New athletic director brings experience to DISHS

Ed Hatch

DEER ISLE—Deer Isle-Stonington High School principal Ed Hatch has been pulling double duty since joining the district’s administrative team in July. In addition to his principal duties, Hatch is also the athletic director for the middle school and high school teams. Balancing roles is familiar territory for Hatch, though, as …

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Athletics open doors for Jordyn Judkins

Jordyn Judkins

DEER ISLE—As a student-athlete at the high school level, students quickly become involved in many facets of their school community. Even at a small school like Deer Isle-Stonington High School, one may interact with a completely different set of individuals on the playing field or court than in the classroom. …

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GSA baseball team upset in quarterfinal round

Safe at home

BLUE HILL—The top-seeded George Stevens Academy baseball team saw its playoff run cut early, as the ninth-ranked Fort Kent Warriors shocked the Eagles in a 3-2 quarterfinal upset on June 7. The Eagles trailed 1-0 in the second inning, but a single by Taylor Schildroth sparked a two-run rally in …

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GSA Eagles notch 14th regional title in 15 years

The Eagles varsity boys tennis team

Hampden—With a 4-1 regional final win over Washington Academy on June 6, the George Stevens Academy boys tennis team secured its eighth straight trip to the State Finals, scheduled for June 10 at Colby College. The Eagles are no stranger to the big stage, having now earned 14 trips to …

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GSA softball team battles in loss

"Three up, three down"

BUCKSPORT—The George Stevens Academy softball team held undefeated Bucksport to just one run in the first two innings before the Golden Bucks offense erupted in a 14-1 victory on May 30. Sophia Steinbarger pitched a complete game in her first ever appearance on the mound, working full counts for several …

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GSA sailing gains seventh place finish “A” division team takes third

B Division finish

MDI—The George Stevens Academy sailing team took a seventh-place finish out of 11 teams at the Great Harbor Regatta Saturday, May 27, on Mount Desert Island. The Eagles narrowly missed a sixth-place finish, as Isleboro took that position in a tie break with George Stevens. The GSA A division team …

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