GSA knocks out Houlton in playoff quarterfinal Takes on Fort Kent in semifinal match up

BANGOR – The two-time defending Class C State Champion George Stevens Academy Eagles took a 55-43 victory over the Shiretowners of Houlton in a Class C North quarterfinal showdown on February 20 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Taylor Shildroth got the action going for the Eagles with back-to-back …

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GSA boys get ready to defend state title

The GSA Eagles

Blue Hill—The Eagle varsity boys basketball team begins their tournament Tuesday, February 20, with a matchup against either Houlton or Lee Academy. The first team is untested for George Stevens, and the second team gave them their first Class C loss in two seasons back in December. The Eagles revenged …

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GSA relay team named All-Conference Richardson wins Sportsmanship Award

Eagle Mary Richardson

ORONO—The Eagle girls 800 meter relay team took home the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League title February 10 at the University of Maine. Seniors Eliza Broughton, Zeya Lorio and Mary Brenna Catus and junior Gabriyah Gadsby posted a 10:13.69 time, breaking their own record set February 4, and were named …

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Small in numbers, Eagle swim team races big at PVC championships Ava Sealander named ‘Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet’

ORONO—In a field dominated by  larger schools, the George Stevens Academy swim team turned in solid performances at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships. The meet brought hundreds of swimmers to the University of Maine at Orono February 9 and 10 to compete for their team and for themselves. GSA Senior …

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Eagles host Mariners, then both head to playoffs

Gearing up

Blue Hill—It happens twice a year, at the season’s start and again as it winds to an end. The two neighboring basketball teams take their turn hosting a game, bringing together fans, parents and players from across the peninsula and island in a family affair of high school basketball. Friends, …

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GSA varsity girls wrap up season at senior night

Eagle Mazie Smallidge

Blue Hill—The Eagles girls basketball team finished their season with a 51-41 loss against Mattanawcook February 6. But the score was only one part of the night. The Eagles’ final game was played at home, with seniors Mazie Smallidge and Emma Crosby recognized before the game. “I’ve worked with these …

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Senior swimmers

Senior swimmers

Seniors on the George Stevens Academy swim team were recognized at a home meet at the Downeast Family Y in Ellsworth on February 1. From left, Ange Ineza, Jaichen Wang, John Zhang, Ellie Gellerson, Elana Bakeman and Ava Sealander are joined by Director of Residential Life Elizabeth Moss (third from …

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Small GSA swim team shines in event results

Rick Yap

Ellsworth—Few in numbers but strong in the events entered, the Eagle varsity swim team already has five swimmers whose times qualify them for the state meet February 19 and 20 at Bowdoin College. The Eagles fell to both Ellsworth and Carlisle at a meet January 26 at the Down East …

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As playoffs loom, Eagle varsity boys notch big wins

Eagle Max Mattson

Blue Hill—In back-to-back home games, the George Stevens Academy varsity boys basketball team won by margins of 65 points (Narraguagus) and 42 (Central), continuing its dominance over Class C teams. “We are in the final stretch of the regular season and starting to play well,” Coach Dwayne Carter said. “Our …

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