Eagles wind up track season at New England Championships

Blue Hill—Results from the New England Track and Field Championships held June 10 at Norwell, Mass. show top-ten finishes for seniors John Hassett and Morgan Dauk. Hassett posted a 4:22.58 time in the 1600-meter run for a ninth-place finish in a field of 33 top high school runners from seven …

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Track and field athletes named to All-Conference, Senior All-Academic teams

Blue Hill—In a season that, at its start, George Stevens track and field coach Erich Reed had said featured the Eagles’ strongest team in recent  years, athletes brought home state titles in five events, with the boys and girls teams both finishing in the top three at the Penobscot Valley …

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GSA wins big at Class C state track championships Titles in five events, girls place second, boys third

Alex Taylor-Lash runs the 110 meter hurdles. Photo by Sharon Catus

Dover-Foxcroft—The George Stevens Academy track and field girls team placed second—and first for sportsmanship— while the boys placed third, at the Class C track and field state championships in Dover-Foxcroft on June 3. The girls team scored 56 points, ahead of 27 teams, and behind winner Orono, with 125.33 points. …

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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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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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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.