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Boudreau Breaks Thornton Record

Tuesday night was one for the history books, the Thornton Academy Golden Trojans remains unbeaten as they cruise pass the Gorham Rams. Thornton improves to an impressive 8-0 with their 61-40 road victory, they have proved to dominate not only at home but on the road this year. TA has shown why they should be […]

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Signing the Letter

It is 10 o’clock in the morning and the atrium is filled with friends and family who gather around and cheer as senior, Brandon Haul, signs his National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 baseball at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. It was at this moment Haul knew that the years of […]

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Sports Fanaticism

It’s a normal Sunday afternoon at the Millers, in Steep Falls, Maine. Lots of yelling, and football. The volume is never a result of family tension, but an atmosphere of extreme fandom. Mr. Miller will stand up and if the team does well if he’s standing, he will blame his sitting down for previous team […]

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Teen Boys Turn a Need For Speed into a Profit

According to an article about the high cost of insurance for teen boys by Alice Holbrook for Nerd Wallet, insurance companies charge guys more because statistics show they are at a much higher risk for unsafe driving. “Men aren’t just more likely to die in car crashes than women — they’re more than twice as […]

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Riding The Wave of Compassion

The Thrash Bash, organized by The Riders Club was held this year on a  crisp late September afternoon at Old Orchard Beach Skate Park. Nearly a hundred kids skated with their peers and the beauty of this five hour event was that all skill levels and ages were encouraged to participate. The event united local […]

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A Memorable Spring Sports Season

This spring has held some very memorable moments for the Thornton Academy sports teams. Success has already come from the girls track and field team and the boys tennis team. The girls track and field became the state champions and the boys tennis team became Western Maine Class A runner ups. Everyone is still waiting […]

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TA Boys Swimming: Season in Review

A typical day for the TA Swim Team starts when the team arrives at the YMCA for practice. They start doing warm ups, like pushups, which Noah Whalen is the king of.  At the start of the season he started out at 15 pushups, and continued to increase the amount he did throughout the season.   Once […]

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