Tennis

  • 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

  • Ellsworth’s Higgins receives coaching honor

    Ellsworth’s Higgins receives coaching honor

    ELLSWORTH — The National High School Coaches Association named Ellsworth’s Brian Higgins as 2017 High School Girls’ Tennis Coach of the Year on Friday. Higgins, who is Maine’s winningest tennis coach with over 600 victories, has led the girls’ team to five state runner-up finishes in his tenure as coach. He also coaches the boys’

  • GSA’s Nevin named PVC’s Class C Player of the Year

    GSA’s Nevin named PVC’s Class C Player of the Year

    BLUE HILL — George Stevens Academy’s Lindsay Nevin was named the Penobscot Valley Conference’s Class C Player of the Year in girls’ tennis, the conference announced Tuesday. Nevin, a junior at GSA, helped lead the Eagles to the Class C championship by going undefeated in No. 1 singles play against Northern Maine opponents. Her 6-3, 6-1

  • EHS summer camps set to begin Monday

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School is set to sponsor several summer camps beginning early next week, Athletic Director Josh Frost announced in a recent email. Tennis camp will begin Monday, June 19. For more information, contact Brian Higgins via phone at 479-5116 or via email at [email protected] Girls’ soccer camp will be from June 20-23. Sessions

  • GSA tennis teams fall to Waynflete in championship matches

    GSA tennis teams fall to Waynflete in championship matches

    WATERVILLE — Faced with the task of beating a strong, historically dominant opponent in Waynflete, the George Stevens Academy girls’ tennis team wasn’t about to go down without a fight. At Colby College on Saturday, a young GSA team came close to a pair wins and gave itself a solid building block for the future despite