Stories about Ellsworth High School

 
Ellsworth High School soccer coach Brian Higgins is shown in 2011.

Maine’s winningest high school soccer coach retiring after 42 years

By Larry Mahoney on May 10, 2016, at 9:33 p.m.
Ellsworth High School boys coach Brian Higgins has won 19 regional championships and four state titles.

Erskine upends Ellsworth boys soccer for first regional crown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 04, 2015, at 9:07 p.m.
The South China school captured its first regional title Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over Ellsworth in the Class B North final at Del Luce Stadium.

Erskine Academy Boys Soccer 2 at Ellsworth 1

By Michelle Pelletier on Nov. 04, 2015, at 6:03 p.m.

Waterville Boys Soccer 2 at Ellsworth 5

By Michelle Pelletier on Oct. 31, 2015, at 7:59 p.m.
Ellsworth's Colby Clarke (center) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Foxcroft Academy during their Northern Maine Class B soccer quarterfinal game on Wednesday in Ellsworth.

Top-ranked Ellsworth boys soccer edges Foxcroft in quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2015, at 9:50 p.m.
This may not be one of the more dominant teams of Brian Higgins’ 42-year tenure as head coach of the Ellsworth High School boys soccer team. The Eagles have yielded the first goal in a match several times this fall, and nearly two-thirds of their matches have …

Foxcroft Academy Boys Soccer 1 at Ellsworth 2

By mike on Oct. 28, 2015, at 7:51 p.m.

Mount Desert Island Boys Soccer 2 at Ellsworth 3

By Brian Higgins on Oct. 20, 2015, at 10:13 p.m.
At Ellsworth, MDI’s Zachary Charette scored the only goal in the first half before the Eagles scored three straight goals in the second and never looked back. With 31:02 in the second half, Dagan Berenyi scored on a PK. One minute later, Trent Goodman scored on a rebound, assisted by Kyle …

Presque Isle Boys Soccer 3 at Ellsworth 1

By Brian Higgins on Oct. 17, 2015, at 10:07 p.m.
At Ellsworth, the Wildcats scored three unanswered goals to knock off the Eagles. Colby Clarke put Ellsworth on the scoreboard 2:10 into the game when he converted an assist from Dagan Berenyi. The Wildcats answered when Riley Mortland scored unassisted with 4:40 left in the first half and Jonah Hudson followed …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 0 at Hermon 1

By Travis Weston on Oct. 15, 2015, at 11:57 a.m.
At Hermon, the Hawks celebrated their Senior Night by handing the Eagles their first loss of the season. Hermon senior Matt Allen’s shot from 15 yards out hit the bottom of the crossbar and deflected into the goal with 4:04 remaining in the second overtime, accounting for the game’s only …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 1 at John Bapst 0

By Coach Smith on Oct. 08, 2015, at 8:07 p.m.
At University of Maine in Orono, Matt Curtis scored the game winning goal with 11:36 left in the second half to lead the Ellsworth Eagles past John Bapst. Goalie Bruce St. Peter had four saves on nine shots for Ellsworth. Tommy Carmack made four saves on five shots for John …

George Stevens Boys Soccer 0 at Ellsworth 4

By Brian Higgins on Oct. 06, 2015, at 9:47 p.m.
At Ellsworth, the Ellsworth Eagles blanked the George Stevens Academy Eagles 4-0 in high school boys soccer action Tuesday night, improving to 9-0-1. Trent Goodman scored a goal in each half to spark Ellsworth, which surged to a 2-0 first-half lead. Alex Braley and Colby Clarke each chipped in with …

Old Town Boys Soccer 1 at Ellsworth 4

By Brian HIggins on Oct. 02, 2015, at 9:40 p.m.
At Ellsworth, the Eagles scored all their goals in the first half and held on to beat Old Town. Kyle Golding scored first with 33:06 left in the half and assisted Lukas Firestone’s goal about 11 minutes later. Wyatt Alexander scored at the 14:27 mark from 15 yards out and …

Foxcroft Boys Soccer 2 at Ellsworth 5

By Brian Higgins on Sept. 24, 2015, at 10:45 p.m.
At Ellsworth, the Eagles scored four unanswered goals in the final 21 minutes, 12 seconds of the game to rally from a 2-1 deficit. Ellsworth is now 7-0-1 and handed the Ponies their first loss (6-1). Alex Braley scored two of the four goals and Colby Clarke started the surge off …

John Bapst Boys Soccer 1 at Ellsworth 1

By Travis Weston on Sept. 22, 2015, at 9:30 p.m.
At Ellsworth, the Eagles and Crusaders of Bangor each scored a first-half goal and then battled to a double overtime stalemate. Ellsworth’s Colby Clarke scored the game’s first goal from an Alex Braley corner kick with 18:36 left in the first half. Gavin Tanis equalized for John Bapst when he …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 3 at Caribou 2

By Kyle Corrigan on Sept. 19, 2015, at 12:39 a.m.
At Caribou, Alex Braley scored the game winning goal with 19:38 remaining in the second half to give Ellsworth the victory. Colby Clarke scored two goals and had an assist for Ellsworth. Lukas Firestone also had an assist. Michael Hunter and Andre Rossignol scored one goal apiece for the Vikings …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 3 at Mount Desert Island 2

By Tyler Frank on Sept. 17, 2015, at 10:32 a.m.
At Bar Harbor, Trent Goodman’s goal from an Alex Braley corner kick with 13:04 left in the game snapped a 2-2 tie and gave Ellsworth the victory. Ellsworth (5-0) took a 2-0 lead in the first half on two goals by Alex Braley, the first via an assist from a …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 4 at George Stevens 0

By Brian Higgins on Sept. 16, 2015, at 7:33 p.m.
At Blue Hill, Ellsworth scored all their goals in the first half behind Dagin Berenyi’s two goals to defeat George Stevens Academy. Colby Clarke and Alex Braley each scored one goal for the 4-0 Eagles. Braley and Trent Goodman added the assists. Ellsworth goalie Bruce St. Peter recorded his third …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 1 at Old Town 0

By Mark Graffam on Sept. 10, 2015, at 8:12 p.m.
At Old Town, Ellsworth’s Alex Braley scored off a Jack Lee assist early in the first half as the Eagles prevailed. Ellsworth’s Bruce St. Peter was solid in goal stopping all 17 shots he faced to earn his second shutout in a row. Austin Sheehan of the Coyotes was equally active stopping …

Hermon Boys Soccer 0 at Ellsworth 5

By Brian Higgins on Sept. 08, 2015, at 10:04 p.m.
At Ellsworth, Colby Clarke scored twice in the second half to propel the Eagles past the Hermon Hawks. Ellsworth’s Matt Curtis scored the game’s only first half goal with 3:50 left before halftime. Alex Braley and Sam Giffin each added a goal in the second half. Giffin’s goal was assisted …

Ellsworth Boys Soccer 4 at Presque Isle 3

By Travis Weston on Sept. 05, 2015, at 9:36 p.m.
At Presque Isle, Alex Braley scored two goals to lead Ellsworth to the win over the Wildcats. Braley opened the scoring for the Eagles but the Wildcats’ Nick Bartlett tied the game off a Josiah Morse corner kick. Braley scored again off a Jack Lee assist and Bartlett added his …