• Volleyball team shows grit

    ELLSWORTH — Mount Desert Island High School varsity volleyball team Coach Corey Papadopoli liked what he saw Saturday when his squad took on Ellsworth and Yarmouth in preseason scrimmages.

  • MDI JV volleyball learns strategy

    MDI JV volleyball learns strategy

    BAR HARBOR — Coach Kirk Ritter set big goals for the Mount Desert Island High School JV volleyball team this year. He was very pleased with their progress. The team finished with an 8-4 record. At the end of season JV tournament, MDI was seeded 6th of twelve teams. They lost in the first playoff

  • MDI volleyball team tripped up by Capers

    MDI volleyball team tripped up by Capers

    BAR HARBOR — The powerhouse varsity volleyball team from Mount Desert Island High School fell in quarterfinals Saturday to the visiting Cape Elizabeth Capers, 3 games to 1. Game scores were 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, and 25-19. The Trojans had ended the regular season third seed with an 11-3 record. Their standing relative to 4th seed

  • Ellsworth falls to Greely in volleyball quarterfinal

    Ellsworth falls to Greely in volleyball quarterfinal

    ELLSWORTH — Mixing powerful serves and gentle point-scoring tips of the ball into the no-man’s land between Ellsworth’s defensive lines, the Greely Rangers rolled to a 3-0 win over the Eagles in a state Class A volleyball quarterfinal on Saturday. The Rangers came to Ellsworth ranked fifth in the Maine Principals’ Association standings with a

  • High school volleyball roundup

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles closed out the regular volleyball season with wins over Bucksport, Cheverus and Cony to finish with a record of 12-2. The Eagles are ranked third in the state Class A standings with the 11-3 Mount Desert Island Trojans fourth. The Trojans also finished on a winning note, downing Calais, Cheverus

  • Volleyball teams wrap up season

    ELLSWORTH — After a layoff of more than a week, the Ellsworth Eagles will return to the volleyball court tonight (Thursday) to face the host Golden Bucks in Bucksport. The match will be the final outing of the season for the Golden Bucks, while the tournament-bound Eagles will wrap up their regular season on Saturday

  • Trojans sweep Thornton

    BAR HARBOR — Every member of the Mount Desert Island High School varsity volleyball team contributed to the Trojans’ 3-0 win against Thornton Academy on Oct. 12. Game scores were 25-6, 25-12, and 25-8. The Trojans improve to sixth in Class A, with an 8-3 record. MDI leaped to an early lead in Game 1

  • MDI sweeps Bucksport

    The Trojans swept three sets from the Bucksport Golden Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Bar Harbor, winning by scores of 25-22, 25-20 and 25-12. For the Trojans, Phelps had six aces, 10 kills, seven assists and two digs; Kanu had six aces, two kills, a block and an assist; Cook had four aces, 7

  • Bucks downed by Machias

    At Machias on Monday, the host Bulldogs downed the Golden Bucks by set scores of 25-9, 26-24 and 25-17. For Bucksport, Shelby Emery had an ace, 12 digs and two kills; Danica Brassbridge had a dig and three assists; Joy Fitzgerald had an ace, two digs and two kills; Ila Grindle had three aces, three