Other Sports

  • 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

  • Tracy’s Karate holds 103rd tournament in Bucksport

    Tracy’s Karate holds 103rd tournament in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — Karen and Dennis Tracy have been holding karate tournaments for 40 years now. As the faces of martial arts in Hancock County, the two are no strangers to teaching the craft to students of all ages. The couple, owners Tracy’s Karate on Bangor Road, first began teaching the sport in 1971. Over four

  • Ellsworth’s Shorey wins Junior Dragster title

    Ellsworth’s Shorey wins Junior Dragster title

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth native Kerrigan Shorey capped off an excellent season of racing on the Junior Dragster circuit with a championship Saturday at Winterport Dragway. Shorey, 15, competed in the Junior Dragster competition every Sunday from May through October at Winterport this past season. She won her first race of the year in July and

  • Maine Junior Black Bears repeat as 16U state champions

    Maine Junior Black Bears repeat as 16U state champions

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine Junior Black Bears Tier III Midget hockey team won its second state championship in a row Sunday when it defeated Maine Moose 3-2 to win the 16U crown at the Colisée in Lewiston. The team finished the regular season with a 9-3 record before beating Lewiston and Casco and topping the

  • New YMCA class hopes to spark interest in boxing

    New YMCA class hopes to spark interest in boxing

    ELLSWORTH — With their backs facing one another, Chris Sarro and Justin Rolfe stand in the middle of a circle at the Down East Family YMCA gymnasium. More than 20 people wearing boxing gloves are rotating around them, but both men are standing still. As participants at this Friday night boxing session at DEFY begin to

  • Golden Glove boxer coming to Down East Family YMCA

    ELLSWORTH — Two-time Northern New England Golden Glove boxer Justin Rolfe is scheduled to host a night of boxing from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the Down East Family YMCA. Attendees are welcome to watch, learn new skills and receive top-notch boxing workouts. Attendance is $15 for children under 18 and $20 for adults. Proceeds will go toward

  • Bass Harbor Mackerel Derby to be held Sunday

    TREMONT — The inaugural Bass Harbor Mackerel Derby is finally here, and the event is set to begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Bernard town dock. The event will last until 1 p.m. and will be followed by a weigh-in. All fish submitted for weigh-in must be caught in Bass Harbor on

  • Orrington to host Wiffle Ball tournament July 22

    ORRINGTON — The Orrington Recreation Committee will be hosting the Old Home Week Wiffle Ball Tournament on July 22 at Center Drive School. The tournament will have separate divisions for ages 11-15 and a division for ages 16 and older. The cost for each is $45 and $65 per team, respectively. Proceeds go to the

  • Bucksport graduate loses at MMA bout in Lewiston

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport High School graduate and professional mixed martial artist Ray Wood lost in his return to Maine at Saturday’s New England Fights 29 event in Lewiston. Wood, a former three-sport athlete at Bucksport and a 2009 graduate of the school, fell to Brazil’s Alexandre Bezerra in the NEF 29 featherweight bout. He now

  • Relay for Life scheduled for Friday

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County’s Relay for Life is set to begin at 6 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School track. The event, which will last until 8 a.m. Saturday, June 3, will feature Zumba for children from 6:30-7 p.m. for children and a 7-8 p.m. class for adults. Six instructors will be present. Donations