GSA softball players ‘motivate themselves’ with strong leadership and unity

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Blue Hill—A core of three returning seniors—catcher Sarah Mullen, Hannah Peasley at first base, and Emma Weed, a third-base player—are leading the Eagles varsity softball team on and off the field, according to Coach Todd Eckenfelder. “I have a lot of confidence in my seniors and their ability to guide …

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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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PCHS no match for George Stevens girls Eagles earn Northern title bid

The Eagles start cheering as the last seconds tick down. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy girls varsity basketball team are headed for a Northern Class C title match tomorrow night after vanquishing #3 Piscataquis 50-29 in a semifinal match up at the Cross Insurance Center on February 24. The last time the Eagle girls won a regional title was in 2009, and …

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GSA swim team wraps up at state championship

Evan Soukup swims the 200 yard freestyle. Photo by Franklin Brown

Blue Hill—Eight members of the Eagles’ varsity swim team competed in the Class B state championships in Orono this week, evidence of a varsity swim team growing in depth. At the girls state meet on Monday, February 20, junior standout Ava Sealander took third in two events: the 200 yard …

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Eagle boys roll over Woodland to advance to semifinals Face #5 Dexter on Friday, 3:35 p.m.

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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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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Lady Eagles to face Bucksport on home court

Coach Bill Case

Blue Hill—After two games in as many weeks on the road, the George Stevens Academy varsity girls basketball team will host Bucksport on Friday, January 27, a match-up that promises intensity among the players and a strong crowd on both sides of the gym. The Golden Bucks may be ranked …

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Games close to home

Games close to home

Girls Basketball
DISHS: Sat., Jan. 28, v. Jonesport-Beals, 1 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 30, @ Bangor Christian, 5 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 1, @ GSA, 5:30 p.m.
GSA: Fri., Jan. 27, v. Bucksport, 7 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 30, @ Narraguagus, 6:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 1, v. DISHS, 5:30 p.m.
MMA: Fri., Jan. 27, v. Colby-Sawyer, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 28, v. New England College, 3 p.m.

Boys Basketball
DISHS: Sat., Jan. 27, v. Jonesport-Beals, 2:30 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 30, @ Bangor Christian, 6:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 1, @ GSA, 7 p.m.
GSA: Sat., Jan. 28, v. Penquis, 7 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 1, v. DISHS, 7 p.m.
MMA: Fri., Jan. 27, v. Colby-Sawyer, 5:30 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 28, v. New England College, 1 p.m.

Indoor Track
GSA: Sat., Jan. 28, @ UMaine Orono, 1:40 p.m.