As a member of the maine principals association mpa and the aroostook league, we offer secondary students an active interscholastic sports program, the goal of which is to teach christian charactersuch as selfdiscipline, commitment, and fairnessas well as to provide a vehicle for interaction and testimony to other students and provide a wholesome release for energy. This was the teams sixth consecutive championship in class d and eleventh overall in the past twelve years. Massachusetts, which does not abide by the high school federations rules, has no limits for either pitches thrown or days of rest. Southern maine middle school athletic conference smmsac. In 20042005 over 2000 young men and women from the state of maine participated in maine hoops basketball events. Hickey plans to attend a maine college and major in sports medicine. Maine s international association of approved basketball of. Important dates educational leadership program newsletter. The primary function of the commission is to coordinate and communicate with maines iaabo leaders and officials. In addition, the school establishes its own academic eligibility rules that apply to all participants. The national federation of state high school associations nfhs is the body that writes the rules of competition for most high school sports and activities in the united states.
The maine principals association, which has sanctioned unified basketball in cooperation with special olympics maine since 2015, has opted to put its championship playoff format on hiatus for the next two years to be replaced by seasonending daylong festivals. All members of high school teams including managers must be enrolled in grades 912. Baseball, basketball, cheerleading, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and. Maine amateur softball association is the governing body of softball for the state of maine featuring programs for both youth and adults. Maine principals association how is maine principals association abbreviated. To assure a quality education for all students, the maine principals association will. The maine principals association is a professional association representing maines k12 principals, assistant principals, and career and technology center directors. The primary function of the commission is to coordinate and communicate with maines iaabo leaders and of. Hls 101 111 the central maine christian academy boys and girls basketball teams, of lewiston, which won the maine christian school sports league basketball championships. Basketball will be first mpa sanctioned unified sport. A person shall be eligible to coach in any interscholastic high school athletic contest. Consequently, the pitching rubber gets moved to accommodate the other outside user groups.
Each year, the national federation of state high school associations publishes an updated rule book for boys and girls varsity basketball to ensure consistent standards for competition across the u. Maine has adopted the double first base rule rule 810. National federation rule 6, fast pitch, has been adopted. High school pitch limits to safeguard young arms force teams to adjust. Feb 24, 2012 2012 maine prinicipals association invitational high school basketball tournament. Po box 271 151 s bethel st thomaston, ga 302864187. Maine principals association boys class b basketball. Durgin will receive his award december 19 in orlando, florida, during banquet festivities at the 41st annual national athletic directors conference conducted jointly. It is a member of the national federation of state high school associations. Maine principals association boys class b basketball tournament.
Bona fide team rule massabesic athletics and activities. Mpa suspends championship play for unified basketball. Msad 45 empowering learners to meet the challenges of the. Expansion likely for maine principals associations. Bangor publishing company national high school hall of fame to induct webb tuesday, march 28, 2006 bangor daily news when peter webb travels the nation and beyond training basketball of. Collins 1st quarter causes have been selected for their grant program. Whereas, mpa is an incorporated nonprofit association the members of which include high schools in the state of maine which engage in interscholastic basketball contests collectively member schools. One hundred and twentyeighth legislature second regular session advance journal and calendar 34th legislative day. If the first year of unified basketball is any indication, the newest addition to the interscholastic sports menu sanctioned by the maine principals association has a bright future.
This agreement is made this 18th day of october 2017, between the maine principals association the mpa, having its offices at 50 industrial drive, augusta, maine and the basketball officials association the board, having its offices at 39 elizabeth avenue, bangor, me 04927. Maines international association of approved basketball of. Maine principals association extends deadline for regular. Msad 45 empowering learners to meet the challenges of. The maine principals association is a private, educational, nonprofit corporation with voluntary membership that is comprised of two distinct divisions. Hls 98 18 the central aroostook high school varsity cheerleaders, of mars hill, who won the 2019 class d state championship. Po box 62029 co kaimuki high school 2705 kaimuki ave. Today the maine principals association canceled all spring sports for high school play in the state of maine. Mascots and bat boysgirls must also meet this requirement for safety reasons. Four representing southern maine, two active or retired members and two athletic administrators. The sweeping change will expand the annual state tournaments and make the competition more balanced, but it could create. It may not be reproduced, copied, or distributed by nonmembers,in part or in full, without the written permission of the maine principals association. The maine basketball commissioner oversees the management and supervision of the tournament officials.
History historically, the msspa dates from 1921 and the founding of the state principals association to deal with problems in interscholastic athletics. Visit their stores and receive a token for every purchase and put your token in the tube labeled with the cause of your choice. Pitchers begin spring practice facing new limits on total throws, which are likely to alter the game. Maine principals association mpa and the maine interscholastic athletic administrators association miaaa. Expansion likely for maine principals associations unified. As you type, search results will appear automatically below the search field. Students who do not meet these eligibility guidelines are. Get the latest official nfhs high school basketball rules, updates, and interpretations. All regularseason and postseason games must use a double first base. Maine principals association executive director dick durost sent an email this week to administrators that schools may use saturday as the final makeup day for. Each player wore the name of a family member, friend, or community member that they were playing for. Due the recent developments with covid19 the smmsac is cancelling all remaining late winter season sport contests including swimming, wrestling and indoor track.
