The Bangor Rams, coached by Norman "Cy" Perkins, are shown dashing onto the gridiron prior to a 1957 morning workout. Credit: Danny Maher

The temperatures are falling, the tourists are leaving and school is back in session, which can only mean one thing: high school sports have returned.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite photographs from the archives of Maine athletics to help superfans get in the spirit.

What’s your favorite Maine high school sports memory? Share them with us in the comments below.

Bangor football, 1895

Credit: Megan Rathfon

John Bapst football, 1954

Credit: Marcoux

Bangor football, 1957

Credit: Danny Maher

Brewer football, 1970

Credit: Jack Loftus

Bangor football, 1975

Credit: Jack Loftus

Bangor football, 1981

Credit: Jack Loftus

Bangor and Hampden Academy, 2000

Credit: Michael York

Dexter field hockey, 2003

Credit: John Clarke Russ

Hampden Academy football, 2009

Credit: John Clarke Russ
Lindsay Putnam

Lindsay Putnam

Lindsay Putnam is a news editor at the Bangor Daily News who oversees the newspaper's website and social media. Lindsay previously worked as an editor and reporter at the New York Post. She's a York Beach...