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End of season announcement


We will be keeping the 2016 Maine high school football information on this website until May 1st, 2017. At that time we will remove all 2016 standings, schedules, and stories as we prepare for the 2017 season. At that time we will update the class and conference alignments will begin the process of obtaining schedules for all 78 teams in the state.

Here is a list of dates to keep in mind as we count down the days to the 2017 high school football season.

April 27th & April 28th - MPA Spring Conference
July 15th - Lobster Bowl XXVIII
August 1st - Start of the fall season hands off period
August 14th - Fall practices begin
August 21st - Scrimmages allowed after 4 pm
August 25th & August 26th - Exhibition games
September 1st - Regular season games can begin after 3 pm
October 27th - Week nine / Regional quarterfinals
November 10th & November 11th - Regional finals
November 17th - Class C State Championships at University of Maine in Orono
November 18th - Class A, B, and D State Championships at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland
November 23rd - 106th Maine Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowl

Stay tuned for more updates...


 


Going into the next two-year cycle for Maine high school football, the following has been proposed for a realignment. Schedules and playoff formats will be determined going into the summer months. Schools are sorted by their proposed class and then by enrollment. (up) and (drop) indicate the difference in 2017 class compared to 2016 class.

Enrollment: 845 and up
Class A - Northern Conference            Class A - Southern Conference           
Lewiston (1,428) Thornton Academy (1,412)
Bangor (1,129) Bonny Eagle (1,129)
Oxford Hills (1,050) Deering (1,086)
Windham (1,004) Scarborough (1,021)
Edward Little (982) Sanford (1,000)
Portland (970) Massabesic (985)
Cheverus (467) (playing up) South Portland (892)
   
   
Enrollment: 844 - 649
Class B - Northern Conference         Class B - Southern Conference      
Skowhegan (777) Noble (835)
Messalonskee (759) Gorham (823)
Brunswick (746) Biddeford (784)
Mt. Ararat (734) Marshwood (781)
Hampden Academy (718) Westbrook (743)
Mt. Blue (669) Falmouth (696)
Cony (667) Kennebunk (675)
Brewer (659) Greely (656)
Lawrence (659)  
   
   
Enrollment: 650 - 469
Class C - Northern Conference         Class C - Southern Conference      
Nokomis (644) (drop) Fryeburg Academy (616)
Gardiner (632) (drop) Morse (613) (drop)
Medomak Valley (553) (up) York (607) (drop)
Waterville (544) Leavitt (572) (drop)
Mount Desert Island (526) Gray-New Gloucester (546)
John Bapst (513) Cape Elizabeth (537)
Hermon (504) Yarmouth (532)
Belfast (501) Lake Region (512)
Maine Central Institute (497) (up) Freeport (494)
Oceanside (488)  
Old Town (478)  
Winslow (446) (playing up)  
   
   
Enrollment: 470 and below
Class D - Northern Conference     Class D - Southern Conference      
Ellsworth (448) Winthrop/Monmouth (469)
Foxcroft Academy (447) (drop) Poland (462) (drop)
Washington Academy (417) Madison/Carrabec (446) (drop)
Mount View (412) Wells (432) (drop)
Orono (354) Oak Hill (420)
Stearns/Lee (350) Spruce Mountain (408) (drop)
Houlton (324) Mountain Valley (407) (drop)
Mattanawcook Academy (321) Lisbon (336)
Dexter (304) Dirigo (263)
Bucksport (299) Old Orchard Beach (257)
   
   
Class E - Development    
Camden Hills (667)  
Maranacook (390) (drop)  
Sacopee Valley (332)  
Traip Academy (251) (drop)  
Boothbay (215)  
Telstar (212)