Tennis

  • Ellsworth, MDI, GSA tennis players make All-PVC teams

    Ellsworth, MDI, GSA tennis players make All-PVC teams

    ELLSWORTH — Tennis players from Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy were chosen Friday to All-Penobscot Valley Conference teams. For the Ellsworth boys, the doubles team of Keegan Gray and Will Morin was chosen to the All-PVC first team in Class B. Norman Jodrey, who qualified for last month’s state singles tournament, was

  • GSA tennis teams fall in Northern Maine title matches

    GSA tennis teams fall in Northern Maine title matches

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy boys’ and girls’ tennis teams lost Tuesday in their respective Class C North championship matches at Bates College in Lewiston. On the boys’ side, GSA fell to a 4-1 defeat against top-ranked Orono (14-1). The doubles duo of Joey Mitchell and Liam Webb gave the Eagles their lone

  • EHS girls reach regional tennis semis in best season since 2014

    EHS girls reach regional tennis semis in best season since 2014

    ELLSWORTH — In the final week of a season full of achievements, the Ellsworth girls’ tennis team added one more to the list. Having already recorded double-digit wins, three separate winning streaks of three-plus matches and a runner-up finish in the Penobscot Valley Conference, Ellsworth entered the Class B North tournament seeking its first playoff

  • Hancock County sending 6 teams to regional tennis playoffs

    Hancock County sending 6 teams to regional tennis playoffs

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County is sending six of its 10 high school tennis teams to this year’s Northern Maine playoffs. George Stevens Academy produced two Class C North playoff squads yet again this season with the boys and girls earning byes to the quarterfinals. The No. 2 girls (10-2) will host either No. 7 Van

  • Free tennis clinics scheduled for Saturday in Sullivan

    SULLIVAN — Longtime tennis professional Bob Christie is offering free clinics on the sport Saturday, May 25, at the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center. Clinics are free of charge and open to players of all ability levels. Tennis rackets will be provided if needed, though players should bring their own athletic shoes. Current tennis players will play

  • Local tennis players reach last 48 in state singles tournament

    Local tennis players reach last 48 in state singles tournament

    ELLSWORTH — Four local high school tennis players will be participating in the state singles tournament’s last 48 after qualifying Saturday at Bangor High School. Ellsworth’s Norman Jodrey began his day with an 8-4 victory over George Stevens Academy’s Connary Williamson in the preliminary round. Entering the qualifying round as the No. 8 boys’ player

  • Ellsworth tennis sweeps Mount Desert Island

    Ellsworth tennis sweeps Mount Desert Island

    ELLSWORTH — Tuesday was a good day for Ellsworth tennis as the boys’ and girls’ tams both earned home wins over Mount Desert Island. The Ellsworth girls started the day with a 4-1 victory to improve to 2-0 on the season. The Eagles’ Brianna Abbott and Bailey Clarke won their singles matches 8-2 and 8-3,

  • 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