Lady Mariners over Eagles in fourth-quarter thriller

  The Mariners hosted George Stevens Academy on February 3 in a game postponed twice in the final week of regular season play, and secured a 43-41 win in the final seconds of the game. Trailing by one with less than one minute on the clock, the Mariners scored and …

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Mariner girls still in playoff hunt with fifth win Scott's Sport Spot

Junior Allyson Eaton puts it

The girls basketball team beat Bangor Christian hand ily 44-18. Our press pretty much stifled BC’s offense and we caused many turnovers. We led 25-9 at the half and stretched the lead from there. Coach Randy Shepard was able to put in the younger players for most of the fourth …

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Cheer on the Mariners tonight!

The varsity boys and girls teams host Bangor Christian tonight, January 15, at the Deer Isle-Stonington High School. The boys are 2-9 and looking for a win. Ranked #20, they tip off against #11 Bangor Christian at 7 p.m. The girls 4-7 record has earned them a #13 ranking, four spots …

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GSA girls 5-4 after win at Sumner

  GSA girls 5-4 after win at Sumner The Eagles varsity girls won 59-38 at Sumner on January 5 to raise their record to 5-4. Morgan Dauk’s 29-point performance paced the Eagles, while  Hannah Gutow and Megan Nowland each scored nine. The victory followed a 37-29 loss on December 27 to #4 …

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Lady Eagles do ‘a great thing,’ collect toys for tots

Toys for Tots program gets boost from GSA girls basketball squad

Blue Hill—While rival teams duked it out on the court, there was an undercurrent of cooperation and holiday cheer among those in attendance at the December 11 GSA vs. Bucksport girls basketball game. The Lady Eagles had asked people to bring toys for needy families in place of money for …

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GSA girls fight hard in Orono loss

Morgan Dauk of the Eagles goes up against Mariner Morgan Shepard. Photo by Franklin Brown

Morgan Dauk of the Eagles goes up against Mariner Morgan Shepard. Photo by Franklin Brown

The Eagles hosted Orono in a post-Christmas game on December 27, losing 37-29 in a battle lost in the fourth quarter.  The girls began the final minutes with a 27-21 lead but a strong Orono defense and a 16-2 outscoring  by the Red Riots contributed to the Eagle’s loss. Morgan Dauk scored 15 points and Hanna Gutow played strong from the floor. The girls are 4-3 after a win over Deer Isle-Stonington on December 23 at home.

The Eagles hit the road for their next three games, returning to home court on January 17 against Sumner.

Mariners face Penobscot Valley to start the new year

Mariners Matt Duddy and Ethan Shepard fight for the rebound with Max Mattson of the Eagles at Deer Isle-Stonington. Photo by Jack Scott

Mariners Matt Duddy and Ethan Shepard fight for the rebound with Max Mattson of the Eagles at Deer Isle-Stonington. Photo by Jack Scott

The Mariners boys and girls will host Penobscot Valley on January 3, with the girls starting things off at 1 p.m. Will the home crowd help turn things around for the teams? The girls are 1-4 after losses to GSA (59-42) on December 23 and Searsport (58-35) on December 20, while the boys are 2-5 after falling to Searsport 66-32 on December 19. Bu first, the girls travel to Sumner on Tuesday, December 30, with a 5:30 p.m. tip-off.

Mariner Holli Boyce faces  the Eagles defense, led by #23 Megan Nowland, when GSA hosted Deer Isle-Stonington on December 23. Photo by Franklin Brown.

Mariner Holli Boyce faces the Eagles defense, led by #23 Megan Nowland, when GSA hosted Deer Isle-Stonington on December 23. Photo by Franklin Brown.