Basketball

  • Ellsworth’s Montigny commits to play basketball at Husson

    Ellsworth’s Montigny commits to play basketball at Husson

    ELLSWORTH — Trinity Montigny just finished four years playing basketball as an Eagle. Now, she’s set to play four more. Montigny will continue her basketball career at the college level next year when she suits up for Husson University in Bangor. The outgoing Ellsworth senior finalized her decision over the weekend before informing Husson head

  • Great Harbor Shootout set to descend on Hancock County

    Great Harbor Shootout set to descend on Hancock County

    BAR HARBOR — The biggest offseason basketball tournament of the year is about to take over Hancock County. Players, coaches and families from all over the state will travel to Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island this weekend for this year’s edition of the Great Harbor Shootout. The tournament, sponsored by Harbor House, is set to

  • Mattson, Brown earn PVC Player of the Year honors

    Mattson, Brown earn PVC Player of the Year honors

    BLUE HILL — A pair of local basketball players swept the Class C and Class D Boys’ Player of the Year awards Thursday as the All-Penobscot Valley Conference teams were unveiled. George Stevens Academy senior Caden Mattson was announced as the PVC Player of the Year in Class C. Mattson led GSA in points (14.6),

  • Central Aroostook ousts GSA boys in Class C North semifinals

    Central Aroostook ousts GSA boys in Class C North semifinals

    BANGOR — For the first time in five years, there won’t be a sea of maroon traveling from Blue Hill to the Cross Insurance Center for Championship Saturday. The George Stevens Academy boys’ basketball team fell to a 60-58 overtime defeat against Central Aroostook in Friday night’s Class C North semifinal showdown. The defeat came

  • Deer Isle-Stonington girls beat Katahdin; DI-S boys fall to Easton

    Deer Isle-Stonington girls beat Katahdin; DI-S boys fall to Easton

    BANGOR — The Deer Isle-Stonington girls’ basketball team reached the Class D North championship game with a 48-34 win in Thursday’s semifinal showdown against Katahdin. Second-ranked Deer Isle-Stonington (18-2) trailed for much of the first half, but the Mariners finished the second quarter on an 11-0 run to take a 24-16 lead into halftime. Deer

  • Ellsworth boys run past WA to reach Northern Maine title game

    Ellsworth boys run past WA to reach Northern Maine title game

    BANGOR — Peter Austin had one goal for his players entering Wednesday night’s Northern Maine tournament game: Play loose. Although Austin’s Ellsworth boys’ basketball team has been one of the top Class B North contenders all season long, the Eagles didn’t necessarily assert themselves in their opening tourney game Friday against Winslow. Ellsworth scored a

  • Ellsworth’s Curtis named Mr. Maine Basketball semifinalist

    Ellsworth’s Curtis named Mr. Maine Basketball semifinalist

    BANGOR — Ellsworth’s Jackson Curtis was announced Wednesday as a semifinalist for this year’s Mr. Maine Basketball award. Curtis is averaging 19.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game this season for an Ellsworth team that is 16-3 entering tonight’s Class B North semifinal game against Washington Academy. On Jan. 25, he became the eighth 1,000-point

  • Ellsworth’s Trinity Montigny named Big East Player of the Year

    Ellsworth’s Trinity Montigny named Big East Player of the Year

    BANGOR — Ellsworth senior Trinity Montigny was announced Tuesday morning as the 2019-20 Big East Conference Player of the Year. Montigny led the Big East in points (17.4) and assists (3.3) per game in the regular season. She added 18 points last Tuesday in Ellsworth’s Northern Maine prelim win over Mount Desert Island and 15

  • DI-S boys upset Schenck in Class D North quarterfinals

    DI-S boys upset Schenck in Class D North quarterfinals

    BANGOR — Playing as the No. 7 seed at the Cross Insurance Center a season ago was a difficult experience for the Deer Isle-Stonington boys’ basketball team. A year later, the Mariners came to Bangor hell-bent on producing a different outcome. Three hundred sixty-six days have passed since Feb. 16, 2019, the day a young