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  • EHS alums propel Husson baseball team to 5 straight wins

    EHS alums propel Husson baseball team to 5 straight wins

    BANGOR — A pair of Ellsworth High School alums have the Husson baseball team back on the right track. Jackson Curtis and Austin Baron propelled Husson to five consecutive wins last week against the University of Maine at Farmington. Both former Ellsworth players notched hits and scored runs in multiple games as the Eagles rebounded

  • GSA volleyball team storms back to win PVC Class C title

    GSA volleyball team storms back to win PVC Class C title

    BREWER — With its back against the wall, the George Stevens Academy volleyball team came up clutch in the season’s final moments. GSA completed an undefeated 2021 campaign with a five-set (25-23, 19-25, 17-25, 25-22, 15-12) victory over Woodland in Monday’s Penobscot Valley Conference Class C title match at Brewer High School. The Eagles came

  • MDI volleyball tops Nokomis for playoff win; EHS falls to Hampden

    MDI volleyball tops Nokomis for playoff win; EHS falls to Hampden

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island and Ellsworth volleyball teams competed in the pod playoffs this week with the Trojans claiming opening-round win and the Eagles falling to a narrow defeat in their play-in contest. On Thursday, third-ranked MDI claimed a four-set win over No. 6 Nokomis (4-6) in a Penobscot Valley Conference Class

  • EHS alum, MMA senior Jordan chosen as NAC Scholar Athlete

    EHS alum, MMA senior Jordan chosen as NAC Scholar Athlete

    CASTINE — Ellsworth High School alum and Maine Maritime Academy senior Keith Jordan was announced Thursday as the North Atlantic Conference’s first Senior Scholar Athlete. Jordan, a 2017 Ellsworth graduate, competed with the MMA swim team in its inaugural season at the club level three years ago and returned to the team at the varsity

  • Volleyball regular season concludes; pod playoffs next

    Volleyball regular season concludes; pod playoffs next

    ELLSWORTH — With the scheduled slate of games completed, the final chapter of the 2021 winter/spring volleyball season is set to begin. Hancock County teams concluded their 2021 spring/winter regular seasons earlier this week. Those teams will now turn their attentions to postseason competition as they battle to bring home Penobscot Valley Conference pod championships.

  • Baseball, softball teams to begin preseason play this week

    Baseball, softball teams to begin preseason play this week

    ELLSWORTH — Springtime means baseball and softball, and although many fields are still rather damp at the moment, the action is set to return to local diamonds in the coming days. The Hancock County preseason slate is scheduled to begin with the first game Thursday, April 8. Contests will continue into the weekend and over

  • Sumner cheer team places 2nd in state championships

    Sumner cheer team places 2nd in state championships

    SULLIVAN — Three Hancock County cheer teams concluded abbreviated 2021 seasons as the results of the virtual state championships were announced. Sumner capped off another successful campaign as it claimed second-place honors in Class C. Ellsworth and Bucksport also concluded their seasons with sixth- and 12th-place finishes in their respective events, the results of which

  • Ellsworth softball team returns to action after lost season

    Ellsworth softball team returns to action after lost season

    ELLSWORTH — Jake Hackett has spent hours contemplating how a 2020 high school softball season might have unfolded. This time a year ago, Hackett, the head coach of the Ellsworth softball team, was still holding out hope that the spring season, which had yet to be officially canceled, could still take place. Even when those

  • MDI volleyball team upends Ellsworth in 4 sets

    MDI volleyball team upends Ellsworth in 4 sets

    ELLSWORTH — Another tight battle between the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island volleyball teams has gone the way of the Trojans. MDI defeated Ellsworth in four sets in Tuesday afternoon’s match at Ellsworth High School. The Trojans claimed a 25-18, 25-20, 26-28, 25-21 victory to notch their third consecutive win and complete a regular season

  • Vachon reaches 4-year deal to remain with Maine women

    ORONO — The leader of one of the University of Maine’s top athletic programs is set to remain in Orono for the foreseeable future. Maine women’s basketball coach Amy Vachon agreed Wednesday to a four-year deal to remain with the program. The agreement will keep the Augusta native at the university through the end of

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