Comments for: MPA football committee approves four-class proposal; two more panels must give OK

Posted Nov. 28, 2012, at 1:58 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 28, 2012, at 8:50 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The football committee of the Maine Principals’ Association gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a plan that would expand the state’s high school football world from three to four classes next fall for the first time since 1986. The panel voted 5-0 to send its final proposal along …

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  • A very thorough and clear explanation … well done Ernie. (Though I have to chuckle at the idea of Cheverus and Deering being “Eastern” Maine teams … the times they are indeed a’changin’.)

  • Tom Brown III

    the new class D east sounds a lot like the old Class C west.

    how will this affect the championship games down in portland? they can’t do 4 games in one day can they?

    • Anonymous

      could work with games at 9:30am, 1pm, 4:30pm, 8pm. Probably not though. One long game could screw up the day….look for games to be held at 2 different venues, artificial turf.

  • Anonymous

    Class B East is stacked.

  • Anonymous

    genius….the only problem I see is that gorham got screwed. They don’t have a chance in A. Also, let’s call it like it is….North and South.

    • Anonymous

      I haven’t really followed Gorham all that closely, but they did play for a Class A state title just six years ago. They’ve always been pretty competitive in A. I’m not sure what their enrollment looks like now compared to a few years back.

      • Anonymous

        they had a good run with kilborn. He built the program. This has always been a soccer town. They should be in B along with Biddeford. (but they are too stubborn to admit that they can no longer compete with the A schools.)

  • Anonymous

    Foxcroft in class D? What? Not to mention they can recruit and have dominated? I don’t get it. Not to mention they are playing schools with a 100 or more less kids in it.

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