Track

  • Ellsworth’s McKechnie wins 3 events at indoor track meet

    Ellsworth’s McKechnie wins 3 events at indoor track meet

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth’s Emma McKechnie highlighted Saturday’s indoor track meet at the University of Maine with wins in three different events. McKechnie’s event wins came in the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Ellsworth’s most recent meet, which pitted the Eagles against Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner. The teams were competing in

  • THE YEAR IN PICTURES: MDI, Ellsworth enter 50th year of rivalry

    THE YEAR IN PICTURES: MDI, Ellsworth enter 50th year of rivalry

    ELLSWORTH — Island vs. mainland; family vs. family; green vs. maroon; bragging rights on the line. Any way you slice it, there’s something exceptional about Mount Desert Island vs. Ellsworth. Showdowns between MDI, Hancock County’s largest high school, and Ellsworth, its second-largest, have been taking place across sports of all kinds since the former was

  • Local teams compete in PVC track championships

    Local teams compete in PVC track championships

    BREWER — Local high school track and field teams participated in their penultimate competitions over the weekend at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships in Brewer and Caribou. Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island competed in the Large-School meet Friday in Brewer. The meet pitted the Eagles and Trojans against Bangor, Brewer, Foxcroft, Hampden Academy, Hermon, John

  • Local athletes have big days at Hancock County track championships

    Local athletes have big days at Hancock County track championships

    BUCKSPORT — Colors of all six Hancock County high schools adorned the Bucksport football and soccer fields Friday afternoon as the track and field season heated up with the county championships. The meet, which marked the start of championship season, was the last before the upcoming conference and state meets. With local bragging rights and

  • Local track teams post solid weeks as county championships approach

    ELLSWORTH — Local track teams competed in Bucksport and Bangor last week in tune-ups for the upcoming Hancock County championships. At Bucksport High School on Thursday, Ellsworth rolled to victories in both the boys’ and girls’ team events. The boys’ team scored 193 points to nip Washington Academy for first place, and the girls’ team

  • Local athletes have strong showings at weekend track meets

    ELLSWORTH — Local athletes were among the top performers at three track and field meets over the weekend. In Ellsworth on Saturday, Mount Desert Island continued its hot start to the year with a first-place finish on the boys’ side and a second-place finish on the girls’ side. The Trojans set a team record in

  • Ellsworth boys’ track team takes 1st place at home meet

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ team triumphed over Central, Dexter, Searsport and Sumner on Thursday to earn a first-place finish at its home track and field meet. The Eagles won a total of eight events. Beckett Markosian (800-meter run), Matt Shea (1,600-meter run), Nicholas Cormier (3,200-meter run), Nate Mason (long jump and triple jump) and

  • Local teams compete at Class B indoor track championships

    Local teams compete at Class B indoor track championships

    LEWISTON — The Class B indoor track season came to an end Saturday with the state championship meet at Bates College. Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy were scored as teams in the boys’ and girls’ events. MDI’s girls’ team finished eighth, and GSA and Ellsworth finished tied for 11th and 19th, respectively.

  • Local teams compete at indoor track regionals

    ORONO — Hancock County’s five indoor track teams participated in the penultimate meet of the 2018 season Saturday at the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League championships at the University of Maine. Mount Desert Island finished a county-best seventh in the boys’ meet with 20 points. Ellsworth finished eighth with 18 points, George Stevens Academy took