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.

DIS boys varsity baseball team looks to improve from 2016 Scott's Sports Spot

2017 DISHS baseball

Deer Isle—The boys are a junior-dominated team with over three-quarters of the players from that class. The big challenge in baseball this season will be the new pitch count rule. Instead of three innings being the cut off for a pitcher to rest three days, it is 110 pitches, and …

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Mariner softball team is young, enthusiastic Scott's Sports Spot

DISHS softball

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington varsity girls softball team is young and looking for a fresh start with a “new” coaching staff. We have 15 players coming out, and they are mostly sophomores and freshmen. Longtime coach Terry Siebert has retired and Darian Ouzts Gove, who assisted Terry for the last …

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Eagles track team ‘most experienced’ ever

GSA spring track team

Blue Hill—The George Stevens track team, at 55 members strong, is the high school’s largest team by a wide margin. Head Coach Erich Reed says it’s also the most experienced team the school has hosted. Three returning seniors are state champions: John Hasset, in the 1600 meter run (2015, 2016), …

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Games close to home

Games close to home

Baseball

  • DISHS: Mon., April 24, Home vs. Bangor Christian, 4 p.m.
    Wed., April 26, Home vs. Machias Memorial, 4 p.m.
  • GSA: Sat., April 22, Home vs. Washington Academy, 4:30 p.m.
  • Wed., April 26, Home vs. Orono, 4:30 p.m.

Softball

  • DISHS: Mon., April 24, Home vs. Bangor Christian, 4 p.m.
    Wed., April 26, Home vs. Machias Memorial, 4 p.m.
  • GSA: Sat., April 22, Home vs. Washington Academy, 4:30 p.m.
    Wed., April 26, Home vs. Orono, 4:30 p.m.

Tennis

  • DISHS: Mon., April 24, at GSA, 4 p.m.
    Wed., April 26, Home vs. Orono,
    4 p.m.
  • GSA: Mon, April 24, Home vs. DISHS, 4 p.m.

Track and Field

  • GSA: Fri., April 21, at Hampden Academy, 12 p.m.
    Thu., April 27, at Ellsworth,  3:30 p.m.

Latest scores

George Stevens Academy

  • Baseball (1-0)  v. Sumner, April 18: W 8-3
  • Softball (0-1)  v. Sumner, April 18: L 5-20

Tournament schedule and results

Cross Center, Bangor
Prelims
Boys
Feb. 16: #10 DISHS:28 – #7 Bangor Christian: 37

Quarterfinals
Girls
Feb. 20: #5 DISHS:23 – #4 Easton:45
Feb. 22: #2 GSA: 49 – #7 Calais: 40
Boys
Feb. 21: #1 GSA:72 – #8 Woodland: 31

Semifinals
Girls
Fri., Feb. 24, #2 GSA vs. #3 Piscataquis, 7:05 p.m.
Boys
Fri., Feb. 24, #1 GSA vs. #5 Dexter, 3:35 p.m.

Regional Finals
Girls: Sat., Feb. 25, Class C North Girls Championship, 7:05 p.m.
Boys: Sat., Feb. 25, Class C North Boys Championship, 15 minutes after girls’ awards

State Finals
Girls: Saturday, March 4, 7:05 p.m.
Boys: Saturday, March 4, 15 minutes after girls’ awards

Mariner girls fall to Easton in Class D quarterfinals

BANGOR—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls basketball team suffered a tough loss tonight against fourth-ranked Easton in the Class D quarterfinals. Trailing by four points at the end of the first quarter, the Mariners remained scoreless in the second and saw Easton’s lead stretch from 9-5 to 21-5.  The third quarter ended with the …

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Want to watch the basketball tourney from home?

Here’s how to watch all quarterfinal, semifinal, and regional championship games from the comfort of your living room—on your smart phone, tablet, computer or smart TV. For the quarterfinal games, visit nfhsnetwork.com/ for live-streaming through the NSFHS Network, a subscription service that is in its fourth year of streaming the …

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