MPA regional cheering championships schedule / results

Posted by: MBR on Fri Jan 22nd, 2016 6:03 am
Saturday, Jan. 23Cross Insurance Center, BangorClass B North: 9 a.m.Class D North-South, 11:45 a.m.Class C North, 2:45 p.m.Augusta Civic CenterClass A North, 9 a.m.Class C South, 11:45 a.m.Class A South, 2:30 p.m.Class B South, 5:15 p.m.
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 24th, 2016 7:00 am
Old Town wins Class B North cheering title BANGOR, Maine — Tears were flowing as the Old Town cheering squad accepted the Class B North championship plaque at the Cross Insurance Center late Saturday morning.For coaches Nicole Hogan and Emily Smith, bringing a title back to their alma mater fostered a celebration many years in the making.“It feels like a long time coming and a lot of hard work,” said Hogan after the Coyotes secured their first regional crown since 2002. “We’ve coached a lot of these kids since middle school, and after eighth grade we came up with them so we’ve coached them for six or seven years.”http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/23/s ... ing-title/
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 24th, 2016 7:01 am
Central Aroostook captures ‘D’ regional cheering crownBANGOR, Maine — Central Aroostook of Mars Hill has been the team to beat in Class D cheering for several years.That doesn’t mean the Panthers, the two-time defending state champions, don’t encounter some occasional challenges.Coach Sami Jo Allen’s squad had to do a bit of soul-searching in preparation for Saturday’s Class D North/South regional championship.http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/23/s ... ing-crown/
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 24th, 2016 7:02 am
Orono surges to ‘C’ North cheering titleBANGOR, Maine — Watching coach Leslie Tuell celebrate virtually every element of her Orono High School team’s routine on Saturday afternoon, it was clear the Red Riots were performing at a high level.The judges were in complete agreement.Orono continued its rise to the top of Class C North cheering ranks this season, scoring 75.3 points to claim its first regional title at the Cross Insurance Center.http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/23/s ... ing-title/
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 24th, 2016 7:10 am
Lewiston beats Bangor to claim ‘A’ North cheering titleAUGUSTA, Maine — If the Lewiston High School cheering team’s season is turned into a Broadway musical, the Blue Devils have the potential to become the longest running act on The Great White Way.The Blue Devils proved again that they are one tough act to follow, or beat, in the Class A North regional cheerleading competition at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday. http://bangordailynews.com/2016/01/23/s ... ing-title/
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 24th, 2016 8:20 am
Mt. Blue cheerleading qualifies for states for 1st time since 2010Lewiston collects 8th consecutiver regional cheering title.AUGUSTA — Every time Chelse Macomber steps to the mat her stomach starts to turn.A senior captain on the Mt. Blue High School cheerleading team, Macomber is hardly the only one who feels those pre-competition nerves. However, then the music begins and countless hours of repetition start to take over.“As soon as I step on the mat it’s like my home,” Macomber said. “I get onto it and I’m like, ‘I’ve got this, my girls have got this, we can do it and we’re going to get some place.'”http://www.centralmaine.com/2016/01/23/ ... ince-2010/Central Maine (KJ + Sentinel ) - allows 10 free reads per month for non-subscribers.
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 24th, 2016 8:21 am
New routine, no problem for Monmouth cheeringMustangs place 3rd in Class C South despite major choreography changes.AUGUSTA — At approximately 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Monmouth Academy cheerleading head coach Shannon Fields walked into the school’s cafeteria with a group of girls who would compete in the Class C South championship meet a little less than six hours later.All six of them.“We showed up and I was worried that we were going to be too tired to get anything done,” Monmouth senior Anna Kulinski said, “but everybody brought their best.”http://www.centralmaine.com/2016/01/23/ ... -cheering/
Posted by: MBR on Wed Jan 27th, 2016 10:53 am
Noble captures first regional titleAUGUSTA, Maine — The Noble High School cheerleaders almost didn't compete in the Class A South regional last Saturday in Augusta.Almost.When a key member of the team could not compete, the team was thinking it would have to drop out. Coach Shannon Davis had other plans. She moved an alternate into the rotation and with a four-day window the Knights had to change their routine. On Saturday, despite a few missteps, Noble surprised itself by capturing its first regional title in what was an extraordinarily close competition with less than three points separating the top six teams.http://www.fosters.com/article/20160126 ... 9510/14337
Posted by: MBR on Sat Jan 30th, 2016 8:59 am
Foxcroft: Cheering concludes greats seasonThe Pony cheerleading team wrapped up their competitive season with an 11th-place finish at the Class B North Regional Cheering Competition held at the Cross Insurance Center on Saturday, January 23.“I couldn’t be more proud of the team they grew into over the season,” said Coach Shari Sage. “These kids worked so hard for months, putting in hours of stunting practice, transitioning, tumbling, and motions. They grew as a team, encouraged each other, improved their confidence to preform, and gained respect from their peers and the community! I couldn’t be more proud.”http://foxcroftsports.bangordailynews.c ... -research/