GSA girls bring intensity to quarterfinal win Knocks off Calais to advance

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 Face #5 Dexter on Friday, 3:35 p.m.

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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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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After loss to GSA, fourth-place Lady Mariners eye tournament Scott’s Sports Spot

Coach Randy Shepard rallies his team

Deer Isle—The girls basketball team lost to George Stevens 52-27 on February 2. For whatever reason, we came out flat and did not play competitively against GSA. They are a strong Class C team at the top of their league, but we didn’t have the fire we have shown at …

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Dedication is key for international Eagle Steve Wang

Steven Wang takes the fast break

BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team is on a roll this season, and the Class C State Championship is theirs to lose. One of the untold stories of the team, though, is senior guard Steven Wang, who is a defensive asset off the bench for the undefeated Eagles. …

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In battle of Eagles, GSA dominates Ellsworth

Jarrod Chase and Max Mattson block a shot

Blue Hill—A decisive victory over the Class B Ellsworth Eagles by the George Stevens Academy Eagles varsity boys basketball team thrilled from the first two three-pointers GSA’s Jarrod Chase sank in the first 55 seconds of the game. George Stevens, who never saw their lead shrink below double digits, played …

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DIS boys hang on to playoff bid Scott's Sports Spot

Nathan Winchester powers up for the basket

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington varsity boys basketball team end the regular season at 5-13 in a tenuous ninth place. Washburn is below us and has a game on Tuesday night, the outcome of which will determine whether we stay where we are or drop one or two places. If the …

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Schildroth hits 1,000th point, then gets down to work

Taylor Schildroth scores 1 before a home crowd. Photo by Anne Berleant

BLUE HILL—Six points short of the magic number after a close 73-66 win at Lee Academy last night, George Stevens Academy junior Taylor Schildroth quickly took care of business, sinking two three-point shots against Penquis before the clock had ticked down one minute of play. The first shot came after the Eagles took possession off …

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