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High school football: Wells' Tyler Bridge wins Fitzpatrick Trophy  Lewiston Sun Journal

Tyler Bridge's dominant season was too hard to overlook. The Wells High senior beat out Class A standouts Anthony Bracamonte of Thornton Academy and ...



Taste of Wells a delicious success  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — The Taste of Wells was the toast of the town on Sunday, Feb. 10, raising $3290 for the Wells Heating Assistance Program and Wells High School ...



Dexter wrestling places second at Class B championship  observer-me.com

LINCOLN — Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln hosted about 30 schools fighting to get the Class B wrestling championship on Saturday, Feb. 16. Dexter ...



Bulldog lost for 2 weeks through storms and bitter cold reunited with family in Wells  Bangor Daily News

The dog lost 12 pounds, but didn't suffer any frostbite over her two weeks away.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



History made: Wells' Tyler Bridge becomes first Class D player to win prestigious Fitzpatrick Trophy  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Tyler Bridge had the best stats of any of the three finalists for the prestigious Fitzpatrick Trophy, but the Wells High School senior also knew he had two decades ...



Wells Bridge wins 48th Fitzpatrick Award  Seacoastonline.com

Tyler Bridge put up big numbers last fall as he and his Warrior teammates won a third straight state football championship. And those eye-popping numbers ...



THE LAST WORD: Leo's undefeated regular season 25 years ago is a special memory  News Sentinel

It was 25 years ago Feb. 28 when I attended Leo High School's final regular-season boys basketball game at Southern Wells in my capacity as sports editor of T.



Experience a 'Taste of Wells' Feb. 10  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — The “Taste of Wells” will return next Sunday, Feb. 10, offering some delicious, wintry fun at York County Community College, from noon to 3 p.m.As ...



High school basketball: It's an Anderson County showdown tonight  Palestine Herald Press

FRANKSTON — The Elkhart High School boys' basketball program hasn't been in this position in seven seasons.



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 ...



Wells beats Foxcroft Academy to extend win streak, claim third straight 'D' football state title  Bangor Daily News

The Wells High School Warriors showed why they entered Saturday night's Class D championship game with 27 consecutive wins and back-to-back state ...



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.



As students shine on stage, Chicago teacher is real star of the show  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — January's Teacher of the Month knows how to build confidence in her students. It's a lesson at the heart of the drama program she started at ...



Wells High School honor roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Administrators at Wells High School have announced top academic performers achieving distinction on the school's honor roll for the first trimester of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



A miracle homecoming: Dog lost for two weeks in bitter cold is reunited with family  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — The grit and tenacity of a lost little English bulldog named Paisley was matched by the love of thousands of friends and strangers who searched and ...



Who is Kevin Limbaugh, killer of Davis Officer Natalie Corona?  Sacramento Bee

Kevin Limbaugh was a shy young man who never owned guns. Years later, his friends and family are left struggling to explain why he shot and killed Davis ...



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 ...



Fundraiser for former Wells High School wrestler's son set for Jan. 18  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School wrestling team and the entire Wells community has come together over the last few years to help former WHS wrestler Nate ...



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 ...



Kennebunk boys knock off Biddeford  Seacoastonline.com

The Kennebunk High boys basketball team improved to 11-4 on the season with a 78-65 victory over visiting Biddeford on Tuesday evening.The Rams' Max ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tyler Bridge named Wells Student-Athlete of the Month  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School senior Tyler Bridge was recently honored as “Student-Athlete of the Month” for September. The standout running back and ...



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 ...



Everything you need to know for Maine's state championship football games  Bangor Daily News

Eight teams will be battling in four state championship games on Saturday, three of which boast perfect records so far this season.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



York selectmen to discuss possible dog park  Seacoastonline.com

YORK — Resident Kelli Krohn has unleashed an idea whose time, she said, has come. She wants to see her town partner with her and the owners of some ...



