DISHS athletes recognized for fall sports accomplishments Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The fall sports awards were recently handed out. The girls soccer coach Jamie Sullivan handed out the following awards: Abby Stinson got the Coach’s Award; Lily Gray got the Best Attitude Award; Jill McDonald got the Hustle Award; Ava Lowery got the MVP Award; Kaley Eaton got the Most …

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Eagles wins OT thriller over Orono in semifinal match Face #1 Fort Kent in Class C North final

Blue Hill—Skillful defense at the net  by the George Stevens Academy Eagles and the Orono Red Riots created a tense, edge-of-your-seat semifinal playoff game before the Eagles won 1-0 on October 28. Big saves at the net by both teams—including senior Payson Allen’s block at an open look by Orono …

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Coach’s Corner—Joe Stinson DISHS boys varsity soccer coach

Joe Stinson

Deer Isle—Deer Isle-Stonington High School boys soccer coach Joey Stinson has been leading the team for the last three seasons but his connection to the Mariner team goes back to his childhood growing up on the island. Stinson was a four-year member of the team but he was practicing with …

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GSA wraps up successful golf season

Junior Percy Zentz

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy golf season is wrapped, with the team posting an 18-2 regular season record and taking the Class C North Sportsmanship award. Coach Dwayne Carter said his team continued to progress and improve throughout. Their only two losses were to Class B Old Town, which lost …

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GSA girls, Broughton win in Class C North

The Eagle senior girls

Blue Hill—The Eagles cross-country girls team  captured a first-place finish in the regional championship race on October 21, with senior Eliza Broughton winning the Northern Class C girls’ title. The boys finished second behind Orono. Broughton shaved 11 seconds off her personal record set at the Belfast track earlier this …

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Coach’s Corner — Erich Reed GSA cross-country coach

Erich Reed

Blue Hill—Erich Reed is in his sixth year leading the George Stevens Academy cross-country program. Reed’s teams have seen massive success, with the boys team winning the state championship in 2015 for the first time since 1983, and the girls team following in 2016 for the first state championship by …

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Individual golf championships end GSA season

Senior Tyler McKenney

Blue Hill—George Stevens Academy golfers Percy Zentz and Tyler McKenney finished in the top 12 of the Maine High School Golf Individual Championships on October 14 at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro. Zentz wrapped up his junior season with an 18-hole round of 86, which put him in seventh place …

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Penfold, Broughton set course records at Orono Win Penobscot Valley Conference cross-country titles

George Stevens Academy senior Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—As if it wasn’t enough for seniors Brendan Penfold and Eliza Broughton to win the Penobscot Valley Conference cross country championships at Orono High School on October 14, they each set a new course record. Penfold, the sole Deer Isle-Stonington varsity runner, completed the 3.1 mile run in 17:15.52, …

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Mariner boys soccer team edged out of playoffs Scott's Sports Spot

DISHS freshman Drew Wendell

Deer Isle—The boys soccer team lost to George Stevens 4-0 on October 11. Playing on the bigger field at George Stevens does not work for our advantage, and we weren’t able to generate offense.  We needed to play with the energy we had versus Jonesport, but it wasn’t there. There …

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DI-S girls soccer team better than season record shows Scott's Sports Spot

Lowery works to control the ball

Deer Isle—The girls soccer team lost a close game to Bangor Christian 2-1 on October 12. We scored first on a goal by Ava Lowery assisted by Abby Stinson. That held up until right near the end of the first half when Bangor Christian lofted a perfect shot over the …

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