Eagle varsity boys basketball team cruises, girls falter

Saylor Grant attempts a shot

Blue Hill—A fourth-quarter loss by the George Stevens girls team to the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners and the boys team’s 49-point stomp over Calais marked the past week of GSA varsity basketball play. Junior Julianna Allen’s 22 points and a 17 point half-time lead wasn’t enough to seal the win against …

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GSA varsity swim season heats up

Blue Hill—With only three meets held so far, the George Stevens Academy swim team heads into an end of season with days between meets rather than weeks. After competing at John Bapst December 15 and Foxcroft Academy December 20, the team’s next meet was at Washington Academy January 10. The …

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Mariner cheering squad signals program’s return

The 2017-18 DISHS Cheerleaders

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington cheerleaders are back supporting the home teams after new coach Amber Jones signed on as coach, and will be on the competition circuit, too. Despite a late start to the season, Jones and her 10-member team are working on their routine to compete at the regional …

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Eagle varsity boys avenge loss to Lee Academy Ranked #1 at mid-season

A way in

Blue Hill—Revenge may be best served at home for the George Stevens Academy Eagles. The boys varsity basketball team turned the tables on Lee Academy in the fourth quarter on January 7, edging out a 51-42 win and avenging a season-opener loss that had snapped the Eagles’ 27-match wining streak. …

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GSA varsity girls roll over Lee Academy

On the run

Blue Hill—The Eagles jumped to a 10-point lead in the first quarter against Lee Academy on home court January 6, and never looked back, clinching their third win of the season with a 44-14 victory against the Pandas (0-9). Junior Julianna  Allen scored a game high of 17 points and …

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Shooting for a win

Shooting for a win

George Stevens Academy senior Mallory Charette shoots to score. By John Brooks

George Stevens Academy senior Mallory Charette shoots to score as the Eagle varsity girls basketball team finds its first win of the season against Bucksport in December. The team followed that up with a 55-39 victory over Sumner before faltering against Mattanawcook and Calais during the school break. The girls are 2-6 before facing Central January 3. A good chance to see them win is Saturday when they take on Lee Academy who as yet to win a game this season. Tip-off is 1 p.m. at GSA.

Eagle varsity boys win OT thriller at Bucksport, cruise past Ellsworth

Blue Hill—Sometimes you win, and sometimes you really win. The George Stevens varsity boys basketball team scored a clutch win in overtime against Bucksport December 19 after rolling past Ellsworth four days earlier before a home crowd. The Eagles grabbed a solid 19-8 first quarter lead against Class B Ellsworth …

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The George Stevens Academy Varsity Indoor Track Team

The George Stevens Academy Varsity Indoor Track Team

In its second varsity season, the Eagles indoor track team will compete in eight meets at the University of Maine at Orono, starting on December 16 and ending with the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championshps on February 10. Team members are, front row, from left, Grace Broughton, Mary Richardson, …

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