Maine High School Football Newswire

Maine High School Football Newswire

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  1. Gridiron evolution: Eight-player football part of Maine's future landscape?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Herald Gazette

    The landscape of Maine high school football likely will see changes for the 2019 season as it was announced the Maine Principals' Association committee for the sport will recommend eight-player as an alternative to 11-player football when student-athletes hit the gridiron in the fall. The MPA meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29 at the organization's office lasted about three hours before the recommendation was made official.

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  2. MPA football panel backs establishing pair of 8-player divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Jeremy Marks has been working diligently to rebuild the football program at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport for the past two years. After Camden Hills canceled the final five games of its 2015 season due to low participation numbers and safety concerns , and then played a junior varsity schedule in 2016, Marks arrived as head coach as the Windjammers returned to varsity status in 2017 in a newly formed Class E designed specifically to help struggling programs become more competitive.

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  3. Eight-player football on horizon in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Herald Gazette

    Change officially is on the horizon for high school football in the Pine Tree State as the Maine Principals' Association announced - at a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29 at its offices - that, beginning with the 2019 fall season, it would eliminate the experimental Class E and replace it with a new eight-player football league. Schools with enrollments of fewer than 350 students will be eligible to play in the eight-player league, while that could expand to a second eight-player league for schools with enrollments of 351 and higher, depending on the statewide interest.

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  4. Jeffrey HarfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Jeffrey Allen Harford died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, after suffering a massive heart attack at his home in Belton, Texas. Valiant efforts at resuscitation were made by his wife, son and a dedicated team of first-responders and urgent care professionals at Baylor Scott and White Emergency Department.

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  5. Nokomis Warriors hope championship season will ignite winning legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The intersection that links Exit 157 of Interstate 95 with state routes 2, 7 and 11 seemed quieter than usual Saturday evening. More likely it was because on this night, at least, the buzz in this community of 3,300 and the seven smaller communities that together comprise Regional School Unit 19 was focused elsewhere - on a football team and its historic accomplishment.

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  6. Wells beats Foxcroft Academy to extend win streak, claim third straight 'D' football state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    The Wells High School Warriors showed why they went into Saturday night's Class D championship game against Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft with 27 consecutive wins and back-to-back state championships. Senior running back Tyler Bridge ran for 201 yards and five touchdowns on 15 carries, and he also threw a touchdown pass to junior backfield mate Payton MacKay to lead the Warriors to a thorough 55-20 victory on Morse Field at Alfond Stadium.

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  7. Marshwood routs Brunswick for Class B crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Matters had long been settled by the Marshwood High School football team as the final minutes of its Class B championship game against Brunswick ticked away on Saturday. A four-touchdown lead at halftime kept growing during a second half played largely in running time.

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  8. Special-teams play rallies Nokomis past Fryeburg for 'C' football state crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Nokomis won 13-12 over Fryeburg Academy. Troy R. Bennett PORTLAND, MAINE -- 11/17/18 -- Fryeburg Academy's Caleb Bowles skips away from Nokomis High School's Elijah Griffith during the Class C state football championship game in Portland on Saturday.

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  9. Trojans jump out to early lead over Portland, cruise for 4th gold ball since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    And that was just the start for the senior standout, who finished with 100 rushing yards, another 144 receiving and four total touchdowns in a 49-14 Class A state championship game blowout victory over Portland High School Saturday. The Bulldogs, playing in their home Fitzpatrick Stadium, were crippled by mistakes and penalties, which killed promising drives and repeatedly handed Thornton good field position.

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  10. Marshwood junior has committed to play baseball at UMaine. But for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Connor Caverly has had to bide his time on the Marshwood High School football team. But his time is now.

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  11. Playmaking depth key to Foxcroft's title questRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Bangor Daily News

    The chance for one more week of football practice, often on a snow-covered field under the lights as a concession to the early evenings of late autumn, is a rite of privilege reserved for only the final few surviving high school teams in northern Maine each year. As the undefeated Foxcroft Academy football team worked out Monday evening in advance of a snowstorm that left Oakes Field with even more of a winter's blanket by Tuesday morning, 10th-year head coach Danny White and his troops did so knowing the formidable task that awaits them.

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  12. Nokomis draws Saturday afternoon state final against FryeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Game times for the annual tripleheader at Fitzpatrick Stadium were announced by the Maine Principals' Association Tuesday morning during a meeting with officials from the participating schools at the game site. All three games, as well as Friday's 7 p.m. Class D final between Foxcroft Academy and Wells, will be livestreamed on the National Federation of State High School Associations Network.

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  13. Foxcroft's balance too much for Bucksport in 'D' North finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Bangor Daily News

    The Foxcroft Academy football team was faced with an opponent that had erupted for 77 points in its previous game just five nights earlier. Five different Foxcroft running backs accounted for six touchdowns and 368 rushing yards as coach Danny White's club defeated Bucksport 43-26 at a cold and windy Weatherbee Complex on Saturday night to capture its second straight Class D North championship.

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  14. Nokomis holds off Hermon for school's first football championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Sixteen consecutive losses to start a high school football career is enough to prompt some players to consider a different athletic challenge. But for the 13 seniors on this year's team at Nokomis Regional High School of Newport, what began with back-to-back 0-8 seasons is concluding in celebration.

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  15. Maine high school football capsules for Nov. 9-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Game notes: Two of the newer kids on the varsity football block square off with the winner set to claim its school's first regional championship in the sport. Nokomis of Newport has played varsity football since 2007, while Hermon made its varsity debut in 2011.

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  16. He's already won a state championship in wrestling. Now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    It didn't take David Gross long to make an impact on Monday night's Class D North football semifinal. On his first defensive play of the game, the Bucksport High School junior tackle burst through the line of scrimmage and slammed Mattanawcook Academy running back Diondre Duffy to the Carmichael Field turf for a five-yard loss.

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  17. DePatsy, Norton Courier Publications/VillageSoup's top student-athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    Following the conclusion of each high school calendar year, the Courier Publications/VillageSoup sports staff selects the best of the best from the Midcoast's athletic landscape, then highlights a handful of them and, eventually, spotlights two. The task of whittling down a batch of semifinalists to finalists and, ultimately, to two recipients can be tough, especially with so much athletic talent in the three area counties.

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  18. Falcons find another way to fly past WindjammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    The Camden Hills football team, after falling by a lone score to Freeport in the regular season, had every reason to be optimistic as the Windjammers headed into their Class E semifinal road playoff game on Saturday, Nov. 3. And while the No. 4 Windjammers were held off the board in the first half, the visitors were in the fight against the top-ranked Falcons throughout and managed a late score to cut their 12-0 deficit in half.

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  19. Fort Kent girls blank Maranacook to claim first soccer state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The five seniors on the Fort Kent High School girls soccer team had never advanced beyond the Class C North quarterfinal round until this season. Senior winger Jacalyn Pelletier scored a first-half goal and the defense, led by sophomore goalkeeper Lyndsay Ouellette and junior sweeper Amanda Thibeault, made it stand up as the Warriors beat Maranacook of Readfield 1-0 in a thriller on a wet Saturday morning at Hampden Academy.

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  20. Hermon rallies past Winslow in 'C' North football semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Now comes the team's first trip to a regional championship game after second-seeded Hermon's come-from-behind 20-13 victory over No. 3 Winslow in Friday night's Class C North semifinal at Husson University.

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