The NYA Boys Upper School Ice Hockey team will kick off the 2013-2014 season with a Midnight Practice at Travis Roy Arena, Saturday, November 9th at 12:01am. This marks the first “official” day they can hit the ice prior to their upcoming tryouts.
The players will have a late dinner at the rink at 10pm (pizza and salad) on Friday, November 8th, then do some off-ice warm-ups and stretching. At 12:01am, November 9th, the team will hit the ice for the first practice of the season.
If possible, please come out and support the team in kicking off their much anticipated upcoming season and possibly meet some of the players and/or coaching staff.
**Please be sure to check the schedule on the team webpage for this season’s, scrimmages and games.
From Jack Hardy, Director of Athletics:
Girls’ Field Hockey
Defeat the defending State Champion Lisbon Greyhounds in corners following a scoreless double overtime.
Final score NYA 2, Lisbon 1
The State Championship game:
Date: Saturday, November 2. Two days away!
Site: Yarmouth High School
Time: 2:00 pm
Let’s all go and support the team! Go, Panthers!
#3 NYA (2) defeats #6 Waynflete (1) in overtime!
Next step is the Regional Semi-Final:
Date: Saturday, November 2.
Site: Maranacook Community High
Time: 5:30 pm
Leave our State Champion Field Hockey Team (!) and drive up to Readfield to watch the game!
photo by Susan Mello
10.27.2013 – The NYA Boys Cross-Country team took sixth place today at the Western Maine Class C Regional meet and qualified for the State Meet next week. The challenging 5k course at Twin Brook featured plenty of rolling hills and wooded trails, but the recent dry weather and the strong competition made for fast times on the day. More »
I am thrilled about how this group of boys has meshed together since the first days of preseason. There appears to be a chemistry and camaraderie with these boys that only comes about very occasionally.
I had feared this was going to be a mediocre season after losing several key players to graduation and school transfers. However a strong freshman class and two unexpected new students coupled with senior Austin Kidder being cleared to play after a long term concussion meant we had a much more talented group than I was expecting.
Once we got underway in preseason it was clear that we had potential so we opened the season with renewed optimism. In our first game at Traip, we dominated play but could not find the net until the second half. Eventually we secured the victory, and then during our second game at class B Gray New Gloucester we put in a magnificent performance trouncing our opponent 6-2.
Congratulations to the NYA girls for their 1 – 0 quarter-final victory over Telstar. We move on to the semi-final round and will take on Yarmouth this Saturday afternoon!
Western Maine Class C Field Hockey
#3 Yarmouth @ #2 NYA