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T.A. unanimous #1 in 'Fifth Quarter' preseason poll

(NEWS CENTER) - The Thornton Academy Trojans open 2013 the way they ended 2012:  on top.  The reigning Class 'A' champs (11-1 in 2012) were a unanimous selection to as the number one team in the 'Fifth Quarter' preseason poll. 

The team in second is the program that finished second to T.A. in the 2012 Western Maine final:  Cheverus (10-1 in 2012). 

The Portland Bulldogs (6-4), who lost to Cheverus in the Western Maine semifinals came in at third. 

In fourth, are the 2012 runners-up in Eastern Maine Class 'A', the Cony Rams.  Cony finished last season with a record of 8-3.

The team they lost to, the two-team reigning Eastern Maine champs from Lawrence are fifthy.  The boys from Fairfield have been bumped to 'B' with the expansion to a four-class system. 

EEE forces York high school athletics to make changes

YORK, ME (NEWS CENTER) - York High School is taking extra precautions to assure its students are not affected by the EEE virus. 

Three different pools of water in York County have tested positive for EEE in the past few weeks.  Because of that, the school has decided to reschedule any night game to the day through the end of September. 

One football game will be affected, the September 27th game against Mt. Blue.  A number of soccer games and other sports will have to be rescheduled as well.

Old Mill, new business

SANFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The first business has moved in to an old mill in Sanford that was in such bad disrepair, the city took it by eminent domain 6 years ago.

Saundarya Hair Salon and Day Spa is the first tenant at 16 Washington Street, a building that was once part of the Goodall Mill complex. After the city cleaned up the property, developer Northland Enterprises bought it in 2011, giving it a new roof, new floors, new windows, and a new mission.
There's 22,000 square feet of commercial space downstairs and 36 apartments upstairs.

Josh Benthien, co-owner of Northland Enterprises said, "A number of people have said this to us. 'We saw the mills close. We never thought anything would come of them. And this is a gem. And this mill has come back to life.' And that to us feels really good. "

USATHSS Fifth Quarter Preseason Football Schedules

(NEWS CENTER) - High school football teams around the state get to lace them up against an opponent one more time before the regular season starts September 6th. Here is the complete schedule around the state for Friday and Saturday.

USATHSS Monday Football scrimmage schedule

(NEWS CENTER) - Teams get to start hitting each other for real...albeit under controlled circumstances, in scrimmages Monday! Here is the full schedule across the state.