Sports

  • Ellsworth’s McKechnie wins 3 events at indoor track meet

    Ellsworth’s McKechnie wins 3 events at indoor track meet

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth’s Emma McKechnie highlighted Saturday’s indoor track meet at the University of Maine with wins in three different events. McKechnie’s event wins came in the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Ellsworth’s most recent meet, which pitted the Eagles against Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner. The teams were competing in

  • Bucksport wrestling team claims 1st place in Calais

    Bucksport wrestling team claims 1st place in Calais

    BUCKSPORT — Competing at full strength, the Bucksport High School wrestling team took first place Saturday at a wrestling tournament in Calais. The Golden Bucks brought a total of 16 wrestlers to the tournament and sent seven of them to championship bouts. Junior David Gross, who was competing in official matches for the first time

  • Local wrestling teams post strong holiday tournaments

    Local wrestling teams post strong holiday tournaments

    ELLSWORTH — Local high school wrestlers enjoyed strong dual meets and tournaments throughout the state as the 2018 portion of the season concluded over the weekend. Competing in the Maine Central Institute Winter Classic in Pittsfield, Bucksport’s Travis Hutchinson earned a win the 120-pound class. The Golden Bucks got second-place finishes from Kaleb Nightingale (126

  • THE YEAR IN PICTURES: Ellsworth girls win state cross-country title

    THE YEAR IN PICTURES: Ellsworth girls win state cross-country title

    ELLSWORTH — The 2018 cross-country season was historic for the Ellsworth girls’ cross-country team, which claimed Hancock County and Class B North championship crowns Oct. 5 and Oct. 20, respectively, before winning the state title Oct. 27. It was the first girls’ cross-country title in 40 years for Ellsworth, which improved with each passing meet

  • Ellsworth swim team excels in final meets of 2018

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth swim team closed out the 2018 portion of its schedule in excellent fashion with a sweep of Washington Academy on Dec. 21 and a strong meet Friday at the Morse Invitational in Bath. Competing against Washington Academy at the Down East Family YMCA, Ellsworth scored a 128-31 win on the boys’

  • THE YEAR IN PICTURES: Sumner soccer teams have banner seasons

    THE YEAR IN PICTURES: Sumner soccer teams have banner seasons

    SULLIVAN — Sumner had a winning year on the soccer field in 2018 with the boys’ team making its first regional semifinal appearance in 29 years and the girls’ team taking a huge leap forward. On the boys’ side, Sumner finished the year with a record of 14-2 after posting winning streaks of eight and