August 23, 2023

Maine Field Hockey unveils new complex

The University of Maine officially unveiled its new field hockey complex at a grand opening ceremony on Aug. 18. The 70,000-square-foot, $8.3 million complex features a synthetic turf playing surface, two new scoreboards, LED lights, brick dugouts...

September 28, 2021

Maine HS Field Hockey Programs at Odds with Goggle Mandate

In 2020, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) revised its rules for the sport of field hockey, no longer requiring players to wear protective goggles during competition — leaving the choice up to the player. Maine is one...

May 10, 2021

UMaine Unveils $110M Upgrade to Athletic Facilities

The University of Maine has unveiled its transformative $110 million athletic facilities master plan. The initiative honors Harold Alfond’s legacy of support for Maine education and athletics by providing modern facilities for all 17 varsity progra...

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May 21, 2019

Maine becomes first state to ban Native American mascots

The Maine legislature last week unanimously passed a bill that bans the use of Native American mascots at public schools, colleges and universities. Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill into law on Thursday, and it goes into effect 90 days after the l...

October 19, 2015

Maine high school cancels football team’s season

Last month, three high school football players from different states died after sustaining injuries on the field. One school has now decided enough is enough. [caption id="attachment_14356" align="alignright" width="308"] Camden Hills cancelled ...