Steve Bemiss: GSA girls varsity soccer Coach's Corner

Coach Steve Bemiss

BLUE HILL—Steve Bemiss comes from humble coaching beginnings. When he first came back to the Blue Hill Peninsula  23 years ago, he was approached by a neighbor, who was also a YMCA director, about coaching a youth soccer team. He agreed, under the condition that she be his assistant. She …

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Maine Maritime plays in 45th Admiral’s Cup Homecoming Saturday, September 16

The Maine Maritime Academy mariners

Castine—Fall means football for fans and family of the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners, who host their first home game on Saturday, September 16, against Massachusetts Maritime. It also means tailgating, with a portion of Pleasant Street closed off for the party, and celebrating homecoming weekend for Maine Maritime. The Mariners, …

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Lacrosse gaining popularity at college level MMA teams show marked improvement this season

Eyes on the goal

CASTINE—After back-to-back seasons with an 0-15 record, the Maine Maritime Academy women’s lacrosse team went 6-7 on the regular season and earned a playoff game in the North Atlantic Conference playoffs against the University of Maine at Farmington on April 28. The Mariners lost the contest 15-4, but first-year coach …

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

Sports GSA spring teams Softball 042017

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

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

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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