In the boys’ meet, the Eagles bounced back from a close loss a

  • 2022 Sheriff’s Cup basketball tournament canceled

    2022 Sheriff’s Cup basketball tournament canceled

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s edition of the Sheriff’s Cup basketball tournament has been canceled. The cancellation, which was announced Tuesday night, marks the second straight year the tournament will not be held. The Sheriff’s Cup was last held in early March 2020, days before the statewide shutdown. That edition marked the tournament’s 20th anniversary. Hancock

  • Ellsworth boys, DI-S girls stay undefeated with double-digit wins

    Ellsworth boys, DI-S girls stay undefeated with double-digit wins

    ELLSWORTH — Two local high school basketball teams remain unbeaten after posting two more double-digit victories. The Ellsworth boys’ and Deer Isle-Stonington girls’ basketball teams stretched their undefeated starts to the year with a pair of victories in their most recent contests. The Eagles moved to 10-0 with wins Saturday against Washington again Tuesday against

  • In-person cheer meets return with Big East championships

    In-person cheer meets return with Big East championships

    CARIBOU — For the first time in two years, a competitive in-person cheer meet has been held in the state of Maine. Six teams from across the region traveled Saturday to Caribou High School for this year’s Big East championships. The meet marked the start of the 2022 season as well as the return to