Tennis

  • GSA girls fall in Class C North tennis final

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy girls’ tennis team fell to top-ranked Mattanawcook Academy 5-0 in Wednesday’s Class C North final. No. 2 GSA (12-3) got a strong doubles effort from Chloe Politte and Libby Weed and a resilient singles performance from Lindsay Nevin. Politte and Weed fell 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 against Mattanawcook’s Sydney

  • EHS, DI-S, GSA tennis teams reach regional quarterfinals

    ELLSWORTH — The high school tennis playoffs began Tuesday with teams from three local schools participating in the Class B and Class C North preliminary rounds. In Class B North action, the fifth-ranked Ellsworth boys (8-5) defeated No. 12 Mount Desert Island (5-8) 4-1. The win gave the Eagles revenge for a 3-2 loss to

  • High school tennis prelims set to begin Tuesday

    High school tennis prelims set to begin Tuesday

    ELLSWORTH — The high school tennis playoffs are scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 29, as teams from three local schools will be participating in the Class B and Class C preliminary rounds. At 4:30 p.m., the fifth-seeded Ellsworth boys’ team (7-5) will host No. 12 Mount Desert Island (5-7). The encounter will be a rematch

  • GSA girls’ tennis team improves to 8-1

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy girls’ tennis team defeated Orono last Wednesday and topped Piscataquis on Monday to earn its sixth straight win and extend its record to 8-1 on the season. On the road against Orono, GSA used a strong performance in doubles play to earn a 3-2 win. Chloe Politte and

  • Hancock County 2017-18 Spring Sports Schedule

    Hancock County 2017-18 Spring Sports Schedule

    Below is a list of games, meets and other events for this spring’s high school sports season. Road teams are listed first. Only dates with scheduled events are listed. Some of the information below differs from that listed in the March 29 and April 5 editions of The Ellsworth American. Times and locations for certain

  • Trenton’s Shelton triumphs twice again at Angell Open

    Trenton’s Shelton triumphs twice again at Angell Open

    TRENTON — Trenton native Elvi Shelton brought home a pair of titles for the second year in a row Sunday when she won ladies’ open singles and mixed doubles tennis events at the Angell Open in Portland. Shelton, who also coaches the Mount Desert Island girls’ tennis team, won the singles title by beating Rosemary

  • Nevin, Flynn win at Chris Angell Fall Classic

    Nevin, Flynn win at Chris Angell Fall Classic

    ELLSWORTH — Brooklin’s Lindsay Nevin and Hancock’s Sean Flynn were among the winners at the annual Chris Angell Fall Classic on Saturday the Ellsworth Tennis Center. Nevin defeated fellow Brooklin native Courtney Bianco to win the girls’ 18-year-old singles championship. The two are also teammates on the George Stevens Academy tennis team. Flynn won the

  • Surry man wins men’s title at At Home Tennis Round Robin

    Surry man wins men’s title at At Home Tennis Round Robin

    BLUE HILL — Glenn Daigle of Surry was crowned men’s champion at the fourth edition of the At Home Tennis Round Robin at the Blue Hill Country Club. The Sept. 16 event served as a fundraiser for At Home Downeast, a program that supports aging in place for residents of Hancock and Washington counties. More