Eagle varsity girls notch win over Sumner

GSA’s Julianna Allen

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy girls basketball team gained a solid win over Sumner January 19 posting a final score of 42-22, their second win over the winless Witches this season. With a 4-9 record heading into the final regular season games, the Eagles are ranked 18th in the Heal …

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GSA track team stays competitive ahead of league, state finals

Senior Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—Competing in the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League, the Eagle boys and girls are making their mark ahead of the league championships and state meet in February. The Eagle runners are competing against runners from large schools to small, as a team and as individuals hoping to qualify for …

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Eagle varsity boys basketball team cruises, girls falter

Saylor Grant attempts a shot

Blue Hill—A fourth-quarter loss by the George Stevens girls team to the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners and the boys team’s 49-point stomp over Calais marked the past week of GSA varsity basketball play. Junior Julianna Allen’s 22 points and a 17 point half-time lead wasn’t enough to seal the win against …

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GSA varsity girls roll over Lee Academy

On the run

Blue Hill—The Eagles jumped to a 10-point lead in the first quarter against Lee Academy on home court January 6, and never looked back, clinching their third win of the season with a 44-14 victory against the Pandas (0-9). Junior Julianna  Allen scored a game high of 17 points and …

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GSA coaching duo’s success built on trust

Coaches Dwayne Carter and Matt Mattson

Blue Hill—Fans of the George Stevens Academy boys basketball team over the last decade will be hard pressed to remember a time before head coach Dwayne Carter and assistant/JV coach Matt Mattson were without each other on the sidelines. The duo has become a coaching force in recent years, winning …

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Coach’s Corner—Don Driscoll GSA Varsity Swim Coach

Discussing strategy

Blue Hill—The swimming pool serves as a second home to George Stevens Academy swim coach Don Driscoll. Now five years into his career as the Eagles’ head coach, Driscoll was a Division 1 swimmer at the University of Nebraska before embarking on a 31-year coaching stint at Tappan Zee High …

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Shooting for a win

Shooting for a win

George Stevens Academy senior Mallory Charette shoots to score. By John Brooks

George Stevens Academy senior Mallory Charette shoots to score as the Eagle varsity girls basketball team finds its first win of the season against Bucksport in December. The team followed that up with a 55-39 victory over Sumner before faltering against Mattanawcook and Calais during the school break. The girls are 2-6 before facing Central January 3. A good chance to see them win is Saturday when they take on Lee Academy who as yet to win a game this season. Tip-off is 1 p.m. at GSA.

Eagle varsity boys win OT thriller at Bucksport, cruise past Ellsworth

Blue Hill—Sometimes you win, and sometimes you really win. The George Stevens varsity boys basketball team scored a clutch win in overtime against Bucksport December 19 after rolling past Ellsworth four days earlier before a home crowd. The Eagles grabbed a solid 19-8 first quarter lead against Class B Ellsworth …

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GSA swim team features mix of experience

The 2017-18 George Stevens Academy swim team

In front from left, Laura Liu, Ange Ineza, montana Van Duijn, Ellie Gellerson, Ava Sealander and Elana Bakeman. In back, from left, are Matt Billings, John Zhang, Evan Song, Franklin Sealander, Randy Tianhao, Henry Scheff, Jiachen Wang, Chris Bennett, Jeremiah Scheff, elias reyes Fox, Simon Tianxi, Alex Fu, Eric Cai …

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