Sports

  • Hancock’s Murphy 3rd in age group at Savage Race

    Hancock’s Murphy 3rd in age group at Savage Race

    HANCOCK — Adam Murphy competed in Saturday’s Savage Race in Barre, Mass., and placed in the top third of all finishers. The Hancock native completed the challenging course in a time of 1 hour, 17 minutes, 28 seconds to finish 38th out of 124 finishers in the elite competition. In the men’s 40-45 age group,

  • EHS unveils 2018-19 fall sports schedule

    EHS unveils 2018-19 fall sports schedule

    ELLSWORTH — The start of the new school year is still six weeks away, but athletes at Ellsworth High School now know when and where they’ll be playing when the 2018-19 fall sports season begins. Ellsworth released schedules for football, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country last week. Games and matches are set to begin in

  • Bucksport group dominates at Mars Hill karate tournament

    BUCKSPORT — Members of Tracy’s Karate’s Bucksport branch brought home 23 awards competing in this year’s Graves Summer Kickoff Tournament on June 16 in Mars Hill. Linwood Bridges of Verona Island, a ninth-degree black belt, was one of the top competitors for Tracy’s at the tournament. After winning first place in fighting among black belts

  • Ellsworth 9-10 softball team wins District 1 championship

    Ellsworth 9-10 softball team wins District 1 championship

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Little League 9-10 All Stars won their first two games of District 1 tournament play last week and clinched the championship Monday evening to head to the state tournament. Ellsworth began the tournament last Tuesday when it faced Machias Little League on the road. The team recorded a 16-10 win to

  • EHS graduate named finalist for auto-racing grand prize

    EHS graduate named finalist for auto-racing grand prize

    ELLSWORTH — Wyatt Alexander, a 2017 graduate of Ellsworth High School, has been named a finalist for the Valvoline Fast Track to Fame scholarship grand prize. Alexander, who is now an engineering major attending the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, was one of just four of the 800-plus entrants to make the final cut. The sponsorship

  • Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race set for Saturday

    Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race set for Saturday

    BUCKSPORT — This year’s running of the Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race is scheduled to be held Saturday, June 30, in Bucksport. The entry fee for the race, which is set to begin at 7:30 a.m., is $20, and a free T-shirt will be given to the first 50 entrants. Race-day registration can be