GSA girls pack 1-2-3 punch at Seacoast Invitational

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Blue Hill—With runners from 10 Class C and D schools competing, the George Stevens Academy girls cross-country team swept the top three spots and easily won the Seacoast Invitational at Sumner High School September 22. Senior Eliza Broughton ran a 20:49 race for first place, followed by teammates and seniors …

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GSA girls team, Hassett win Class C state titles Cross-country champions

Senior John Hassett

Belfast—The George Stevens Academy girls brought home the state title in cross country on Saturday, November 5, fulfilling what no Eagles girls team has done since at least 1975, when the Maine Press Association began recording girls’ titles, and probably a few decades before then. The team also qualified for …

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Eagle girls win Northern Class C cross country title Boys come in second, Hassett repeats as Class C champion

BELFAST—The George Stevens Academy girls’ cross-country team edged out Orono by one point to bring home the Northern Regional Class C Cross Country title on October 27 at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.  Eliza Broughton (20:06.66), Mary Richardson  (20:16.94) and Zeya Lorio (20:18.37) punched in a 2-3-4 finish that placed …

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Cross Country regionals and state championships postponed one week

Due to the extreme wet storm conditions predicted for Saturday, October 22, both the Northern and Southern Maine Cross Country regional championship meets and the state meet have been pushed back one week. The Northern Regionals will now be held on Saturday, October 29, at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast. Class …

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Eagle girls take second at cross country PVC championship Hassett wins third title, Penfold runner up

Mary Rich races the 3.1 cross country course

Blue Hill—George Stevens Academy senior John Hassett ran a 16:26.20 championship race at the Penobscot Valley Conference Cross Country Championships on October 15 in Old Town, winning his third title in as many years and breaking the course record. Deer Isle-Stonington junior Brendan Penfold took second, with a 2.5 second …

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GSA cross-country teams set high hopes for state meet

Eliza Broughton

Blue Hill—The Eagles cross country program may be smaller than last year, but has been posting the same impressive results despite graduating a number of runners, including seven boys, off the teams in 2015. The numbers are down, but the advantage lies in more individual coaching, Coach Erich Reed recently …

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Mariner XC team on course for championship race Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The cross country team competed in the Hancock County Championship meet at Blue Hill last week. Brendan Penfold ran the course in 16:36 and came in third behind John Hassett and Ollie Dillon of George Stevens Academy at their home course. Ian Cust came in 34th overall of 40 …

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Brendan Penfold takes first at Seacoast Invitational

Deer Isle-Stonington's Brendan Penfold

Sullivan—The cross country team went to the Seacoast Invitational and Brendan Penfold was the top runner of the meet with a time of 17:57, which now becomes the course and meet record, as this is a newly made course. Brendan’s rival John Hassett was not there, though George Stevens did …

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Eagles cross-country teams take Seacoast Invitational

Sullivan—The George Stevens boys and girls cross country teams took home firsts at the 10-school Seacoast Invitational in Sullivan on September 23. Eliza Broughton swept the 39 girl runners for a first-place win. Her 20:36 finish was “an excellent time on a challenging course,” Coach Erich Reed said. Zeya Lorio …

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