GSA Athletic Achievements
Championships & Achievements
Boys' Basketball: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2003, 1979, 1948
Sailing: 2010, 2006, 1999, 1996
Baseball: 2004, 2003, 1997
Boys' Cross Country: 2015, 1993, 1960
Boys' Tennis: 2004
Girls' Cross Country: 2016
Boys' Tennis: 2021, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002
Baseball: 2016, 2009, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1989
Girls' Tennis: 2017, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2001
Girls' Soccer: 2006, 2004, 2001, 2000
Boys' Soccer: 2002, 1996, 1995
Boys' Cross Country: 2020, 2015, 1999, 1993, 1992, 1960
Girls' Cross Country: 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 1982
Softball: 2010, 1999 (Class B), 1992
Girls' Basketball: 2009, 2000, 1999 (Class B)
Boys' Basketball: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2003, 1979, 1948
Golf- State Class B Runners-up, 1997
Spring 2021: Franklin Sealander, State Champion in the 110M Hurdles; Andy Hipsky, Clark Morrison, Noah Czuj, Tommy Norgang, State Champions in the 4x800M Relay; Maranda Pert, State Champion in the Discus.
Spring 2019: LeeAnn Varnum, State Champion in the Shot Put.
Spring 2018: Eliza Broughton, Zeya Lorio, Mary Richardson, Mary Brenna Catus, State Champions in the 4x800M.
Winter 2018: Ava Sealander, State Champion in the 200M Individual Medley.
Spring 2017: John Hassett, State Champion in the 1600 & 3200; Morgan Dauk, State Champion in the Javelin; Eliza Brougton, State Champion in the 300 Hurdles; Erik Taylor-Lash, State Champion in the 1600 race walk; Meredith Bradshaw Thomas, John Hassett, Trent Williamson, Cameron Gordon, State Champions in the 4x800 relay.
Winter 2017: Morgan Dauk and Taylor Schildroth both scored their 1,000th point as GSA basketball players.
Fall 2016: John Hassett was the individual State Champion in Class C Cross Country.
Winter 2012: Alex Turanski, a senior at GSA, became the 3rd person in GSA history to win 100 wrestling matches. At an all-school assembly, Alex was presented with a plaque from Athletic Administrator Jim Murphy, congratulating him on his accomplishment.
Winter 2011: Jordan Lord, a junior at GSA, became the 2nd person in GSA history to win 100 wrestling matches. A few weeks later at an all-school assembly at GSA, Jordan was presented with a plaque by Athletic Administrator Jim Murphy, congratulating him on his accomplishment.
Winter 2009: Maddie Park scored her 1,000th point as a GSA girls' basketball player.
Fall, 2009: The GSA Golf Team, coached by Dwayne Carter, qualified for the State Team Championship. Team members were: Max Reiter, Storme Macomber, Evan Motycka, Jesse Dow, David Bertrand, Nick Dillon, and Jasper Adam. Storme Macomber qualified for the State Individual Championships.
Winter 2007: Tysen Ober, a senior at GSA, earned his 100th win on the wrestling mat at a meet at Hermon High School on January 13. Early in his high school wrestling career, Ober chose not to include forfeits as wins, so this milestone includes only wins for outplaying his opponent. At an all-school assembly at GSA on January 17, Athletic Director Jim Murphy presented Ober with a plaque in honor of his accomplishment.
Fall 2006: On December 3, at the Maine Soccer Coaches Association awards banquet, Kayla Eaton ’08, Laura Overton ’08 and Winslow Brokaw ’07 were named to the Maine Soccer Coaches Association Eastern Maine Class C All-Star Team.
Fall 2006: Winslow Brokaw was named to the Girls Eastern Maine State All-Star Team at the Maine Soccer Coaches Association awards banquet on December 3, 2006.
Fall 2006: Coach Steve Bemiss was named Girls Eastern Maine Coach of the Year at the Maine Soccer Coaches Association awards banquet on December 3, 2006.
Fall 2006: GSA senior Addison Pellerano ran his way to a first-place finish in the Boys Class C X-Country Championship on October 21 in Belfast, then placed third in the state championship on November 4 at Leavitt Area High School.
Spring 2006: On June 29, Collin Henry of Penobscot was honored with the 15th annual Dr. John W. Winkin Award. This award, known as the Mr. Baseball award, recognizes the top high school senior player in the state. Collin started as first baseman all four years and was a starting pitcher for the last three. A lefthander, Collin finished the 2006 season with a record of 4-2. He also posted two saves, 54 strikeouts in 35 innings, and an ERA of 1.01. Collin’s batting average this year was .477 including six home runs and 23 runs batted-in.
Winter 2001: Luke Whyte won the State Championship in Class C Wrestling in the 160-lb weight class. Luke is our only state champion in Wrestling.
Sportsmanship is a demonstration of generosity and genuine concern for others. It is a concrete measure of the understanding and commitment to fair play, ethical behavior, and integrity. A good sport is known for the manner of his/her acceptance of the rules of the game or of a difficult situation.
The following teams have been awarded MPA or other sportsmanship awards in the years indicated.
Boys' Basketball: 2002, 1991, 1990, 1979
Girls' Basketball: 2018, 2009, 2008, 1998
Baseball: 2002, 2004, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Girls' Soccer: 2016
Girls' Track: 2017
Girls' Cross Country: 2017
Golf: 2014, 2017
Hall of Fame
Inaugural inductees (2018)
Annie Allen: Cross Country, Basketball, Soccer, Softball
Lora Trenkle Cooperman: Basketball
Bryan Graham: Cross Country, Track
Matt Haney: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Edd Hardie: Friend of GSA Athletics
James Murphy: Athletic Director, Coach
Dwayne Webber: Baseball, Basketball
All former George Stevens Academy student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and special contributors are eligible for selection into the athletic hall of fame. The candidate must receive four out of the seven votes possible from the selection committee to gain status as an inductee into the hall of fame.
Criteria for Student Athletes
- Superior accomplishments as an athlete at George Stevens Academy: All-State, All-Conference, or other significant accolades.
- A graduate of GSA at least five years prior to nomination.
- Continuing excellence at the collegiate, national, amateur, or professional level.
- Clearly demonstrated integrity, sportsmanship, and citizenship before and after graduation.
- Academic and post-college career accomplishments.
Criteria for Coaches, Administrators, and Special Contributors
- Significant contributions made to the athletic program, taking into account years of service, overall coaching records, and championships.
- Significant contributions to community or professional organizations that promote athletics at the state or national levels.
- Retirement from their positions at GSA.
Click the following link for the nomination forms: Hall of Fame Nomination Forms