Interscholastic division maine principals association. Bona fide members of a school team are prevented from missing high school practice or competition to compete or practice elsewhere. Maine maine principals association track and field. Please dont hesitate to reach out to me or any of our school staff with questions. The maine principals association is a professional association representing maine s k12 principals, assistant principals, and career and technology center directors. After nearly two years in development, the maine principals association and special. Maine principals association winter tournament information. Softball bulletin 2020 maine principals association. This rule applies to the following team sports only.
Maine state education commissioner is now stating that our students will not return to classes until next fall. The maine basketball commission was founded in 1955. Division of professional activities building administrators and the division of interscholastic activities member high schools. Mar 25, 2015 if the first year of unified basketball is any indication, the newest addition to the interscholastic sports menu sanctioned by the maine principals association has a bright future. Rachael sickles, a senior at dexter regional high school, has been selected to receive the schools 2020 principals award, principal stephen bell announced. Bangor publishing company national high school hall of. State high school associations with adaptive sport. Prior to that time each school adopted its own academic standards, athletic eligibility rules. Nfhs online basketball rules interpreters meeting 2 p. Officers of the association 11 association administrators 11. Apr 12, 2018 c north championship girls basketball team, who has been named miss maine basketball by the maine association of basketball coaches. Maine principals association girls class d basketball. Feb 04, 2015 maine principals association executive director dick durost sent an email this week to administrators that schools may use saturday as the final makeup day for regularseason basketball games. The maine principals association is responsible for high school athletics.
Rockport the maine principals association approved the most sweeping change to high school basketball in generations thursday, expanding the annual postseason tournaments to five enrollment. The maine principals association is a government sector lobbying association in maine. It is the hope of the athletic association that junior high personnel will be better able to understand the reasons for the current rules and regulations by understanding this background. Information contained on this website belongs to the maine principals association for the benefit of its member schools. The association dates to 1921 and focuses its work on promoting the principalship, supporting principals as educational leaders, and promoting and administering. The award, sponsored by the maine principals association, is given in recognition of a high school seniors academic achievement and citizenship. Maine principals association 50 industrial drive, augusta, maine 04330. P o box 242367 36124 7325 halcyon summit dr montgomery, al 36117. Rules standards score points 20 adaptive athletes 2014 adaptive athletes 2015 adaptive athletes. Nov 23, 2014 after nearly two years in development, the maine principals association and special olympics maine are bringing unified basketball to the states high school sport scene. Maine high school basketball expanding to five classes next winter. Maine high school basketball expanding to five classes next. One hundred and twentyeighth legislature second regular. They were also raising money to send to the cancer center at.
A member of a school team is a student athlete who is regularly present for and actively participates in team practices and competitions. The maine principals association mpa is the governing body for sports competitions among all public and some private high schools in the state of maine. Kolleen was also named the gatorade maine girls basketball player of the year and is the first houlton player to score over 2,000 points in her high school career. It is sponsored by the maine principals association mpa.
Create brackets for your own organization or host a predictions contest with your family and friends. He also was an assistant football coach for seven years, freshman basketball coach. Maine principals association good sportsmanship award. Maine hoops maine hoops maine aau basketball tournaments. Maine principals association assistant principal of. Dows coaching experience is highlighted by a 14year career as varsity baseball coach 19882002.
Free tournament brackets, management, listings, and prediction contests for sports, games, and other competitions from professional levels to academic to amateurs and everything in between. The principal of an mpa member high school may request a waiver for a spring sports season coach to continue to have contact with specific spring student. One hundred and twentyninth legislature first regular. Maines rules are the strictest among the new england states. The primary function of the commission is to coordinate and communicate with. New brunswick interscholastic athletic association p o box 6000 250 king street fredericton, nb e3b 5h1 canada phone. When youve entered you desired search terms use tab to navigate through the available results and hit enter to open the selected page or document. Maine hoops also provides direct scholarship opportunities to the most needy of athletes, so athletes who truly want to participate will not be denied, due to lack of money.
Maine and the basketball officials association the board, having its offices at 39 elizabeth avenue, bangor, me 04927. On thursday, january 30, 2020, the washburn beavers basketball teams played in honor of cancer survivors, those who have fought, and those who are currently fighting cancer. In addition to the nfhs, each state has its own interscholastic athletic association that governs basketball competition within the state. Maine principals association how is maine principals. Thornton academy is a member of the maine principals association and observes all student eligibility rules for varsity competition as cited in the mpa bylaws. He has served in many statewide leadership roles for the maine principals association, including chairing the mpa legislative committee and directing the western maine basketball tournament.358 390 877 757 1625 543 1428 245 259 495 1182 962 683 888 890 944 1211 1460 757 1108 1477 1384 995 1455 855 604 171 1156 1388 1164