Maine Principals’ Association


MPA expanding sportsmanship awards program

By Ernie Clark on July 11, 2013, at 12:12 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Not long ago the Maine Principals’ Association had a piecemeal approach to recognizing good sportsmanship among the schools and teams that participated in its activities. That effort began with the awarding of banners to boys and girls basketball teams at the end of each year’s tournament based …

Two-site proposal possible solution for four high school football championship games

By Ernie Clark on June 21, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The football committee of the Maine Principals’ Association is considering a two-site solution for scheduling its four state championship games beginning next fall. For more than a decade, the three existing state finals have been played in a “Super Saturday” format at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland with …
Penobscot Valley third baseman Shaelyn Jones wears a face mask while playing close to home plate against Richmond in the Class D softball state championship in Standish, Saturday, June 15, 2013.

Richmond shuts out Penobscot Valley for Class D softball crown

By Pete Warner on June 15, 2013, at 5:31 p.m.
STANDISH | Richmond High School’s senior class has enjoyed considerable athletic success during the last four years. On Saturday afternoon, the Bobcats ended that run with another state championship. Senior right-hander Jamie Plummer fired a four-hitter and made two first-inning runs stand up as Richmond earned a 3-0 victory …
Oceanside shortstop Molly Mellor prepares to tag out Greely's Hannah Butland on a steal attempt at second base in the Class B softball state championship in Standish.

Oceanside softball beats Greely for school’s first state title in any sport

By Pete Warner on June 15, 2013, at 2:17 p.m.
STANDISH | A year ago, the members of the Oceanside High School softball team joined forces after representing two different schools — Rockland District High School and Georges Valley High School of Thomaston. On Saturday, the Mariners demonstrated that they have come together as one formidable team. Oceanside seized …

Eastern Maine high school baseball, softball championship games to be played Thursday

By Pete Warner on June 12, 2013, at 12:21 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Lingering rain and wet conditions have pushed the Eastern Maine high school baseball and softball championship games back another day, with all eight contests now scheduled for Thursday. The number of sites for the games also has increased, with Mahaney Diamond and Kessock Field on the University …
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