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MPA and MaxPreps Announce Partnership

The Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) and MaxPreps, an online leader in high school sports, have announced a three-year partnership agreement that will enable the MPA to provide a customized sports information platform for its member schools.

MaxPreps and the MPA will offer a publishing platform across desktop, tablet and mobile that will streamline the process of managing sports statistics for its member schools as well as publishing schedules, rosters, standings, and scores in one location for all of Maine’s high school sports fans.

Beginning with the Winter 2021 season, coaches will be encouraged to submit statistics to MaxPreps after each game to accurately track regular-season standings and create statewide leaderboards.

“Our formalized partnership with MaxPreps is a logical next step for our association,” said Executive Director of Interscholastic Activities Mike Burnham. “We work to organize and promote interscholastic activities in the state of Maine, and we are excited for the tools that MaxPreps brings to the table to help our schools’ administrators and coaches serve their teams and their fans.”

“At MaxPreps it has long been our goal to provide sports information from every team in America, and we are thrilled to be able to share the accomplishments of MPA student-athletes with the entire nation,” said Gerry Valerio, Director of State Association Partnerships for MaxPreps. “MPA leadership has a vision to provide industry-leading technology to its member schools, and MaxPreps is excited to integrate our platform to help the MPA continue to expand its media website.” is the nation's most-visited site for high school sports coverage. MaxPreps has been on the prep sports scene since 2002 and is successfully partnered with 31 other high school state associations. also is an official partner of the National Federation of State High School Associations and the NFHS Network.

MaxPreps is the leading online high school sports destination, offering high school sports fans the most comprehensive coverage with the latest news, analysis, rankings and streaming content. MaxPreps aspires to cover every high school team, game and player by partnering with more than 200,000 coaches throughout the country. A unit of CBS Interactive and a site, MaxPreps was founded in August 2002 and is headquartered in El Dorado Hills, Calif. For more information about MaxPreps and for the latest high school sports news, please visit

About the Maine Principals’ Association
The Maine Principals’ Association builds partnerships that provide a network of resources, exemplars of leadership and a culture of collaboration for the benefit of all school community members. Public and private high schools statewide are eligible for membership in the MPA. These schools come together to promote, organize, and regulate interscholastic activities in the state of Maine. The MPA currently sponsors invitational championship competition in 19 different interscholastic activities for the young men and 15 different interscholastic activities for young women in Maine's high schools. All public high schools and a number of private schools are MPA members; they currently total 151.