Soccer

  • GSA boys’ soccer toughs out wins over Ellsworth, MDI

    GSA boys’ soccer toughs out wins over Ellsworth, MDI

    BLUE HILL — Making his way toward the George Stevens Academy bench, Ben Hallett was completely gassed. As he exited Tuesday’s boys’ soccer game against Mount Desert Island, Hallett, a member of the GSA boys’ soccer team, had played the bulk of two 80-minute soccer games in just over 24 hours. After going toe to

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport girls’ soccer teams win big

    Ellsworth, Bucksport girls’ soccer teams win big

    BUCKSPORT — Two local girls’ soccer teams picked up big wins in their recent contests with one squad continuing an early-season scoring spree and another opening the campaign with two decisive victories. The Ellsworth girls’ team kicked off its 2021 season Wednesday with a 6-1 win over George Stevens Academy before posting a 6-0 victory

  • DI-S boys’ soccer snaps 32-game varsity losing streak

    DI-S boys’ soccer snaps 32-game varsity losing streak

    JONESPORT — The longest active losing streak in Hancock County high school sports has been snapped. The Deer Isle-Stonington boys’ soccer team claimed an 8-7 victory over Jonesport-Beals in Wednesday’s game in Jonesport. The Mariners’ overtime win snapped a 32-game losing streak in varsity play dating back to the 2017 season. Deer Isle-Stonington (1-0) got

  • Bucksport soccer teams pour in goals in early-season victories

    Bucksport soccer teams pour in goals in early-season victories

    BUCKSPORT — The soccer teams at one Hancock County high school are scoring at will in the 2021 season’s opening stages. Bucksport’s boys’ and girls’ teams hopped out to 2-0 starts with convincing victories in their early contests. The boys’ team scored 14 goals in opening wins over Mattanawcook Academy and Piscataquis, and the girls

  • Deer Isle-Stonington won’t field girls’ soccer team this fall

    Deer Isle-Stonington won’t field girls’ soccer team this fall

    DEER ISLE — A Hancock County school that could not field two teams in the spring is unable to provide another of its traditional sports offerings this fall. Deer Isle-Stonington High School will not be fielding a girls soccer team in 2021, Athletic Director Bob St. Peter told The Ellsworth American on Wednesday. The school,

  • Ellsworth girls’ soccer team enters new season red-hot

    Ellsworth girls’ soccer team enters new season red-hot

    ELLSWORTH — The goals just don’t stop coming. Throughout the Ellsworth girls’ soccer team’s two-week preseason slate, the net has seemed to be as wide as the goal line for a prolific attacking unit. From six goals to nine goals to 10, it’s been hard to keep track of just how many times the Eagles

  • Longtime official Martin receives Bob White Award

    Longtime official Martin receives Bob White Award

    ELLSWORTH — A familiar face on the local high school sports circuit has been formally noticed for her years of dedication. Tracie Martin was presented Sunday with the Bob White Award at Ellsworth High School. The award, which has been given annually since 2014, honors a Maine high school soccer referee who best exemplifies “knowledge,

  • MMA names Keenan Schaeffer head women’s soccer coach

    MMA names Keenan Schaeffer head women’s soccer coach

    CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy has named a new head coach to lead its women’s soccer program. MMA announced Monday the selection of Keenan Schaeffer as its next head women’s soccer coach. The Wrightsville, Pa., product comes to the Castine school after a busy past few years that have included concurrent stints in both college

  • EHS alum Michael Curtis named to SMCC Athletics Hall of Fame

    EHS alum Michael Curtis named to SMCC Athletics Hall of Fame

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Former Ellsworth boys’ soccer standout Michael Curtis was recently announced as an inductee to Southern Maine Community College Athletics Hall of Fame. Curtis played two years at center back at SMCC from 2012-13. The Ellsworth native anchored a strong defensive unit for the Seawolves, who conceded an average of 0.93 goals per

  • 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