Eagle track teams take firsts in ‘Relay Carnival’

GSA Track

Blue Hill—In a competitive field of mostly Class A and B schools, the George Stevens boys pulled out two first place finishes at the Brewer Invitational Relay Carnival on May 8. “Conditions were wicked and we did a great job working together and performed very well,” Coach Erich Reed told …

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Eagles get mixed results against Mariners Baseball wins, softball loses

Deer Isle—The George Stevens ball teams traveled over the Deer Isle-Sedgwick bridge on May 8 to face the Mariners in a season chaotic with cancellations and postponements from rain. On the Island, skies threatened, and even threw down some light rain, but the games went on, with the Eagles baseball …

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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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Young GSA softball team  works to find strike zone

Mallory Charette pitches for GSA

Blue Hill—The Eagles varsity softball team may still be searching for a win—or even a respectable score after suffering double-digit losses in its first four games—but the team is far from defeated. “The players have stayed positive and upbeat, supportive of each other,” Coach Todd Eckenfelder said. In a 22-7 …

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Eagle runners on winning track Boys and girls teams sweep Ellsworth meet

Blue Hill—In a small-school meet at Ellsworth on April 27, the George Stevens teams raced ahead of the competition, the girls racking up 209 points with Ellsworth scoring 79 in second place, and the boys winning with 108 points next to Ellsworth’s 97 for second place. Head Coach Erich Reed …

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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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GSA races at Marblehead

GSA races at Marblehead

Photo courtesy of Bill Neufeld

The George Stevens Academy varsity sailing team raced in Marblehead, Mass., against Mount Desert Island and Marblehead sailing teams in the Maine invitational on April 8-9 under Coach Bill Neufeld, gaining experience in strong winds on Saturday. From left, sophomores Oceana Ragot and Tess Williamson,, freshman Silas Murnik, and sophomores Hattie Slayton, Kattie Forrest, and Marie Boulet.