Sports

  • 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

  • Eagles Scout’s efforts pave way for new baseball dugouts at EEMS

    Eagles Scout’s efforts pave way for new baseball dugouts at EEMS

    ELLSWORTH — Thanks to the efforts of a local Eagle Scout, the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School baseball field will have a pair of brand-new dugouts waiting for the Falcons and their opponents when the season begins this spring. Will Hutchins, an eighth-grade student at EEMS, raised more than $12,000 to help build the dugouts for the

  • EHS takes 2nd at Big East cheer championships; Sumner wins DAC crown

    EHS takes 2nd at Big East cheer championships; Sumner wins DAC crown

    ELLSWORTH — The first championship competitions of the 2019 cheer season were held Saturday, and three Hancock County squads were in action. Ellsworth High School was host to this year’s Big East Conference championships Saturday. The meet pitted the Eagles and Mount Desert Island against Caribou, Foxcroft, Hermon, John Bapst, Old Town, Orono, Presque Isle