Sports

  • Hancock County athletes claim indoor track wins at UMaine

    Hancock County athletes claim indoor track wins at UMaine

    ORONO — Local athletes were among the many first-place finishers Saturday in the latest day of Eastern Maine Indoor Track League action at the University of Maine. In the first of the day’s two meets, the George Stevens Academy girls finished second behind Hermon. The Eagles won the 4-by-200 and 4-by-800 relays as a team,

  • Ellsworth cheer team edges Hermon for Class B North title

    Ellsworth cheer team edges Hermon for Class B North title

    BANGOR — Kneeling in a circle on the Cross Insurance Center floor, members of the Ellsworth High School cheer team clutched one another as tightly as they could. A half-hour earlier, Ellsworth had walked off the arena mats with confidence after performing its routine at the Class B North championships. There was hope in the

  • Ellsworth swim team sweeps Foxcroft in final road meet

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth swim team posted a strong result in its final road meet of the season Friday with a sweep of Foxcroft at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. On the boys’ side, the Eagles won every individual and relay event to claim a 129-15 team win. The Ellsworth girls’ team topped Foxcroft 109-32, winning

  • Ellsworth cheer team takes 2nd at PVC championships

    Ellsworth cheer team takes 2nd at PVC championships

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth High School cheer team earned a second-place finish at its second championship meet of the season Saturday at Hermon High School. Ellsworth finished second behind the home team at the Penobscot Valley Conference’s Class B championships. It was the second runner-up finish of the year for the Eagles, who placed second

  • Ellsworth swim team gets sweep against Old Town

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth swim team began the home stretch of the 2018-19 regular season Friday with a sweep of visiting Old Town at the Down East Family YMCA. The Eagles came away with a 97-73 win over the Coyotes on the girls’ side and a 105-48 victory on the boys’ side. It was the

  • Eagles, Trojans likely to play 8-man football in 2019

    Eagles, Trojans likely to play 8-man football in 2019

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island football teams are likely to play the eight-man version of the sport in 2019 after the Maine Principals’ Association Football Committee laid out a proposal Tuesday for the possible format. The teams are two of 20 high school football programs in Maine set to adopt the new