As playoffs loom, Eagle varsity boys notch big wins

Eagle Max Mattson

Blue Hill—In back-to-back home games, the George Stevens Academy varsity boys basketball team won by margins of 65 points (Narraguagus) and 42 (Central), continuing its dominance over Class C teams. “We are in the final stretch of the regular season and starting to play well,” Coach Dwayne Carter said. “Our …

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Mariner girls stay undefeated for 15-0 Claw out win over Greenville

Mariner Rylee Eaton

By Alicia Allen Editor’s note: Columnist Jack Scott is on vacation and will return February 15. Deer Isle—The Mariners brought home a very exciting 37-35 win over the Greenville Lakers January 24. They survived a very sluggish first half where they scored only 6 points to trail 20-6. Coach Randy …

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Eagle varsity girls notch win over Sumner

GSA’s Julianna Allen

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy girls basketball team gained a solid win over Sumner January 19 posting a final score of 42-22, their second win over the winless Witches this season. With a 4-9 record heading into the final regular season games, the Eagles are ranked 18th in the Heal …

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Schedule gives Mariner teams break from games Scott's Sports Spot

Mariner huddle

Deer Isle—The girls basketball team has been idle for over a week. We are still undefeated at 12-0 and are currently in third place. Even by winning the rest of our games, we most likely will not get into first place, and I can’t see us moving any lower than …

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Eagle varsity boys basketball team cruises, girls falter

Saylor Grant attempts a shot

Blue Hill—A fourth-quarter loss by the George Stevens girls team to the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners and the boys team’s 49-point stomp over Calais marked the past week of GSA varsity basketball play. Junior Julianna Allen’s 22 points and a 17 point half-time lead wasn’t enough to seal the win against …

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GSA varsity swim season heats up

Blue Hill—With only three meets held so far, the George Stevens Academy swim team heads into an end of season with days between meets rather than weeks. After competing at John Bapst December 15 and Foxcroft Academy December 20, the team’s next meet was at Washington Academy January 10. The …

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Mariner cheering squad signals program’s return

The 2017-18 DISHS Cheerleaders

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington cheerleaders are back supporting the home teams after new coach Amber Jones signed on as coach, and will be on the competition circuit, too. Despite a late start to the season, Jones and her 10-member team are working on their routine to compete at the regional …

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