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Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award Recipients Announced for High School and College Soccer

posted Jan 10, 2019, 10:59 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Jan 10, 2019, 11:23 AM ]

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 2018) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Wednesday the Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award recipients for high school and college soccer programs competing in the fall season. Today’s awards recognize a total of 167 teams across the country for exhibiting fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the laws of the game.

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The Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award is given to United Soccer Coaches members at four levels. Teams honored at the platinum level went an entire season without a player or coach receiving a yellow card or red card. Teams honored at the gold (1-10%), silver (11-30%) and bronze (31-50%) levels are based on a percentage calculated by the total number of cards received by players/coaches divided by the team’s total number of games played.

The seven college teams in the platinum category will be formally acknowledged at the College Coaches Awards Reception on Jan. 10 at the Chicago Marriott Marquis Great Lakes Ballroom in conjunction with the 2019 United Soccer Coaches Convention. The 12 high school teams receiving platinum distinction will be honored at the High School Coaches Breakfast on Jan. 12 in the same location.

United Soccer Coaches will announce additional high school Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2018-19 school year at the conclusion of the winter and spring seasons.

Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Mo., United Soccer Coaches has grown into the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization that serves members at every level of the game.

United Soccer Coaches works every day to inspire coaches and ignite their passion for the game so they pass it on to players and others in the soccer community.


Congratulations to the Waterville Senior High School Girls Soccer team for being selected as one of twelve schools nationally to receive the United Soccer Coaches Platinum Award for Ethics and Sportsmanship for the Fall 2018 season.  WSHS was the only Maine school on the list!  
Go Panthers!

Heidi Bernier, CAA
Athletic Director
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools

Outstanding and well deserved!!!

Joe Haney
Assistant Principal

Soccer Preliminary Playoff Games

posted Oct 24, 2018, 5:49 PM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Oct 25, 2018, 7:01 AM ]

Boys Soccer Preliminary Playoff Game Ends 1-3

By: Charlie Haberstock

At 3:00 last Friday afternoon, the boys’ soccer team faced the Brewer Witches in the Preliminary Playoff round of the Class B North conference. The team fought hard but eventually fell short, losing 1-3. Although Waterville outshot Brewer 29-9, it’s the shots that make the net that count. “We had plenty of opportunities, but we just couldn’t find the back of the net as they did,” says Josiah Bloom, who played 78 minutes on Friday. Bloom credits the Brewer goalie’s impressive performance for the loss, saying he read the shots extremely well. Even though Waterville didn’t come home victorious, the team still has a lot to be proud of. This game marks the end of an impressive season from a talented soccer team.

Conrad Ayers hits the ground in a game against Winslow this year

Photo courtesy of Central Maine news

Class B Girls Soccer Prelim

By: Elliot Demo

Saturday, October 20th, 2018: Waterville Panthers11th seed girls soccer team traveled to play the sixth-seeded Oceanside Mariners in Class B North prelims. The girls played their hearts into overtime coming up short 2-1 in overtime. The Lady Panthers finished off there season with a 7-0-8 (w-t-l) season. Saturday's game brought a goal from Sophomore; Paige St. Pierre, and Goalie,  Sophomore; Jacie Richards had five saves. Although the Purple Panthers fell short, don’t expect any less of them next year as they work through the summer to come back stronger and ready to take on the 2019 fall season.

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Waterville Senior; Lily Foster defends the ball in early season game against Mount View Mustangs.

Photo Courtesy of Catherine Giggey-Boston

Girls and Boys Soccer Head To Preliminary Playoff Game - Game Details

posted Oct 18, 2018, 10:48 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Oct 18, 2018, 10:49 AM ]

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The boys and girls soccer teams have qualified for the postseason!

They have both claimed the #11 seed in Class B North.

The boys travel to #6 Brewer tomorrow, Friday, October 19.  The game is being held at the Brewer Community School (92 Pendleton St. in Brewer).  The game will begin at 3:00 pm.  Soccer players will be dismissed at 12:45 pm with a 1:00 pm bus departure.

The girls travel to #6 Oceanside for a 1:00 pm game on Saturday, October 20.  The game will be played at Pendleton Field (47 Valley St. in Thomaston).  The team bus departs at 10:45 am.

Best of luck Panthers!!!

