GSA’s Hassett wins state title, girls relay team takes second

Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—In its first varsity season, the George Stevens Academy indoor track team took what it did in warmer weather and earned good results. “It was a successful season,” Coach Tony Rolfe said, of the team’s debut in the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League. Senior John Hassett earned the state …

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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

GSA girls bring intensity to quarterfinal win

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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Eagle boys roll over Woodland to advance to semifinals

Jarrod Chase works the Eagles offense. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR—No one expected a battle as the undefeated George Stevens Academy Eagles faced Woodland in the Class C North tournament quarterfinals, and the top-seeded Eagles easily rolled over the eighth seed, whose regular season record was 9-7, with a two-point preliminary playoff game win over #9 Fort Kent. The George …

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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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Hassett wins PVC indoor track title

John Hassett runs

Orono—George Stevens Academy senior John Hassett captured the Penobscot Valley Conference/Eastern Maine Indoor Track League title for the 800 meter run. He also set a record for the New Balance Field House at the University of Maine in Orono. Hassett raced to a 1:57.09 time, less than a second short …

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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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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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Lady Eagles end regular season at #2 spot

Morgan Dauk

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy girls varsity basketball team closed out their regular season with wins against Searsport (45-25) on February 8 and Penquis Valley (48-39) on February 10. Neither victory earned them enough tournament points to bump them back into the top Heal Point spot, where they stood for …

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