• 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

  • Timeline for track restoration still unknown

    Timeline for track restoration still unknown

    ELLSWORTH — A plan for restoring the track on Forest Avenue by the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School won’t be known until next week. After the April 7 storm tipped the bleachers over onto the track, the manufacturer/installer and an engineer assessed the damage last week. Ellsworth High School Athletics Director Josh Frost said the manufacturer/installer and

  • Timeline for track restoration still unknown

    Timeline for track restoration still unknown

    ELLSWORTH — The April 7 storm that packed winds up to 77 miles per hour might seem like a distant memory to some. Power that was lost by thousands has long been restored, and fallen trees that blocked roadways have been cleared away. But for the Ellsworth high school and middle school outdoor track teams,

  • GSA girls win MDI track meet

    GSA girls win MDI track meet

    BAR HARBOR — The George Stevens Academy girls’ team took first at Saturday’s outdoor track meet at Mount Desert Island. The GSA girls won with 131 points; John Bapst took second with 107; Presque Isle, third with 76; MDI, fourth with 66; Bucksport, fifth with 56; Central, sixth with 47; Searsport, eighth with 42; Ellsworth,

  • Hancock County athletes named to All-Conference teams

    ELLSWORTH — Mount Desert Island’s Ryan Bender and Bucksport’s Johann Bradley were both named to the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League All-Conference boys’ first team. Bender qualified for both the 55 and 400-meter dash while Bradley was recognized in the pole vault. For the girls, MDI’s Ashley Anderson qualified for the second team

  • Local seniors receive All-Academic honors

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County high school seniors qualified for Penobscot Valley Conference All-Academic swim and indoor track teams. Members must have completed seven semesters with a GPA of 90 percent or better. The following local athletes were recognized for their academic success: Ellsworth Swim: Talor Hamilton, Jessica Cohen and Katherine Walton. Indoor track: Tim Curts,

  • Bucksport’s Bradley wins Class B pole vault title

    LEWISTON — The Mount Desert Island Trojan boys placed third in the State Class B Indoor Track Championships at Bates College on Saturday, with Ryan Bender capturing a pair of individual titles. MDI’s speedy Bender won the 200-meter dash in 23 seconds flat and the 400-meter dash in 51.64 seconds, and was second in the

  • Bucksport’s Johann Bradley claims pole vault PVC title

    ELLSWORTH — Bucksport High School’s Johann Bradley won a Penobscot Valley Conference title at Monday’s indoor track and field championships at the University of Maine-Orono’s New Balance Field House. Bradley placed first in the pole vault with a height of 12 feet. Also for Bucksport, Danny Bunker took third in the triple jump with distance

  • Hancock County athletes win eight indoor track events

    ORONO — Hancock County athletes won eight events at Saturday’s Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet at the University of Maine-Orono New Balance Field House. Team scores and local first-place finishers are listed below: Girls’ meet A Team scores: Brewer, first with 157 points; Old Town; second with 124; MDI, third with 73; Mattanawcook, fourth