Eagles wins OT thriller over Orono in semifinal match Face #1 Fort Kent in Class C North final

Blue Hill—Skillful defense at the net  by the George Stevens Academy Eagles and the Orono Red Riots created a tense, edge-of-your-seat semifinal playoff game before the Eagles won 1-0 on October 28. Big saves at the net by both teams—including senior Payson Allen’s block at an open look by Orono …

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Eagles roll into semifinals with 4-0 win over Bucksport

  BLUE HILL—Dominant offensive play by the George Stevens Academy boys varsity soccer team led to a 4-0 quarterfinal win against Bucksport today in a game marked by aggressive play from both teams. Bucksport ends its season at 7-8. Freshman Michael Moon scored two goals, while senior Taylor Schildroth scored …

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GSA girls, Broughton win in Class C North

The Eagle senior girls

Blue Hill—The Eagles cross-country girls team  captured a first-place finish in the regional championship race on October 21, with senior Eliza Broughton winning the Northern Class C girls’ title. The boys finished second behind Orono. Broughton shaved 11 seconds off her personal record set at the Belfast track earlier this …

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Rain delays boys varsity soccer playoffs

Rain delays boys varsity soccer playoffs

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy varsity boys soccer team should have had its quarterfinal game played and, hopefully, won by now, with their semifinal game on Friday, but heavy wind and rain has pushed back the schedule.

The Eagles are now tentatively scheduled to host #6 Bucksport (7-7) on FRiday, October 27 at 2 p.m., according to  GSA Athletic Director Larry Gray.  If the #3 Eagles (9-1-4) take the quarterfinal win, they will likely face #2 Orono (9-1-4) in Orono on Saturday, tentatively set for noon— unless #7 Central (7-6-1) pulls a major upset against Orono in their quarterfinal.

Penfold, Broughton set course records at Orono Win Penobscot Valley Conference cross-country titles

George Stevens Academy senior Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—As if it wasn’t enough for seniors Brendan Penfold and Eliza Broughton to win the Penobscot Valley Conference cross country championships at Orono High School on October 14, they each set a new course record. Penfold, the sole Deer Isle-Stonington varsity runner, completed the 3.1 mile run in 17:15.52, …

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It’s playoff time for Eagles’ varsity soccer teams

Witham plays off position

Blue Hill—After a hard-fought comeback tie against the Orono Red Riots on October 13, the George Stevens Academy varsity boys soccer team sits in third place in the Heal Point Standings with a 9-1-4 record, below second-place Orono, after regular season games wrapped up this week. The Eagles also posted …

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Eagle volleyball team falls to Narraguagus

The team psyches itself up

Blue Hill—In three sets that were played more competitively than their scores indicate, the George Stevens Academy varsity volleyball team fell 0-3 to fourth-ranked Narraguagus but never gave up on team spirit. The set scores were 0-25, 16-25, and 13-25 but no set seemed a sure loss until close to …

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Upcoming games close to home

Upcoming games close to home

Girls soccer

DISHS: Oct. 10, GSA, 4 p.m.
Oct. 12, home v. Bangor Christian, 4 p.m.
GSA: Oct. 5, home v. MDI, 4 p.m.
Oct. 10, home v. DISHS, 4 p.m.
Oct. 12, Orono, 4 p.m.
MMA (4-8): Oct. 7, home v. Husson, 1 p.m.

Boys soccer

DISHS: Oct. 5, home v. Jonesport, 4 p.m.
Oct. 11, GSA, 4 p.m.
GSA: Oct. 11, home v. DISHS, 4 p.m.


GSA: Oct. 5, home v. Sumner, 5 p.m.
Oct. 10, home v. Ellsworth, 5:15 p.m.


GSA: Oct. 7, Team State Championship, Natanis Golf Course, Vassalboro, 9 a.m.


DISHS/GSA: Oct. 7, Hancock County Championship, Bucksport, 11 a.m.

Latest scores

Latest scores


Girls soccer (3-6-2)
v. Searsport, Sep. 27: L 0-1
v. Ellsworth, Oct. 3: T 1-1
Boys soccer (7-1-3)
v. Searsport, Sep. 28: W 3-1
v. Ellsworth, Oct. 2: L 2-5
v. MDI, Oct. 4: N/A
Volleyball (0-11)
v. Narraguagus, Oct. 2: L 0-3
v. Lee Academy, Oct. 3: L 0-3
PVC State Qualifiers, Sep. 28: 381 points, 3rd of 8 teams. Percy Zentz, 84, 5th; Tyler McKenney, 87, 10th; Stefan Simmons, 102; John Bakeman, 108; Jacob Russett, 110. Qualified for Team State Championships; Zentz, McKenney qualified for Individual State Championships.
Festival of Champions, Sep. 30: Girls: 41st of 62. Eliza Broughton, 43rd, 19:57; Mary Brenna Catus, 257th, 22:52; Mazie Smallidge, 307th, 23:19; Grace Broughton, 310th, 23:20; Josie Czuj, 370th, 24:00. Boys: 54th of 68. Caden Mattson, 206th, 18:28; Isaac Wardwell, 371st, 19:26; Max Mattson, 387th, 19:32; Ian Renwick, 441st, 19:54; Nyahm Wolf, 569th, 20:42.


Girls soccer (0-8-3)
v. Narraguagus, Sep. 27: L 0-2
v. Schenck, Sep. 30: L 0-2
v. Sumner, Oct. 3: T 2-2
Boys soccer (0-8-2)
v. Bucksport, Sep. 28: L 1-2
v. Schenck, Sep. 30: L 1-2
v. Sumner, Oct. 4: N/A
Festival of Champions, Sep. 30: Boys: DNP. Brendan Penfold, 20th, 16:26; Benjamin Penfold, 851st, 24:20; Wyatt Eaton, 921st, 28:44. Girls: DNP. Emma Plummer, 713th, 30:40; Ella Marshall, 742nd, 34:35; SooZin Cha, 745th, 36:22.