Soccer

  • Acadia Fire to offer teams for fall travel soccer leagues

    Acadia Fire to offer teams for fall travel soccer leagues

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire is set to offer teams for a travel soccer league set to be held this fall. Several sets of teams will be offered with players organized according to age. U12-U14 teams will play six-game Maine State Premier League schedules ahead of possible playoff games, and noncompetitive play will be offered for

  • Lacasse steps down as EHS girls’ soccer coach after 9 seasons

    Lacasse steps down as EHS girls’ soccer coach after 9 seasons

    ELLSWORTH — Until this week, Katye Lacasse didn’t realize just how much Ellsworth soccer gear she had. As she was packing up some items in her office at Ellsworth High School, Lacasse, the school’s head girls’ soccer coach of nine seasons, found herself overwhelmed with items that had accumulated in her decade at the school.

  • Acadia Fire in search of outdoor space for new facility

    Acadia Fire in search of outdoor space for new facility

    TRENTON — Acadia Fire Soccer Academy is looking for a new playing space to replace its old facility on Bar Harbor Road in Trenton. Acadia Fire moved out of the facility in December after being unable to hold practices or events in it during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The move, Executive Director Emily Ellis said,

  • Eagles, Golden Bucks play to draw; EHS-MDI games canceled

    Eagles, Golden Bucks play to draw; EHS-MDI games canceled

    BUCKSPORT — The Hancock County high school soccer season is over following Thursday’s girls’ game between Ellsworth and Bucksport and the cancellations of two remaining contests. Ellsworth and Bucksport played would be the final game of the 2020 campaign as they fought a 2-2 draw last week at Bucksport High School. Mount Desert Island then

  • Sports off in 2 additional counties after “yellow” designations

    Sports off in 2 additional counties after “yellow” designations

    MACHIAS — High school sports are on hold in two additional Maine counties following the latest update to the Maine Department of Education’s color-code guidelines. Washington County and Somerset County were added Friday to the list of counties under the DOE’s “yellow” designation. They join Waldo County, which was the lone county listed as yellow

  • Acadia Fire U12 boys claim Maine Northern regional title

    Acadia Fire U12 boys claim Maine Northern regional title

    BANGOR — The Acadia Fire U12 boys’ team capped off an undefeated season Sunday afternoon with a victory in the Maine Northern regional championship game. The team, coached by Andy Odeen, earned a 1-0 win over Bangor in the final. The win concluded a 9-0 campaign that began with practices in late August and the

  • Ellsworth girls shake off long week with victory over GSA

    Ellsworth girls shake off long week with victory over GSA

    ELLSWORTH — What was supposed to be one of the biggest weeks on the Ellsworth girls’ soccer team’s schedule was instead nearly a wash. Following confirmation Tuesday of a COVID-19 case at Ellsworth High School, the school’s fall sports calendar was dealt a major shakeup. All practices and competitions were called off Tuesday and Wednesday,

  • EHS calls off sports for 2 days; Waldo County on hold until Monday

    EHS calls off sports for 2 days; Waldo County on hold until Monday

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School canceled all practices and postponed all athletic events scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20, and Wednesday, Oct. 21, after a positive COVID-19 test was confirmed in the school district. In a letter distributed Tuesday evening, Ellsworth School Department Superintendent Dan Higgins informed parents and faculty members that an individual associated with

  • Ellsworth soccer teams beat GSA; Bucksport girls improve to 5-1

    Ellsworth soccer teams beat GSA; Bucksport girls improve to 5-1

    BLUE HILL — Two local high school soccer teams bounced back from tough losses last week while another continued an impressive run of form into the second half of these season. The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ teams rebounded from losses earlier in the week to Mount Desert Island and Hampden Academy, respectively, with wins over

  • Soccer: Bucksport, EHS girls get big wins; MDI boys top Eagles

    Soccer: Bucksport, EHS girls get big wins; MDI boys top Eagles

    BAR HARBOR — The opening stretch of the 2020 soccer campaign saw a number of local teams notch key early-season victories The Bucksport and Ellsworth girls’ teams got their first wins of the year last week with Bucksport topping Mount Desert Island on Thursday and the Eagles beating the Golden Bucks on Friday. On Tuesday,

  • Ellsworth boys’ soccer team tops Hampden to open season

    Ellsworth boys’ soccer team tops Hampden to open season

    ELLSWORTH — An unusual Senior Night setting gave the Ellsworth boys’ soccer team an added boost. In a twist from a typical season, Ellsworth honored its 10 senior boys’ soccer players prior to Tuesday night’s season opener rather than the regular season’s final game. Fueled by the emotions of Senior Night and the urge to