Volleyball

  • Five garner EA/Islander fall girls’ sports postseason awards

    Five garner EA/Islander fall girls’ sports postseason awards

    BLUE HILL — After missing out on a real fall season a year ago, Hancock County’s female athletes didn’t disappoint in 2021. Between record-setting campaigns and championship runs, it was an autumn to remember for girls’ sports locally. The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander have selected one Player of the Year for each girls’

  • MMA women’s soccer, volleyball teams win NAC titles

    MMA women’s soccer, volleyball teams win NAC titles

    CASTINE — Two Maine Maritime Academy teams are set to participate in NCAA Tournament play after securing conference tourney wins over the weekend. MMA’s women’s soccer and volleyball teams concluded North Atlantic Conference play Saturday with wins in their respective conference championship contests. The women’s soccer team defeated Cazenovia College 2-0, and the volleyball team

  • Hancock County volleyball teams notch wins to begin playoffs

    Hancock County volleyball teams notch wins to begin playoffs

    BLUE HILL — Four Hancock County volleyball teams notched wins to begin the playoffs with two of those squads now just one victory away from state championship match appearances. Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and Sumner earned victories over the weekend in their respective prelim matches. MDI and George Stevens Academy, the latter of which had

  • Volleyball regular season concludes; playoffs to begin Saturday

    Volleyball regular season concludes; playoffs to begin Saturday

    ELLSWORTH — The volleyball regular season is over, and the postseason is set to begin this weekend. Hancock County’s five volleyball teams are set to participate in the upcoming playoffs. Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island will compete in the Class B field, and Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner will take part in Class C.

  • 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