Eagles track team ‘most experienced’ ever

GSA spring track team

Blue Hill—The George Stevens track team, at 55 members strong, is the high school’s largest team by a wide margin. Head Coach Erich Reed says it’s also the most experienced team the school has hosted. Three returning seniors are state champions: John Hasset, in the 1600 meter run (2015, 2016), …

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GSA’s Hassett wins state title, girls relay team takes second

Mary Richardson

Blue Hill—In its first varsity season, the George Stevens Academy indoor track team took what it did in warmer weather and earned good results. “It was a successful season,” Coach Tony Rolfe said, of the team’s debut in the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League. Senior John Hassett earned the state …

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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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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.

GSA indoor track teams post third-place efforts Hassett wins 800 meter, two mile run

John Hassett takes first in distance events. Photo by John Richardson

With three meets left until the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championships, the George Stevens Academy boys and girls teams both placed third at an eight-school meet. Mary Brenna Catus placed first in the 400 meter dash, as did Mary Richardson in the one mile run, Zeya Lorio in the …

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Eagles solid at EMITL meet

Gabriyah Gadsby runs the 55 meter dash

The George Stevens Academy indoor track team posted a second-place finish for the girls and third-place for the boys on January 7 at the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet at University of Maine Orono, competing against Mount Desert Island, John Bapst, Hermon and Foxcroft Academy. Powered by 4x800s relay …

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GSA swim, indoor track teams return to competition

Jeremiah Scheff

Blue Hill—Between scheduling and winter storms, the Eagles varsity swim team and indoor track team have had an extended break. The last meet both teams competed in was on December 19, leaving a near-three week gap between competitions. The swim team is set to compete in Old Town on Friday, …

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GSA indoor track team takes on the winter season

The George Stevens Academy varsity track team. Photo by John Richarson

BLUE HILL—After adding a volleyball team to its list of varsity fall sports this year, George Stevens Academy has a new winter varsity sport, indoor track. GSA’s cross country and outdoor spring track programs have seen success over recent years, including individual and team cross country state championships. That experience, …

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GSA girls team, Hassett win Class C state titles Cross-country champions

Senior John Hassett

Belfast—The George Stevens Academy girls brought home the state title in cross country on Saturday, November 5, fulfilling what no Eagles girls team has done since at least 1975, when the Maine Press Association began recording girls’ titles, and probably a few decades before then. The team also qualified for …

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