Cheering

  • EHS cheerleaders place third at Big East

    EHS cheerleaders place third at Big East gallery

    Ellsworth High School cheerleaders took third of 11 teams with 74.5 points at Saturday’s Big East championship at EHS. Old Town won with 80.6 points, and Hermon followed closely in second with 77.3. The remaining teams placed as follows: John Bapst, fourth with 70.1; Orono, fifth with 68.8; Presque Isle, sixth with 68; Central, seventh

  • Help cheerleaders go to camp

    Help cheerleaders go to camp

    GOULDSBORO — The K-eighth-grade Peninsula School’s cheerleading team is on its way toward raising $3,040 to make it possible for all of its nearly two dozen members to hone their skills July 17-20 at the 2015 National Cheerleaders Camp at Husson University. The Bulldogs recently held a successful bottle drive and will hold a benefit

  • Ellsworth takes second at PVC championship

    BAR HARBOR — The Ellsworth cheerleaders took second of eight teams at the Penobscot Valley Conference championship on Saturday at Mount Desert Island High School. Ellsworth finished with 131.9 points, just behind Hermon’s 138.7. MDI placed fifth with 102.4 points. Ellsworth will compete next at the Eastern Maine championship on Saturday at the Cross Insurance

  • EHS places second at Big East Cheering Competition

    EHS places second at Big East Cheering Competition

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth placed second of 10 teams with 126.6 points at Saturday’s Big East Cheering Competition at Ellsworth High School. Hermon took first with 132 points, and Hampden placed third with 115.4. “We felt our girls had a great performance,” Ellsworth coach Melanie Fox said. “There is still a margin for a little improvement,

  • Eagles place third at State Cheering Competition

    Eagles place third at State Cheering Competition

    The Hermon Hawks took top honors in the Class B competition with 148.2 points, Medomak Valley was second with 142.8 and the Eagles placed third with 132.9 in Saturday’s State Cheering Championships at the Augusta Civic Center. In Class C competition, the Central Red Devils of Corinth were first with 117.3 points and the Sumner

  • Hermon cheerleaders edge Ellsworth Eagles for EM title

    Hermon cheerleaders edge Ellsworth Eagles for EM title

    BANGOR — The Ellsworth Eagles came up just 2.3 points short in their bid for the Eastern Maine Class B Cheering Championship on Saturday the Cross Insurance Center. The Hermon Hawks bested the Eagles for the second time in as many weeks as they finished with 145.1 points to Ellsworth’s 142.8 in the 15-team competition.

  • Ellsworth earns top spot in Big East Cheering Competition

    Ellsworth earns top spot in Big East Cheering Competition

    ELLSWORTH – The Ellsworth Eagles placed first out of five teams at the Big East Cheering Competition on Saturday. Weather delayed the competition scheduled to begin at noon by two hours. Icy roads prevented seven teams from competing. Presque Isle placed second with a score of 111.9 behind Ellsworth’s 123.9. Caribou placed third with a

  • Cheering squad gives Trojan teams a boost

    Cheering squad gives Trojan teams a boost

    BAR HARBOR — At Mount Desert Island High School home football games this year, the cheering squad and athletic department had some fun surprises for the fans in the stands. Cheers at halftime and during the game included dances to songs the pep band played, chants using the megaphone as a drum, and holding signs

  • Elementary and junior high cheer teams win big at state competition

    Elementary and junior high cheer teams win big at state competition

    BANGOR — Four Hancock County schools brought home trophies from the Maine State Cheering Championship for Elementary and Junior High last Saturday at Bangor Auditorium. At the annual competition, involving young cheerleaders from pee wees to junior high schoolers, Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School’s Falcons Varsity Team won first and landed the top score (126.5 points) out