Cross-Country

  • Local runners command PVC cross-country championships

    Local runners command PVC cross-country championships

    BUCKSPORT — Hancock County runners were among the top performers in Saturday’s Penobscot Valley Conference championship cross-country meet. Two local boys’ runners claimed individual wins in the meet, which was held at Bucksport High School. At the team level, Mount Desert Island continued its prolific 2021 season by sweeping both Class B titles. Bucksport’s William

  • Hancock County leads the way in Pendale Invitational

    Hancock County leads the way in Pendale Invitational

    HERMON — Hancock County led the way in the most recent cross-country meet with local runners sweeping both the team and individual events. The George Stevens Academy boys and Mount Desert Island girls claimed team wins in Saturday’s Pendale Invitational in Hermon. Individually, the GSA girls’ Thea Crowley and the MDI boys’ Sam York placed

  • October cross-country slate begins with Festival of Champions

    October cross-country slate begins with Festival of Champions

    BELFAST — One of the state’s largest sporting gatherings in over a year and a half took place Saturday in Hancock County’s neighbor to the west. Runners from the six Hancock County high schools and others throughout New England competed Saturday in this year’s Festival of Champions at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast. A

  • Small Hancock County cross-country contingent competes at OTHS

    Small Hancock County cross-country contingent competes at OTHS

    OLD TOWN — It was a lighter slate on the cross-country circuit this past week, but a select few local runners traveled north for the fourth meet of the 2021 season. Runners from Ellsworth, Bucksport, Mount Desert Island and Sumner competed Monday in the Old Town Invitational. The sectional meet featured a limited selection of

  • Local Class C cross-country runners compete in Bucksport

    Local Class C cross-country runners compete in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — Cross-country runners from local Class C teams traveled to Bucksport High School on Saturday for the second meet of the 2021 season. Runners from Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner participated in the meet, which also included competitors from other Class C schools throughout eastern Maine. Orono claimed first place in the boys’

  • Cross-country season opens with Ellsworth Invitational

    Cross-country season opens with Ellsworth Invitational

    ELLSWORTH — The 2021 cross-country season opened Saturday with runners from all six Hancock County schools competing at Ellsworth High School. Mount Desert Island brought home a pair of team wins as it edged Orono to win the boys’ and girls’ events. Individually, runners from MDI, Bucksport and George Stevens Academy were among the top

  • EHS fall sports meeting scheduled for next Wednesday

    EHS fall sports meeting scheduled for next Wednesday

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School’s 2021 fall sports meeting has been scheduled for next Wednesday, Aug. 11. Athletes wishing to participate in football, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, golf and the football cheer team are required to attend the meeting, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom webinar, a link

  • EHS sports community remembers Jimmy Shedeck

    EHS sports community remembers Jimmy Shedeck

    ELLSWORTH — Years after the two first met, Jimmy Shedeck remembered Darren Richardson. In the early 1990s, Richardson, an athlete at Mount View High School in Thorndike, and Shedeck, an assistant coach at Ellsworth, first crossed paths during an outdoor track meet. The two had a brief conversation, and Shedeck encouraged Richardson and gave the

  • MPA cancels state cross-country championships

    MPA cancels state cross-country championships

    BANGOR — This week’s state championship cross-country meets have been canceled. The Maine Principals’ Association made that announcement in a press release issued Monday morning. The decision came just days before teams and individual runners from across the state were set to compete in the season’s final meet at Saxl Park in Bangor. In the