MPA moves another step toward 8-man football

AUGUSTA, MAINE (WABI) - The Maine Principal’s Association football committee meeting again today to discuss the option for 8-man football in the state. They reportedly have received around 20 or so schools expressing interest in switching from 11-man football to 8-man. MDI and Ellsworth are two of the schools expected to make the switch. Today's proposal is 2 classes of 8-man, one for large and one for small schools. Also switching 11-man football back to three classes A, B and C. There are a few more meetings, hoops to jump through and votes before 8-man football becomes official...