Sports

  • Kephart 4th, Cerilli 5th in Northeast Harbor Road Race

    Kephart 4th, Cerilli 5th in Northeast Harbor Road Race

    MOUNT DESERT — Two Hancock County residents earned top-five finishes Saturday at the annual Northeast Harbor Road Race. Andrew Kephart of Ellsworth finished fourth overall in the 5-mile race with a time of 27 minutes, 59 seconds. His time placed him one second shy of third-place finisher Caleb Gartner of Falmouth, Mass. Jason Cerilli of

  • Local runners compete in Bucksport, Machias road races

    BUCKSPORT — Hancock County runners competed in road races in Bucksport and Machias on Saturday. Bucksport was home to the Dynamic Duo Cross-Country 3-Mile Race, which was held for the seventh time after beginning in 2012 as a benefit event for the Bucksport High School cross-country team. Twelve teams of two competed in the race,

  • Bucksport football team poised for strong season on offense

    Bucksport football team poised for strong season on offense

    BUCKSPORT — Facing off against opponents in pads for the first time in 2018, the Bucksport football team gave its fans plenty of reasons to be excited. No matter the opponent, Bucksport seemed impossible to stop whenever it had the ball in the team’s home scrimmage Saturday afternoon. The host team made key blocks in

  • Run 2 Respond Relay to finish in Hancock County

    CRANBERRY ISLES — The Run 2 Respond Relay is set to reach Hancock County in the coming days as competitors approach the finish line on Great Cranberry Island. The event, which began last Wednesday in Maryland and raises money for firefighters and other emergency responders, is set to reach Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island in

  • Fall sports practices begin in Hancock County

    Fall sports practices begin in Hancock County

    ELLSWORTH — Fall sports practices began Monday morning as high schools in Hancock County and the rest of Maine were eligible to begin their preparations for the upcoming season. In Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and Bucksport, football players began with the morning sessions of their two-a-day practices. Teams from George Stevens Academy, Sumner and Deer