Tennis

  • Local athletes named to spring all-conference teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Penobscot Valley Conference has unveiled its all-conference and all-academic selections for the 2022 high school spring season as a bevy of area student athletes were honored for their efforts on the diamond, court, track, field and in the classroom. Locally, athletes from Ellsworth High School, Mount Desert Island High School, Bucksport High

  • Spring sports regular season to begin tomorrow

    Spring sports regular season to begin tomorrow

    ELLSWORTH — The first countable events of the 2022 spring sports season are now only a day away. The spring season will begin with track meets tomorrow, April 14, and Friday, April 15. Baseball, softball and tennis will then begin next week with a full slate of action scheduled for the weekend. Ellsworth is scheduled

  • Local tennis players win Chris Angell Cup titles

    Local tennis players win Chris Angell Cup titles

    ELLSWORTH — A trio of local players gave Hancock County a sweep of last week’s Chris Angell Cup tennis tournament at Ellsworth Tennis Center. Lelia Weir of Bar Harbor won the girls’ 18-year-old division with wins in all three of her matches. Weir, a Mount Desert Island senior, topped Cassidy Carr of Calais 4-0, 5-3,

  • Hancock County coaches, players earn PVC tennis honors

    Hancock County coaches, players earn PVC tennis honors

    ELLSWORTH — Two coaches and 14 players earned postseason tennis honors from the Penobscot Valley Conference. Ellsworth’s Brian Higgins and George Stevens Academy’s Mark Ensworth were named PVC Coaches of the Year in their respective classifications. Players from Ellsworth, GSA, Mount Desert Island and Deer Isle-Stonington also earned all-conference honors for their strong efforts throughout

  • GSA boys’ tennis team falls to Waynflete state title match

    GSA boys’ tennis team falls to Waynflete state title match

    LEWISTON — The George Stevens Academy boys’ tennis team saw a strong season end with a defeat in the state championship match. GSA fell to Waynflete 5-0 in Saturday’s Class C final at Lewiston High School. The result marked just the second defeat of the season for the Eagles, who finished the season 14-2. Oliver

  • GSA boys win regional tennis crown; EHS girls fall in semis

    GSA boys win regional tennis crown; EHS girls fall in semis

    ELLSWORTH — One Hancock County tennis team claimed a regional title Tuesday as another saw a memorable season end in the weekend’s semifinals. The George Stevens Academy boys’ team claimed the Class C North crown with a victory over Van Buren in Tuesday’s regional final at Schenck High School. The Ellsworth girls’ team fell to

  • Ellsworth boys, girls advance to regional tennis quarterfinals

    Ellsworth boys, girls advance to regional tennis quarterfinals

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ tennis teams breezed to victories Tuesday in their respective opening-round Northern Maine tournament matches. Ellsworth girls’ team began the day with a 4-1 victory over visiting Belfast (4-9). The boys’ team then made it two victories later in the afternoon with a 5-0 win over No. 12 Erskine

  • Ellsworth tennis rolling as regular season winds down

    Ellsworth tennis rolling as regular season winds down

    ELLSWORTH — Like every coach, Brian Higgins entered the spring season not knowing what to expect. When plans for a spring sports season were first announced, little could be assured as to how smoothly the year might unfold or what the competitions might look like. After a year’s worth of uncertainties in the world of

  • Ellsworth’s Barrett, Osterlin qualify for state tennis singles

    Ellsworth’s Barrett, Osterlin qualify for state tennis singles

    BANGOR — Two Ellsworth tennis players qualified over the weekend for the state singles tennis tournament to be played later this month. Koa Barrett and Ben Osterlin of the Ellsworth boys’ team won all of their respective matches in Saturday’s qualifying round to move on to the upcoming Round of 32. The two were among

  • Ellsworth tennis teams defeat Old Town, Bangor

    BANGOR — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ tennis teams claimed wins in their most recent matches with road triumphs over Old Town and Bangor. On Wednesday, both Ellsworth teams claimed 3-2 victories at Old Town High School. The Ellsworth girls got singles wins courtesy of Sierra Andrews (8-1) and Megan Jordan (8-2) and a doubles