Volleyball

  • Volleyball: MDI notches 3-0 win over Ellsworth

    Volleyball: MDI notches 3-0 win over Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island volleyball team won three straight sets to beat the Ellsworth Eagles on their Senior Night on Tuesday at Katsiaficas Gymnasium. MDI (6-6) defeated Ellsworth (6-7) 21-25, 18-25 and 19-25. For MDI: Cassidy Parady had seven kills, three aces and five digs; Caroline McManamon had six kills, three aces and four

  • Volleyball: Ellsworth improves 6-5

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth volleyball team improved to 6-5 with a 3-0 win over Woodland (5-4) on Friday. Ellsworth beat Woodland by scores of 25-21, 26-16 and 25-20. For Ellsworth, Shelby Cote had seven aces; Rachel Bunker had 10 kills; Delany Sargent had 12 digs; Emily McDewitt had three blocks; and Alexa Grant had eight

  • Ellsworth volleyball has new coach

    Ellsworth volleyball has new coach

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth volleyball team has a new head coach. Whitney Ranger, who played Division II volleyball at Dominican College in New York, has replaced longtime head coach Michael Kelley. “The only way I could really stay in volleyball was to coach,” Ranger said. “I love it. It’s really fun.” Ranger, 24, moved to

  • Ellsworth senior named high school player of the year

    Ellsworth senior named high school player of the year

    ELLSWORTH —Ellsworth Eagle senior Sarah Shelton, daughter of Brenda and Steve Shelton of Ellsworth, has been named high school player of the year by the Maine Volleyball Coaches’ Association. Shelton also was named to both the all-state first team and the all-state first academic team, which requires a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

  • Ellsworth falls to MDI in volleyball quarterfinal

    Ellsworth falls to MDI in volleyball quarterfinal

    ELLSWORTH— The Ellsworth Eagles downed the Kennebunk Rams in a state Class A volleyball playoff on Thursday, but fell to the Mount Desert Island Trojans in Saturday’s quarterfinal play. With senior Sarah Shelton turning in a 19-kill performance, the seventh-ranked Eagles rolled to a 3-1 win over the number 10 Kennebunk Rams in Thursday’s preliminary

  • Ellsworth wins volleyball playoff

    ELLSWORTH — With senior Sarah Shelton turning in a 19-kill performance, the seventh-ranked Ellsworth Eagles rolled to a 3-1 win over the number 10 Kennebunk Rams in a state Class A volleyball preliminary playoff on Thursday. The Eagles got off to a strong start in the first game, opening with seven consecutive points off serves

  • High school volleyball roundup

    High school volleyball roundup

    ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island Trojans will enjoy a first-round bye and the Ellsworth Eagles will host Kennebunk in a preliminary playoff today (Thursday) at 4:15 p.m. as the state high school volleyball tournament gets under way. The 13-1 Trojans finished the regular season ranked second in the Class A standings after posting 3-0

  • High school volleyball roundup

    High school volleyball roundup

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles, Mount Desert Island Trojans and Bucksport Golden Bucks appear headed for post-season volleyball play, and the Sumner Tigers are still within striking distance of a playoff spot with three games to go. In the state Class A standings, MDI’s 11-1 Trojans are ranked third and 5-6 Ellsworth is seventh among