Track and Field

 
Carsyn Koch of Cedarville University in Ohio, pictured competing in the 800 meters at the NCAA Division II outdoor championships last June, successfully defended her Division II indoor title in the 800 on Saturday.

Washburn native wins second straight NCAA Division II title in 800 meters

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 13, 2017, at 11:17 a.m.
Several Maine track and field standouts shined brightly over the weekend in high school and collegiate national championship meets.
Isaiah Harris reacts after competing in the men's 800m semifinals in the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field.

Maine runner seeks redemption at NCAA indoor championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 10, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
The Lewiston native and Penn State University sophomore experienced the high of making the 800-meter final of the U.S. Olympic Trials last summer.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 9, 2017

on March 09, 2017, at 3:15 p.m.
Austin Lufkin of Brewer High School, pictured throwing the shot put at the PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championships last month, is among three eastern Maine athletes competing this weekend at the New Balance Indoor Nationals meet in New York City.

3 Maine standouts competing at track and field national championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 09, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.
Athletes must reach certain qualifying standards to compete in the emerging elite and championship divisions of the meet.
Tia Tardy of Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor, pictured during the PVC-EMITL championships on Feb. 10, finished second in the mile at the New England championships and has qualified for the New Balance nationals.

Mainers shine at New England track championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 06, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
Brewer's Austin Lufkin prepares to throw the shot put during the PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship meet at the University of Maine in Orono on Feb. 10.

Lufkin, Tardy among top seeds at New England Championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 02, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
Brewer High School shot putter Austin Lufkin and Mount Desert Island distance runner Tia Tardy have made history.

Monday’s Class A track and field state championship results

on Feb. 20, 2017, at 8:15 p.m.
Brewer's Austin Lufkin smiles as he's recognized for his record-breaking performance in the shot put.  
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Scarborough sweeps ‘A’ track titles; Brewer senior shatters shot put mark

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 20, 2017, at 8:01 p.m.

Saturday’s Class B track and field state championship results

on Feb. 18, 2017, at 6:39 p.m.
Tia Tardy of Mount Desert Island High School, pictured during the PVC-EMITL Championships on Feb. 10, won the 800 meters and the mile and finished second in the two-mile during Saturday's Class B track and field state championship meet at Bates College in Lewiston. The Trojans finished second behind Greely of Cumberland Center.

MDI boys win first indoor track state title; Greely takes ‘B’ girls crown

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 18, 2017, at 5:32 p.m.

PVC-EMITL all-stars

on Feb. 15, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.

Friday’s PVC-EMITL Championship results

on Feb. 11, 2017, at 12:10 a.m.
John Hassett of George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill, pictured during the 2016 Class C North cross country championships at Belfast, is among the top performers expected to challenge league records during Friday’s PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship meet at the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House in Orono.

Records could fall at PVC-EMITL championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 09, 2017, at 2:52 p.m.
Friday night’s championship meet at the University of Maine could be one to remember.
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Rihan Smallwood of Bangor High School, pictured during the 2016 PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship, eclipsed her own league pole vault record on Saturday by clearing the bar at 10 feet, 9 inches.

Brewer’s Lufkin, Bangor’s Smallwood break own PVC-EMITL records

on Feb. 06, 2017, at 7 a.m.

High school track and field weekend results

on Feb. 05, 2017, at 3:02 p.m.
Isaiah Harris of Penn State University competes during the 600-meter run on Saturday at the Penn State National Open in University Park, Pennsylvania. The sophomore from Lewiston was clocked in 1 minute, 14.91 seconds, finishing second to Casimir Loxsom, who set the world record in 1:14.91.

Lewiston runner eclipses world-record time — only to finish second

By Pete Warner on Jan. 30, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
Isaiah Harris of Lewiston ran the second fastest 600 meters in history on Saturday.

High school track and field weekend results

on Jan. 29, 2017, at 4:10 p.m.
Hampden Academy senior Johann Bradley celebrates after breaking the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League record in the pole vault, clearing 14 feet, 3.25 inches, on Saturday at the University of Maine's New Balance Field House in Orono.

Hampden senior sets a pole vault record

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 24, 2017, at 5:29 p.m.
The records continue to fall in the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League.

High school track and field weekend results

on Jan. 22, 2017, at 9:49 a.m.
Austin Lufkin of Brewer High School competes in the shot put during the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League championship meet on Feb. 6, 2016. The senior recently extended his PVC-EMITL record to 59 feet, 11 3/4 inches.

This Brewer shot putter is shattering records, inching closer to 60-foot mark

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.