Eagles varsity swim teams solid at PVCs Four qualify for state championships

Senior Madison Cole competes

Bangor—The boys and girls varsity swim teams finished a respectable seventh for the girls and ninth for the boys out of 15 high schools competing at the Penobscot Valley Conference meet at Husson College on February 6 and 7. While the team scores landed them in the middle of the …

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Lady Mariners finish season with loss in prelims

Coach Randy Shepard takes a time out

The  Lady Mariners fell to third-ranked Fort Fairfield on February 10 in the post-season prelims at Central Aroostook, ending a season that saw a surge in the last weeks. They end the season ranked 14th with an 8-12 record, with wins in the final two weeks against Jonesport-Beals and Class …

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Eagles girls fall in last minute of prelim game

The Eagles huddle

Sometimes it all comes down to the last seconds of play. That was the case when the George Stevens Academy varsity girls faced the eighth-ranked Mattanawcook team on February 10 in Lincoln. At stake was a trip to the Cross Center for the Class C tournament quarterfinals. The ninth-ranked Eagles …

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Lady Mariners over Eagles in fourth-quarter thriller

  The Mariners hosted George Stevens Academy on February 3 in a game postponed twice in the final week of regular season play, and secured a 43-41 win in the final seconds of the game. Trailing by one with less than one minute on the clock, the Mariners scored and …

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What exactly are Heal Points, anyway? How the MPA ranks the teams

Click here to see an example of the heal point system. Mariner fans can take heart in the fact that the girls varsity basketball team is holding on to the last slot that qualifies for post-season play. Meanwhile, the Eagles boys team keeps sliding between the third and fifth ranking despite …

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Eagles hot streak lands them at #2 heading into tournament

Senior Finn Davis-Batts goes for a lay-up

With victories against Bucksport, Central and Searsport in the last week of regular season play, the Eagles extended their winning streak to 15, ending regular season play  in the #2 spot in the Heal Point Standings. Their only losses came in the first three games of the season. The team heads to …

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Mariner cheerleaders place fifth at states

The Mariners will bring their qualifying routine to the states

Deer Isle—The small but strong Mariner cheerleading squad placed fifth at the  Class D cheerleading championships at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday, February 7—exactly what Coach Kim Yurchick hoped for.  “Our goal is to move up the ladder at states, hopefully a few spots from regionals,”  Coach Kim Yurchick said, …

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