Mariner girls soccer team moves well but fails at finish  Scott's Sports Spot

DISHS’s Orly Vaugh

Deer Isle—The girls soccer team lost 3-0 at Schenck on September 23. It was so hot that one of our players suffered heat stroke and the ambulance was called, treating her at the field. Luckily that was all that was needed to restore her, but in being cautious, both games …

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Steve Bemiss: GSA girls varsity soccer Coach's Corner

Coach Steve Bemiss

BLUE HILL—Steve Bemiss comes from humble coaching beginnings. When he first came back to the Blue Hill Peninsula  23 years ago, he was approached by a neighbor, who was also a YMCA director, about coaching a youth soccer team. He agreed, under the condition that she be his assistant. She …

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GSA volleyball team improves in second season

Up and over

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy volleyball team may still be looking for its first win but their improvement from last year’s squad was on display during a 0-3 loss to Jonesport-Beals at home on September 13. Coach Bonnie Marckoon, who is co-coaching both the JV and varsity teams with new …

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DI-S girls soccer team ties Sumner, loses to Searsport Scott's Sports Spot

Rylee Eaton controls the ball

Deer Isle—The girls soccer team tied Sumner 1-1 in two overtimes on September 15. We scored first when Ava Lowery kicked in a ball assisted by Lily Gray. About ten minutes later, Sumner was able to penetrate the defense and score the equalizer. Despite the lack of scoring, there was …

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Eagle boys soccer team rolls past competition Beats MDI in double overtime

Goal kick

Blue Hill—Under the lights in Bar Harbor, the George Stevens Academy Eagles won in sudden death to break a 2-2 tie against the Mount Desert Island Trojans on September 13. Senior Taylor Schildroth kicked in the winning shot, his second goal, to add to an assist for sophomore Owen Vinall. …

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Mariner boys soccer team falls to Jonesport Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The boys soccer team lost to an inspired Jonesport team 2-1 September 13. We were out hustled overall in this game and Coach Joe Stinson felt we may have underestimated Jonesport as they out shot us about 17-5. Our lone goal was on an indirect kick by Stephen Cochrane …

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New athletic director brings experience to DISHS

Ed Hatch

DEER ISLE—Deer Isle-Stonington High School principal Ed Hatch has been pulling double duty since joining the district’s administrative team in July. In addition to his principal duties, Hatch is also the athletic director for the middle school and high school teams. Balancing roles is familiar territory for Hatch, though, as …

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