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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The George Stevens Academy boys varsity tennis team

sports; GSA; tennis; teams; boys; two; 042717; game; high school; school; sport; team Front row, from left: Arlo Stabler, Ben Politte, Bohzi "Boris" Chen, Joseph Boulet. Back row: Head Coach Mark Enberg, Kaitao "Kent" Fang; Yuan "Rhett" Cheng; Wei "Bryant" Hsiung, Wenhao Zhang, Christian Jones, Asst. Coach Brian Clarke. Not pictured: Chris Bennett, Grayson Eaton, Michael Reiley, Quinn Stabler, Bowan Sul, Liang "Oscar" Sun. Photo by Anne Berleant

Photo by Anne Berleant

Front row, from left: Arlo Stabler, Ben politte, Bohzi “Boris” Chen, Joseph Boulet. Back row: Head Coach Mark Enberg, Kaitao “Kent” Fang, Yuan “rhett” Cheng, Wei “Bryant” Hsiung, Wenhao Zhang, Christian Jones, Asst. Coach Brian Clarke. Not pictured: Chris Bennett, Grayson Eaton, Michael reiley, Quinn Stabler, Bowan Sul, liang “Oscar” Sun.

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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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.

GSA softball players ‘motivate themselves’ with strong leadership and unity

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Blue Hill—A core of three returning seniors—catcher Sarah Mullen, Hannah Peasley at first base, and Emma Weed, a third-base player—are leading the Eagles varsity softball team on and off the field, according to Coach Todd Eckenfelder. “I have a lot of confidence in my seniors and their ability to guide …

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