• Maine Aug 17

    Fall Sports Underway in Maine Against Backdrop of Rising Infections

    Practice for fall sports is getting underway this week at Maine high schools against a backdrop of growing coronavirus infections. Football players in particular are fired up. Last year, Maine was one of just four states that did not have a tackle football season in response to the pandemic. Instead, teams were allowed to play flag football. The Bucksport High…

  • #letthemplay Sep 8, 2020

    #LetThemPlay Rally Held in Maine

    Almost 200 Maine students, coaches and parents spent time this Labor Day urging officials to let school sports go forward.

  • fall sports Jul 22, 2020

    Maine Principals' Association Delays Start of Fall Sports

    The Maine Principals’ Association is delaying the start of fall sports in hopes of salvaging a shortened season for high schools. The start of fall practice has been delayed from Aug. 17 to Sept. 8, which is the day after Labor Day. The preseason will last only two weeks, with the first games no earlier than Sept. 18. “We hope…

  • coronavirus Apr 10, 2020

    Maine Cancels Spring High School Sports

    Maine became the latest state to officially pull the plug on high school sports this spring due to concerns over the coronavirus. The Maine Principals’ Association reached the decision on Thursday, according to Seacoastonline. Officials had previously hoped to salvage the spring season, with an abbreviated schedule beginning on April 27. While many states across the country had already canceled…

  • coronavirus deaths Apr 3, 2020

    2 More Deaths From Coronavirus Announced in Maine

    Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Nariv Shah announced two additonal deaths in the state on Friday.

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