Sports

  • Four inducted to MMA Athletics Hall of Fame

    CASTINE — Rebecca Allen, Joe Crowe, John Fairbanks and Jed Johnson were inducted to the Maine Maritime Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday as members of the 2018 class. Allen, a school volleyball legend, ranked first in the nation in aces per game in 2007. Her 63.0 attack percentage and average of 1.3 aces per

  • Roberts, Potter receive Coach of the Year honors; MDI, GSA headed for states

    ELLSWORTH — Two local golf coaches received Penobscot Valley Conference Coach of the Year honors Thursday at the conference championships at JaTo Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln. Ellsworth’s Rick Roberts, who is currently in his eighth season coaching the Eagles, was named Coach of the Year in Class B. Kevin Potter of Bucksport received the

  • MDI volleyball team outlasts Ellsworth in tight match

    MDI volleyball team outlasts Ellsworth in tight match

    ELLSWORTH — With little separating the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island volleyball teams Wednesday, every point mattered. Each serve, kill, block and volley brought roars from both ends of the floor at Ellsworth’s Katsiaficas Gymnasium. Leads changed constantly, and no advantage seemed safe. Although fans of both teams made plenty of noise, the Ellsworth and

  • Sumner boys’ soccer team beats Calais, Machias to reach 8-0

    Sumner boys’ soccer team beats Calais, Machias to reach 8-0

    SULLIVAN — The Sumner boys’ soccer team’s unbeaten start to the 2018 season is now at eight games after the Tigers posted recent blowout wins over Calais and Machias. Sumner hosted Calais on Thursday with a perfect start to the first half of the season in sight, and the Tigers didn’t disappoint. Scoring early and

  • Mason scores twice as Ellsworth boys’ soccer team earns 1st win

    Mason scores twice as Ellsworth boys’ soccer team earns 1st win

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ soccer team recorded its first victory of the 2018 season Saturday with a 2-1 road win against Hermon. After both teams failed to score in the first half, Ellsworth took a 1-0 lead six minutes, 34 seconds into the second when Nate Mason scored his first goal of the game.

  • Emerson boys, EEMS girls claim 1st at Parker Pruett Middle School Invitational

    Emerson boys, EEMS girls claim 1st at Parker Pruett Middle School Invitational

    SULLIVAN — Youth cross-country runners from across Hancock County traveled to Sumner Memorial High School on Monday for the 20th running of the Parker Pruett Middle School Invitational. In the boys’ team competition, Conners Emerson School of Bar Harbor claimed first place with 62 points to edge second-place Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School and third-place Mount Desert

  • Husband, wife top field at Roger Willey 5K

    Husband, wife top field at Roger Willey 5K

    ELLSWORTH — A San Francisco couple finished as the top male and female runners Saturday at the Roger Willey 5K at the Down East Family YMCA. Parker Pruett, a former Sumner Memorial High School runner, returned to Downeast Maine for a middle school cross-country race in his honor. Yet Pruett, 39, also competed in the

  • GSA sweeps Seacoast Invitational; EHS girls 2nd, boys 3rd at sectional meet

    GSA sweeps Seacoast Invitational; EHS girls 2nd, boys 3rd at sectional meet

    SULLIVAN — Hancock County cross-country runners got one last tune-up before championship season Friday and Saturday at meets in Sullivan and Old Town. On Friday, Sumner hosted runners from Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Deer Isle-Stonington in the Seacoast Invitational. Calais, Jonesport-Beals, Lee Academy, Machias, Narraguagus, Searsport and Shead also participated. On the boys’ side,