Tennis

  • Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine Principals’ Association finalized its reclassification proposal last Thursday, and three volleyball teams in the area are on the move. Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner will move from Class B to the newly created Class C in the sport. Joining them will be Washington Academy, Machias, Jonesport-Beals, Lee Academy, Calais, Narraguagus,

  • MDI tennis teams defeat Ellsworth

    MDI tennis teams defeat Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island boys’ and girls’ tennis teams each posted 4-1 victories over Ellsworth on Thursday. The MDI boys (1-0) got wins from Drake Janes and Teddy Geary in singles. In doubles, Gabe Michael and September Murray defeated Ellsworth’s Peyton Cole and Colby Clarke, and Ryan Kelly and Nolan Murphy beat Cody

  • Trenton’s Shelton brings home two titles at Angell Open

    Trenton’s Shelton brings home two titles at Angell Open

    TRENTON — Trenton’s Elvi Shelton took home two tennis titles over the weekend when she won the ladies’ open singles and doubles tennis championships at the Angell Open in Portland. In the singles competition, Shelton defeated 15-year-old Wells native Grace Campanella in straight sets. She teamed up with Sedgwick’s Ann Dentino to win the doubles competition

  • Ellsworth High School to hold spring sports meeting March 22

    Ellsworth High School to hold spring sports meeting March 22

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth will be holding its annual spring sports meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the high school’s Katsiaficas Gymnasium. Students who wish to participate in baseball, softball, outdoor track and tennis should attend with a parent or guardian. The meeting will provide parents and athletes with practice schedules, game schedules and information

  • Tennis Classic to support Harbor House

    Tennis Classic to support Harbor House

    BAR HARBOR — The fourth annual Harbor House Tennis Classic is slated for Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Mount Desert Island High School and Harbor House courts. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Harbor House’s tennis program. The Harbor House is located in Southwest Harbor. Men’s and women’s doubles teams will compete in a

  • GSA boys’ tennis team falls  to Waynflete in state final

    GSA boys’ tennis team falls to Waynflete in state final

    LEWISTON — For the seventh straight year, the George Stevens Academy boys’ tennis team lost to Waynflete in the Class C state championship. Waynflete won its ninth consecutive state title on Saturday at Lewiston High School, rolling past GSA 4-1. GSA won its only point at No. 2 doubles, with Christian Jones and Kent Fang

  • GSA girls fall to Mattanawcook in regional tennis final

    GSA girls fall to Mattanawcook in regional tennis final

    ORONO — For a team that just lost the Class C Northern Maine girls’ tennis championship on a rainy Tuesday morning, the George Stevens Academy Eagles didn’t seem too gloomy. “I certainly wasn’t expecting this when the season started,” GSA coach Tim Farrar said. “It’s better to win, but it was good to get here.”

  • GSA boys win seventh straight regional tennis title

    GSA boys win seventh straight regional tennis title

    ORONO — Like the approaching rain clouds, the George Stevens Academy boys’ tennis team’s recent loss to the Orono Red Riots loomed during Tuesday morning’s Class C Northern Maine championship at the University of Maine. After falling to second-ranked Orono 3-1 in their last match of the regular season, the No. 1 GSA Eagles beat

  • Sumner, MDI boys win tennis prelims

    Sumner, MDI boys win tennis prelims

    SULLIVAN — The Sumner boys’ tennis team (6-7) beat Dexter (4-9) in the Class C North preliminary round of the playoffs on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals on Thursday. Sumner, the No. 7 seed, defeated No. 10 Dexter 3-2. For singles, William Strauch of Dexter beat Mike Allen 6-1, 6-1; Noah Goldfarb of Sumner