Volleyball

  • Ellsworth, GSA volleyball teams notch key wins

    Ellsworth, GSA volleyball teams notch key wins

    ELLSWORTH — Two local volleyball teams earned crucial wins in the standings with victories over the past week. Ellsworth avenged a winter/spring season-ending loss with a three-set victory over Hampden Academy in Thursday’s match at Ellsworth High School. George Stevens Academy rebounded from a tough loss last Tuesday against Mount Desert Island with victories Thursday

  • Ellsworth volleyball tops Nokomis, Narraguagus, falls to WA

    Ellsworth volleyball tops Nokomis, Narraguagus, falls to WA

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth volleyball team is now 2-2 on the season after two wins and a loss against one of the state’s top teams. Ellsworth claimed its first win of the season with a weekend victory against Nokomis and followed it up Monday with a win over Narraguagus. The Eagles then fell to defeat

  • GSA volleyball team hits stride late to top Ellsworth

    GSA volleyball team hits stride late to top Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — This is the season the George Stevens Academy volleyball team has been waiting for. For a few years now, GSA has been developing its young volleyball program with the goal of building one of the state’s premier small-school teams. After a 13-3 season in 2019 and an undefeated winter/spring intersession season earlier this

  • EHS volleyball team back in form after short offseason

    EHS volleyball team back in form after short offseason

    ELLSWORTH — Of all the sports dealt unusual hands at Ellsworth High School last year, volleyball might have been turned upside-down the most. Plenty of volleyball was played at Ellsworth and other schools offering the sport, which was played on a limited basis outdoors in the fall before a competitive season was held in March

  • EHS fall sports meeting scheduled for next Wednesday

    EHS fall sports meeting scheduled for next Wednesday

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School’s 2021 fall sports meeting has been scheduled for next Wednesday, Aug. 11. Athletes wishing to participate in football, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, golf and the football cheer team are required to attend the meeting, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom webinar, a link

  • GSA volleyball team storms back to win PVC Class C title

    GSA volleyball team storms back to win PVC Class C title

    BREWER — With its back against the wall, the George Stevens Academy volleyball team came up clutch in the season’s final moments. GSA completed an undefeated 2021 campaign with a five-set (25-23, 19-25, 17-25, 25-22, 15-12) victory over Woodland in Monday’s Penobscot Valley Conference Class C title match at Brewer High School. The Eagles came

  • MDI volleyball tops Nokomis for playoff win; EHS falls to Hampden

    MDI volleyball tops Nokomis for playoff win; EHS falls to Hampden

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island and Ellsworth volleyball teams competed in the pod playoffs this week with the Trojans claiming opening-round win and the Eagles falling to a narrow defeat in their play-in contest. On Thursday, third-ranked MDI claimed a four-set win over No. 6 Nokomis (4-6) in a Penobscot Valley Conference Class

  • Volleyball regular season concludes; pod playoffs next

    Volleyball regular season concludes; pod playoffs next

    ELLSWORTH — With the scheduled slate of games completed, the final chapter of the 2021 winter/spring volleyball season is set to begin. Hancock County teams concluded their 2021 spring/winter regular seasons earlier this week. Those teams will now turn their attention to postseason competition as they battle to bring home Penobscot Valley Conference pod championships.

  • MDI volleyball team upends Ellsworth in 4 sets

    MDI volleyball team upends Ellsworth in 4 sets

    ELLSWORTH — Another tight battle between the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island volleyball teams has gone the way of the Trojans. MDI defeated Ellsworth in four sets in Tuesday afternoon’s match at Ellsworth High School. The Trojans claimed a 25-18, 25-20, 26-28, 25-21 victory to notch their third consecutive win and complete a regular season

  • Ellsworth volleyball team fends off Bucksport for 1st win

    Ellsworth volleyball team fends off Bucksport for 1st win

    ELLSWORTH — After three losses to tough opponents to start the year, the Ellsworth volleyball team is finally in the win column. Ellsworth defeated Bucksport in straight sets in Monday’s match at Ellsworth High School. The Eagles won decisively in the first set and fended off challenges from the Golden Bucks in the second and