Cross-Country

  • 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

  • GSA boys’ XC team wins Class C state title

    CUMBERLAND — The George Stevens Academy boys’ cross-country team won the Class C state title on Saturday. GSA junior John Hassett took first of the Class C boys in 16 minutes and 46.18 seconds, leading the Eagles to a 60-point finish. Orono placed second with 71 points, and Lisbon finished third with 120. Orono edged

  • John Hassett wins cross country Class C North title

    John Hassett wins cross country Class C North title

    BELFAST — George Stevens Academy junior John Hassett won the Northern Maine Class C boys’ cross-country title on Saturday. Hassett finished the five-kilometer course first in 16 minutes and 20.09 seconds — 43 seconds ahead of the runner-up, Tristan Butterfield of Orono (17:03.25). The GSA boys placed second with 32 points, closely trailing behind Orono’s

  • 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,