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  • Fryeburg Academy’s Tucker Buzzell named Class C South Player of the Year

      By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — In the eyes of Class C South coaches, Tucker Buzzell of Fryeburg Academy was the conference’s best football player in 2018. A senior, Buzzell has been named the 2018 Campbell Conference Player of the Year. The award was presented at the league banquet on Sunday, Nov. […]

  • State Championship Preview: Fryeburg Academy (10-1) vs. Nokomis (7-4)

    CLASS C FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Where: Fitzpatrick Stadium, Portland Who: North champ, Nokomis (7-4) vs. South champ, Fryeburg Academy (10-1) Tourney Path: Nokomis entered the playoffs as the Number 4 seed, defeating fifth-ranked Medomak 38-6 in the quarterfinals; beat top-ranked Maine Central Institute 13-0 in the semifinals; edged second-ranked Hermon […]

  • ‘We wanted to prove ourselves’ — Raiders rally in second half to beat Hornets, advance to state final

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer TURNER — Way back in late August, David Turner issued a challenge to his football team. There were many blank stares and disappointed faces as players slowly walked off their home field after losing 36-14 to Class D Lisbon. “I remember saying we were going to find out what […]

  • Player of the Week: CJ Ferguson

    When first-year Lake Region varsity boys’ soccer coach Ryan Harlow was asked to describe his goalie, he simply said, “CJ Ferguson is a special player.” “I had the opportunity to work with him last season, which made the transition easier for me this season. CJ was named captain the last two season because of his […]

  • Player of the Week: Eleina Sturk

    To find Eleina Sturk on the soccer field, just look to the middle or where the action is. “Eleina has been huge for us in the center of midfield this year. Center midfield is a thankless job with a ton of running and the expectation to always make the right pass or decision with the […]

  • Player of the Week: Kayah McLean

    Kayah McLean has demonstrated great consistency with her setting, serving and hitting for the Lake Region varsity volleyball team. “Kayah has demonstrated tenacity in her role as setter and middle hitter, often coming up with a clutch play when needed,” Coach Ryan Shible said. “Kayah is also a great role model for her team; as […]

  • Player of the Week: Devyn Hatch

    A four-year cross-country runner, Devyn Hatch is a hard worker and very reliable. “Devyn continues to improve his time and has a competitive spirit. Every time he lines up at the starting line, he’s determined to better his time,” Lake Region varsity cross-country coaches Kim and Kurt Peterson said. “Devyn is looking forward to running at Regionals […]

  • Player of the Week: Libby Blais

    As a freshman, Libby Blais has become the number one runner on the Lake Region varsity cross-country team. “She’s a strong competitor with a desire to win,” Laker Coaches Kim and Kurt Peterson said. “She sets herself apart with her toughness and grit. She has a great sense of passion and perseverance for racing, which […]

  • Player of the Week: Becca Roy

    Sophomore Becca Roy has become a difference maker this fall because of her hard work and solid play as a center back. She has stepped up and earned a well-deserved starting spot on the Lake Region girls’ varsity soccer team this year. “Her hard work and dedication has changed her game immensely in the seven […]

  • Player of the Week: Matthew Mayo

    Defender Matthew Mayo has all the qualities that a coach looks for in a player. “His teammates selected him as captain this year because he is a leader on and off the field,” Lake Region boys’ varsity soccer coach Ryan Harlow said. “Matthew leads the team in minutes played. This past week, we had three […]