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  • DEFY gymnasts start season strong

    DEFY gymnasts start season strong

    OLD TOWN — Thirty-four gymnasts from Springers Gymnastics represented the Down East Family YMCA gymnastics team Sunday when they traveled to the Old Town-Orono YMCA for their second competition of the season. More than 130 gymnasts competed in levels 3 through 7 as well as in Excel Silver, Gold and Platinum levels. Other teams hailed

  • DEFY weightlifting competition slated for Jan. 3

    ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA will host a Press Fest weightlifting competition on Sunday, Jan. 3, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. All competitors will participate in squat, dead lift and bench press events. The event is open to men and women ages 18 or older. The entry fee for the first category

  • George Hale honored with broadcasting award

    George Hale honored with broadcasting award

    BOSTON — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented legendary Maine broadcaster George Hale with the Gold Circle Award on Nov. 19. The academy, which also distributes Emmys, recognized Hale with the prestigious award for his contributions and more than 50 years in the television industry. Below, play-by-play commentators for the Boston Celtics, Mike

  • New DEFY Zumba class slated for Saturday

    ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA is hosting a “Flavor vs. Power” Master Zumba class at 5 p.m. on Saturday. National fitness presenters Acea Theroux and Heather Theroux have combined their talents to offer a new Zumba workout. Costs are $10 prepaid for YMCA and ZIN members, $12 for nonmembers and $15 at the

  • Hancock County postseason schedule Oct. 22-28

    Thursday, Oct. 22 Volleyball Class A prelim: (7) MDI vs. (10) Cheverus Friday, Oct. 23 Boys’ soccer Class D prelim: (6) Penobscot Valley vs. (11) DI-S Girls’ soccer Class B prelim: (5) MDI vs. (12) Gardiner Class C prelim: (6) Bucksport vs. (11) Sumner Saturday, Oct. 24 Boys’ soccer Class B prelim: (7) MDI vs. (10) Erskine Class C prelim: (6)

  • Woodlawn to offer croquet clinics

    Woodlawn to offer croquet clinics

    ELLSWORTH — The Woodlawn Croquet Program is holding several instructional clinics to help get the croquet balls rolling for the Outer Islands Croquet League. This recently formed league was established to develop croquet programs at nine island schools: Monhegan, Isleboro, Vinalhaven, North Haven, Isle au Haut, Swan’s Island, Frenchboro, Islesford and Matinicus The first clinic, held

  • Bank supports Acadian youth sports

    Bank supports Acadian youth sports

    BAR HARBOR — The First, N.A. recently donated $5,000 to the Acadian Youth Sports Organization in Bar Harbor, which provides opportunities for the youth of local communities to explore their interests in sports. “The money will go to improving and continuing the excellent athletic experience that we make sure all of our young athletes get

  • Woodlawn Croquet Big Lobster tournament results

    Woodlawn Croquet Big Lobster tournament results

    Recap and results submitted by Tournament Manager Perry Mattson ELLSWORTH — The 2015 Big Lobster Invitational concluded on Sunday, Sept. 13, after five days of spirited croquet play on the coast of Maine. The tournament, sponsored by the Woodlawn Croquet Program, treated its guests to amazing views of Acadia National Park, delicious Maine Lobster, and a unique blend of six and