Stories about Poland


Poland boys' track and field preview

Coaches: Kris Wright (fifth year) and Rick Kramer (10th year) Last year's results: Seventh in WMC Division I, 22nd in Class B Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Nigel Williams (200, 400), Everett Bertrand (javelin); Juniors &...


Poland girls' track and field preview

Coaches: Kris Wright (fifth year) and Rick Kramer (10th year) Last year's results: Sixth in WMC Division I, 10th in Class B Returning letter-winners: Juniors — Amanda Dube (100, 200), Marissa Zink (pole vault), Hope Kohtala (h...


The Hot Corner: Ride's over, with no regrets

The ride is over. That’s what we learned Friday night. This fortnight with Poland Regional High School was a joyride, not a motion picture. There was to be no “Hoosiers” ending. The Knights would have settled for a “Teen Wolf” ending. You don&rsq...

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Boys' Class B championship: Coyotes end Knights' charge

Poland's Shawn Murphy holds his head down after the Knights lost to the Old Town Coyotes, 64-39, in the Class B boys' state basketball championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Friday night.


Class B Boys' Basketball Final: Poland seniors have seen it all

POLAND — Wait, you’re surprised by Poland Regional High School’s amusement park-quality ride to a Class B West boys’ basketball championship and journey to the state final? Seven Knights seniors are still trying to figure out how it didn’t happen two years ago...


Class B Boys' Basketball Final: Six of one, half-dozen of the other

Quick, name that team. These guys finished the season with a substantial winning streak to sneak into the regional tournament as a No. 6 seed, then kept it going with an improbable run. They won those playoff games with high drama, timely defense and scoring balance, sometimes letti...


Tourney Notebook: Peers thrilled for Poland coach

Friends and former teammates of Poland boys’ coach Tyler Tracy reacted with joy to his unexpected run to a Class B West title with the Knights. In a unique twist, Tracy and his former college roommate at the University of Maine at Farmington, Brody Artes, were coaching in back-to-bac...


The Hot Corner: Knights' journey like no other

PORTLAND — Counting the number of Maine high school basketball teams who have knocked off the third, second and first seeds consecutively to win a regional championship doesn’t require many fingers. Which is good, because if you follow the Poland Regional High School boys with ...


Class B West Boys' Basketball Final: Poland shocks Greely for first regional title

The Poland Knights celebrate their surprise win over Greely in the Western Class B final Saturday at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. The Knights won 63-59. 2


Class B West Boys' Final: Poland's unlikely run leads to Greely

PORTLAND — 1-4. 4-6. 6-8. If you tracked Poland Regional High School's record and its corresponding Heal Point position during the Class B West boys' basketball season, a run to the regional championship game was the last thing on your mind. "We talked about it a lot this summ...