GSA boys get ready to defend state title

The GSA Eagles

Blue Hill—The Eagle varsity boys basketball team begins their tournament Tuesday, February 20, with a matchup against either Houlton or Lee Academy. The first team is untested for George Stevens, and the second team gave them their first Class C loss in two seasons back in December. The Eagles revenged …

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GSA relay team named All-Conference Richardson wins Sportsmanship Award

Eagle Mary Richardson

ORONO—The Eagle girls 800 meter relay team took home the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League title February 10 at the University of Maine. Seniors Eliza Broughton, Zeya Lorio and Mary Brenna Catus and junior Gabriyah Gadsby posted a 10:13.69 time, breaking their own record set February 4, and were named …

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Small in numbers, Eagle swim team races big at PVC championships Ava Sealander named ‘Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet’

ORONO—In a field dominated by  larger schools, the George Stevens Academy swim team turned in solid performances at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships. The meet brought hundreds of swimmers to the University of Maine at Orono February 9 and 10 to compete for their team and for themselves. GSA Senior …

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Eagles host Mariners, then both head to playoffs

Gearing up

Blue Hill—It happens twice a year, at the season’s start and again as it winds to an end. The two neighboring basketball teams take their turn hosting a game, bringing together fans, parents and players from across the peninsula and island in a family affair of high school basketball. Friends, …

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Games close to home

Games close to home

Cheerleading

  • DISHS: Class D State Championships, Sat., Feb. 10, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, 2 p.m.

Boys varsity basektball

  • DISHS: Wed., Feb. 14, preliminary playoff, team/place TBD.
  • GSA: Thu., Feb. 8, at Narraguagus, 5 p.m.

Varsity swimming

  • GSA: Fri., Feb. 9, boys Penobscot Valley Conference championship, UMaine Orono, 6 p.m.
    Sat., Feb. 10, girls Penobscot Valley Conference championship, UMaine Orono, 2 p.m.

Indoor Track

  • GSA: Sat., Feb. 10, Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championships, UMO, 4:40 p.m.

GSA varsity girls wrap up season at senior night

Eagle Mazie Smallidge

Blue Hill—The Eagles girls basketball team finished their season with a 51-41 loss against Mattanawcook February 6. But the score was only one part of the night. The Eagles’ final game was played at home, with seniors Mazie Smallidge and Emma Crosby recognized before the game. “I’ve worked with these …

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Senior swimmers

Senior swimmers

Seniors on the George Stevens Academy swim team were recognized at a home meet at the Downeast Family Y in Ellsworth on February 1. From left, Ange Ineza, Jaichen Wang, John Zhang, Ellie Gellerson, Elana Bakeman and Ava Sealander are joined by Director of Residential Life Elizabeth Moss (third from …

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Latest scores

Latest scores

Deer Isle-Stonington High School

  • Girls varsity basketball: Feb. 5 v. Searsport, W 39-31 (16-0)
  • Boys varsity basketball: Jan. 31 v. GSA, L 38-74; Feb. 6 v. Searsport, W 50-38 (4-12)

George Stevens Academy

  • Indoor track: Feb. 3, Eastern Maine Indoor Track League, UMaine Orono: girls, 40 points, 5th of 9 teams; Oshi Ragot, Jenna Eldridge, Josie Czuj, Gabriyah Gadsby 2nd, 800 meter relay; Eliza Broughton 1st, 1 mile run, 2nd, 55 meter hurdles; Mary Brenna Catus 2nd, 400 meter dash; Zeya Lorio 5th, 400 meter dash; Josie Czuj 6th, 800 meter run; Grace Broughton 6th, 200 meter dash; Catus, G. Broughton, Lorio, Susanna Jakub 4th, 200 meter relay; Eldridge 4th, 2 mile run. Boys, 5 points, 9th of 9 teams; Meredith Bradshaw Thomas 4th, 800 meter run; Marshal Lebel, Ian Renwick, Oliver Wilson, Bradshaw Thomas 6th, 200 meter relay. 
  • Varsity swimming: Feb. 1 v. Hampden Academy, Downeast Family Y, Ellsworth; girls L 32-100; boys L 42-102. Top finishes: Henry Scheff, 100 yd. freestyle, 200 yd. freestyle; Ellie Gellerson, 50 yd. freestyle; Ava Sealander, 100 yd. butterfly, 100 yd. breaststroke.
  • Girls varsity basketball: Feb. 1 v. Ellsworth, L 26-57; Feb. 3 v. Lee Academy, W 40-27; Feb. 6 v. Mattanawcook, L 41-51 (5-12)
  • Boys varsity basketball: Feb. 2 v. Ellsworth, W 70-54; Feb. 6 v. Mattanawcook, W 65-49 (16-1)