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State champion wrestling team rallies for local boy with rare, fatal illness  Bangor Daily News

The Wells High School Warriors wrestling team is used to winning, coming off back-to-back state championships in 2017 and 2018. This year they're motivated ...



Wells cross country runners don't let autism slow them down  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The Wells High School boys cross country team were division two conference champions in Western Maine. Two runners living with autism, Matt Chase and ...



Wells runs past Foxcroft for Class D championship  observer-me.com

ORONO — The Wells High School offense decided to run the football nearly all night — the team threw just twice with one of these plays being a halfback pass ...



Consensus at forum: Keep Warriors at Wells High School, but not the imagery  Press Herald

Former Wells football coach Ed McDonough speaks in favor of dropping school's Native American-themed imagery but keeping the Warriors name. Staff photo ...



Remembering Al Laude, 'the perfect athlete' of AIC football in the '50s  MassLive.com

In his American International College football days, Southwick's Al Laude played both fullback and linebacker. Think about that. Fullback and linebacker means ...



High school once accused of racism unveils new logo  Bangor Daily News

WELLS, Maine — A year ago, Jim Daly was dealing with a firestorm of accusations of racism following a Friday night football game at Wells High School.



'It's trophy season'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Some high school football programs have to wait decades for a chance to compete in a state championship game. That's certainly not the case for Wells High ...



Wells High School spring sports award winners  Seacoastonline.com

Wells High School handed out its spring sports awards earlier this month at the annual end-of-year get-together for the school's athletes.The Warriors had ...



Wells High School at Brewer High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Brewer stats: Javiera Mora 33/33 serving ,3 aces, 2 assists, 8 kills 14 digs, Ashley Tanguay 3 assists, 8 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs, Kathryn Austin 4 kills, 1 block, ...



Maine Supreme Judicial Court hears oral arguments at Wells High School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments in three cases at Wells High School on Thursday, giving students and faculty a ...



School board ends long, emotional debate with vote to remove Native American imagery from Wells mascots  Press Herald

WELLS — The Wells-Ogunquit school committee voted unanimously Wednesday to remove Native American imagery associated with school mascots. The vote ...



Wells High School graduates advised to follow their dreams  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School 2004 graduate Ryan Peters, a rapper better known by his stage name, Spose, advised the 102 members of the Class of 2018 that ...



Wells High School staff learn emergency techniques to control bleeding  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Faculty and staff members at Wells High School hosted a Stop the Bleed training on Oct. 10 presented by trauma staff from Maine Medical Center.



More to Wells High School sports hero than meets the eye  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School graduating senior Nolan Potter is no stranger to fame in his home town, and to those who pay attention to Maine high school sports ...



As spotlights beam, it's teen actors who shine on Wells High School stage  Press Herald

WELLS — The hum of the audience settling into the auditorium filtered into the makeup room as Kylie Belanger shook out the curls she painstakingly put into her ...



School board ends use of Native American imagery in Wells mascots  Times Record

WELLS. The Wells- Ogunquit school committee voted unanimously Wednesday to remove Native American imagery associated with school mascots. The vote ...



Wells High School second trimester honor roll - News  Seacoastonline.com

Seniors – High HonorsKylie Belanger, Anya Chase, Brianna Christie, Erin Clawson, Olivia Durfee, Jennifer Erwin, Raven Goodell, Brenda Griffin, Brianna ...



ACLU asks Maine high school to retire 'Warriors' mascot  Bangor Daily News

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has sent a letter to the Wells-Ogunquit School Committee urging the board to retire the Wells High School “Warriors” ...



Lisbon football  Times Record

WELLS — Tim Roche gave his unbeaten Wells High School football team a simple message at halftime Friday night — Keep playing your game. “I thought we ...



'It's been a long time coming': Community reacts to school mascot proposal  Bangor Daily News

The majority of us felt like it was important to make a clean break from any (Native American) imagery.”. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



Move to retire Wells' Native American mascot gets significant support  Press Herald

WELLS — Two prominent members of the committee charged with studying Wells High School's Native American-themed Warriors mascot called for the imagery ...



Brewer Witches capture first state baseball title with help from Cyr walkoff single  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — For decades, the Brewer High School baseball program has fielded some strong teams, and has sent athletes on to play Division I, minor ...



Football Preview: Bridge envisions third straight state title for Wells  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — If you look up “winner” in the dictionary, it probably has a photo of Tyler Bridge next to it. Bridge, now a 6 foot 3, 205-pound senior running back and ...



Friday night bites: Maine high school boosters score with their football fare  Press Herald

WELLS — It's Homecoming at Wells High School, and Warrior Red is everywhere. A long line snakes from the parking lot to the football field, and another two ...



Collection: Flowing Wells High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.



