Cross-Country

  • 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

  • Hassett, Tardy win at Hancock County championships

    BLUE HILL — All season long, George Stevens Academy’s John Hassett and Mount Desert Island’s Tia Tardy have been the faces of cross-country in Hancock County. On Friday, that was no different. Hassett and Tardy won the boys’ and girls’ individual events, respectively, at the Hancock County championships Saturday. Below is a list of the

  • MDI’s Tia Tardy shines in Festival of Champions

    MDI’s Tia Tardy shines in Festival of Champions

    BELFAST — Mount Desert Island’s Tia Tardy claimed victory in Maine’s Festival of Champions cross-country meet Saturday in Belfast, finishing with a time of 18 minutes, 32 seconds. On the boys’ side, George Stevens Academy’s John Hassett was the top finisher from Hancock County. Yarmouth’s Luke Laverdiere finished in the top spot overall with a

  • Penfold claims Seacoast Invitational win in Sullivan

    Penfold claims Seacoast Invitational win in Sullivan

    SULLIVAN — After three second-place finishes to start the season, Deer Isle-Stonington’s Brendan Penfold finally has an invitational win of his own. Penfold won Friday’s Seacoast Invitational in Sullivan with a time of 17 minutes, 57 seconds. He finished 47 seconds ahead of the next runner, Addison Coty of Calais. Below is a list of

  • GSA’s Hassett wins Searsport Invitational

    ELLSWORTH — It was another race and another decisive victory for George Stevens Academy’s John Hassett. The GSA senior continued his domination of the cross-country season by finishing 32 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor at Friday’s Searsport Invitational. His performance helped the Eagles edge past Mount Desert Island in the team portion of the

  • GSA’s Hassett breezes to Bucksport Invitational win

    BUCKSPORT — The cross-country season is only two weeks old, but it’s already shaping up to be a strong one for George Stevens Academy’s John Hassett. After winning the Ellsworth Invitational on Sept. 3, the GSA senior finished nearly a full minute ahead of the next finisher to win Saturday’s 2.92-mile Bucksport Invitational. His GSA

  • GSA’s John Hassett places 55th at NE championship

    GSA’s John Hassett places 55th at NE championship

    ELLSWORTH — George Stevens Academy junior John Hassett placed 55th of 257 runners in Saturday’s New England high school cross-country championships held at Thetford Academy in Vermont. With a time of 17 minutes and 16 seconds, Hassett led his Class C state championship team to a 28th-place finish of 30 teams. “I think it went

  • Hancock County XC runners recognized for academics

    ELLSWORTH — Fourteen Hancock County high school cross-country runners were named to the Penobscot Valley Conference Senior All-Academic team. The following seniors have maintained a grade point average of 90 percent of higher over the past six semesters: Ellsworth’s Tim Curts, Conrad Svec and Victoria Page Jackson; George Stevens Academy’s Xiaoben Wang, Jacob Witting, Rachel

  • Hassett leads GSA to first XC state title in 22 years

    Hassett leads GSA to first XC state title in 22 years

    CUMBERLAND — The George Stevens Academy boys’ cross-country team didn’t know who had won the Class C state title until the awards ceremony on Saturday at Twin Brook Peak Recreation Area. With Orono having edged GSA in both the Penobscot Valley Conference and Northern Maine championships, GSA coach Erich Reed said his Eagle boys were