GSA Eagles bring home Class C state title in last-second thriller Chase three-pointer clinches win

The Eagles and fans celebrate winning back-to-back state championships. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR – With under 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter, George Stevens Academy’s Jarrod Chase and the Eagles found themselves tied 44-44 against the Winthrop Ramblers in the Class C state championship. The senior captain told his coach he wanted the ball in the final seconds. “I knew I wanted …

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GSA Eagles win second straight Class C North title Will face Winthrop in state championships

Beckett Slayton takes down the net after the win. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR –  The first-place George Stevens Academy Eagles used a 20-point fourth quarter to win its second Class C North title in as many years, taking a 59-45 victory over the second-seeded Fort Fairfield Tigers February 25 at the Cross Insurance Center. The game was tied 39-39 at the end …

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GSA Eagle girls fall short in Class C Regional final

The GSA Eagles, North Class C runner ups. Photo by Anne Berlenat

BANGOR – George Stevens Academy’s 18-point fourth quarter was not enough to overcome a six-point third quarter deficit, falling to the fifth-seeded Dexter Tigers, 32-35, in the Class C North Girls Regional final game February 25 at the Cross Insurance Center. Sophomore Julianna Allen knocked down a three to close …

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Eagles soar over Dexter Gain berth in Class C North regional finals

The George Stevens Academy Eagles. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR – The George Stevens Academy Eagles used stifling defense in the first half to propel them to a 60-31 Class C North semifinal win over the Dexter High School Tigers on February 24 at the Cross Insurance Center. The top-seeded Eagles allowed just 10 points in the first half …

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GSA girls bring intensity to quarterfinal win Knocks off Calais to advance

The starters

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy girls basketball team pulled out a close 49-40 victory over the Calais Blue Devils in a Class C North quarterfinal match up February 22. The Eagles went on a 6-0 run, with senior Morgan Dauk scoring all the points before Calais responded with its own run, …

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Mariners: Remembering the 1987 championship

Lily Gray controls the ball

THE ISLAND—In 1987, the Deer Isle-Stonington High School girls basketball team walked into the Bangor Auditorium as the second seed in Class D East. In the most successful post season for the Lady Mariners to date, that team emerged victorious as the Class D state champions, the first and last …

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Dedication is key for international Eagle Steve Wang

Steven Wang takes the fast break

BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team is on a roll this season, and the Class C State Championship is theirs to lose. One of the untold stories of the team, though, is senior guard Steven Wang, who is a defensive asset off the bench for the undefeated Eagles. …

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GSA swim team dominates Washington Academy

Alexander Yap swims the men's 50 Yard freestyle. Photo by Franklin Brown

ELLSWORTH—The George Stevens Academy boys and girls swim teams notched wins over Washington Academy in a home meet on January 12 at the Ellsworth YMCA. The girls took a 73-60 win, while the boys won 68-12 in a dominating performance. The GSA girls 200-yard medley relay team of Katie Forrest, …

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