Young GSA softball team  works to find strike zone

Mallory Charette pitches for GSA

Blue Hill—The Eagles varsity softball team may still be searching for a win—or even a respectable score after suffering double-digit losses in its first four games—but the team is far from defeated. “The players have stayed positive and upbeat, supportive of each other,” Coach Todd Eckenfelder said. In a 22-7 …

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Eagle runners on winning track Boys and girls teams sweep Ellsworth meet

Blue Hill—In a small-school meet at Ellsworth on April 27, the George Stevens teams raced ahead of the competition, the girls racking up 209 points with Ellsworth scoring 79 in second place, and the boys winning with 108 points next to Ellsworth’s 97 for second place. Head Coach Erich Reed …

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GSA races at Marblehead

GSA races at Marblehead

Photo courtesy of Bill Neufeld

The George Stevens Academy varsity sailing team raced in Marblehead, Mass., against Mount Desert Island and Marblehead sailing teams in the Maine invitational on April 8-9 under Coach Bill Neufeld, gaining experience in strong winds on Saturday. From left, sophomores Oceana Ragot and Tess Williamson,, freshman Silas Murnik, and sophomores Hattie Slayton, Kattie Forrest, and Marie Boulet.

The George Stevens Academy boys varsity tennis team

sports; GSA; tennis; teams; boys; two; 042717; game; high school; school; sport; team Front row, from left: Arlo Stabler, Ben Politte, Bohzi "Boris" Chen, Joseph Boulet. Back row: Head Coach Mark Enberg, Kaitao "Kent" Fang; Yuan "Rhett" Cheng; Wei "Bryant" Hsiung, Wenhao Zhang, Christian Jones, Asst. Coach Brian Clarke. Not pictured: Chris Bennett, Grayson Eaton, Michael Reiley, Quinn Stabler, Bowan Sul, Liang "Oscar" Sun. Photo by Anne Berleant

Photo by Anne Berleant

Front row, from left: Arlo Stabler, Ben politte, Bohzi “Boris” Chen, Joseph Boulet. Back row: Head Coach Mark Enberg, Kaitao “Kent” Fang, Yuan “rhett” Cheng, Wei “Bryant” Hsiung, Wenhao Zhang, Christian Jones, Asst. Coach Brian Clarke. Not pictured: Chris Bennett, Grayson Eaton, Michael reiley, Quinn Stabler, Bowan Sul, liang “Oscar” Sun.

GSA baseball team jumps to 2-0 season start

Senior Gage Clapp

Blue Hill—The Eagles varsity baseball team opened its season showing why it captured the Class C North regional title win in 2016—a tight infield and an astute eye at bat. In the team’s home opener against Sumner on April 18, the Eagles sprinted to a 4-1 lead after one inning, …

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GSA softball players ‘motivate themselves’ with strong leadership and unity

Sports GSA spring teams Softball 042017

Blue Hill—A core of three returning seniors—catcher Sarah Mullen, Hannah Peasley at first base, and Emma Weed, a third-base player—are leading the Eagles varsity softball team on and off the field, according to Coach Todd Eckenfelder. “I have a lot of confidence in my seniors and their ability to guide …

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Eagles track team ‘most experienced’ ever

GSA spring track team

Blue Hill—The George Stevens track team, at 55 members strong, is the high school’s largest team by a wide margin. Head Coach Erich Reed says it’s also the most experienced team the school has hosted. Three returning seniors are state champions: John Hasset, in the 1600 meter run (2015, 2016), …

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George Stevens Academy Eagles’ biggest—and smallest—fan pays tribute

Eagles are number one

Blue Hill—High school basketball fever rose high in 6-year-old Jocelyn Murphy but for one team only, “her boys.” She may be the George Stevens Academy varsity boys basketball team’s biggest, smallest fan. “She calls them ‘her boys,’” mother Jody Murphy said. Jocelyn lives across the street from GSA, and when …

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