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

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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Hassett wins PVC indoor track title

John Hassett runs

Orono—George Stevens Academy senior John Hassett captured the Penobscot Valley Conference/Eastern Maine Indoor Track League title for the 800 meter run. He also set a record for the New Balance Field House at the University of Maine in Orono. Hassett raced to a 1:57.09 time, less than a second short …

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Want to watch the basketball tourney from home?

Here’s how to watch all quarterfinal, semifinal, and regional championship games from the comfort of your living room—on your smart phone, tablet, computer or smart TV. For the quarterfinal games, visit for live-streaming through the NSFHS Network, a subscription service that is in its fourth year of streaming the …

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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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Tournament & Championship Schedule

Tournament & Championship Schedule

Boys Basketball
DISHS: preliminary playoff, Thu., Feb. 16, v. Bangor Christian @ EMMC, 6 p.m.
If they win: quarterfinal v. Machias, Sat., Feb. 18, Cross Center, 9:05 p.m.

GSA: quarterfinal v. Woodland/Fort Kent, Tue., Feb. 21, Cross Center, 8:35 p.m.
If they win: semifinal, Fri., Feb. 24, Cross Center, 3:35 p.m.

Girls Basketball
DISHS: quarterfinal v. Easton, Mon., Feb. 20, Cross Center, 7:05 p.m.
If they win: semifinal, Thu., Feb. 23, Cross Center, 8:35 p.m.

GSA: quarterfinal v. Calais/Penobscot Valley, Wed., Feb. 22, Cross Center, 11:05 a.m.
If they win: semifinal, Fri., Feb. 24, Cross Center, 7:05 p.m.

Regional championship

Sat., Feb. 25, Cross Center
Class D, girls, 9:05 a.m., boys to follow
Class C, girls, 7:05 p.m., boys to follow

Indoor Track
Class B State Championships, Sat., Feb. 18, Bates College, 12 p.m.

Class B Swim
State Championship
Boys, Sat., Feb. 18, UMaine, Orono, time TBD
Girls, Mon., Feb. 20, UMaine, Orono, time TBD

After loss to GSA, fourth-place Lady Mariners eye tournament Scott’s Sports Spot

Coach Randy Shepard rallies his team

Deer Isle—The girls basketball team lost to George Stevens 52-27 on February 2. For whatever reason, we came out flat and did not play competitively against GSA. They are a strong Class C team at the top of their league, but we didn’t have the fire we have shown at …

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All-around track star

Senior Cameron Gordon

Photo by John Richardson

Senior Cameron Gordon racked up 20 of the Eagle’s 66 points at the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet at University of Orono on February 4, covering short, long and high distances. Gordon placed third in the high jump, second in 800 meter run, and was a member of the third-place 200 meter relay team. The Eagle boys came in third overall, while the girls placed second with 84.50 points, behind Bangor High School.

Dedication is key for international Eagle Steve Wang

Steven Wang takes the fast break

BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team is on a roll this season, and the Class C State Championship is theirs to lose. One of the untold stories of the team, though, is senior guard Steven Wang, who is a defensive asset off the bench for the undefeated Eagles. …

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In battle of Eagles, GSA dominates Ellsworth

Jarrod Chase and Max Mattson block a shot

Blue Hill—A decisive victory over the Class B Ellsworth Eagles by the George Stevens Academy Eagles varsity boys basketball team thrilled from the first two three-pointers GSA’s Jarrod Chase sank in the first 55 seconds of the game. George Stevens, who never saw their lead shrink below double digits, played …

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