Spring training

Abby Stinson

Abby Stinson warms up her pitching arm on the Deer Isle-Stonington softball field. Photo by Anne Berleant

The Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners take advantage of warm weather on April 14 to warm up their skills on the playing field. Above is Abby Stinson. With the season opener a home game against Bangor Christian on April 24, the teams are practicing throughout vacation week. First pitch for both games is at 4 p.m.

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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