Softball

  • Bucksport, Sumner softball teams bounce back with wins

    Bucksport, Sumner softball teams bounce back with wins

    BUCKSPORT — Two Hancock County softball teams are now on winning streaks after suffering back-to-back losses earlier in the season. Bucksport and Sumner moved up the Class C North standings with key victories in recent contests. The Golden Bucks claimed decisive wins against Oceanside and Belfast last week before topping Orono on Monday, and the

  • Ellsworth baseball, softball bounce back with wins over GSA

    Ellsworth baseball, softball bounce back with wins over GSA

    ELLSWORTH — After tough openers against top programs, the Ellsworth baseball and softball teams are now in the win column following victories over local rivals. Ellsworth bounced back from season-opening defeats in Friday’s games against Old Town with home wins Tuesday against George Stevens Academy. The Eagles claimed a 10-0 win in the baseball showdown

  • DI-S senior Morey finds home at Bucksport for final season

    DI-S senior Morey finds home at Bucksport for final season

    BUCKSPORT — Kaylee Morey’s game-day attire this spring has featured a major contrast in colors. Behind the plate, Morey, a senior at Deer Isle-Stonington High School, can be seen sporting her traditional blue catcher’s gear. Wearing those colors has long been the norm for the Stonington native, who has spent the past four years representing

  • Baseball, softball teams to begin preseason play this week

    Baseball, softball teams to begin preseason play this week

    ELLSWORTH — Springtime means baseball and softball, and although many fields are still rather damp at the moment, the action is set to return to local diamonds in the coming days. The Hancock County preseason slate is scheduled to begin with the first game Thursday, April 8. Contests will continue into the weekend and over

  • Ellsworth softball team returns to action after lost season

    Ellsworth softball team returns to action after lost season

    ELLSWORTH — Jake Hackett has spent hours contemplating how a 2020 high school softball season might have unfolded. This time a year ago, Hackett, the head coach of the Ellsworth softball team, was still holding out hope that the spring season, which had yet to be officially canceled, could still take place. Even when those

  • MDI volleyball team upends Ellsworth in 4 sets

    MDI volleyball team upends Ellsworth in 4 sets

    ELLSWORTH — Another tight battle between the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island volleyball teams has gone the way of the Trojans. MDI defeated Ellsworth in four sets in Tuesday afternoon’s match at Ellsworth High School. The Trojans claimed a 25-18, 25-20, 26-28, 25-21 victory to notch their third consecutive win and complete a regular season

  • Spring sports begin with baseball, softball throwing drills

    Spring sports begin with baseball, softball throwing drills

    BUCKSPORT — After 21 long months, spring sports have at last returned to Maine high schools. The 2021 spring sports season began Monday as high school baseball and softball teams in Hancock County and elsewhere across the state commenced throwing drills. Those sessions with pitchers and catchers marked the first spring athletic activities since the

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