Soccer

  • GSA boys’ soccer upsets top-seeded Orono

    GSA boys’ soccer upsets top-seeded Orono

    The George Stevens Academy boys’ soccer team (10-6) upset the top-seeded Orono Red Riots (13-2) 3-0 in Tuesday’s Class C North quarterfinals. Junior Taylor Schildroth scored all three goals for No. 8 seed GSA, which defeated Orono for the first time in three attempts this season. The Eagles haven’t allowed a goal since losing to

  • Ellsworth boys’ soccer season ends on penalty kicks

    Ellsworth boys’ soccer season ends on penalty kicks

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ soccer team’s return to Del Luce Stadium was far from the one they wanted. The Eagles’ season ended in heartbreaking fashion on a rainsoaked field with a 2-1 loss to the visiting Foxcroft Ponies on penalty kicks in Saturday’s Class B North preliminary game. No. 5 seed Ellsworth got a goal from

  • MDI girls’ soccer shuts out Ellsworth

    MDI girls’ soccer shuts out Ellsworth

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island girls’ soccer team defeated Ellsworth 3-0 on Friday. The game was scoreless for the first 20 minutes after several saves from both goalkeepers. Moments after an Ellsworth save, though, a second shot from MDI freshman Zoe Olson made its way in to give the Trojans the lead. With

  • Ellsworth boys’ soccer team defeats GSA again

    BLUE HILL — The Ellsworth boys’ soccer team knows how hard it can be to break down George Stevens Academy’s defense. On Monday, the one time it did proved to be enough. A first-half goal from Judd Kinney proved to be the difference Monday night as Ellsworth held on to defeat GSA 1-0. It was

  • Ellsworth, MDI tie 1-1 in boys’ soccer

    Ellsworth, MDI tie 1-1 in boys’ soccer

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island boys’ soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie Thursday night at Ellsworth high School. MDI (2-4-2) opened the scoring less than a minute into the game when Joe Grubb got a foot to a ball inside the penalty area and struck it into the bottom left corner.

  • Clarke leads Ellsworth boys’ soccer to OT win over GSA

    Clarke leads Ellsworth boys’ soccer to OT win over GSA

    ELLSWORTH — The moment didn’t unfold as Colby Clarke anticipated, but it ended with him being mobbed by fans and teammates. With a little over a minute remaining in the first overtime period of the Ellsworth boys’ soccer team’s home game against George Stevens Academy on Monday, Clarke carefully paced inside the penalty area as

  • Paul Lock takes charge as Ellsworth boys’ soccer coach

    Paul Lock takes charge as Ellsworth boys’ soccer coach

    ELLSWORTH — Paul Lock isn’t afraid to be unconventional, and the Ellsworth boys’ soccer team knows it. It was late in the afternoon, and Lock was watching his team conclude its daily practice. After about 10 minutes, he hatched an idea — an unorthodox one, perhaps, but one that would test the Eagles’ sense of

  • Higgins honored at Ellsworth alumni soccer game

    Higgins honored at Ellsworth alumni soccer game

    ELLSWORTH — The scene wasn’t familiar, but the face was. Moments after an announcement over the loudspeaker echoed his name, former Ellsworth boys’ soccer coach Brian Higgins trudged toward the middle of the high school’s football field — a field on which his teams had rarely, if ever, played. As Higgins looked out at the