Baseball

  • Local athletes named to spring all-conference teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Penobscot Valley Conference has unveiled its all-conference and all-academic selections for the 2022 high school spring season as a bevy of area student athletes were honored for their efforts on the diamond, court, track, field and in the classroom. Locally, athletes from Ellsworth High School, Mount Desert Island High School, Bucksport High

  • Eagles claim Class B baseball state crown

    Eagles claim Class B baseball state crown

    “It’s amazing,” said Ellsworth coach Dan Curtis. “This is an amazing group of kids. They’re tough, resilient, I could rattle off all kinds of things, but they just don’t quit. They have no fear. I’m just proud of them. I really am.”

  • Bucksport wins 2022 Class C Baseball State Championship

    Bucksport wins 2022 Class C Baseball State Championship

    BANGOR — Bucksport High school captured its first-ever Class C baseball state title on Saturday, defeating the Lisbon Greyhounds 1-0 at Mansfield Stadium. After falling short in the regional semifinals last year, the Golden Bucks responded with a dominant season under first-year head coach Josh Jackson, bulldozing their way to the state finals. Led by

  • Resilient Eagles returning to state championship

    Resilient Eagles returning to state championship

    By Ken Waltz and Malachy Flynn ORONO — Undeterred by early frustrations and the inability to break through offensively against a top-notch pitcher, unflappable Ellsworth proved, once again, why it was ranked first in Class B North baseball during the regular season. After another memorable, some might say epic, late-game comeback, the Eagles are regional

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport rolling in baseball regionals

    ELLSWORTH — It was a memorable 2022 regular season for Hancock County high school baseball teams, as two made a serious play for regional and state titles. In Class B North, No. 1 Ellsworth (17-1), which received a first-round postseason bye, was 2-0 in the playoffs (up until Tuesday’s regional final appearance), with wins over

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport earn top seeds in postseason baseball tournaments

    ELLSWORTH — With the regular season a recent memory, Hancock County high school baseball teams are looking to swing for the fences and put together deep postseason runs in their regional tournaments. In Class B North, Ellsworth (15-1, 166.2500 Heal Points) finished first and Mount Desert Island (8-8, 67.1093 points) seventh in the 15-team region.

  • Wild pitch helps Eagles score 2-1 walk-off win over rival MDI

    Wild pitch helps Eagles score 2-1 walk-off win over rival MDI

    By Mark Haskell ELLSWORTH — There is something about the baseball rivalry between Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island that seems to bring out the best in both clubs. That longstanding rivalry between the Eagles and Trojans was renewed on the diamond on Friday, May 20, and did not disappoint as the regular-season high school game

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport baseball teams continue strong starts

    Ellsworth, Bucksport baseball teams continue strong starts

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County high school baseball squads continued to swing for the fences — and wins — in recent days, as Ellsworth and Bucksport have proven a cut above through the first half of the regular season. As of Monday, May 10, Ellsworth sported an unblemished 7-0 record, while Bucksport was not far behind

  • Eagles break Bucksport’s winning streak

    Eagles break Bucksport’s winning streak

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles baseball team battled for seven full innings against a dangerous Bucksport squad, manufacturing one run in the bottom of the third inning to secure a 1-0 home win on Tuesday. This was a non-conference game for the Eagles, who are in Class B, but Bucksport is one of the top