Traditional powers hope to retain cheering state championshi

Posted by: MBR on Sat Feb 7th, 2015 5:54 am
Traditional powers hope to retain cheering state championshipsThe trophies symbolic of a state championship in Maine high school cheering have been reserved for a relatively few schools in recent years, regardless of class. Either Lewiston or Biddeford has won the Class A state title for the last seven seasons, with Biddeford winning in 2008, 2009, 2010 and again last winter and Lewiston claiming three consecutive crowns from 2011 through 2013. Hermon holds the longest current streak of state cheering titles, regardless of class, earning the Class B championship each of the last four years, five of the last six seasons and six times in the last eight years. Class C has been somewhat more balanced, with Eastern Maine champion Dexter pursuing its second state title in three years while Central of Corinth won it all in 2012 and 2014. And the Class D title has belonged to Central Aroostook of Mars Hill for six of the last seven years, with only Deer Isle-Stonington briefly breaking that stranglehold in 2013... ... pionships/
Posted by: MBR on Sun Feb 8th, 2015 5:17 am
Familiar names dominate state cheering, with one exceptionLisbon becomes a first-time winner, joining Lewiston, Hermon and Central Aroostook as championsAUGUSTA — Traditional powers and a first-time champion reached the top of the state’s high school cheerleading pyramid Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. After finishing fourth a year ago, Lewiston reclaimed its spot atop Class A with its fourth championship in five years. And Central Aroostook won Class D for the seventh time in eight years, holding off Bangor Christian 117.2-102.2. ... exception/Portland Press Herald - allows 10 free reads per month for non-subscribers.