GSA softball players ‘motivate themselves’ with strong leadership and unity

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Blue Hill—A core of three returning seniors—catcher Sarah Mullen, Hannah Peasley at first base, and Emma Weed, a third-base player—are leading the Eagles varsity softball team on and off the field, according to Coach Todd Eckenfelder. “I have a lot of confidence in my seniors and their ability to guide …

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GSA Eagles bring home Class C state title in last-second thriller Chase three-pointer clinches win

The Eagles and fans celebrate winning back-to-back state championships. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR – With under 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter, George Stevens Academy’s Jarrod Chase and the Eagles found themselves tied 44-44 against the Winthrop Ramblers in the Class C state championship. The senior captain told his coach he wanted the ball in the final seconds. “I knew I wanted …

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GSA Eagles win second straight Class C North title Will face Winthrop in state championships

Beckett Slayton takes down the net after the win. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR –  The first-place George Stevens Academy Eagles used a 20-point fourth quarter to win its second Class C North title in as many years, taking a 59-45 victory over the second-seeded Fort Fairfield Tigers February 25 at the Cross Insurance Center. The game was tied 39-39 at the end …

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GSA’s Hassett wins state title, girls relay team takes second

Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—In its first varsity season, the George Stevens Academy indoor track team took what it did in warmer weather and earned good results. “It was a successful season,” Coach Tony Rolfe said, of the team’s debut in the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League. Senior John Hassett earned the state …

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GSA girls bring intensity to quarterfinal win Knocks off Calais to advance

The starters

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy girls basketball team pulled out a close 49-40 victory over the Calais Blue Devils in a Class C North quarterfinal match up February 22. The Eagles went on a 6-0 run, with senior Morgan Dauk scoring all the points before Calais responded with its own run, …

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Eagle boys roll over Woodland to advance to semifinals Face #5 Dexter on Friday, 3:35 p.m.

Jarrod Chase works the Eagles offense. Photo by Anne Berleant

BANGOR—No one expected a battle as the undefeated George Stevens Academy Eagles faced Woodland in the Class C North tournament quarterfinals, and the top-seeded Eagles easily rolled over the eighth seed, whose regular season record was 9-7, with a two-point preliminary playoff game win over #9 Fort Kent. The George …

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Lady Eagles end regular season at #2 spot

Morgan Dauk

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy girls varsity basketball team closed out their regular season with wins against Searsport (45-25) on February 8 and Penquis Valley (48-39) on February 10. Neither victory earned them enough tournament points to bump them back into the top Heal Point spot, where they stood for …

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In battle of Eagles, GSA dominates Ellsworth

Jarrod Chase and Max Mattson block a shot

Blue Hill—A decisive victory over the Class B Ellsworth Eagles by the George Stevens Academy Eagles varsity boys basketball team thrilled from the first two three-pointers GSA’s Jarrod Chase sank in the first 55 seconds of the game. George Stevens, who never saw their lead shrink below double digits, played …

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Eagle girls back in winning form Re-take top Heal Point spot

Morgan Dauk shoots

Blue Hill—A crushing 69-27 win over Bucksport on January 27 showed the George Stevens Academy girls in top form, with Morgan Dauk and Mazie Smallidge both hitting double-doubles, Dauk with 29 points and 16 rebounds, and Smallidge 11 points and 12 rebounds. Julianna Allen chipped in 10 points for the …

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