Domestic violence assault among Wells Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Wells Police from Dec. 18 to Dec. 25, 2018: • A 16-year-old male juvenile from Wells ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Consensus reached about Wells mascot; Warriors nickname stays but not image  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

WELLS (NEWS CENTER Maine) — The name will stay, but the image is out. A consensus was reached Tuesday night at a public forum in Wells about the ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Native Americans urge Wells-Ogunquit schools to stop using 'false imagery'  Press Herald

WELLS — Amelia Tuplin's charges of offensive and racially demeaning behavior at a high school football game last fall prompted the Wells-Ogunquit School ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Wells Conservation Commission announces 19th Annual Student Art Awards winners  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — An audience of 125 students and family members celebrated the Wells Conservation Commission annual student art awards presentations May 31 at ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Wells Schools recognize retiring staff, employees with 20 years of service  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The end of the 2017-2018 school year in the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District found eight staff members retiring. In addition, three staff ...



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 ...



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-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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Briefs - Portland Press Herald  Press Herald

BLUE HILL. Bagaduce Music seeks compositions by youths. Bagaduce Music has begun accepting material for its 23rd annual Young Composers Competition, ...



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.



Recent Wells High graduate sends message to 'Arrive Alive!'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Blair Tweed, a 2018 Wells High School graduate, won third-place honors in the 14th annual “Arrive Alive! Creative Contest” sponsored by the Law ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Maine's top 20 high schools: 3 Maine schools among nation's best  WMTW Portland

U.S. News & World Report has ranked three Maine high schools among its annual list of best in the country.



No plan to change Native American imagery at Skowhegan High  WABI

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - The lone high school in Maine that still uses Native American imagery for its sports teams doesn't plan to change its tradition.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



Community Briefs  Press Herald

SCARBROROUGH. Hannaford puts $50,000 into anti-hunger effort. Hannaford Supermarkets has donated $50,000 to its Feeding America food bank partners ...



Thirty graduate from Wells High School  Elko Daily Free Press

WELLS — “Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” — John Wayne.



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 ...



High court in session at high school  KeepMEcurrent.com

WESTBROOK — Social studies students at Westbrook High School and criminal justice students from Westbrook Regional Vocational Center got an up-close ...



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

(USA TODAY) — Hats off to teachers in the Canyon State: Arizona high schools ran away with the U.S. News & World Report's Best high School Rankings for ...



HS football regional round matchups  KWTX

The high school football regional round matchups across the state of Texas are scheduled to be played November 29-December 1.



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 ...



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 ...



The trials of a neighborhood high school  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 riding a Red Tide of football pride into state championship game  Press Herald

David Ouellette was in eighth grade when he realized that football meant a little more in his hometown of Wells. “We went to York for the (youth) championship ...



UFC fighter from Mineral Wells on verge of superstar status with main event win Saturday  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 ...



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 ...



Wells ends up being too much for Foxcroft in Class D championship  observer-me.com

PORTLAND — For the first few series of the 2017 Class D football championship on the turf at Fitzpatrick Stadium during the late afternoon of Saturday, Nov.



CPS lets West Side residents sound off on school needs; more events planned  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Public Schools has launched a community engagement effort to find solutions to problems schools face. It will hold meetings across the city.



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. ...



Tucson football icon Jeff Scurran named new coach of German league team  Arizona Daily Star

Jeff Scurran, who coached his final game at Catalina Foothills High School last month, has been named the new coach of the Allgau Comets of the German ...



Southern Wells hires young, enthusiastic first-time head football coach Greg Mose  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 ...



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 ...



Foxcroft finishes second at Class B wrestling championship  observer-me.com

WELLS — Foxcroft Academy traveled Saturday, Feb. 17 to Wells High School to dethrone the defending Class B champion Wells High School Warriors. Foxcroft ...



Kareem Neal named AEF 2019 Arizona Teacher of the Year  Arizona Education News Service

Kareem Neal, a self-contained special education teacher at Maryvale High School, is the Arizona Educational Foundation's 2019 Teacher of the Year. Neal was ...



Jazz legend Ramsey Lewis to headline Chicago festival Saturday  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — After three Grammys and more than 80 albums, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis may be ready to call it a career. But you never really stop making music ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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