Volleyball

  • Hancock County soccer, volleyball players named PVC All-Star selections

    Hancock County soccer, volleyball players named PVC All-Star selections

    ELLSWORTH — The Penobscot Valley Conference announced its All-Star teams for the 2017 soccer and volleyball seasons Wednesday, and Hancock County athletes were among the many players selected. Ellsworth’s Jared Hamilton was named a first-team selection for the boys’ team, and Jack Lee and Sam Giffin received second-team and honorable mention selections, respectively. For the

  • Ellsworth volleyball team edges MDI

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth volleyball team earned a five-set victory over visiting Mount Desert Island on Wednesday to mark its first win over the Trojans in four years. The match was a tight one from the start, with Ellsworth winning the first game 25-23 and MDI claiming the second 25-22. After a 25-15 win for the

  • Ellsworth volleyball tops Bucksport

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth volleyball team moved into a playoff position Monday with a 3-0 win over visiting Bucksport. The Eagles won the game 25-8. 25-16, 25-20 with Mariah Young and Shelby Cote leading the way. Young was 12 of 12 serving with four aces and five kills, and Cote was 19 of 20 serving

  • EHS fall sports meeting scheduled for Aug. 8

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School will be holding an informational meeting regarding the upcoming fall sports season at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in the school auditorium. Athletes wishing to participate in football, soccer, cross-country, golf, volleyball or fall competition cheer must attend the meeting along with a parent or guardian. The meeting will cover the

  • Jamie Calandro named Ellsworth volleyball coach

    ELLSWORTH — Jamie Calandro will be the next head volleyball coach at Ellsworth High School, Athletic Director Josh Frost announced in a statement Wednesday morning. Calandro, who is entering his second year as a music teacher at Ellsworth, previously spent more than a decade as coach of Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School in Riverhead, N.Y.

  • Ellsworth head volleyball coach resigns

    Ellsworth head volleyball coach resigns

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth head volleyball coach Whitney Ranger has resigned from the position, Athletic Director Josh Frost told The Ellsworth American on Friday. Ranger, who coached the team for two years, made the Class B semifinals in 2015 and the quarterfinals in 2016. The team received the No. 4 seed in the state tournament both times.

  • Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine Principals’ Association finalized its reclassification proposal last Thursday, and three volleyball teams in the area are on the move. Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner will move from Class B to the newly created Class C in the sport. Joining them will be Washington Academy, Machias, Jonesport-Beals, Lee Academy, Calais, Narraguagus,

  • Ellsworth volleyball loses playoff game to Woodland

    Ellsworth volleyball loses playoff game to Woodland

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth volleyball team lost to the Woodland Dragons in four sets Saturday by scores of 10-25, 25-15, 22-25 and 23-25 in Saturday’s Class B quarterfinals. After Ellsworth, the No. 4 seed, lost the first set in decisive fashion and started the second with a 6-2 deficit, the Eagles won eight straight points

  • Seniors propel Ellsworth volleyball against Bucksport

    Seniors propel Ellsworth volleyball against Bucksport

    ELLSWORTH — Right when it seemed the Ellsworth volleyball team had lost its groove, it ended the game in the most emphatic way possible. Ellsworth led visiting Bucksport 24-22 in the third set, but momentum wasn’t on the Eagles’ side. The Golden Bucks had won seven consecutive points, and it appeared as if a set that