Mariner Brendan Penfold sets high goals for spring track season Scott's Sports Spot

A track team of one

Deer Isle—With the rain washing out all the spring sports except track this week, I caught up with runner Brendan Penfold to learn about his running with the George Stevens Academy track team this spring. Penfold placed second, behind GSA senior John Hassett, in the 800 meter and 1600 meter …

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Young GSA softball team  works to find strike zone

Mallory Charette pitches for GSA

Blue Hill—The Eagles varsity softball team may still be searching for a win—or even a respectable score after suffering double-digit losses in its first four games—but the team is far from defeated. “The players have stayed positive and upbeat, supportive of each other,” Coach Todd Eckenfelder said. In a 22-7 …

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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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GSA races at Marblehead

GSA races at Marblehead

Photo courtesy of Bill Neufeld

The George Stevens Academy varsity sailing team raced in Marblehead, Mass., against Mount Desert Island and Marblehead sailing teams in the Maine invitational on April 8-9 under Coach Bill Neufeld, gaining experience in strong winds on Saturday. From left, sophomores Oceana Ragot and Tess Williamson,, freshman Silas Murnik, and sophomores Hattie Slayton, Kattie Forrest, and Marie Boulet.

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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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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