Coach’s Corner—Joe Stinson DISHS boys varsity soccer coach

Joe Stinson

Deer Isle—Deer Isle-Stonington High School boys soccer coach Joey Stinson has been leading the team for the last three seasons but his connection to the Mariner team goes back to his childhood growing up on the island. Stinson was a four-year member of the team but he was practicing with …

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Penfold brings home Class C North title Coming up: state championship

Deer Isle-Stonington senior Brendan Penfold

Deer Isle—Brendan Penfold continued his string of first place finishes by winning the Class C North regional cross-country championship race in Belfast with a time of 16:40.70, three seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. This was one of the closer races for Brendan as he gets ready for the state …

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Mariner boys soccer team edged out of playoffs Scott's Sports Spot

DISHS freshman Drew Wendell

Deer Isle—The boys soccer team lost to George Stevens 4-0 on October 11. Playing on the bigger field at George Stevens does not work for our advantage, and we weren’t able to generate offense.  We needed to play with the energy we had versus Jonesport, but it wasn’t there. There …

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DI-S girls soccer team better than season record shows Scott's Sports Spot

Lowery works to control the ball

Deer Isle—The girls soccer team lost a close game to Bangor Christian 2-1 on October 12. We scored first on a goal by Ava Lowery assisted by Abby Stinson. That held up until right near the end of the first half when Bangor Christian lofted a perfect shot over the …

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Coach’s Corner: Mary Penfold DISHS cross-country

Mary Penfold

Deer Isle—Athletics is in Deer Isle-Stonington High School cross-country coach Mary Penfold’s blood. A three-sport athlete in high school and a basketball player and swimmer in college, one of Penfold’s earliest memories is running. “My mom and sisters and I—I remember going on runs with them when I was 8 …

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No losers in Eagles, Mariners girls soccer face-off Final score 2-2

George Stevens Academy senior Nellie Haldane

Blue Hill—The Deer Isle-Stonington High School girls soccer team stunned the Eagles of George Stevens Academy in a 2-2 tie on October 10. The game was the final home game of the season for George Stevens Academy, and the team came out firing in the first half. Less than eight …

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Mariner boys soccer team better than record shows Scott's Sports Spot

Sophomore Cullen Cochrane

Deer Isle—The boys soccer team lost a close game September 28 to Bucksport 2-1. This was a hard-fought battle and we played them pretty even. Bucksport scored first and Stephen Cochrane scored from an assist by Nathan Thompson. Nathan Winchester did a good job in goal and the goals Bucksport …

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DI-S girls soccer team a winner in spirit Scott's Sports Spot

Senior Ava Lowery

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls soccer team lost a close game to Narraguagis 2-0 on September 27. We played our hearts out in this game and didn’t deserve to lose in my opinion. We controlled the ball so well and passed as well as I have seen us do. Unfortunately, …

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Mariner girls soccer team moves well but fails at finish  Scott's Sports Spot

DISHS’s Orly Vaugh

Deer Isle—The girls soccer team lost 3-0 at Schenck on September 23. It was so hot that one of our players suffered heat stroke and the ambulance was called, treating her at the field. Luckily that was all that was needed to restore her, but in being cautious, both games …

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