Senior DAC all - Academic All-Stars

Senior AcademicAll-Stars for this year include: NHS, Kayla Toppin, Blaine Grant, Hannah Bennett, John Paul Snider, Nicholas Willey, Caitlin Reynolds, Hayden Pineo; SHS, Issiac Christiansen, Noah Goldfarb, Margaret Perry, Anna Young; J-B, Georgia Backman, Jadah Alley, Douglas Hinkley, Joe McDonald; Shead, Matt Harris, Katelyn Mitchell, Holly Preston; MHS, Regan Bragg, Jonathan Massaad; CHS, Katie Cavanaugh, Koby Gillespie, Jack Lander, and WHS, Gabe Hunnewell.

 

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Boys tennis All-Starsfor this year include: CHS, Christian Emery, Gavin Altvater; SHS, Brandon Grinnan; Shead, Sam Tracy, Matt Harris; and WHS, Gabe Hunnewell, Charles Newman.

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Spring DAC All-Stars

Baseball All-Stars for this year include: Shead, Matt Harris, Ethan Lank, Riley Demolet, Noah Curtis; WHS, Luke McDonald, Matt Miller, Alex Morrison; NHS, Blaine Curtis, Drew Fletcher; CHS, Jacob Hornbrook, Brandon Gillespie; SHS, Issiac Christiansen; MHS, Noah Albert; and J-B, Kaiden Crowley. Team Sportsmanship Award: Calais High School

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Guagus top softball story downeast

by Phil Stuart

 The 2017 high school year is officially over and Downeast Maine and the Narraguagus Lady Knights had the most successful post-season out of the eight Washington County teams.

The Lady Knights weren’t as successful during the regular season as a year ago, when they went 16-0.

A year ago, the Knight’s undefeated record was misleading because of their weak regular season schedule, they ended up getting eliminated in the quarter final.

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Tigers lose in semifinals

by Phil Stuart

 The Shead High School Tigers turned the table on the Mars Hill Club this year, after getting eliminated in a prelim game 2-1 a year ago,.

Central Aroostook a 2-0 lead in their June 6th game at Davis Field in Eastport.

The Tigers tied it in the bottom of the third before the Panthers went ahead 3-2 in the fourth.

Shead answered with two of their own in the fourth to take a 4-3 lead.

After a scoreless 5th, Central Aroostook tied the game with a run in the top of the sixth.

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Outdoor track athletes honored

by Phil Stuart

Several outdoor track athletes from Washington Academy and Narraguagus were recently selected to All Conference first and second teams by the Penobscot Valley Conference.

The big name on the list was Michaila Robinson of Washington Academy. Robinson was a first team selection in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter dash. Robinson was a state title winner in the 200 and 400 and runner-up in the 100. Robinson was also a first team selection in the 4x400 meter relay along with teammate Sean Seavey, Garrett Channell and Colby Cates Wright.

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Putt Off decides scramble

by Phil Stuart

 June 7th Senior Scrambles at Barren View Golf Course in Jonesboro was decided by a putt-off.

The first three teams all recorded -4 while the 4th, 5th and 6th place teams recorded a -2.

 Julien Whitney teamed up with Fred Morgan, Jim Golike and Nancy Cunliffe to take home the big prize money. Last week’s winners were Jane Hooper, Stan Fitzhenry, Clint Libby and Gary Willey grabbed second place. The mayor of Bach Bay—Wayne Smith—together with Gail Berry, Ed Boland and Gordie Faulkingham finished 3rd.

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Food Mobile to bring emergency food to Machias

  Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will be distributing food, including fresh produce, perishable and non-perishable items to people in need in the Machias area.

  Anyone in need of emergency food assistance in Machias and the surrounding area is welcome to attend. The event will take place on Wednesday, July 13 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and will be held in the Pellon Center parking lot, 90 Main Street,  Machias.

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Ty Openshaw to perform at Addison Days

Ty Openshaw is an American musician and singer-songwriter born and raised in Downeast Maine. His popularity began during his middle school years as he supported touring bands that traveled near his home town. At a young age Ty began creating a guitar/vocal wall of sound using these two instruments in combination with mesmerizing electronics. With a voice that is raw, soulful and speaking emotional truth, Ty Openshaw engages listeners and encourages them to lose themselves in the melodic message he delivers.

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Lovie B. Maker Machiasport

Lovie B. Maker, 99, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at a Machias nursing home. She was born in West Lubec, October 20, 1917 the daughter of the late Arthur and Emily (Taylor) Batron.

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