Cross-Country

  • EHS boys, GSA girls win at Washington Academy Invitational

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys and George Stevens Academy girls headlined a dominant day for Hancock County runners with team wins at Friday’s meet at Washington Academy in East Machias. On the boys’ side, Ellsworth accounted for nine of the top-20 runners. Matt Shea finished fourth with a time of 18 minutes, 57.87 seconds to

  • GSA duo finishes 1st, 2nd at Ellsworth Invitational

    GSA duo finishes 1st, 2nd at Ellsworth Invitational

    ELLSWORTH — George Stevens Academy’s girls’ cross-country team began its 2016 title campaign with a third-place showing in the Ellsworth Invitational. A year later, the team’s top runners have helped it start off on an even better note. GSA’s Eliza Broughton and Mary Richardson finished first and second, respectively, to lead the Eagles to a

  • GSA girls out to defend state cross-country title

    GSA girls out to defend state cross-country title

    BLUE HILL — Winning the first state championship in team history was a challenging feat for the George Stevens Academy girls’ cross-country team. Now that a banner commemorating it is hanging from the school gym, the Eagles are ready for what’s next. In 2016, the team spent the entire year battling injuries and fighting off

  • EHS fall sports meeting scheduled for Aug. 8

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School will be holding an informational meeting regarding the upcoming fall sports season at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in the school auditorium. Athletes wishing to participate in football, soccer, cross-country, golf, volleyball or fall competition cheer must attend the meeting along with a parent or guardian. The meeting will cover the

  • Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    Reclassification to affect local high school volleyball teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine Principals’ Association finalized its reclassification proposal last Thursday, and three volleyball teams in the area are on the move. Bucksport, George Stevens Academy and Sumner will move from Class B to the newly created Class C in the sport. Joining them will be Washington Academy, Machias, Jonesport-Beals, Lee Academy, Calais, Narraguagus,

  • Cross-country star Tardy to run for Bucknell

    Cross-country star Tardy to run for Bucknell

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island’s Tia Tardy, one of the state’s top runners, signed a National Letter of Intent Thursday to run for Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. Tardy has been a standout athlete in both track and cross-country in recent years. She won numerous individual races throughout the year, which she capped off by setting

  • GSA cross-country finishes strong at state championship meet

    GSA cross-country finishes strong at state championship meet

    BELFAST — George Stevens Academy’s girls’ cross-country team won the Class C state championship for the first time when it finished first at Saturday’s state championship meet. On the boys’ side, GSA’s John Hassett led the pack with a time of 15 minutes, 56 seconds. Below is a list of both the top-five individual finishers and team scores from the

  • Hancock County teams qualify for state cross-country meet

    Hancock County teams qualify for state cross-country meet

    BELFAST — The Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams all qualified for next weekend’s state cross-country meet at Saturday’s Northern Maine regional event. John Hassett finished first in the individual portion of the boys’ event with a time of 16 minutes, 19 seconds to lead GSA to a

  • Regional cross-country championships postponed

    ELLSWORTH — The Northern and Southern Maine regional cross-country championships, which were scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, have been postponed one week because of weather conditions, the Maine Principals’ Association announced Friday. Hancock County teams were slated to participate in the Northern Maine championships in Belfast. That meet has instead been pushed back until Saturday, Oct.

  • Cross-country records set at Penobscot Valley Conference championships

    Cross-country records set at Penobscot Valley Conference championships

    ELLSWORTH — George Stevens Academy’s John Hassett and Mount Desert Island’s Tia Tardy both set course records at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships Saturday in Old Town. Below is a list of the top-five individual finishers from both class sizes and the top-five team scores for both the boys’ and girls’ events. Boys’ individual, Class B Dylan