Tennis

  • 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

  • GSA girls top Orono to win regional tennis title

    GSA girls top Orono to win regional tennis title

    HAMPDEN — Peeking in and out from behind the glass at the tennis courts at Hampden’s Armstrong Tennis Center, Tim Farrar couldn’t stop pacing back and forth. About an hour and a half into Class C North championship match against Orono, Farrar, the GSA girls’ tennis coach, was watching Tatiana Heggestad, battle with Orono’s Elise Kenney.

  • GSA tennis teams to play for regional titles

    ELLSWORTH — The George Stevens Academy tennis teams will compete for Northern Maine titles Tuesday at the Armstrong Tennis Center in Hampden. The fifth-seeded GSA girls (12-3) reached the Class C North championship game with 5-0 wins against Deer Isle-Stonington and Penobscot Valley in the first and second rounds, respectively. The Eagles then upset top-seeded

  • GSA tennis teams make regional semifinals

    BLUE HILL — The high school tennis season has reached the regional semifinals, and the George Stevens Academy boys and girls are Hancock County’s only remaining teams. The top-seeded GSA boys (13-0) continued their quest for an eighth consecutive regional title Thursday with a 4-1 win over No. 8 Orono (9-5). The Eagles got singles

  • Tennis quarterfinal matches set

    Tennis quarterfinal matches set

    ELLSWORTH — Five Hancock County tennis teams will participate in this week’s regional quarterfinals. The sixth-seeded Ellsworth boys (8-5) advanced to face John Bapst (11-1) with a 3-2 win over Foxcroft in Class B North preliminary action. That game will be played at Hampden Academy. The fifth-seeded Mount Desert Island boys’ team (7-5) received a

  • First matchups announced for high school tennis playoffs

    First matchups announced for high school tennis playoffs

    ELLSWORTH — Below are times and dates for local high school tennis preliminary matches to be played Tuesday, May 30, and Wednesday, May 31. Road teams are listed first. Quarterfinal matchups will be posted after all preliminaries have concluded. Tuesday, May 30 Boys, Class B North: (11) Foxcroft vs. (6) Ellsworth, 4 p.m. Boys, Class C North: (12)

  • GSA, MDI boys, girls split tennis matches

    GSA, MDI boys, girls split tennis matches

    ELLSWORTH — The George Stevens Academy and Mount Desert Island boys’ and girls’ tennis teams split a pair of tennis matches at the Ellsworth Tennis Center on Friday. The GSA boys received a doubles win from Christian Jones and Rhett Cheng and claimed a 3-2 victory on the day with singles wins from Boris Chen