Part 1: Invisible, incapacitating concussions are sidelining high school athletes – July 19, 2016 Part 2: When the injury is inside your head, some “don’t get it” – July 26, 2016 Latest Posts Latest posts by Taylor Vortherms (see all) Taylor VorthermsSports Editor at The Ellsworth AmericanTaylor Vortherms covers sports in Hancock County. The St. Louis, Missouri native recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and joined The Ellsworth American in 2013. EHS names new boys’ soccer coach – July 13, 2016 Bio BAR HARBOR — The George Stevens Academy Eagle girls placed first at Friday’s Hancock County Outdoor Track Championships at Mount Desert Island High School.The GSA girls collected nine wins and 152.50 points. MDI placed second with 108.50 points; Bucksport was third with 43, followed by Ellsworth with 38 and Sumner with seven.GSA’s Mazie Smallidge notched two individual first-place finishes, winning the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.78 seconds and the long jump with a distance of 14 feet, 01.75 inches.The GSA girls also won the following events:This is placeholder textThis is placeholder text100-meter dash: Taylor Venema (14.45).1,600-meter run: Zeya Lorio (5:43.65).300-meter hurdles: Bella Cimeno (51.40).400-meter dash: Madison Cole (1:08.55).4×400-meter relay: Zeya Lorio, Madison Cole, Bella Cimeno and Alice Dillon (4:39.91).800-meter run: Alice Dillon (2:32.38).Pole vault: Ava Sealander (6-00.00).Ellsworth’s Elizabeth Perry, who recently set two track records in the shot put and discus throw at an Ellsworth meet, took first in both shot put (37-03.75) and discus (115-00.00).Also for Ellsworth, Kiona Osterlin won the 3,200-meter run (12:29.33), and Rachel Bunker won the high jump (4-06.00).For Bucksport, Mavis Taungatu’a took first in the javelin (85-09.00).Boys’ trackThe GSA boys placed second with 115 points behind MDI’s 192. Ellsworth took third with 40, Sumner, fourth with 19 and Bucksport, fifth with one.GSA’s John Hassett took first in the 1,600-meter run (4:41.60) and the 3,200-meter run (11:02.43).GSA also placed first in the following:1,600-meter race walk: Erik Taylor-Lash (9:13.73).Triple jump: John Larson (37-07.25).Javelin throw: Finn Davis-Batt (159-01).For Ellsworth, Jack Weeks placed first in the 800-meter run (2:05.70).For Sumner, Baramee Janla took first in the 100-meter dash (11.76).