New look, same goal for GSA girls basketball team

The George Stevens Academy Girls Varsity Basketball Team

Blue Hill—The 2017-18 high school basketball season is officially under way, and the George Stevens Academy girls team has one goal—making it back to the Cross Insurance Center. The team will have a different look both on the court and on the sideline this season, as senior and 1,000-point scorer …

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Mariner cheerleaders headed to state competition

High up

Bangor—Pom poms, big smiles and school spirit ruled the Cross Center in Bangor at the regional cheerleading competition on January 23. Ten Class D squads from across the state put their best feet forward in the form of jumps, splits, chants and stunts, bidding for a spot in the state …

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Mariner cheerleaders return, times two

Mariner 2015-16 cheering team

Deer Isle—The Mariner cheerleaders are back in action, seeking a return to the Augusta Civic Center for the state championships. And they have more than doubled their squad, to nine members. “They are looking fantastic,” Coach Kim Yurchick recently said. Three girls have returned, Ali Eaton, Shaylee Bray and Riley …

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Mariner cheerleaders turn donation into supplies for homeless shelter

Mariner cheerleaders

DEER ISLE—A penny may be only 1 cent on its own, but with a whole bunch of them you can go shopping. And that is just what the Mariners cheerleaders did with their donated pennies. In December the cheering squad was invited to a meeting of the Island’s Eastern Star …

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Mariner cheerleaders place fifth at states

The Mariners will bring their qualifying routine to the states

Deer Isle—The small but strong Mariner cheerleading squad placed fifth at the  Class D cheerleading championships at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday, February 7—exactly what Coach Kim Yurchick hoped for.  “Our goal is to move up the ladder at states, hopefully a few spots from regionals,”  Coach Kim Yurchick said, …

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Mariner cheerleaders ready to compete at the Cross Center Eastern regionals to be held January 24

The DIS cheerleaders work the crowd

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington cheerleaders are getting ready to head to the Cross Center in Bangor on Saturday, January 24. They will compete in the Class D Eastern Regional Championships, their first competition of the season. “The cheerleaders have been working hard on their competition routine,” Coach Kim Yurchick said. …

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