DI-S tennis teams are ready for the season

The Mariners tennis teams

A young DI-S boys tennis team seeks experience Deer Isle—For the boys tennis team, Matt Duddy returns to be the first singles player with Paul Zoephel, Justin Eaton, and Cody Eaton vying for the second and third singles positions. The remaining players, Cameron Wendell, Devron Emrick, Brantly Emrick, Marvin Merritt, …

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Eagles baseball roar to a 4-0 season start

Nick Bianco slides

The GSA baseball team notched their fourth straight win rolling over Orono 7-4 on April 29. Harrison Vinall and Dakota Chipman twice brought in runs off singles hits, while pitcher Kelsey Allen allowed only seven hits and three runs in four innings . The win follows victories over Sumner (8-1), Washington Academy (2-1) and …

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Eagles tennis starts season strong

Tate Yoder

The Eagles began their season with back-to-back wins, against Dexter at home, on April 25 and at Sumner on April 29. Here’s the break-down. The boys rolled over their opponents 5-0 for both matches. In first singles, Tate Yoder  won 8-2 in matches on both days. In second singles, Nate Boechat …

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MMA varsity sailing team races to 7th place in POLA Cup

CASTINE—The Maine Maritime Academy Varsity Sailing Team placed seventh out of 10 teams in the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup, a Cal Maritime Invitational Intercollegiate Regatta hosted by the Los Angeles Yacht Club. The race brings together 10 top offshore sailing teams to race identical Catalina 37s. Californina Maritime …

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Mariner, Eagles named PVC All Stars

Dillon makes the pass

Four local varsity basketball players held court at Orono High School on March 3 as part of the  Penobscot Valley Conference All Star teams. Deer Isle-Stonington senior Jared Gove and George Stevens Academy senior Kelsey Allen faced off on opposing teams, as did GSA seniors Megan Nowland and Alice Dillon. They joined a …

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Randy Shepard takes over Mariner girls basketball

Coach Randy Shepard takes a time out

When longtime coach Darren Eaton stepped down last year, it was not surprising to have Randy Shepard become the girls basketball head coach. He had assisted Coach Eaton for two years. He also played basketball for the Mariners under Coach Joe Mesi, graduating in 1988 on a team that lost …

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Sealander takes 3rd and 4th at swim states, team takes 10th

Freshman Ava Sealander

Orono—Freshman Ava Sealander capped a standout year with top-four finishes at the state swimming championships on February 16. In the 200 yard individual medley, she placed fourth, and took home a third-place finish in the 100 yard butterfly. Sophomore Maya Pelletier placed eighth in the 500 yard freestyle. As a …

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