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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DI-S girls soccer team ties Sumner, loses to Searsport Scott's Sports Spot

Rylee Eaton controls the ball

Deer Isle—The girls soccer team tied Sumner 1-1 in two overtimes on September 15. We scored first when Ava Lowery kicked in a ball assisted by Lily Gray. About ten minutes later, Sumner was able to penetrate the defense and score the equalizer. Despite the lack of scoring, there was …

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Mariner boys soccer team falls to Jonesport Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The boys soccer team lost to an inspired Jonesport team 2-1 September 13. We were out hustled overall in this game and Coach Joe Stinson felt we may have underestimated Jonesport as they out shot us about 17-5. Our lone goal was on an indirect kick by Stephen Cochrane …

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New athletic director brings experience to DISHS

Ed Hatch

DEER ISLE—Deer Isle-Stonington High School principal Ed Hatch has been pulling double duty since joining the district’s administrative team in July. In addition to his principal duties, Hatch is also the athletic director for the middle school and high school teams. Balancing roles is familiar territory for Hatch, though, as …

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