Wells Rotary Club's 19th Annual Golf Tournament joins in assisting 'Team Cam'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Rotary Club will be hosting their 19th Annual Chuck Cumming Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Sept. 21, at Old Marsh Country Club in ...



Teachers recall students they lost in Jonestown in ‘And Then They Were Gone’  San Francisco Chronicle

Each November the names of the dead come to Judy Bebelaar as if she's back…



Hermon tops Wells for Class B boys basketball title  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Call 2018 the year of the Hawks. Senior forward Jacob Godfrey scored 21 points and Hermon dominated the inside play Friday night as the ...



Superintendent, coach say school should keep Warriors team name, but ditch 'imagery'  Bangor Daily News

Calls to remove the Native American imagery from the Wells High School mascot garnered further support last week when Superintendent Jim Daly and football ...



Public invited to weigh in on Wells Warriors mascot  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — Members of the community are invited to weigh in on the Wells Warriors mascot during a public forum on May 8.The Mascot Advisory Committee ...



DIRIGO STORIES: Wells High school students prepare for performances on national stage  WGME

WELLS (WGME) – A group of students from Wells is preparing for three big performances on a national stage.Three students will perform with the color guard ...



Three Maine high schools among top 500 in U.S.  Press Herald

Yarmouth, Cape Elizabeth and Falmouth high schools cracked the top 500 high schools nationwide in the latest annual U.S. News & World Report rankings ...



Wells Warriors mascot comes under new fire after claims of racist taunts  Bangor Daily News

The talks are coming in the wake of racism accusations stemming from a recent WHS football game against Lisbon High School that stirred much attention in the ...



Cousins now has to compete against cancer  Seacoastonline.com

Two months ago he was helping lead his team to a state baseball final. Now he finds himself in a fight with a disease that cares little about who it afflicts or when.



In secret vote, panel calls for Maine school district to drop Native American imagery  Bangor Daily News

The district's school board will make the final decision on the subject at a later date.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



Marshwood, Wells take home wrestling state championships — High School Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Marshwood High School of South Berwick won the Class A championship and Wells High School took the Class B title during Saturday's wrestling state ...



Each win by Wells High wrestlers goes to help kids with rare disease  Press Herald

Wells High School wrestlers solicited pledges of donations earned through their victories in matches to support a former wrestler and his son, who has a rare ...



Board to review Wells mascot and logo in response to complaints that Native Americans were mocked  Press Herald

School officials may consider changing Wells High's nickname and logo in the wake of complaints that Native Americans were mocked at a football game.



Wells shuts out Foxcroft for 'D' football state title  Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The weapons perhaps most familiar to Maine high school football fans were devastating enough as Wells High School pursued its ...



Two new school resource officers proposed in WOCSD  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — If the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District's proposed FY 19 budget is passed by voters in June there will be two new full-time school resource ...



Wells superintendent defends district after claims of racism at football game  Bangor Daily News

A Lisbon woman has asked for a public apology from the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District for what she said was racist behavior at a recent Wells High ...



Wells Jr. High student receives appreciation award for her volunteerism  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Eighth-grade student Sarah Shackford was recognized by Wells Jr. High School for her volunteer *service* to the school's Bridges Program where she ...



Wells-Ogunquit school panel to begin review of a tradition: Warriors school mascot  Press Herald

The foyer to Wells High School's athletic center prominently displays the school's mascot. Staff photo by Ben McCanna. WELLS — School Committee members ...



Maine School Forms Panel To Review Use Of Native American Logo, Nickname  Maine Public

The Wells-Ogunquit Community School District decided Thursday night to form an advisory committee to look into concerns about Wells High School's use of.



Football teams keep shrinking for northern Maine high schools  Bangor Daily News

High school football across the state clearly is a numbers game these days, with many programs struggling to maintain sufficient participation numbers not only ...



Campanella sisters dominated Maine girls tennis scene in 2018  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The 2018 Maine high school girls tennis season was dominated by a player from Kennebunk High School and another from Wells High School — and they just ...



Wells Players present the musical Grease  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS - The Wells Players will present the musical "Grease," opening Wednesday, March 14 with a 3:30 p.m. performance. Seats for Wednesday's matinee are ...



Sophomore beats senior sister in state high school singles tennis final  Bangor Daily News

Grace and Rosemary Campanella are sisters. They are also teammates although they go to different high schools. And they met in the state singles tennis ...



Maine native near Parkland school shooting: 'Everyone is shaken by this'  Bangor Daily News

This is a time to ask ourselves what we can do to make a difference,” he said.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily ...



SIS Bank awards scholarships to high school seniors  Seacoastonline.com

SANFORD — With high school graduations now complete, SIS Bank is supporting local youth heading to their first year of college this coming fall.



