• Hornets Are State Champs

    BANGOR — The Hancock Grammar School cheerleaders, who won the RSU 24 championship, also brought home a State Cheering Championship this year. Squad members include Emily Young, Caitlyn Wentworth, Hailey Saunders, Molly McCarthy, Danielle White, Rady Linkle, Karli Dyer and Maddie Thornton, Carly Freeman, Victoria Page Jackson, Hailey Craig, Jenna Ross, Julia Zaraletta, assistant coach

  • Schoodic Cheering Planning Session Set

    SULLIVAN — A planning session for Schoodic Tiger Cheering, involving students in grades five through eight at Mountain View, Peninsula and Steuben schools, will be held for parents on Wednesday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the Sumner Memorial High School library. The session will include sign-ups and a discussion of fund-raising and competition dates.

  • Cougars Win In Cheering Tournament

    AUGUSTA — The Castine Cougars, coached by Jennifer Henderson, were one of the smallest teams to make an appearance in the seventh annual Maine State Cheer Challenge in Augusta on Sunday. Being among the smallest didn’t stop the Cougars from returning home with a first place trophy and division championship medals. Members of the squad

  • Ellsworth, DI-S Cheerleaders Among Top Performers

    AUGUSTA — The Ellsworth Eagle cheerleaders were Class B runners-up to the Hermon Hawks in Saturday’s State Cheering Championships at the Augusta Civic Center. The Hawks, who were beaten by Ellsworth for the Eastern Maine championship, nipped the Eagles by less than a full point, 147.4 to 146.5. The Deer Isle-Stonington cheerleaders placed third in

  • Date and Location Changed For RSU 24 Cheering Event

    ELLSWORTH — The Regional School Unit 24 Elementary Cheerleading Showcase and Competition, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Sumner Memorial High School, will now be held on Thursday, March 1, at Ellsworth High School. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the event will get under way at 6. Admission is $3 for adults

  • Ellsworth Cheerleaders Are Eastern Maine Champs!

    BANGOR — Less than 48 hours after reorganizing their routine to accommodate two new freshman fliers, the Ellsworth Eagle cheerleaders delivered a near-flawless performance to win the Eastern Maine Class B championship on Saturday at the Bangor Auditorium. {youtube}iS-PChCzC7Q&list{/youtube} BANGOR — Less than 48 hours after reorganizing their routine to accommodate two new freshman fliers,

  • Lady Eagles Runners-up In PVC Cheering

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles finished as runners-up behind the Hermon Hawks in Saturday’s annual Penobscot Valley Conference Class B Cheering Championship held at Ellsworth High School. Members of the Eagle squad include Katy Whitney, Marissa Boynton, Katherine Spurgeon, Miranda Davis, Heather Holt, Cristin Wright, Emma Sweeney and Brittani Moulton, coach Nikki Chan, Brittany Handy,

  • Give Me an “M!”

    ELLSWORTH — Mount Desert Island High School Cheerleaders participated in the Penobscot Valley Conference Class B Cheering Championships on Saturday. Hermon won with Ellsworth coming in second. MDI placed 9th. The Eastern Maine Championships are set for Jan. 28 in Bangor. For more sports news, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander.

  • Lady Eagles Are Big East Runners-up

    CARIBOU — The Ellsworth Eagles scored 134.4 points to finish as runners-up behind the Hermon Hawks (139.8) in Saturday’s Big East Cheering Championships at Caribou High School. The John Bapst Crusaders were third, followed by Old Town, Presque Isle, Caribou, the Mount Desert Island Trojans, Washington Academy and Foxcroft Academy. In the Penobscot Valley Conference

  • Cheerleading Tryouts Set

    BAR HARBOR — All boys and girls in first through eighth grades are welcome to try out for the MDI YMCA’s competitive All Star Cheering Team. Tryouts will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone trying out is asked to wear shorts, T-shirts and sneakers. Long hair must be up in a