GSA Eagles beat Piscataquis, Sumner for 9 in a row

The Eagles won 51-46 at  #12 Sumner on January 15, for its ninth win in a row. Jarrod Chase led the team with 16 points. The victory followed a win against #7 Piscataquis, where solid defense saw GSA increase its lead in every period for a  final score of 59-37. Taylor Schildroth led that …

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Varsity swim team posts wins over Caribou, Presque Isle in ‘best meet of the year’

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The George Stevens Academy varsity swim team won on points against Caribou and Presque Isle and in individual events against Ellsworth when the Eagles hosted a meet on January 3. In the “dual” meet, swimmers from the four schools competed in all events, but each scored points against only two …

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GSA girls 5-4 after win at Sumner

  GSA girls 5-4 after win at Sumner The Eagles varsity girls won 59-38 at Sumner on January 5 to raise their record to 5-4. Morgan Dauk’s 29-point performance paced the Eagles, while  Hannah Gutow and Megan Nowland each scored nine. The victory followed a 37-29 loss on December 27 to #4 …

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Lady Eagles do ‘a great thing,’ collect toys for tots

Toys for Tots program gets boost from GSA girls basketball squad

Blue Hill—While rival teams duked it out on the court, there was an undercurrent of cooperation and holiday cheer among those in attendance at the December 11 GSA vs. Bucksport girls basketball game. The Lady Eagles had asked people to bring toys for needy families in place of money for …

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GSA girls fight hard in Orono loss

Morgan Dauk of the Eagles goes up against Mariner Morgan Shepard. Photo by Franklin Brown

Morgan Dauk of the Eagles goes up against Mariner Morgan Shepard. Photo by Franklin Brown

The Eagles hosted Orono in a post-Christmas game on December 27, losing 37-29 in a battle lost in the fourth quarter.  The girls began the final minutes with a 27-21 lead but a strong Orono defense and a 16-2 outscoring  by the Red Riots contributed to the Eagle’s loss. Morgan Dauk scored 15 points and Hanna Gutow played strong from the floor. The girls are 4-3 after a win over Deer Isle-Stonington on December 23 at home.

The Eagles hit the road for their next three games, returning to home court on January 17 against Sumner.

GSA Eagles win four in a row

Eagles Finn Davis-Batt steals during a win over  Mount Desert Island on December 19.  Photo by Franklin Brown

Eagles Finn Davis-Batt steals during a win over Mount Desert Island on December 19. Photo by Franklin Brown

The varsity boys outstanding 68-59 win against now-second-ranked Central on December 22 marked the team’s fourth straight win, bumping them to the fifth spot in the Class C rankings and a 4-3 record.  The Eagles jumped to a quick lead  in the first quarter and never let go, with balanced scoring from Taylor Schildroth (15), Finn Davis-Batt (13) and Jarrod Chase (11). The victory followed on the heels of an 84-76 win over Class B team Mount Desert Island on December 19, helped by successful free throws (13 of 16) in the fourth quarter. Kelsey Allen led scoring with 32 points and provided 7 assists and 7 rebounds. Jarrod Chase contributed 15 points. Taylor Schildroth had 10 points and 8 assists.

Cheer on the boys in a home game against Sumner on Monday, December 29. Tip off is 7 p.m.

Against MDI, Eagles boys win while girls fall

Against MDI, Eagles boys win while girls fall

At home on December 20, the GSA  varsity boys won 84-76 over Mount Desert Island, helped by strong shooting from the free throw line in the fourth quarter, making 13 of 16 foul shots. The Eagles were led by Kelsey Allen, who scored 32 points, 7 assists and 7 rebounds. Jarrod Chase contributed 15 points. Taylor Schildroth had 10 points and 8 assists. The boys stand at 3-3 and face Central in an away game on Monday, December 22 at 7 p.m.

The girls varsity team didn’t fare as well   when they faced MDI in an away game on December 20, falling 62-32. The loss came on the heels of  a 58-39 win over Searsport at home on December 18, with Morgan Dauk scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds.  Alice Dillon scored 10 points, five rebounds and six assists, while freshman and JV/swing player Mazie Smallidge hauled ten rebounds. The girls are 3-2 and face Deer Isle-Stonington at home on Wednesday, December 23. Tip off is 7 p.m.