Monthly Archives: May 2015

Parker a Slam Dunk Choice for Bangor Basketball

1985.  Ronald Reagan was beginning his second term as Commander in Chief.  Germany was still divided into East and West.  A gallon of gas cost about $1.25 per gallon, which was considered high.  Microsoft was releasing it’s first version of Windows, with the unveiling of Version 1.0. For the Bangor Rams boys basketball team, they […]

Should Maine’s Private High Schools Compete in their own Class?

Recently, the membership of the Maine Principals’ Association opted to divide its 138 basketball playing schools into five classes from four.  Since then I had an interesting conversation.  It was a debate I’ve engaged in periodically with others.  While we are in the process of reclassifying, should private schools be competing on the same plane […]

Rams, Witches Scheduled to Renew Gridiron Rivalry

While those of us in the northeast begin to enjoy the anticipated warm weather, football league officials are finalizing schedules for the upcoming fall season.  A few schools and conferences have prepared and released their calendars for the 2015 campaign.  In perusing the Brewer Witches schedule for the fall, one intriguing contest sticks out in […]

Rivalries Renewed as Maine Basketball Shifts to Five Classes

Last Thursday’s decisive vote by the Maine Principals’ Association’s membership spawned a new era for the state’s high school basketball programs.  Teams will be separated into five classes from the traditional four beginning this upcoming season.  Whether you agree or disagree with the change in format, this modification will be in place for at least […]