Sports

  • GSA boys end hex against Ellsworth to continue hot start

    GSA boys end hex against Ellsworth to continue hot start

    ELLSWORTH — Winning on the road against Ellsworth hasn’t been easy for high school boys’ soccer teams in recent years. George Stevens Academy knows better than anyone else. Between facing teams that were perennial state championship contenders under coaching legend Brian Higgins and enduring defeats at the hands of Paul Lock’s squads the past two

  • Local cross-country runners compete in Bucksport, Caribou

    Local cross-country runners compete in Bucksport, Caribou

    BUCKSPORT — Runners from five Hancock County high schools took part in their second meets of the 2018 cross-country season Saturday. Locally, the Bucksport Invitational drew runners from Bucksport, George Stevens Academy, Sumner and Deer Isle-Stonington. The meet pitted competitors from those schools against other Class C teams throughout eastern Maine. In the boys’ 5K

  • Duane B. Gray Memorial Golf Tournament draws record 88 participants

    Duane B. Gray Memorial Golf Tournament draws record 88 participants

    BLUE HILL — A total of 88 George Stevens Academy alumni, students, parents, faculty members and friends took part in the sixth edition of the Duane B. Gray Memorial Golf Tournament at the Blue Hill Country Club on Saturday. The annual tournament honors Duane B. Gray, a 1964 GSA graduate who was an avid golfer

  • Full-strength Ellsworth/Sumner dominates 1st half to top Orono

    Full-strength Ellsworth/Sumner dominates 1st half to top Orono

    ORONO — Finding the numbers to support high school football is a problem many teams throughout Maine have to face. The Ellsworth/Sumner Eagles have been no exception. Between injuries, competitions with other sports over players and other mitigating factors, few of the state’s Class D football programs find fielding a full team to be an

  • Girls on the Run program starting

    ELLSWORTH — Girls on the Run is a 10-week program for girls in grades three through five at the Down East Family YMCA. Trained volunteer coaches use research-based curricula to teach foundational lessons through dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the program, participants develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds

  • Laslie leads Ellsworth girls past Old Town; EHS swept in Presque Isle

    Laslie leads Ellsworth girls past Old Town; EHS swept in Presque Isle

    ELLSWORTH — Addi Laslie’s first game with the Ellsworth girls’ soccer team was one to remember. Laslie scored both goals in Ellsworth’s 2-1 win over visiting Old Town last Thursday. The win gave the Eagles a 1-0 start to the season entering Saturday’s road game against Presque Isle. Laslie scored her first goal with just

  • CBS affiliate to televise local high school football games

    ELLSWORTH — Central and eastern Maine CBS affiliate WABI is planning to televise three Hancock County high school football games this season. The first televised game can be seen on WABI affiliate The CW at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 7, when Ellsworth/Sumner faces Orono on the road. The Eagles defeated the Red Riots 41-3 in

  • Cross-country season begins with Ellsworth Invitational

    Cross-country season begins with Ellsworth Invitational

    ELLSWORTH — Runners from all six Hancock County high schools and elsewhere throughout the state came to Ellsworth on Saturday for the first meet of the 2018 cross-country season. In the boys’ event, Ellsworth, Bucksport, Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy competed as teams with runners from Sumner and Deer Isle-Stonington competing as individuals.

  • GSA boys’ soccer tops Dexter; Sumner edges Central

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy and Sumner boys’ soccer teams got off to excellent starts to the 2018 season Saturday. GSA traveled to Dexter, where the Eagles began last season with a 3-3 draw. This time, the result was never in doubt as the Eagles routed the Tigers (0-1) 6-2. Five different players