• 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

  • MDI boys win indoor track title

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island boys’ indoor track team won the Class B state title for the first time in school history Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston. Senior Giovanni McKenzie secured the win for MDI when he won the triple jump to give the team a 19.5-point win over Greely. For Ellsworth,

  • Cross-country star Tardy to run for Bucknell

    Cross-country star Tardy to run for Bucknell

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island’s Tia Tardy, one of the state’s top runners, signed a National Letter of Intent Thursday to run for Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. Tardy has been a standout athlete in both track and cross-country in recent years. She won numerous individual races throughout the year, which she capped off by setting

  • Outdoor track athletes named to PVC All-Conference teams

    ELLSWORTH — Eleven Hancock County athletes were recognized as members of the Penobscot Valley Conference All-Conference outdoor track first teams. The following were selected as the top PVC athletes: Small school boys’ first team: John Hassett of GSA (800-meter run and 1,600-meter run); and Johann Bradley of Bucksport (pole vault). Small school girls’ first team:

  • Hassett, Taylor-Lash and Bradley win Class C state track titles

    FOXCROFT — Three Hancock County boys won events at Saturday’s Class C outdoor track state championships at Foxcroft Academy. For George Stevens Academy, John Hassett took first in the 1,600-meter run with a time of four minutes and 35.75 seconds, and Erik Taylor-Lash won the 1,600-meter race walk in 7:09.06. Bucksport’s Johann Bradley won the

  • GSA girls take second behind Orono

    FOXCROFT — The George Stevens Academy girls’ outdoor track team took second in the Penobscot Valley Conference small school championship on Saturday at Foxcroft Academy. Orono dominated the meet, winning with 237 points. GSA followed with 79.5; Caribou placed third with 75; Central, fourth with 61; Bucksport, fifth with 24; Searsport, sixth with 21; Mattanawcook,

  • GSA girls, MDI boys win Hancock County meet

    GSA girls, MDI boys win Hancock County meet

    BAR HARBOR — The George Stevens Academy girls’ and Mount Desert Island boys’ outdoor track teams won the Hancock County meet on Friday at MDI High School. The GSA girls took first in ten events and totaled 138 points. MDI placed second with 100 points; Ellsworth third with 73; Bucksport fourth with 33 and Sumner

  • Bleachers to be removed from Ellsworth track

    Bleachers to be removed from Ellsworth track

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth School Department received permission from its insurer last week to begin removing the toppled bleachers from the outdoor track on Forest Avenue. Some 150 feet of aluminum bleachers blew over in the April 7 storm and have remained upside down on the oval track since. Dan Higgins, superintendent of the Ellsworth

  • Bucksport girls take second at home track meet

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport’s Natasha Clement and Mavis Taungatu’a led the girls’ outdoor track team to a second-place finish at its home meet Thursday. The Bucksport girls scored 89 points, with Clement and Taungatu’a combining to win five events. Central won with 148 points; Washington Academy took third with 87; Searsport fourth with 84; Bangor Christian