Wells High School  Press Herald

Wells High School held its graduation at 1 p.m. June 14 at the school. The commencement address was delivered by Donato Tramuto, a global healthcare ...



School supply lists available online for area parents  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Parents of students attending schools in York County this fall have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their ...



Drums, whoops and war paint: Team spirit, or racial mockery?  Press Herald

The mother of a Micmac Indian who plays football for Lisbon High School says Wells fans and players mocked Native Americans with offensive stereotypes ...



Once a high school quarterback, Josh Wells is being counted on as the Jaguars left tackle  The Florida Times-Union

Josh Wells and Kenny Fryman still joke about the first time they squared off in football's Oklahoma drill, that old-school test of toughness. They were 10 years old.



Annual Shootin For a Cure on Jan. 13  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS - Shootin' For a Cure, the Wells girls basketball program's annual fundraiser for York Hospital's Living Well With Cancer Fund will take place Saturday, ...



Wells dominates MDI for 'C' football crown — Football — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The Mount Desert Island football team used its advantage in time of possession as a pivotal weapon during its run to the school's first ...



Christian Wells will attend prep school with sights on Division I  Muncie Star Press

MUNCIE, Ind. — Christian Wells absolutely believes he can be a Division I basketball player. His dad and coach do, too. So he made a decision he thinks can ...



Wells High School needs $27 million renovation to stay accredited, school officials say  Bangor Daily News

WELLS, Maine — Only a few people of the 30 or so present spoke up at a public hearing regarding the $26.85 million bond referendum to renovate Wells High ...



Ex-Army officer revealed as Skinners' Kent Academy's new head  Kent Live

The school has transformed over the past decade and is now rated West Kent's best all-ability non-church school.



Maine students to join national walkout to protest gun violence  Bangor Daily News

Students from at least 10 Maine schools plan to participate in a national walkout on March 14 to protest gun violence. “Students and staff have the right to teach ...



Wells will contend again; Rams look to improve  Seacoastonline.com

Brian Dill begins his 33rd year at the helm of the Kennebunk High varsity baseball team. Last year the Rams finished with a 3-13 record.Returning to the team ...



Wells High School Graduation  Press Herald

Wells High School's Top Students. Kasey Marie Bullard is the daughter of Peter and Danielle Bullard of Wells. Kasey will be attending Colorado State University ...



WOCSD welcomes SROs  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — When students and teachers arrive for the first day of school next Tuesday there will be two new staff members in dress blues walking the halls, ...



Portland landlord appeals $500000 fine to Supreme Court, saying city should have cracked down sooner  Press Herald

A Portland landlord who was fined more than a half-million dollars for life safety and building code violations is arguing that the penalty should be reduced in ...



Wells High grad will cheer for the Patriots this fall  Seacoastonline.com

Ashley Shultz keeps adding to her already busy schedule. This spring, the one-time Wells resident auditioned for and was selected to become a 2017 New ...



Football: Wells pulls away from Madison to win D South title  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WELLS — The best team in Class D South all season, the Wells High School football team put on a dominant display to earn the hardware that proved it.



Foley receives Maine McDonald's All-State Academic Scholarship  observer-me.com

BANGOR — Nick Foley of Greenville High School and Anya Chase of Wells High School were both recipients of a $2,000 Maine McDonald's All-State Academic ...



Brewer baseball star arrested on drug charge 36 hours after winning title  Bangor Daily News

The center fielder for Brewer High School's championship baseball team was allegedly caught with cocaine in the school parking lot fewer than 36 hours after ...



No. 11 Flowing Wells vs. No. 6 Goodyear Millennium  Arizona Daily Star

Class: 5A. Where: Millennium High School, 14802 W. Wigwam Blvd., Goodyear. How they got here: One of the surprises around Southern Arizona this season ...



Maine Supreme Court weighs inmates' right to profanity, cell phone tracking  Bangor Daily News

The First and Fourth amendments to the U.S. Constitution took center stage Tuesday when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court convened at Westbrook High ...



Wells Elementary School salutes core value champions  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ During its third and final “Breakfast of Champions” for the 2017-2018 school year, 58 first- through fourth-grade students were recognized for being ...



Wells Players present You Cant Take it With You  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS - The Wells Players will present "You Can't Take It With You," the madcap comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, in the performing arts center at ...



Maine's public high schools ranked fifth-best in US  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Yarmouth High School was ranked No. 1 among Maine's high schools.



Maine girls' choir earns chance to perform for 'Pitch Perfect' music director in NY  Bangor Daily News

It's going to be amazing to get this experience but I also think that going to New York together will make us closer as a group,” said junior Delaney Bailey.. Maine ...



Oak Hill football fights back, but Wells has final answer  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Warriors score 27 second-half points to pull away from Raiders in 41-21 win.



