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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GSA Eagle girls fall short in Class C Regional final

The GSA Eagles, North Class C runner ups. Photo by Anne Berlenat

BANGOR – George Stevens Academy’s 18-point fourth quarter was not enough to overcome a six-point third quarter deficit, falling to the fifth-seeded Dexter Tigers, 32-35, in the Class C North Girls Regional final game February 25 at the Cross Insurance Center. Sophomore Julianna Allen knocked down a three to close …

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GSA swim team wraps up at state championship

Evan Soukup swims the 200 yard freestyle. Photo by Franklin Brown

Blue Hill—Eight members of the Eagles’ varsity swim team competed in the Class B state championships in Orono this week, evidence of a varsity swim team growing in depth. At the girls state meet on Monday, February 20, junior standout Ava Sealander took third in two events: the 200 yard …

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DIS boys lose in preliminary playoffs Scott's Sports Spot

Ethan Shepard

Deer Isle—The Mariner boys basketball team played a much-improved game against Bangor Christian but ran out of gas to lose 37-28 in the preliminary playoff game on February 16. We had lost by over 30 points earlier in the year at Bangor Christian. This time, we played them even for …

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GSA’s Hassett wins state title, girls relay team takes second

Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—In its first varsity season, the George Stevens Academy indoor track team took what it did in warmer weather and earned good results. “It was a successful season,” Coach Tony Rolfe said, of the team’s debut in the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League. Senior John Hassett earned the state …

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GSA girls bring intensity to quarterfinal win Knocks off Calais to advance

The starters

BANGOR—The George Stevens Academy girls basketball team pulled out a close 49-40 victory over the Calais Blue Devils in a Class C North quarterfinal match up February 22. The Eagles went on a 6-0 run, with senior Morgan Dauk scoring all the points before Calais responded with its own run, …

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Mariners: Remembering the 1987 championship

Lily Gray controls the ball

THE ISLAND—In 1987, the Deer Isle-Stonington High School girls basketball team walked into the Bangor Auditorium as the second seed in Class D East. In the most successful post season for the Lady Mariners to date, that team emerged victorious as the Class D state champions, the first and last …

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Lady Eagles end regular season at #2 spot

Morgan Dauk

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy girls varsity basketball team closed out their regular season with wins against Searsport (45-25) on February 8 and Penquis Valley (48-39) on February 10. Neither victory earned them enough tournament points to bump them back into the top Heal Point spot, where they stood for …

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