Koffman, Lufkin, Tardy shine in New England track championships

Competing against their New England brethren one last time, some of Eastern Maine’s finest senior track and field athletes put down some remarkable performances at the New England championships in Massachusetts on Saturday. Those efforts were highlighted in the throwing events, where Pine Tree State athletes occupied the top three podium spots in the boys’ […]

Talented crop of throwers headlines Maine field in N.E. track and field championships

For some high school track and field athletes, New England competition can be a bit anticlimactic, representing a final chance to compete on a big state against the best from the region. But there will be a throng of Maine high school stars vying for podium spots in Saturday’s meet in Norwell, Massachusetts, among them a […]

Mattanawcook Academy sophomore springs to strong start in opening track meet

You typically don’t see personal bests from track and field athletes early in the season. Thursday’s Penobscot Valley Conference opener in Brewer certainly didn’t produce a day fit for blowing away any sort of records, but don’t tell that to Mattanawcook Academy sophomore Cayden Spencer-Thompson. Spencer-Thompson, who was the only sophomore to compete in the […]

MDI’s Tardy, Brewer’s Lufkin shine at New England track championships

Tia Tardy and Austin Lufkin certainly did the PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League proud on Saturday. The Mount Desert Island distance runner and the Brewer shot putter enjoyed two of the best performances of the winter at the New England Track and Field championships in Boston, and Tardy qualified for the national championship meet in […]

MDI’s Tardy, Brewer’s Lufkin headline Maine track standouts in New England meet

Over the last two winters, Brewer High School shot putter Austin Lufkin and Mount Desert Island distance runner Tia Tardy have made history in their respective events. This season, Lufkin became the first shot putter in the history of the PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League to break 60 feet, while Tardy became the league’s first […]