Mariner boys tennis team wins, girls lose in doubleheader Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The girls tennis team lost a double header to Calais 4-1 and 4-1 on May 11 in Calais. In the first match, Jordyn Judkins lost 8-0, Emma Plummer lost 8-1, and Marissa Judkins lost 8-2. In the doubles, Orly Vaughn/Riley Getto won 8-4 and we forfeited the second doubles. …

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Mariner Brendan Penfold sets high goals for spring track season Scott's Sports Spot

A track team of one

Deer Isle—With the rain washing out all the spring sports except track this week, I caught up with runner Brendan Penfold to learn about his running with the George Stevens Academy track team this spring. Penfold placed second, behind GSA senior John Hassett, in the 800 meter and 1600 meter …

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Lacrosse gaining popularity at college level MMA teams show marked improvement this season

Eyes on the goal

CASTINE—After back-to-back seasons with an 0-15 record, the Maine Maritime Academy women’s lacrosse team went 6-7 on the regular season and earned a playoff game in the North Atlantic Conference playoffs against the University of Maine at Farmington on April 28. The Mariners lost the contest 15-4, but first-year coach …

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Mariner tennis teams young but ready to compete Scott's Sports Spot

The Deer Isle-Stonington Varsity Tennis Team

Deer Isle—The tennis teams each lost their season opener on April 24 to George Stevens 5-0. We did have earlier games postponed because of weather, to be played later. In listing the teams and initial positions below, without much practice, everything is still fluid. Both teams have several freshmen taking …

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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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Spring training

Abby Stinson

Abby Stinson warms up her pitching arm on the Deer Isle-Stonington softball field. Photo by Anne Berleant

The Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners take advantage of warm weather on April 14 to warm up their skills on the playing field. Above is Abby Stinson. With the season opener a home game against Bangor Christian on April 24, the teams are practicing throughout vacation week. First pitch for both games is at 4 p.m.

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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