• Celtics dispatch 76ers to reach Eastern Conference finals

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the second season in a row Wednesday after closing out the Philadelphia 76ers in five games with a 114-112 win. Rookie Jayson Tatum scored a team-high 25 points for Boston, and Jaylen Brown added 24. Dario Saric and Joel Embiid scored 27 apiece

  • Mother’s Day 5K to be held Sunday in Prospect Harbor

    GOULDSBORO — The Moms on the Run Mother’s Day 5K is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 13, in Prospect Harbor. The race will begin at Peninsula School and conclude at the Prospect Harbor Women’s Club building. The course includes one water sation. The first 25 mothers who register will receive a

  • Ellsworth baseball team extends winning streak to 6 games

    Ellsworth baseball team extends winning streak to 6 games

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth baseball team stretched its winning streak to six games to climb to a Class B North-best 8-1 record after completing a doubleheader sweep of Presque Isle on Saturday and posting a 3-1 road win against John Bapst on Tuesday. Although the Eagles were designated as the road team for both games against

  • Local athletes have strong showings at weekend track meets

    ELLSWORTH — Local athletes were among the top performers at three track and field meets over the weekend. In Ellsworth on Saturday, Mount Desert Island continued its hot start to the year with a first-place finish on the boys’ side and a second-place finish on the girls’ side. The Trojans set a team record in

  • GSA’s Schildroth reclassifies to 2019 recruiting class

    BLUE HILL — George Stevens Academy senior Taylor Schildroth announced Sunday that he intends to reclassify to the 2019 college basketball recruiting class and spend a post-graduate year at Nation Christian Academy in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Schildroth was the leading scorer on each of GSA’s back-to-back-to-back Class C championship teams. He was most recently

  • Celtics top Bucks in 7 to reach Eastern Conference semis

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the second year in a row Saturday with a 112-96 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Boston’s Al Horford and Terry Rozier tied for a team-high 26 points apiece in the Game 7 win, and rookie Jayson Tatum added 20. Khris Middleton provided 32