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Bangor Indoor Track Looking to Repeat As Eastern Maine Champs 

The first meet of the high school indoor track season is this Saturday at the UMaine Fieldhouse in Orono. The Bangor Boys and Girls won Eastern Maine titles last year and the Rams are poised to start strong out of the blocks this year.With the first meet of the season just days away, the defending Boys and Girls eastern maine champs from Bangor High are anxious to begin their title defense.Jade Baumrind – Bangor Indoor Track”I think we’re going to work really good together. It’s a new team we didn’t lose too many people but I think Saturday we’re going to come together and work well together.”One of the returning stars for Bangor is Grace Maclan. The sophomore has the state record in the high jump. It’s been a quick rise to the top.Grace Maclean – Bangor Indoor Track”I started in middle school just doing gym class and track in middle school. Then last year I came up and coach helped me a lot.”Nagging injuries are the norm while training in the hallways and on the hardwood floor of the gym but the Rams say it toughens them up.Juergen Pilot – Bangor Indoor TrackOur joints really take a beating on the surface but at the same time, you learn to take the pain and you just got to keep going and prove to yourself you can keep going.