• Jonesport-Beals tops Sumner

    The Jonesport-Beals Royals eked out a 3-2 win over the Sumner Tigers on Thursday in Jonesport. The match was a seesaw battle with the first game going to the Royals 25-23, the second to Sumner 25-15, the third to the Royals 25-19, the fourth to Sumner 25-10 and the fifth to the Royals 15-12. For

  • Golden Bucks claim second win

    In Harrington on Monday, the Golden Bucks claimed their second win, downing the Narraguagus Knights 3-1. The 2-5 Golden Bucks, ranked fifth in the Class B standings, won 25-23 in each of the first two games, then dropped the third 10-25 before clinching the match with a 25-17 win in the fourth game. For Bucksport,

  • Volleyball takes first losses in stride

    Friday night the Trojans met their first defeat of the season, against reigning state champions Greely. The Trojans travel to Ellsworth Monday for a rematch against their rival. With a record of 7-2, Ellsworth stands just behind MDI in the league so far. Find in-depth coverage of local news in the Mount Desert Islander. Subscribe

  • MDI volleyball team falls to Gorham

    GORHAM — Winning one game of four, the Mount Desert Island High School varsity volleyball team gave up a match to Gorham High School Saturday. The loss brought the Trojans’ record for the season to 5-2, keeping hold of the number two slot in Class A rankings. The Gorham match was 3-1, with game scores

  • Woodland rolls over Sumner

    The Woodland Dragons rolled to a 3-0 win over the Sumner Tigers on Thursday in Baileyville, posting game scores of 25-19, 25-16 and 25-14. For the Tigers, Whytne Crabtree had a kill, a dig and two aces, and Haileigh Gomes had one dig. Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally

  • Eagles top the Golden Bucks 3-1

    Eagles top the Golden Bucks 3-1

    The Eagles beat the Bucksport Golden Bucks 3-0 with 25-16, 25-16 and 25-9 game wins on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Ellsworth. Shelton led the Eagles with 14 kills and three aces, Smith had nine kills and five aces, and Katherine Jordan totaled three aces and nine assists. For Bucksport, Shelby Emery had 10 digs; Danica

  • High school volleyball roundup

    ELLSWORTH — With the volleyball season at the midway point, the 5-0 Mount Desert Island Trojans are ranked second and the 5-1 Ellsworth Eagles are sixth in the state Class A standings. Ellsworth notched a pair of wins last week, downing the Jonesport-Beals Royals 3-0 on Thursday in Jonesport with game wins of 25-10, 25-15

  • Trojans improve record

    Trojans improve record

    The Trojans improved their record to 3-0 on Saturday with a three-game sweep over the Cony Rams. The Trojans posted game scores of 25-3, 25-9 and 15-13. Cooke had six aces and Tai five for the Trojans in the win. Find in-depth coverage of local news in the Mount Desert Islander. Subscribe digitally or in

  • EHS rolls over Cony

    The Eagles rolled to a 3-0 sweep over the Cony Rams of Augusta on Saturday in Ellsworth, winning by game scores of 25-9, 25-20 and 25-17. For the Eagles, Morgan Barkhouse was 15-for-16 serving with 3 aces and 4 assists; Hunt was 12-for-15 serving with 4 aces and a kill; and Smith was 11-for-13 serving

  • Trojans nip Eagles 3-2 in seesaw battle

    BAR HARBOR — On Thursday in Bar Harbor, MDI’s Trojans battled the Eagles through five games before prevailing for their second win Thursday in Bar Harbor. Ellsworth opened with a 25-17 victory in the first game and the Trojans squeaked out a 25-23 win in the second contest. Ellsworth took the third game by a

  • Golden Bucks record second loss of the season

    The Machias Bulldogs dealt the Golden Bucks their second loss of the season with a three-game sweep on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Bucksport. The Bulldogs posted game scores of 25-17, 25-23 and 25-9 en route to the win. For Bucksport, Shelby Emery had 10 digs and 2 aces, Desi Peddle had 2 kills and 2

  • Ellsworth posts 3-0 volleyball win over Calais

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles opened their volleyball season with a 3-0 win over the Calais Blue Devils on Tuesday afternoon in Ellsworth. Game scores for the Eagles were 25-13, 25-22 and 25-12. For Ellsworth, Sarah Sheldon had a game-high 10 kills to go with 4 aces and 2 blocks; Morgan Barkhouse was 27 for