Eagles open varsity tennis season on home court

Mariner Devin Emrick and Eagle Kent Fang end their match. Photo by Tate Yoder

Blue Hill—With rosters thin with team members not yet back from spring vacation, George Stevens played host to Deer Isle-Stonington on April 24 to open both schools’ varsity tennis season. Although the Eagles won all matches—the Mariner girls forfeited both double matches due to missing players—it was a way for …

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DIS softball team wins first game in photo finish Scott's Sports Spot

Lily Gray tries to beat a slide into home plate. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle— The Mariners softball team beat Bangor Christian, 30-29, on April 24 in a marathon game won in dramatic fashion in the last inning. We led 5-3 after the first inning, but then we couldn’t find the plate with multiple pitchers, walking many batters to trail 19-8. We battled …

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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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DIS boys varsity baseball team looks to improve from 2016 Scott's Sports Spot

2017 DISHS baseball

Deer Isle—The boys are a junior-dominated team with over three-quarters of the players from that class. The big challenge in baseball this season will be the new pitch count rule. Instead of three innings being the cut off for a pitcher to rest three days, it is 110 pitches, and …

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Mariner softball team is young, enthusiastic Scott's Sports Spot

DISHS softball

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington varsity girls softball team is young and looking for a fresh start with a “new” coaching staff. We have 15 players coming out, and they are mostly sophomores and freshmen. Longtime coach Terry Siebert has retired and Darian Ouzts Gove, who assisted Terry for the last …

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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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GSA Eagle girls fall short in Class C Regional final

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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