Sports

  • Ellsworth’s Shorey starts race season with wins at Winterport

    Ellsworth’s Shorey starts race season with wins at Winterport

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth native Kerrigan Shorey is off to another successful racing season in 2018 after earning a pair of first-place finishes the past at Winterport Dragway. Competing in the weekly bracket point series, Shorey earned her first victory of the season June 17. The sophomore-to-be at Ellsworth High School finished first once again Sunday

  • Locals bring home titles at Woodlawn

    ELLSWORTH — The 2018 Woodlawn Invitational Tournament was held June 14-17 with 12 players competiting for the coveted Chapman/Gould Memorial Trophy, and local participants were the top competitors. In the first flight at, which was played on Tina Hinckley’s court in Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert’s Randall McAndrews claimed the title. McAndrews edged out Fred Beck

  • Acadia Fire U12 boys win Maine State Premier League title

    Acadia Fire U12 boys win Maine State Premier League title

    TRENTON — The Acadia Fire U12 boys’ soccer team defeated Dutch Soccer Academy on penalty kicks June 10 to win the Maine State Premier League title in Freeport. The team, which consists of players from Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Hancock, Gouldsboro, Mount Desert Island and Otis, responded to an early deficit to tie the game at

  • Bangor, Brewer, Hall-Dale, Richmond baseball teams win state titles

    ELLSWORTH — Maine’s 2018 high school baseball season came to an end Saturday as four state champions were crowned. In Class A, Northern Maine No. 1 Bangor (19-1) made history as the first Maine team to win five consecutive state baseball championships. Bangor’s 10-6 win over South No. 2 Gorham (15-5) at St. Joseph’s College

  • Hancock County baseball players to play in postseason games

    Hancock County baseball players to play in postseason games

    ELLSWORTH — Five local baseball players were among those selected Thursday to play in two postseason exhibition games later this month. Ellsworth’s Brad Smith and MDI’s Matt Perconti were chosen to play in the Maine Baseball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game. They will represent the Class A/B North team in the game at 6:30 p.m.

  • GSA girls fall in Class C North tennis final

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy girls’ tennis team fell to top-ranked Mattanawcook Academy 5-0 in Wednesday’s Class C North final. No. 2 GSA (12-3) got a strong doubles effort from Chloe Politte and Libby Weed and a resilient singles performance from Lindsay Nevin. Politte and Weed fell 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 against Mattanawcook’s Sydney