Maine Principals’ Association

Matt Rossignol (44) of Van Buren scores over the defense of Bruce Blackstone (24) of Schenck of East Millinocket in Thursday's Eastern Maine Class B semifinal at the Bangor Auditorium in 1985.

Rossignol among 10 MPA Hall of Excellence inductees

By Ernie Clark on May 23, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.

MPA extends baseball, softball regular season by two days

By Ernie Clark on May 08, 2017, at 6:07 p.m.
“We’re trying to help schools that are struggling to get their games in,” said Mike Burnham, MPA assistant executive director.
Mike Bisson, the athletic administrator at Hampden Academy, will take on a new position this summer as an assistant executive director with the Maine Principals' Association in Augusta.

Hampden athletic administrator accepts MPA post

By Ernie Clark on May 03, 2017, at 12:11 p.m.
Bisson said his time at Hampden Academy has prepared him for his anticipated MPA duties.
Cheverus' Brooke McElman (right) blocks a shot from Bangor's Abby Houghton during their Class AA girls basketball quarterfinal game at Augusta Civic Center in Augusta on Feb. 16.

Potential Class AA changes could send Bangor teams to Portland for basketball tourney

By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
Maine’s five-class format for high school basketball recently completed its second year, but momentum is building for changes to the large-school class.

Dexter boys hold off Lee Academy in ‘C’ quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 21, 2017, at 9:44 p.m.
An airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Jan. 1, 2015.

MPA bars drone use at its sponsored athletic events

By Ernie Clark on May 16, 2016, at 1:47 p.m.
Several factors played into the development of a drone policy, including competitive balance, safety, security and privacy.

School pulls basketball team from league after ‘racial’ comments

By CBS 13 on May 18, 2015, at 7:19 a.m.
Orono High School's Lily Koffman competes in the cross country classical race during the Class C state meet in February 2015 in Presque Isle. She placed second in the event. The Maine Principals' Association proposes to eliminate Class C skiing in favor of a two class system. The plan would also create Nordic and Alpine state championships.

MPA plans to cut high school Class C skiing, start Nordic and Alpine championships

By Ernie Clark on March 26, 2015, at 3:05 p.m.

MPA basketball five-class proposal

on March 04, 2015, at 4:31 p.m.
Cape Elizabeth swimmer Harry Homans congratulates Kyle Crans of Camden Hills after their 200-yard individual medley on Saturday at the University of Maine's Wallace Pool in Orono.

Cape Elizabeth boys win state Class B swimming and diving championship

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on Feb. 14, 2015, at 7:04 p.m.

MPA expanding sportsmanship awards program

By Ernie Clark on July 11, 2013, at 12:12 p.m.

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

By Ernie Clark on June 21, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.
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.
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.

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

By Pete Warner on June 12, 2013, at 12:21 p.m.