• 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

  • Local athletes compete at NE track championships

    Local athletes compete at NE track championships

    ELLSWORTH — Athletes from Mount Desert Island, Sumner, Bucksport and George Stevens Academy competed June 11 at the 75th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship Meet in New Britain, Conn. Bucksport’s Natasha Monreal placed fourth in the girls’ triple jump and 17th in the long jump. George Stevens Academy’s Thea Crowley, who was seeded

  • Burr, Brown win titles for MDI at state Class B track championships

    Burr, Brown win titles for MDI at state Class B track championships

    BAR HARBOR — There’s nothing like competing in one’s backyard to bring out the best and that is what happened for Mount Desert Island and Ellsworth track-and-field athletes, who literally and figuratively competed at or near home on Saturday, June 4, in the state Class B high school championships. For two Trojans, the opportunity to

  • Locals earn six titles at Class C track championships

    LEWISTON — Hancock County track and field athletes experienced tremendous success — to the tune of six titles — at the state Class C championship meet on Saturday, June 4, at Lewiston High School. For local competitors who qualified for the meet, Sumner’s Kaleb Colson led the charge with first places in the 800 and

  • Ellsworth, MDI athletes shine at large school track championships

    BANGOR — Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island high school track-and-field athletes might not have been able to secure team titles on May 28 at Cameron Field, but the Eagles and Trojans certainly made their presence felt in the individual and relay events at the Penobscot Valley Conference large school championship meet. The local contingent was

  • Local track teams have strong showings at small school championships

    ORONO — The Bucksport girls missed a Penobscot Valley Conference small school team championship by one point; however, the Golden Bucks, along with George Stevens Academy, Sumner, Blue Hill Harbor School and Deer Isle-Stonington, made up for that with stellar all-around track-and-field performances, including a bundle of firsts. In fact, area athletes secured 22 top

  • Bucksport track teams shine at meet in Orono

    ORONO — Bucksport and Deer Isle-Stonington were among the teams competing at a regular-season high school track-and-field meet on Friday, May 20. In the meet hosted by the Orono Red Riots, the Golden Buck girls finished first and Bucksport boys second. The girls’ team scores were: Bucksport 224, Orono 198.5, Piscataquis 38.5, Mattanawcook Academy 22,

  • Trojan girls dominate at home track meet

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island girls dominated the competition and boys pushed for the top spot in a Friday, May 20, high school track-and-field meet hosted by the Trojans. The event also included George Stevens Academy and Sumner, among others. The girls’ team scores were: Mount Desert Island 247, Hampden Academy 140, George

  • Ellsworth track teams take 18 firsts in Old Town

    OLD TOWN — As they gear up for postseason meets, including the league and state championships, Ellsworth track-and-field student athletes toiled — and succeeded — in a regular-season high school meet on Saturday, May 21, hosted by the Old Town Coyotes. The Eagles secured 18 firsts, including double-event individual wins by Addison Laslie (100 and

  • GSA gets strong individual showings at Hampden meet

    HAMPDEN — Top-level performances, including four firsts, were the norm for George Stevens Academy track and field athletes on Saturday, May 14. Thea Crowley in the distance races and Andrew Hipsky in the hurdles keyed the Eagles with two individual first-place finishes. The girls’ team scores were Bangor 328.5, Hampden Academy 81, George Stevens Academy

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport turn in dominant track performances

    BUCKSPORT — It ultimately proved to be the Ellsworth and Bucksport show on Thursday, May 12, in high school track and field, as the Golden Bucks and Eagles split team high honors and certainly put the names of their athletes among the top finishers. How good were the Eagles and Bucks on this day? An