DISHS athletes recognized for fall sports accomplishments Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The fall sports awards were recently handed out. The girls soccer coach Jamie Sullivan handed out the following awards: Abby Stinson got the Coach’s Award; Lily Gray got the Best Attitude Award; Jill McDonald got the Hustle Award; Ava Lowery got the MVP Award; Kaley Eaton got the Most …

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GSA boys battle rain, cold in regional title loss

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy boys soccer team’s season was brought to an end in Fort Kent in a 0-4 Class C North finals loss on November 2. The Eagles took the field in rainy, 41-degree weather at the time of kick-off at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. …

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Eagles wins OT thriller over Orono in semifinal match Face #1 Fort Kent in Class C North final

Blue Hill—Skillful defense at the net  by the George Stevens Academy Eagles and the Orono Red Riots created a tense, edge-of-your-seat semifinal playoff game before the Eagles won 1-0 on October 28. Big saves at the net by both teams—including senior Payson Allen’s block at an open look by Orono …

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Coach’s Corner—Joe Stinson DISHS boys varsity soccer coach

Joe Stinson

Deer Isle—Deer Isle-Stonington High School boys soccer coach Joey Stinson has been leading the team for the last three seasons but his connection to the Mariner team goes back to his childhood growing up on the island. Stinson was a four-year member of the team but he was practicing with …

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GSA wraps up successful golf season

Junior Percy Zentz

Blue Hill—The George Stevens Academy golf season is wrapped, with the team posting an 18-2 regular season record and taking the Class C North Sportsmanship award. Coach Dwayne Carter said his team continued to progress and improve throughout. Their only two losses were to Class B Old Town, which lost …

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Eagles roll into semifinals with 4-0 win over Bucksport

  BLUE HILL—Dominant offensive play by the George Stevens Academy boys varsity soccer team led to a 4-0 quarterfinal win against Bucksport today in a game marked by aggressive play from both teams. Bucksport ends its season at 7-8. Freshman Michael Moon scored two goals, while senior Taylor Schildroth scored …

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GSA girls, Broughton win in Class C North

The Eagle senior girls

Blue Hill—The Eagles cross-country girls team  captured a first-place finish in the regional championship race on October 21, with senior Eliza Broughton winning the Northern Class C girls’ title. The boys finished second behind Orono. Broughton shaved 11 seconds off her personal record set at the Belfast track earlier this …

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Penfold brings home Class C North title Coming up: state championship

Deer Isle-Stonington senior Brendan Penfold

Deer Isle—Brendan Penfold continued his string of first place finishes by winning the Class C North regional cross-country championship race in Belfast with a time of 16:40.70, three seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. This was one of the closer races for Brendan as he gets ready for the state …

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GSA girls soccer season ends in nail biter

Eagles play off action

Blue Hill—A 2-1 quarterfinal loss to the No. 2 ranked Dexter Tigers ended the season for the George Stevens Academy girls soccer team on October 24, but the game was not without a controversial storyline. Coach Steve Bemiss said that a shot off the bottom of the crossbar bounced straight …

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Coach’s Corner — Erich Reed GSA cross-country coach

Erich Reed

Blue Hill—Erich Reed is in his sixth year leading the George Stevens Academy cross-country program. Reed’s teams have seen massive success, with the boys team winning the state championship in 2015 for the first time since 1983, and the girls team following in 2016 for the first state championship by …

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