Mariner girls fall to Easton in Class D quarterfinals

BANGOR—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls basketball team suffered a tough loss tonight against fourth-ranked Easton in the Class D quarterfinals. Trailing by four points at the end of the first quarter, the Mariners remained scoreless in the second and saw Easton’s lead stretch from 9-5 to 21-5.  The third quarter ended with the …

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Mariners: Remembering the 1987 championship

Lily Gray controls the ball

THE ISLAND—In 1987, the Deer Isle-Stonington High School girls basketball team walked into the Bangor Auditorium as the second seed in Class D East. In the most successful post season for the Lady Mariners to date, that team emerged victorious as the Class D state champions, the first and last …

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After loss to GSA, fourth-place Lady Mariners eye tournament Scott’s Sports Spot

Coach Randy Shepard rallies his team

Deer Isle—The girls basketball team lost to George Stevens 52-27 on February 2. For whatever reason, we came out flat and did not play competitively against GSA. They are a strong Class C team at the top of their league, but we didn’t have the fire we have shown at …

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DIS boys hang on to playoff bid Scott's Sports Spot

Nathan Winchester powers up for the basket

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington varsity boys basketball team end the regular season at 5-13 in a tenuous ninth place. Washburn is below us and has a game on Tuesday night, the outcome of which will determine whether we stay where we are or drop one or two places. If the …

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Mariner girls look solid for playoffs Scott's Sports Spot

Coach Randy Shepard directs Brienna Limeburner

Deer Isle—The girls basketball team avenged their earlier loss by beating Jonesport 56-43 on January 28. After a sluggish first half characterized by turnovers from forcing passes, we led 19-14. We came out energized and quickly outscored Jonesport 14-4 and led 41-26 after three quarters. We rebounded better and attacked …

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Mariner boys need wins to make tournament cutoff Scott's Sports Spot

Toby Snow and Mason Oliver close in on defense. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle—The Mariner boys basketball team lost a one-sided game to Machias 65-29 on January 19. We played an inspired game when we saw them at home but that was not the case at Machias. They dominated us from the start and we never got any offensive flow going. The …

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DIS girls win at Machias, fall to Bucksport Holding on to close 5th place ranking

Madison Frazier grabs the rebound against Bucksport. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls basketball team easily beat Machias 44-14 on January 19. Because Machias does not have a strong team this year, we totally outmatch them and it becomes an opportunity for all the less-experienced players to get time on the floor. It becomes more of a teaching …

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