Soccer

  • Ellsworth boys’ soccer tops MDI 4-3

    Ellsworth boys’ soccer tops MDI 4-3

    ELLSWORTH — Another chapter has been written in this storied rivalry as Ellsworth held on to a 4-3 lead at the end of a back-and-forth boys’ soccer affair against visiting MDI Tuesday evening. “This is my first taste of the MDI/Ellsworth rivalry and I think we got what we hoped for,” said Ellsworth’s head coach,

  • Ellsworth sweeps series against GSA

    Ellsworth sweeps series against GSA

    ELLSWORTH — A set of early-season skirmishes between two sides of Eagles, those from Ellsworth High School and those visiting from George Stevens Academy, resulted in victories for both the girls’ and boys’ soccer squads from EHS. The boys’ game, played on Wednesday, Sept. 7, was an incredibly close match throughout. On top of the

  • Sumner boys’ secures 1-0 win

    Sumner boys’ secures 1-0 win

    GOULDSBORO — The Sumner boys’ soccer team has now won two games in a row after defeating the Machias Bulldogs 1-0 at home on Sept. 9. The Tigers, who opened the season with a 3-1 loss to Calais in late August, have now improved to 2-1 on the season under new head coach Austin Mason.

  • Season’s warm up

      Members of the Golden Bucks girls’ soccer team practice their footwork with some one-touch passes at the start of practice. The team is looking to rebound from a 5-0 loss in the Class C state championship game last year.   Head coach Dave Svec surveys his squad as they warm up with some bear

  • Hosford, Bucksport ready to avenge finals loss

    Hosford, Bucksport ready to avenge finals loss

    BUCKSPORT — Ella Hosford scored a lot of goals last year. So many goals, in fact, that she not only broke the state’s single season scoring record, surpassing the previous total of 59 set back in 2003, but also became Bucksport’s all-time leading scorer before the end of her junior season. But now that those

  • EHS soccer player named All-American

    EHS soccer player named All-American

    ELLSWORTH — Former Ellsworth High School Eagle Addi Laslie has been named a 2021-22 High School Scholar All-American by the United Soccer Coaches. Laslie, a graduate of Maine Virtual Academy, played four years with the Eagles. The United Soccer Coaches All-American picks include 54 boys and 72 girls honored for a combination of excellence in

  • Ellsworth’s Sawyer signs to play soccer at St. Joseph’s College

    Ellsworth’s Sawyer signs to play soccer at St. Joseph’s College

    ELLSWORTH — National Signing Day is almost here, and one local player marked the signing of her agreement to play at the collegiate level with a display of gratitude. On Monday, Ellsworth girls’ soccer’s Paige Sawyer signed her National Letter of Intent last week to play the sport at St. Joseph’s College in Standish. The

  • Ellsworth girls’ soccer’s Laslie to play at Husson

    Ellsworth girls’ soccer’s Laslie to play at Husson

    BANGOR — A player who helped lead a major turnaround for the Ellsworth girls’ soccer program is staying close to home. Ellsworth’s Addi Laslie will continue her education and soccer-playing career at Husson University, the Bangor school announced Thursday. The announcement follows a standout season by the Ellsworth senior, who led the Eagles in goals

  • Five garner EA/Islander fall girls’ sports postseason awards

    Five garner EA/Islander fall girls’ sports postseason awards

    BLUE HILL — After missing out on a real fall season a year ago, Hancock County’s female athletes didn’t disappoint in 2021. Between record-setting campaigns and championship runs, it was an autumn to remember for girls’ sports locally. The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander have selected one Player of the Year for each girls’