Mariners game schedule update

The Mariners softball and baseball games at Searsport on Saturday, May 2 have been postponed to Wednesday. They host Searsport at home on Friday, May 6, 4:30 p.m.

Cheer the teams on at home—in a schedule change—when the Mariners ball teams host Sumner on Monday, May 4, at 4:30 p.m.

The tennis teams face Sumner the following day, Tuesday, May 4, at the Mariner home courts.


DI-S tennis teams are ready for the season

The Mariners tennis teams

A young DI-S boys tennis team seeks experience Deer Isle—For the boys tennis team, Matt Duddy returns to be the first singles player with Paul Zoephel, Justin Eaton, and Cody Eaton vying for the second and third singles positions. The remaining players, Cameron Wendell, Devron Emrick, Brantly Emrick, Marvin Merritt, …

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Retired Island athletic director recognized for distinguished service

Matt Larsen Recognized

On Thursday, April 2, retired athletic director Matt Larsen was honored at the 44th Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrator’s Association Spring Conference at the Samoset. Larsen who retired this fall after 30 years of service received the Robert Boucher 7th Player Distinguished Service Award. The spirit of the award is to …

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Mariner, Eagles named PVC All Stars

Dillon makes the pass

Four local varsity basketball players held court at Orono High School on March 3 as part of the  Penobscot Valley Conference All Star teams. Deer Isle-Stonington senior Jared Gove and George Stevens Academy senior Kelsey Allen faced off on opposing teams, as did GSA seniors Megan Nowland and Alice Dillon. They joined a …

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Mariner cheerleaders turn donation into supplies for homeless shelter

Mariner cheerleaders

DEER ISLE—A penny may be only 1 cent on its own, but with a whole bunch of them you can go shopping. And that is just what the Mariners cheerleaders did with their donated pennies. In December the cheering squad was invited to a meeting of the Island’s Eastern Star …

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Randy Shepard takes over Mariner girls basketball

Coach Randy Shepard takes a time out

When longtime coach Darren Eaton stepped down last year, it was not surprising to have Randy Shepard become the girls basketball head coach. He had assisted Coach Eaton for two years. He also played basketball for the Mariners under Coach Joe Mesi, graduating in 1988 on a team that lost …

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Lady Mariners finish season with loss in prelims

Coach Randy Shepard takes a time out

The  Lady Mariners fell to third-ranked Fort Fairfield on February 10 in the post-season prelims at Central Aroostook, ending a season that saw a surge in the last weeks. They end the season ranked 14th with an 8-12 record, with wins in the final two weeks against Jonesport-Beals and Class …

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Lady Mariners over Eagles in fourth-quarter thriller

  The Mariners hosted George Stevens Academy on February 3 in a game postponed twice in the final week of regular season play, and secured a 43-41 win in the final seconds of the game. Trailing by one with less than one minute on the clock, the Mariners scored and …

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