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  • Tracy’s Karate holds state team event, Tournament of Champions

    Tracy’s Karate holds state team event, Tournament of Champions

    BUCKSPORT — The Tournament of Champions, hosted by Dennis and Karen Tracy of Tracy’s Karate on Oct. 27, brought approximately 200 competitors from Maine and Canada to Bucksport’s Ralph Jewett Gymnasium. The tournament featured team fighting, which placed competitors on separate team drawn from different dojos. More than 20 teams competed for the right to

  • Bucksport group dominates at Mars Hill karate tournament

    BUCKSPORT — Members of Tracy’s Karate’s Bucksport branch brought home 23 awards competing in this year’s Graves Summer Kickoff Tournament on June 16 in Mars Hill. Linwood Bridges of Verona Island, a ninth-degree black belt, was one of the top competitors for Tracy’s at the tournament. After winning first place in fighting among black belts

  • EHS graduate named finalist for auto-racing grand prize

    EHS graduate named finalist for auto-racing grand prize

    ELLSWORTH — Wyatt Alexander, a 2017 graduate of Ellsworth High School, has been named a finalist for the Valvoline Fast Track to Fame scholarship grand prize. Alexander, who is now an engineering major attending the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, was one of just four of the 800-plus entrants to make the final cut. The sponsorship

  • Ellsworth’s Shorey starts race season with wins at Winterport

    Ellsworth’s Shorey starts race season with wins at Winterport

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth native Kerrigan Shorey is off to another successful racing season in 2018 after earning a pair of first-place finishes the past at Winterport Dragway. Competing in the weekly bracket point series, Shorey earned her first victory of the season June 17. The sophomore-to-be at Ellsworth High School finished first once again Sunday

  • Locals bring home titles at Woodlawn

    ELLSWORTH — The 2018 Woodlawn Invitational Tournament was held June 14-17 with 12 players competiting for the coveted Chapman/Gould Memorial Trophy, and local participants were the top competitors. In the first flight at, which was played on Tina Hinckley’s court in Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert’s Randall McAndrews claimed the title. McAndrews edged out Fred Beck

  • Tracy’s Karate holds 104th tournament

    Tracy’s Karate holds 104th tournament

    BUCKSPORT — Tracy’s Karate of Ellsworth recently held its 104th tournament at Bucksport High School. The event was a big draw with more than 200 competitors in attendance. Students from dojos in Ellsworth, on Mount Desert Island and in Deer Isle, Belfast, Bucksport, Bangor, Yarmouth, Houlton, Presque Isle and even parts of Canada came together

  • Bruins top Leafs in 7, advance to face Lightning

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Bruins advanced to the second round of the NHL playoffs Wednesday by ousting the Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games with a 7-4 win in Game 7 at TD Garden in Boston. Boston won three of the first four games of the series before Toronto battled back to tie it 3-3.

  • Bruins to open NHL playoffs against Toronto

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Bruins will begin the NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Toronto Maple Leafs in a best-of-seven series beginning at 7 p.m. today, April 12. Boston finished second in the Eastern Conference’s Atlantic Division with 112 points and will have home ice throughout the series. Toronto finished third with 105 points. Tuukka

  • DEFY Ice-Fishing Derby held across Hancock County

    OTIS — The following are winning results from the inaugural Down East Family YMCA Ice-Fishing Derby held Feb. 10-11. Contestants were allowed to fish at any lake or pond legally open to fishing throughout Hancock County. Weigh-ins were held both days at Dunn’s Aviation Hangar on Beech Hill Pond in Otis. The top-two finishers in