Heidi Bernier, CAA
Athletic Director
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools

Weekend Golf and Cross Country

posted Oct 15, 2018, 6:12 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Oct 15, 2018, 6:13 AM ]

Congratulations to the girls cross country team for their 4th place finish at KVACs on Saturday!

Congratulations to David Barre who placed 12th in the Individual Golf Class B Championship on Saturday!

Heidi Bernier, CAA
Athletic Director
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools

Waterville Senior High School Fall Athletes on Varsity Club Promo on WCSH and WLBZ

posted Oct 10, 2018, 6:14 PM by Floyd Wygant

What a way to tell the state about the good things that are happening here at Waterville Sr. High School.  Our school has been fortunate enough to be selected to have ten of our fall athletes selected to be showcased on a commercial on WSCH and WLBZ that promote the Varsity Club.
Congratulations to each coach and all the team members in all of our fall sports, and a special congratulations to the fortunate student-athletes in the promo and Varsity Club. 

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Congratulations to the Golf Team for Qualifying for the MPA Team Championships

posted Oct 2, 2018, 6:04 PM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Oct 3, 2018, 9:51 AM ]

Golf Team
                                  Not pictured Charles Haberstock

     Congratulations to the golf team for their outstanding performance at the KVAC Qualifier on Tuesday, October 2nd.  Despite the tough weather conditions, the Panthers finished 2nd in KVAC B to secure a spot in the MPA Team Championships on Saturday, October 6 at 10:00 am at Natanis.  Brandon Bearce and David Barre also qualified to represent the Panthers in the MPA Individual Championships on Saturday, October 13 at 10:00 am at Natanis.


Heidi Bernier, CAA
Athletic Director
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools

Panthers at Nokomis for Preliminary Playoffs

posted Jun 6, 2018, 9:27 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Jun 7, 2018, 12:39 PM ]

Update:  Congratulations to our boys tennis team on a hard fought battle in today's Class B North Regional Championship.  Although we did not prevail as champions, our boys showed great heart, teamwork, and sportsmanship.  This team performed above and beyond its expectations.  To think, we were unsure if we would have enough boys for a team this year?  Please join me in congratulating them on a great season...and a special congratulations to Rob Disch for being named the KVAC Class B Boys Tennis Coach of the Year!
Tennis Team

Heidi Bernier, CAA
Athletic Director
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools


The boys tennis regional final was moved to today, Wednesday, June 6th at 10am at Colby.
Tennis Graphic

Heidi Bernier
Athletic Director 
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools (207) 873-7050

Who Will Win the Track & Field Community Cup

posted May 18, 2018, 6:45 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated May 18, 2018, 7:09 AM ]

Head Track & Field Head Coach, Ted Brown, invites everyone to make the journey over to Lawrence High School for today's meet, "It usually ends by sundown so c'mon over after supper and support if you can!"  Action begins at 3:30, so start your weekend with lots of running, jumping, vaulting, throwing, and tossing to determine which school has the honor of winning this year's Community Cup.

Liam Keith from 2017 Community Cup Meet.

Last year, Winslow took the cup from Messalonskee, be there and root for your team as they take on Winslow, Messalonskee, Lawrence, and Skowhegan High Schools.

ADMISSION IS FREE!  And, Lawrence High School is just around the corner.

File photo from of Liam Keith at the 2017 Community Cup meet.

Recognizing Brad Gallant's Excellence in Athletic Training

posted Mar 21, 2018, 6:30 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Mar 21, 2018, 6:31 AM ]

Brad Gallant
March is National Athletic Training Month, and Waterville Senior High School takes this occasion to recognize our very own Athletic Trainer, Brad Gallant.  Thank you, Brad, for the time and dedication you have given to Waterville Senior High School's student-athletes over the last 15 years! We appreciate all that you do and feel very fortunate to have you as our Athletic Trainer!

Competitive Cheering Team Wins Class-B Award

posted Feb 16, 2018, 6:21 AM by Floyd Wygant   [ updated Feb 16, 2018, 6:22 AM ]

The Waterville Senior High School Competition Cheering Team recently won the MPA Class B North Cheering Sportsmanship Award.
Cheer Team
Pictured left to right:
Head Coach Amanda Loubier, Katelyn Gagne, Jasmine Liberty, Mckayla Nelson, Kailene Isbell, Jacie Richard, Alexis Hawkins, Hannah Lord, and Brooke Hafenecker

Heidi Bernier
Athletic Director
Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools

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