Eagles headed to the state championships after winning Class C North title

  BANGOR—Powered by 32 points by Taylor Schildroth,   the George Stevens Academy Eagles brought home the Class C North title against third-ranked Bucksport on February 20 at the Cross Center in Bangor. The final score was 55-43. “Any one of us on any given night can have a great night,” Schildroth said after the …

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Eagles cruise in semifinals, regional title game next

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy defense shut down #5 Schenck for a 68-39 semifinal win on February 19 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. They face #3 Bucksport tomorrow night in a clash for the Northern Regional Class C title. A slow first quarter saw starters  Nick Szwez, Jarrod Chase, Beckett Slayton, Taylor …

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Eagles pummel Fort Kent for a semifinal berth

The top-ranked George Stevens Academy varsity boys basketball team crushed #8 Fort Kent in a quarterfinal playoff match at the Cross Center on February 16. They will meet #5 Schenck on Friday, February 19, in a semifinal match up. The winner of that game will continue on to Northern Regional …

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Want to watch all 142 tournament games? Here’s how

Three different organizations will cover all 142 games in the five classes of the Maine high school basketball tournament. All games, except for the state finals, will be available through live web streaming platforms, after Maine Public Broadcasting Network announced it would only broadcast the state finals, after decades of …

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Eagles girls lose 53-51 in OT, out of playoffs

CALAIS—The Eagle varsity girls lost a close preliminary playoff game at Calais on February 10 to end their season. In the fight for a quarterfinal berth, the Eagles lost 53-51 in overtime, after leading Calais well into the fourth quarter. The ninth-ranked Eagles had jumped to a quick lead, ending …

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Eagle boys to meet Fort Kent in QF

Mattson scores

Blue Hill—The top-ranked Eagle varsity boys will face Fort Kent in a play off quarterfinal Tuesday, February 16, at the Cross Center in Bangor. After winning their final game of the season 46-39 over Searsport, the team finishes the regular season at 17-1. Their only loss was against Ellsworth on …

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Swim teams make solid showing at PVCs Sealander takes first in medley event

Eagle Ava Sealander

Blue Hill—The Eagle girls swim team finished a solid seventh out of 14 teams at the Penobscot Valley Conference swimming and diving championships at the University of Maine in Orono on February 6. “They did awesome,” Coach Don Driscoll said. Ava Sealander scored a first place in the 200 yard …

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GSA swim meet nets event wins for boys, girls

Eagle Karina Steenberg

BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy girls swim team took a 91-72 team win over Hampden Academy on Friday, January 29. Despite top finishes in individual events, the boys team fell short, losing 101-51. In girls action, the relay team of Karina Steenberg, Ellie Gellerson, Hanna Jordan and Montana VanDuijn came …

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GSA loses thriller to Ellsworth, locked in at #1

Coach Dwayne Carter

Blue HIll—Their winning streak might be broken but the George Stevens Academy varsity boys basketball team sits firm at the top of the Class C Northern rankings, with one game left in the regular season. Ellsworth broke GSA’s unbeaten record in a February 2 thriller before a packed Ellsworth house …

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