Track

  • Key questions remain ahead of indoor track season

    Key questions remain ahead of indoor track season

    ORONO — As the fates of most winter sports become a little clearer, the status of one remains rather murky. With most individual activities falling under the “low-risk” category in the state’s community sports guidelines, indoor track should be in as good a position as any winter sport in the event a season materializes. Instead,

  • MPA makes recommendations for winter sports season

    MPA makes recommendations for winter sports season

    AUGUSTA — A potential winter sports season took further shape this week as the Maine Principals’ Association unveiled its winter sports safety guidelines. The new guidelines followed the MPA Interscholastic Management Committee’s latest meeting Thursday. The governing body’s update provided further guidance on competition dates as well as information on football, volleyball and wrestling. Major

  • State updates community sports guidelines ahead of potential winter season

    State updates community sports guidelines ahead of potential winter season

    AUGUSTA — A framework for competition is now in place should Maine be able to offer a high school sports season this winter. The state announced Friday revisions to its guidelines on community sports that would allow most high school athletic competitions to be held in some form this winter. Practices for approved sports may

  • MPA announces delay to 2020-21 winter sports season

    MPA announces delay to 2020-21 winter sports season

    AUGUSTA — The waiting game has begun once again for Maine high school athletes. The 2020-21 winter sports season will be delayed, the Maine Principals’ Association has announced. That news came Tuesday as MPA Executive Director Mike Burnham, MPA Assistant Executive Director Mike Bisson and Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association representative Gerry Durgin sent a

  • MPA announces cancellation of spring sports season

    MPA announces cancellation of spring sports season

    ELLSWORTH — The inevitable has been confirmed. The Maine Principals’ Association delivered heartbreaking news Thursday as it canceled the entire 2020 spring sports season. The decision followed Maine Department of Education Commissioner Pender Makin’s recommendation Tuesday that schools in the state continue with remote learning for the remainder of the school year. “It is with

  • Local athletes earn All-PVC indoor track selections

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County athletes were announced last week as selections to the All-Penobscot Valley Conference Small-School indoor track teams. Ellsworth athletes highlighted a bulk of the boys’ first team with Tulas Weaver (55- and 200-meter dashes), Beck Deeny (long jump and triple jump), Henry Scheff (55-meter hurdles) and Logan Grass (shot put) earning first-team

  • EHS alum Dan Curts becomes 6th Mainer to run sub-4 mile

    EHS alum Dan Curts becomes 6th Mainer to run sub-4 mile

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School alum Dan Curts became the sixth Mainer in history to run a sub-4-minute mile when he did so Feb. 21 at the University of Washington. Curts, who competed as an unattached runner, crossed the finish line in 3 minutes, 59.29 seconds to place first of 23 finishers. He joins Will

  • Ellsworth boys take 3rd place at indoor track states

    Ellsworth boys take 3rd place at indoor track states

    LEWISTON — The Ellsworth boys’ indoor track team earned a third-place finish in Saturday’s Class B championship meet at Bates College. The Eagles recorded 41 points to finish behind first-place York (51 points) and second-place Greely (46 points) in the 30-team field. The result followed Ellsworth’s first-place finish in the Penobscot Valley Conference Small-School championships

  • EHS boys, Bucksport girls win EMITL Small-School titles

    EHS boys, Bucksport girls win EMITL Small-School titles

    ORONO — Hancock County enjoyed an excellent day Saturday at the University of Maine’s New Balance Fieldhouse as the Ellsworth boys’ and Bucksport girls’ teams won Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Small-School championships. On the boys’ side, Tulas Weaver (55- and 200-meter dashes) and Beck Deeny (long jump and triple jump) earned two individual wins

  • Ellsworth boys impress in 6th indoor track meet

    Ellsworth boys impress in 6th indoor track meet

    ORONO — The Ellsworth boys’ indoor track team enjoyed a successful day Saturday at the University of Maine as it finished just one point shy of a first-place finish in the afternoon meet. Tulas Weaver earned two first-place finishes for Ellsworth with times of 6.91 seconds and 24.37 seconds in the 55- and 200-meter dashes,