A persistent lack of wind delayed the start and shortened the number of races to 10 over both days in Castine Harbor on May 17 and 18. When the wind did pick up enough to begin the first race it died before the finish, leaving a jam of C420s with …
The boys can’t lose this season, standing at the top of the rankings with a 10-0 record, while the girls hold the number two spot at 8-2, after being crushed 5-0 by Orono.
Photo by Franklin Brown
GSA’s Eliza Broughton, left, and Zeya Lorio race to second and third place finish in the final stretch of the girls 1600 meter run at Bucksport on May 14.
From left, crew Erik Bailey and skipper Adam Witham race at Marblehead. Photo by Claudio Van Duijn
High school teams from across Maine and New England will race in Penobscot Bay when GSA hosts the annual Downeast Invitational Regatta on Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10. Using the Maine Maritime Academy waterfront and its fleet of C420 sailboats, two-person crews will tack and turn in Smith Cove. An awards ceremony will follow the action on Sunday, including the Modisette trophy, dedicated to Jim Modisette, the man who started the event in 2000, and given to the top finisher from Maine. Above, from left, crew Erik Bailey and skipper Adam Witham, from a race in Marblehead, Massachusetts earlier this season.
Blue Hill—A strong start by the George Stevens Academy softball team steered them to a 12-9 win over the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners on May 11, but for moments at the top of the seventh, nothing looked certain. Powered by strong hitting from Morgan Shepard, Ally Eaton and Jessamine Gove, the …
The GSA boys team is 8-0, perched on top of the Class C rankings, while at 7-1, the girls have the best record in their class. The perennial powerhouses went 5-0, 5-0 over DIS on May 6 and 5-0 boys, 4-1 girls on May 12.
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The GSA Eagles won 5-0 over the DIS Mariners in boys and girls team matches on May 6.
Walker Ellsworth jumps 18’2” for a second place finish. Photo by Franklin Brown
The Eagles boys and girls track teams took home first place wins at a seven-school meet at Ellsworth on May 1.
Blue Hill—The GSA varsity sluggers are off to a great start this season, leading their division at 6-1. Their latest win—7-5 win over Bucksport on May 6. “We are having a solid start to the season,” Coach Dan Kane said. He credits the team’s defense with leading the effort. The …
Sophomore Bella Cimeno completes the 300 meter hurdles in 53:68 seconds to win at Ellsworth. The girls and boys teams both took home first place wins at the seven-school meet on May 2.