The annual Battle of the Bridge rivalry football game between Edward and Lewiston will be played Wednesday a 6 p.m. on Don Roux Field at Lewiston High School.

The game between the Blue Devils (3-5) and the Red Eddies (0-8) was originally scheduled for this past Friday night, but all high school athletic events were postponed Thursday, Friday and Saturday due to the deadly shootings in Lewiston and subsequent manhunt for suspect Robert Card, who was found dead Friday evening.

Lewiston still has a chance to earn the fourth and final playoff spot in Class A North.

Most of the area football games will be played Tuesday, though there were a few played Monday night, including Oxford Hills’ 39-14 victory at Bangor.

The Lewiston boys soccer team, the top seed in A North, will resume the postseason Friday when it hosts either fourth-seeded Mt. Ararat or fifth-seeded Edward Little.

The Eagles and the Red Eddies played their quarterfinal last Wednesday night in Topsham. They were tied 2-2 about to start overtime when they were informed that the game was going to be suspended due to the shootings in Lewiston.


Due to an MPA rule, the entire game needs to be replayed. The Eddies will travel to Topsham on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. game.

Lewiston High School will be busy the next several days. The school’s athletic complex will host the Class A, B and C field hockey state championships on Saturday. Next week, the Class A North soccer regional championships will be at Lewiston on Tuesday, Nov. 7, and the Class C South soccer regional finals with be played there on Wednesday, Nov. 8.


The Bates College field hockey team will honor the Lewiston community by wearing blue socks when it hosts Bowdoin for a NESCAC quarterfinal Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The Bobcats also are encouraging fans to wear blue, and Bates students have made posters that will be hung around the field.

Both teams will be wearing T-shirts that have “Lewiston Strong” printed on them.

The school also will be raising money for the Maine Community Foundation. There also will be QR codes to the foundation throughout campus.

There also will be free food and hot chocolate.

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