MDI’s Tardy, Orono’s Lopez-Anido in Milesplit national rankings

Becky Lopez-Anido and Tia Tardy both dazzled track and field fans throughout Maine with some incredibly fast performances last winter. Fans should expect more of the same from the senior distance running stars from Orono and Mount Desert Island High Schools when the indoor track season gets underway later this month. Lopez-Anido and Tardy, who […]

Yarmouth junior 38th in Foot Locker Northeast Regional Cross Country Race

The high school cross country season for Maine runners officially came to a close in New York City over the weekend. Yarmouth High School junior Luke Laverdiere, the Class B state champion, capped off a fantastic junior campaign with a strong run at the Footlocker Northeast Regional meet at Van Cortlandt Park. Laverdiere finished 38th […]

Pack running leads to history for George Stevens girls, Orono boys

Southern Maine teams may have dominated Saturday’s cross country state championships in Belfast, but two local Class C schools left the Midcoast with long-awaited cross country hardware. Entering Saturday’s meet, the Orono boys hadn’t won a state crown since Gerald Ford was President (1975), while the George Stevens Academy girls had yet to raise a […]

MPA made right decision in postponing cross country meets

When it comes to cross country, weather conditions can occasionally play a factor in a race. Early in the season, Maine’s high school runners typically contend with late-summer warmth. But when the calendar flips to October, Maine’s weather is just as unpredictable as a 5-kilometer race. In frequent cases, you’re likely to see mud, and […]