Eagles boys stand at winning 7-0

BLUE HILL—The Eagle varsity boys are plowing through the competition this season, holding the top spot in the northern Class C Heal Point Standings with a 7-0 record. The team won their  last three games, against Sumner, Lee Academy, and Penquis, by over 20 points, with the December 22 home …

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Eagles face tough meet at MDI Sealander, Pelletier take firsts

Eagle Jeremiah Scheff

Mount Desert Island—The GSA boys and girls varsity swim teams raced Mount Desert Island December 12. Without having swimmers compete in all events, the Class B Eagles have difficulty competing for points but still shine in individual events. Ava Sealander placed first in the 100 yard butterfly, and Maya Pelletier …

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Varsity swim team dives into season

Eagle Alexiy Prokopov

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy varsity swim team opened its 2015-16 season against Ellsworth on December 4. Now three years old as a competitive team, this is the first year the team is competing independently, instead of with Ellsworth at dual meets. “We figured it was about time. Ellsworth has …

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Mariner, Eagle boys get wins, but girls lose

A busy week in varsity basketball saw the Mariner varsity boys score their first win on December, a close 53-52 over Shead, by way of a Krisford Melanio three-pointer with 6 seconds left. It was a close game all the way, said our Mariner columnist Jack Scott. The boys are 1-3 for the …

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Eagles and Mariners face off in season openers

The Deer Isle Stonington Mariners and George Steven Academy Eagles opened the 2015-16 season with a double face-off: the Lady Eagles hosted the Mariners for a win on Friday, while the GSA boys rolled over the Mariners boys in Deer Isle on Saturday. The Lady Eagles came out strong, jumping to a …

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Eagles focus on defense as ‘rock of the team’

Eagle Stefan Simmons

Blue Hill—With two scrimmages and two exhibition games to gauge strengths and weaknesses, the George Stevens Academy varsity boys basketball team opens its season on Saturday, December 5, in Deer Isle against the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners. The team scrimmaged against John Bapst and Orono on November 25, with the Eagles …

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The 2015-16 Eagles varsity team

SPORTS; GSA; basketball; team; boys; one; 120315 Front row, from left: Steven Wang, Will Entwisle, Beckett Slayton, Taylor Schildroth, Tyler Snow. Back row, from left: student assistant Ethan Snow, Coach Dwayne Carter, Jarrod Chase, Dakota Chipman, Khalede Clark, Nickolas Szwez, Max Mattson, Khemani Peasley, Stefan Simmons, Assistant Coach Matt Mattson. Not pictured: Jacob Keenan. Photo by Anne Berleant

The 2015-16 Eagles varsity team. Photo by Anne Berleant

Front row, from left: Steven Wang, Will Entwisle, Beckett Slayton, Taylor Schildroth, Tyler Snow. Back row, from left: student assistant Ethan Snow, Coach Dwayne Carter, Jarrod Chase, Dakota Chipman, Khalede Clark, Nickolas Szwez, Max Mattson, Khemani Peasley, Stefan Simmons, Assistant Coach Matt Mattson. Not pictured: Jacob Keenan.

Will new basketball classes help GSA, DIS?

With the cold of the oncoming winter comes basketball season, where warm gym and hotter action on the court will last through the tournament week in late February. But, this year, the high school varsity schedule looks a little different across the state after the Maine Principals Association, the governing body …

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