Mariner boys tennis team wins, girls lose in doubleheader Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The girls tennis team lost a double header to Calais 4-1 and 4-1 on May 11 in Calais. In the first match, Jordyn Judkins lost 8-0, Emma Plummer lost 8-1, and Marissa Judkins lost 8-2. In the doubles, Orly Vaughn/Riley Getto won 8-4 and we forfeited the second doubles. …

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Mariners softball team 2-2 after win over GSA Scott's Sports Spot

Support from the short stop

Deer Isle—The softball team lost on May 3 to Schenck 10-6. Brittany Gray did most of the pitching, but the backup pitchers haven’t found their consistency yet. We are hitting the ball well. Abby Stinson had 3 singles, Katie Hutchinson had 3 singles with 3 RBIs, Madison Frazier had 2 …

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Mariner Brendan Penfold sets high goals for spring track season Scott's Sports Spot

A track team of one

Deer Isle—With the rain washing out all the spring sports except track this week, I caught up with runner Brendan Penfold to learn about his running with the George Stevens Academy track team this spring. Penfold placed second, behind GSA senior John Hassett, in the 800 meter and 1600 meter …

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Mariner tennis teams young but ready to compete Scott's Sports Spot

The Deer Isle-Stonington Varsity Tennis Team

Deer Isle—The tennis teams each lost their season opener on April 24 to George Stevens 5-0. We did have earlier games postponed because of weather, to be played later. In listing the teams and initial positions below, without much practice, everything is still fluid. Both teams have several freshmen taking …

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DIS softball team wins first game in photo finish Scott's Sports Spot

Lily Gray tries to beat a slide into home plate. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle— The Mariners softball team beat Bangor Christian, 30-29, on April 24 in a marathon game won in dramatic fashion in the last inning. We led 5-3 after the first inning, but then we couldn’t find the plate with multiple pitchers, walking many batters to trail 19-8. We battled …

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Spring training

Abby Stinson

Abby Stinson warms up her pitching arm on the Deer Isle-Stonington softball field. Photo by Anne Berleant

The Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners take advantage of warm weather on April 14 to warm up their skills on the playing field. Above is Abby Stinson. With the season opener a home game against Bangor Christian on April 24, the teams are practicing throughout vacation week. First pitch for both games is at 4 p.m.

DIS boys varsity baseball team looks to improve from 2016 Scott's Sports Spot

2017 DISHS baseball

Deer Isle—The boys are a junior-dominated team with over three-quarters of the players from that class. The big challenge in baseball this season will be the new pitch count rule. Instead of three innings being the cut off for a pitcher to rest three days, it is 110 pitches, and …

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