GSA track team stays competitive ahead of league, state finals

Senior Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—Competing in the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League, the Eagle boys and girls are making their mark ahead of the league championships and state meet in February. The Eagle runners are competing against runners from large schools to small, as a team and as individuals hoping to qualify for …

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Eagle varsity boys basketball team cruises, girls falter

Saylor Grant attempts a shot

Blue Hill—A fourth-quarter loss by the George Stevens girls team to the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners and the boys team’s 49-point stomp over Calais marked the past week of GSA varsity basketball play. Junior Julianna Allen’s 22 points and a 17 point half-time lead wasn’t enough to seal the win against …

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GSA varsity swim season heats up

Blue Hill—With only three meets held so far, the George Stevens Academy swim team heads into an end of season with days between meets rather than weeks. After competing at John Bapst December 15 and Foxcroft Academy December 20, the team’s next meet was at Washington Academy January 10. The …

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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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