Eagle varsity boys basketball team cruises, girls falter

Saylor Grant attempts a shot

Blue Hill—A fourth-quarter loss by the George Stevens girls team to the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners and the boys team’s 49-point stomp over Calais marked the past week of GSA varsity basketball play. Junior Julianna Allen’s 22 points and a 17 point half-time lead wasn’t enough to seal the win against …

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GSA varsity swim season heats up

Blue Hill—With only three meets held so far, the George Stevens Academy swim team heads into an end of season with days between meets rather than weeks. After competing at John Bapst December 15 and Foxcroft Academy December 20, the team’s next meet was at Washington Academy January 10. The …

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Mariner cheering squad signals program’s return

The 2017-18 DISHS Cheerleaders

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington cheerleaders are back supporting the home teams after new coach Amber Jones signed on as coach, and will be on the competition circuit, too. Despite a late start to the season, Jones and her 10-member team are working on their routine to compete at the regional …

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Deer Isle girls defeat Jonesport, Sumner Scott's Sports Spot


Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners basketball team beat Jonesport 41-30 on January 2. Both teams had a cold first half (like the weather) and we led 12-11 at the half. We woke up in the third quarter and stretched our lead to 8 points. Our defense kept us ahead and …

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Eagle varsity boys avenge loss to Lee Academy Ranked #1 at mid-season

A way in

Blue Hill—Revenge may be best served at home for the George Stevens Academy Eagles. The boys varsity basketball team turned the tables on Lee Academy in the fourth quarter on January 7, edging out a 51-42 win and avenging a season-opener loss that had snapped the Eagles’ 27-match wining streak. …

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