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Recent Headlines
  • Next on the agenda: How can winter high school sports be played?
    Football and volleyball are out this fall, and concerns which led officials to make those decisions could extend to the winter. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 13, 2020By By Steve Craig Staff Writer
  • Edward Little players, parents rally to protest cancellation of tackle football season
    A crowd of 50 athletes, parents and coaches demonstrated their dismay at the Longley Bridge on Saturday. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 12, 2020By By Tony Blasi Sun Journal
  • ADs waiting while also scrambling to prepare for fall sports season
    Some schools are still waiting on school boards to give the green light for their sports programs to begin. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 12, 2020By By Tony Blasi Sun Journal
  • Soccer, field hockey coaches thrilled for opportunity to play modified schedule this fall
    Loss of postseason play a disappointment, but many say they embrace 10-game season. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 11, 2020By By Drew Bonifant Kennebec Journal
  • Timing ‘isn’t right yet for football’ during the pandemic
    The cancellation of the fall high school football season disappointed many, but the nature of the sport always presented a safety risk during the pandemic. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 11, 2020By By Mike Lowe Staff Writer
  • First day of fall high school sports season finally arrives
    After months of wondering whether there would be any sports this fall, most schools across the state held their first practices in soccer, field hockey, cross country and golf on Monday. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 11, 2020By By Mike Lowe and Steve Craig Staff Writer
  • “Just excited we may have a season” — athletes and coaches are glad they’ll have a chance to play games
    School districts still need to approve the golf, soccer, cross country and field hockey, but Thursday's announcement brings enthusiasm after a long summer of uncertainty. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 11, 2020By By Wil Kramlich and Nathan Fournier Sun Journal
  • Frustration abounds after high school football intentionally grounded for fall
    Coaches and players are disappointed that the season was canceled, especially after the MPA approved the guidelines. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 11, 2020By By Tony Blasi Sun Journal
  • Maine high school volleyball coaches express mixed reactions to postponed season
    MPA eyes possible late winter/early spring season for the indoor fall sport, but challenges remain. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 10, 2020By By Dave Dyer Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel
  • Maine high school football coaches, school administrators react to sport’s postponement
    MPA rules out tackle football for the fall, instead hopes to have season in late winter or early spring. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 10, 2020By By Drew Bonifant Kennebec Journal
  • Sidelines: No one was willing to make tough call for high school fall sports, and that’s a shame
    A lack of leadership and honesty dragged out the fall sports decision for much longer than it should have, Travis Lazarczyk writes. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on September 10, 2020By By Travis Lazarczyk Morning Sentinel
  • No high school games, or even practices, in counties designated yellow
    Thursday's announcement comes as officials say that football and volleyball cannot be played across the state this fall because of the pandemic. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 10, 2020By By Steve Craig Staff Writer
  • No football, volleyball to be played at Maine high schools this fall
    The Maine Principals' Association says it will try to provide a season for those two sports in the late winter/early spring. All other fall high school sports are a go. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 10, 2020By By Steve Craig and Mike Lowe Staff Writer
  • MPA says announcement on fall sports to come Thursday
    MPA officials have reached a consensus with state officials on what the 2020 fall high school sports season will look like, and they will make an announcement on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: PressHerald.comPublished on September 9, 2020By By Mike Lowe Staff Writer
  • Decision about fall high school sports coming Thursday, MPA says
    The MPA met with other state agencies Wednesday, and said that, "with the exception of a few minor edits," the guidelines for fall sports have been agreed upon. ... read more
    Source: SunJournal.comPublished on September 9, 2020By By Wil Kramlich Sun Journal