Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Player of the Week: Brennan Bass

    Brennan Bass is a very hardworking kid. Even when he is dog tired, he still gives 100%. “Brennan started the year as a midfielder and we had a need at defense and at faceoffs. We moved him to defense, but also gave him faceoff responsibilities,” Lake Region varsity boys’ lacrosse coach Josh Plowman said. “He […]

  • Player of the Week: Emily Lake

    Emily Lake is one of the kindest and most unselfish girls on the Lake Region varsity girls’ lacrosse team, according to head coach David Keenan. “She loves playing goalie, but recently switched to defense simply because the team needed her to fill one of the lower defensive positions due to injuries,” Coach Keenan said. “Emily has […]

  • Player of the Week: Luke Porter

    Luke Porter has really grown into a “great leader, and even better guy,” says his Lake Region varsity baseball coach Andrew Stacy. “It always helps the team to have a guy there ready to work with them and have their back if necessary,” the coach added. “It’s been a pleasure to see him take those […]

  • Player of Week: Haley Fernald

    Haley Fernald is emerging as one of the building blocks for the Lake Region varsity softball program. As a sophomore, Haley has provided the Lakers with two solid pitching performances, giving her team a chance to win against local foes Fryeburg Academy and Poland. She also brings versatility, able to play multiple positions, including the […]

  • Former Raider runner named college Rookie of the Year

    Former Fryeburg Academy all-conference runner Anna Lastra has been named Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Track Rookie of the Year. A freshman at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., Anna wad selected four times as NE10 Rookie of the Week during the indoor season for her outstanding performances. She earned the first accolade on Jan. 17 as she […]

  • Olympian encourages LRMS students to dream big

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Julia Clukey knows it takes courage to set big goals and big dreams. When she was in middle school, she discovered her dream. “When I first told people I was going to do the sport of luge — before everyone had a cell phone or computer at home — […]

  • Student of the Month: Kristen Huntress

    Kristen Huntress of Harrison has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for March. Each month, area Lions Clubs recognize a Lake Region High School senior who has excelled academically. The recipient is honored at a Lions’ dinner meeting and is presented a monetary award. Parents: Carolyn and Norman Huntress Student […]

  • Watson resigns as FA girls’ varsity basketball coach

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — While Sean Watson thoroughly enjoyed coaching girls’ varsity basketball, it came at a big price. Feeling a need to spend more time with his family, Watson has resigned as Fryeburg Academy’s head coach. He recently submitted his resignation letter to FA Athletic Director Sue Thurston. “It was […]

  • Rick Marcella returns as BA head football coach

    By Nick Lebel Bridgton Academy Rick Marcella is coming home. Bridgton Academy announced Tuesday the return of Rick Marcella as Head Football Coach. Coach Marcella, who coached at the Academy for 26 seasons from 1986 to 2012, returns after five years away from North Bridgton. A Waterbury, Conn. native, Marcella has built a legendary career […]

  • Lady Lakers give top-ranked G-NG major scare in hoop semis

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — As Patriot forward Skye Conley made a hard drive to the rim, Laker defenders Melody Millett and Lauren Jakobs did exactly what they were taught. They stood tall. They raised their arms straight up. They didn’t budge. With 2:09 left in last Thursday’s Class B semifinal, Conley […]