Cross-Country

  • Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School teams win Coastal Division championships

    ELLSWORTH — With the high school squad’s youth and the middle school’s team size, Ellsworth appears to be growing another batch of outstanding cross-country runners. The Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School — which had 82 students running cross-country this season — finished the season strong, notching first-place victories for both the girls’ and boys’ teams at Thursday’s

  • GSA’s John Hassett wins PVC cross-country title

    GSA’s John Hassett wins PVC cross-country title

    LINCOLN — Runners in Saturday’s Penobscot Valley Conference cross-country championship crossed the finish line splattered in mud at Mattanawcook Academy. But George Stevens Academy junior John Hassett appeared unfazed by the saturated 5-kilometer course. Hassett finished first overall among the boys in 16 minutes and 14.28 seconds — nearly a minute ahead of the runner-up,

  • Cross country PVC championship results

      Boys Large School Team Scores: Caribou 20, Old Town 79, MDI 80, Foxcroft 108, John Bapst 119, Presque Isle 132, Hermon 198, no team score Ellsworth. 1, Chathu Karunasiri, CAR, 17:00.92. 2, Evan Desmond, CAR, 17:13.17. 3, Tsion Macleod, CAR, 17:13.99. 4, Jason Bartley, PIHS, 17:14.93. 5, Peter Philbrook, MDI, 17:43.65. 6, Daniel Randolph,

  • GSA’s John Hassett places ninth of 800 at Festival of Champions

    GSA’s John Hassett places ninth of 800 at Festival of Champions

    BELFAST — George Stevens Academy junior John Hassett placed ninth of some 800 runners in the high school cross-country Festival of Champions on Saturday. Hassett completed the 3.2-mile course in 16 minutes and 27.28 seconds (a 5:17.8-minute mile average), leading GSA to an 11th-place finish overall with 387 points. Of the 64 boys’ teams, Scarborough

  • GSA wins Seacoast Invitational

    SULLIVAN – The George Stevens Academy boys’ and girls’ cross country teams won the Seacoast Invitational on Friday. The GSA girls won with 15 points, and the boys won with 18. For the girls, nine GSA runners placed among the top 11 finishers in the 5K. Eliza Broughton won in 17 minutes and 38 seconds;

  • GSA boys and girls win Blue Hill XC meet

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams won a meet at the Blue Hill Harbor School on Friday. For the boys, GSA’s Will Entwisle, Oliver Broughton and John Hassett took first, second and third. GSA’s Eliza Broughton, Mary Richardson and Zeya Lorio also finished in the top three in the

  • GSA’s John Hassett wins Bucksport Invitational

    BUCKSPORT — George Stevens Academy junior John Hassett won his second straight high school cross-country invitational on Saturday. Hassett finished the boys’ varsity 5K at the Bucksport Invitational first of 41 runners in 15 minutes and 49 seconds. The win comes a week after Hassett’s first-place finish at the Ellsworth Invitational. At Bucksport, the GSA

  • GSA cross-country season off to a good start

    GSA cross-country season off to a good start

    ELLSWORTH — The George Stevens Academy girls’ cross-country team won the Ellsworth Invitational on Saturday at Ellsworth High School. A pack of three GSA sophomores — Eliza Broughton, Mary Richardson and Zeya Lorio — led the team, finishing in fourth, fifth and sixth place among 68 runners. Of the 10 schools competing, the GSA girls

  • Beardsleys leaving after 26 years with EHS

    Beardsleys leaving after 26 years with EHS

    ELLSWORTH — Every semester Andy Beardsley assigns his class “Romeo and Juliet,” he hears the same line from students: “There’s no such thing as love at first sight.” “Oh yeah?” The Ellsworth High School English teacher and legendary cross country coach will ask before playing a tape for the room full of teenagers. “Listen to

  • 38 Hancock County athletes earn PVC cross-country honors

    38 Hancock County athletes earn PVC cross-country honors

    ELLSWORTH — Twelve Hancock County athletes were among those earning Penobscot Valley Conference first-team all-star honors in cross-country for the 2014 season. Among large schools, the Mount Desert Island Trojans dominated the girls’ selections with seniors Caroline Driscoll and Waylon Henggeler, junior Sakura Sunagawa and sophomores Lydia Dacorte and Emma Strong named to the first

  • Dan Curts qualifies for NCAA national XC meet

    Dan Curts qualifies for NCAA national XC meet

    ELLSWORTH — Iowa State University freshman Dan Curts has wasted no time in making his presence felt on the Cyclone cross-country team this fall. On Nov. 1, Curts finished 10th overall in the Big 12 Cross-country Championships at Kansas University, leading the Cyclones to a third place finish, behind Oklahoma State and Oklahoma. The former