Softball

  • Ellsworth softball beats Nokomis; MDI falls to Foxcroft

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth softball team advanced to the Class B North quarterfinals with a 14-12 win over No. 9 Nokomis on Tuesday. In a back-and-forth game, the eighth-seeded Eagles (11-6) came back from a 7-4 deficit and held off a seventh-inning rally to earn a hard-fought win over the Warriors (8-9). The team will

  • Preliminary baseball, softball playoff games set

    Preliminary baseball, softball playoff games set

    ELLSWORTH — Below are times and dates for preliminary baseball and softball games to be played tomorrow, June 5, and Tuesday, June 6. Road teams are listed first. Quarterfinal matchups will be posted after all preliminaries have concluded. Monday, June 5 Baseball, Class B North: (12) Medomak Valley (8-8) vs. (5) Ellsworth (11-5), 4 p.m.

  • GSA baseball, Bucksport softball earn playoff byes

    ELLSWORTH — The George Stevens Academy baseball and Bucksport softball teams have earned first-round byes in the Class C North playoffs. Despite GSA (13-3) losing its final game of the season against Central, the Eagles still edged 14-2 Houlton by four points in the Heal standings. The Eagles will face the winner of Washington Academy

  • Bucksport softball 1 win from unbeaten regular season

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport softball team is one win away from completing an undefeated regular season after a 17-3 home win against Sumner on Wednesday. Bucksport (15-0) has completed regular seasons twice since moving from Class B to Class C following the 2011 season. The Golden Bucks also went undefeated in the playoffs in those

  • Bucksport softball edges MDI to stay unbeaten

    Bucksport softball edges MDI to stay unbeaten

    BUCKSPORT — Madysen Robichaud saw the perfect pitch, and it was all her team needed. In the first inning of a scoreless game between Bucksport and Mount Desert Island on Tuesday, Robichaud was down in the count. MDI pitcher Lindsey McEachern was on top of her game and appeared headed for one of her many

  • MPA says baseball, softball regular seasons will be extended

    MPA says baseball, softball regular seasons will be extended

    ELLSWORTH — Inclement weather throughout the state of Maine has forced the Maine Principals’ Association to extend the 2017 baseball and softball regular seasons by two days. Originally, the last playable date for regular season games was May 31. Under the MPA’s newest decree, teams now have until June 2 to complete their 16-game slates.

  • Ellsworth softball team rallies to beat John Bapst

    Ellsworth softball team rallies to beat John Bapst

    ELLSWORTH — It wasn’t a strikeout or an extra-base hit that got the Ellsworth softball team going — in fact, it wasn’t even one that scored a run — but the Eagles still got just what they needed. With Ellsworth trailing 1-0 in the third inning of Thursday’s game against John Bapst, freshman Trinity Montigny