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Recent Headlines
  • 2020 Golf overview: Plenty of changes come to sport as COVID-19 concerns make for a different season
    The sport's the same, but a shorter schedule and adjusted championship day give high school golf a different look for the fall. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 23, 2020By By Drew Bonifant Kennebec Journal
  • 2020 Cross country overview: Lack of certainty of full season provides change in philosophies for races
    While some coaches will still encourage runners to build up times throughout season, others are instructing runners to go all out in every race. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 23, 2020By By Dave Dyer Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel
  • 2020 golf preview: Area football players giving golf a try this fall
    Oak Hill and St. Dom's are among the golf teams in the area that added football players this season after the football season was called off. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 23, 2020By By Nathan Fournier Sun Journal
  • 2020 golf preview capsules
    A team-by-team glance at the golf teams in the Sun Journal's coverage area. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 23, 2020By By Nathan Fournier Sun Journal
  • Mt. Blue senior football player using canceled fall season to build new car in pandemic
    Sam Wrigley lost a baseball season and now a football one due to COVID-19, and he's decided to put hands to work. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 22, 2020By By Dave Dyer Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel
  • Regional scheduling produces intriguing high school match-ups
    This fall, there will be more games between schools in differing enrollment classes – and in some cases, old rivals will face off once again. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 22, 2020By By Steve Craig Staff Writer
  • High school sports competition returns to Maine as golfers compete in matches across parts of state
    Varsity teams compete for first time since end of winter season and the onset of the pandemic. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 21, 2020By By Drew Bonifant Kennebec Journal
  • No spectators will be allowed at SMAA events this fall
    The Western Maine Conference, however, will allow some fans – but none from visiting teams. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 21, 2020By By Steve Craig Staff Writer
  • Camden Hills superintendent critical of MPA and process to establish fall sports COVID-19 guidelines
    Maria Libby says school glad to offer golf, cross country but adds Maine Principals' Association took too long to finalize safety measures. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 21, 2020By By Dave Dyer Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel
  • There will be games…Some very good games this fall
    Teams will meet traditional and non-traditional foes this abbreviated season ... read more
    Source: TheForecaster.netPublished on September 20, 2020By By Michael Hoffer
  • High school football teams adapting to new normal
    Many programs are turning toward 7-on-7 flag football as a way to have some form of competition this fall, with tackle football not allowed. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 20, 2020By By Steve Craig Staff Writer
  • Fall sports to happen in Gardiner-area school district, some in modified form
    Athletic Director Nate Stubbert told the Maine School Administrative District 11 board of directors the soccer, cross-country and field hockey seasons will happen this fall at the high school and middle school levels. Stubbert also said the high school golf season is a go. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 18, 2020By By Emily Duggan Kennebec Journal
  • Spruce Mountain boys soccer team hoping to get a kick out intramural season
    Phoenix coach Adam Gettle is looking forward to mentoring the players who decided to stay with the program. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 18, 2020By By Tony Blasi Sun Journal
  • H.S. football: Combine set up to connect Maine seniors and college coaches
    The Maine Football Coaches Association will host a combine Oct. 3 at Fitzpatrick Stadium that will give college coaches a chance to watch and get to know the state's senior high school football players. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 17, 2020By By Randy Whitehouse Sun Journal
  • Several Maine high schools poised to stream their athletic events — for a fee
    Equipment provided by National Federation of High Schools comes with installation costs, and will also require fans to purchase a subscription. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 17, 2020By By Travis Lazarczyk Morning Sentinel
  • Former Falmouth hockey star playing in France
    Jake Grade, best remembered for state-game winning tally, suiting up overseas ... read more
    Source: TheForecaster.netPublished on September 17, 2020By Michael Hoffer
  • Start to the season feels similar – but not the same – for golf and cross country teams
    Golfers and runners get to enjoy their sports, with some modifications and different rules. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 16, 2020By By Drew Bonifant Kennebec Journal
  • Mt. Blue joins growing list of Maine high schools to opt out of fall sports season
    Student-athletes at the Farmington school express frustration, sadness to district's decision. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 16, 2020By By Bill Stewart Staff Writer
  • H.S. golf: Dwindling daylight may become an issue to get matches in
    Most teams will start matches at 3:30, while some MVC schools asked that matches start at 4 p.m. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 16, 2020By By Nathan Fournier Sun Journal
  • Tackle football is out, but Maine high schools exploring alternatives to play this fall
    Competitive 7-on-7 games, with regionalized scheduling, gaining momentum as viable option to play in pandemic. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 15, 2020By By Travis Lazarczyk Morning Sentinel
  • As fall practices open, teams excited to finally work on skills and strategies
    After a summer of a lot of condition work, field hockey and soccer teams are able to practice on skills as fall practices opened up Monday. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 15, 2020By By Wil Kramlich Sun Journal
  • High school fall sports teams get started with first practices after summer of uncertainty
    Soccer, field hockey, golf and cross country teams begin work in pandemic after sports were approved last week. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 15, 2020By By Drew Bonifant Kennebec Journal
  • MVC schools ban spectators and are encountering barriers to regional scheduling
    The Mountain Valley Conference is giving its schools more options for opponents this fall, but a lot of details still need to be worked out before games start Sept. 25. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 14, 2020By By Randy Whitehouse Sun Journal
  • Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference still mapping out fall sports season
    With golf, cross country, field hockey, and soccer approved for the fall, athletic directors are working to create schedules. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 14, 2020By By Travis Lazarczyk Morning Sentinel
  • Four fall sports get green light
    No football or volleyball, but soccer, field hockey, cross country and golf gearing up for season ... read more
    Source: TheForecaster.netPublished on September 14, 2020By Michael Hoffer