• Ellsworth Knocks Off MDI 3-1 in Volleyball

    Ellsworth Knocks Off MDI 3-1 in Volleyball

    ELLSWORTH – The Ellsworth Eagles volleyball team avenged an earlier loss, beating the Mount Desert Island Trojans 3-1 on Monday at home. The win boosted the Eagles’ record to 9-2 and into first place in the state Class A volleyball standings. Ellsworth won the first set 25-17, lost the second 25-21, then won the last

  • Eagles top the Dragons

    The Eagles downed the Woodland Dragons 3-0 on Friday at home. Ellsworth won by set scores of 25-18, 24-13 and 25-15. Jordan totaled four kills and five assists, Shelton had nine kills and three aces, Megan Hunt had four aces and two kills, and Smith finished with seven kills and five aces. Find in-depth coverage

  • 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