GSA boys battle rain, cold in regional title loss

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy boys soccer team’s season was brought to an end in Fort Kent in a 0-4 Class C North finals loss on November 2. The Eagles took the field in rainy, 41-degree weather at the time of kick-off at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. …

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Coach’s Corner—Joe Stinson DISHS boys varsity soccer coach

Joe Stinson

Deer Isle—Deer Isle-Stonington High School boys soccer coach Joey Stinson has been leading the team for the last three seasons but his connection to the Mariner team goes back to his childhood growing up on the island. Stinson was a four-year member of the team but he was practicing with …

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GSA wraps up successful golf season

Junior Percy Zentz

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy golf season is wrapped, with the team posting an 18-2 regular season record and taking the Class C North Sportsmanship award. Coach Dwayne Carter said his team continued to progress and improve throughout. Their only two losses were to Class B Old Town, which lost …

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GSA girls soccer season ends in nail biter

Eagles play off action

Blue Hill—A 2-1 quarterfinal loss to the No. 2 ranked Dexter Tigers ended the season for the George Stevens Academy girls soccer team on October 24, but the game was not without a controversial storyline. Coach Steve Bemiss said that a shot off the bottom of the crossbar bounced straight …

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Coach’s Corner — Erich Reed GSA cross-country coach

Erich Reed

Blue Hill—Erich Reed is in his sixth year leading the George Stevens Academy cross-country program. Reed’s teams have seen massive success, with the boys team winning the state championship in 2015 for the first time since 1983, and the girls team following in 2016 for the first state championship by …

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Individual golf championships end GSA season

Senior Tyler McKenney

Blue Hill—George Stevens Academy golfers Percy Zentz and Tyler McKenney finished in the top 12 of the Maine High School Golf Individual Championships on October 14 at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro. Zentz wrapped up his junior season with an 18-hole round of 86, which put him in seventh place …

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Coach’s Corner: Mary Penfold DISHS cross-country

Mary Penfold

Deer Isle—Athletics is in Deer Isle-Stonington High School cross-country coach Mary Penfold’s blood. A three-sport athlete in high school and a basketball player and swimmer in college, one of Penfold’s earliest memories is running. “My mom and sisters and I—I remember going on runs with them when I was 8 …

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GSA golf team picks up third-place at States Wins Sportsmanship Award

2017 Sportsmanship Award

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy golf team finished in third place behind Houlton and Mattanawcook Academy at the Maine State Team Championships at Natanis Golf Course in Vasselboro on October 7. A fourth-place finish by junior Percy Zentz highlighted the final team competition of the season for the Eagles. Zentz …

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No losers in Eagles, Mariners girls soccer face-off Final score 2-2

George Stevens Academy senior Nellie Haldane

Blue Hill—The Deer Isle-Stonington High School girls soccer team stunned the Eagles of George Stevens Academy in a 2-2 tie on October 10. The game was the final home game of the season for George Stevens Academy, and the team came out firing in the first half. Less than eight …

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George Stevens soccer teams approaching playoffs

Sophomore Owen Vinall

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy boys soccer team’s strong showing this season has been a “pleasant surprise” to head coach Mark Ensworth. After losing eight starters and 11 total seniors last year, Ensworth said it was a bit of a toss up as to how the season could have started. …

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