Wells Players present 'You Can't Take it With You' opening Nov. 14  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Players will present the madcap comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart You Can't Take It With You, in the performing arts center at ...



UFC: James Vick vs. Justin Gaethje in Fight Night 135  Star-Telegram

James Vick of Olney came from nothing and has fought his way all the way up to a top 10 ranking in the UFC. He has his first big shot on Saturday night as the ...



Southern Wells hires young, enthusiastic first-time head football coach Greg Mose | News, Sports, Jobs  News Sentinel

Greg Mose has two weeks' break from his teaching job in Edinburgh, and he's spending it in the weight room. And in the classroom, and everywhere else he ...



Fed-up citizens or 'radical hate group'? Politics have gone hog wild in Mineral Wells  Fort Worth Star Telegram

A political uprising in depressed Mineral Wells, led by three local characters who look like extras from Duck Dynasty, has awakened a populace demanding to ...



Collection: Sunnyside High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the all-time greatest Sunnyside football players.



Boy, 17, arrested after 20 people suffer nausea and breathing difficulties due to 'substance' at school  Mirror.co.uk

A boy has been arrested after 20 people suffered nausea and breathing difficulties due to 'substance' at a school in Wales - thought to be a smoke or sulphur ...



Live blog: Maine high school basketball tournament 2018 — Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Keep checking back here throughout the 2018 Maine Principals' Association High School Basketball Tournament for live updates from games being covered by ...



After Maine HS players kneel during anthem, group sprouts to promote inclusion  Bangor Daily News

KITTERY, Maine — It's estimated the state of Maine is the second whitest in the country at just over 95 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But look to ...



N.H. suicide victim was Wells High School valedictorian  Press Herald

The woman who died when she was hit by the Amtrak Downeaster in New Hampshire last week was a 22-year-old former high school valedictorian from Wells.



Route To the Dream Doesn't Follow an Equal Path  Maine Public

The American Dream is built on the belief that as long as you work hard, you will achieve your dreams. It also gives people the thought that we are all.



Another unified basketball season gets underway  Seacoastonline.com

The Kennebunk unified basketball team opened its 2018 season with a pair of narrow losses last week – a 62-52 setback at Marshwood/Noble and a 72-67 ...



CPS cost Wells High School $1 million, athletic field, fundraisers say  Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News

Wells Community Academy High School has no athletic field, just a stretch of uneven concrete along Augusta Boulevard more suited to.



Ogunquit guitarist, 20, featured by Aerosmith  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

(NEWS CENTER Maine) — A 20-year-old guitarist from Ogunquit got quite the surprise Wednesday when her cover submission was chosen by iconic rock band ...



Students play dodgeball to aid WHS grad  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS - On Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. in the Wells High School gymnasium, the first dodgeball tournament of its kind will be held. This fundraising event ...



Thomas College gaming and IT competition set  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — Registration is open for the Thomas Cup, Thomas College's fourth annual gaming and IT competition. The free event will be held from 6 p.m. ...



Maine cities, towns honoring veterans on Memorial Day  WGME

STATEWIDE (WMGE) -- As Memorial Day approaches, communities across southern and central Maine are getting ready parades and ceremonies honoring ...



McDonough returns to WOCSD  York County Coast Star

WELLS ― A presence absent from the Wells-Ogunquit Consolidated School District ― though still a familiar face around town ― will return to the district in yet ...



Maine high schools retain Indian mascots despite controversy  Bangor Daily News

Over 30 Maine schools were once represented by Indian-themed sports mascots. Now, there are only a handful. They include the Skowhegan Indians, along ...



Builth Wells school on 'lockdown' after smoke bomb set off during exams  Wales Online

The school has been evacuated and closed for the day.



Ogunquit guitarist plays Aerosmith, and much more  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Lorusso shared her talents with NEWS CENTER Maine, and shows that her flawless rendition of the solo of Aerosmith's 'Walk This Way' was no fluke.



Collection: Nogales High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.



Academic achievement goes deep at Wells ISD | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Academic achievement: the performance outcomes that indicate the extent to which a person has accomplished specific goals that were the focus of activities in ...



The trials of a neighborhood high school | Feature  Chicago Reader

Wells Community Academy in West Town has disadvantaged students, many unhelpful parents, a bad reputation, charters nibbling at its enrollment—and some ...



Wells High squad chosen for Macy's parade again  Press Herald

Watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on television has always been part of Bailey Smith's holiday traditions. “As a child, it was an unspoken rule in our ...



Wells Principal Who Raised Graduation Rates Leaves For CPS Central Office  DNAinfo

EAST VILLAGE — The principal of Wells Community Academy High School announced Friday she's leaving her role at the helm of the neighborhood school to ...



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