Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Lake Region fall previews

    SP w35 lr fall previews   VARSITY FOOTBALL Coach:  Brian Jahna Assistant Coaches: Mike Shea, Joseph Gasbarro, Seth Johnson  Top returning players:  Seniors Ben Roakes, OL/DL; Todd Crawford, OL/DL; Dakota Stover, WR/RB/DB. Top newcomers: Freshmen Brandon Sargent, RB/DB; Ethan McMurray, RB/DB. Other potential varsity team members:  Freshmen Brent Massey, RB/DB; Colby Chapman, OL/DL. Team strengths: Coach Jahna — This team has an incredibly […]

  • Fryeburg Academy fall previews

    VARSITY FOOTBALL Coach: David Turner Assistant Coaches: Rick White, Jim Cummings, Gio DiFazio, Gary Collelo, David Jones Captains: Kevin Ventura, Caleb Eklund, Cody Gullikson Top returning players: Seniors Kevin Ventura, OL/DL, Gage Fowler, OL/DL, Isaac Wakefield, OL/DL; Juniors Caleb Eklund, TE/DE, Cody Gullikson, RB/LB, Jared Chisari, RB/DB, Scott Parker, WR/DB, Cobey Johnson, WR/DB; Sophomores Tucker […]

  • Elizabeth Adams

    Elizabeth G. (Tuttle) Adams, 85

    Elizabeth G. (Tuttle) Adams, 85, of Bridgton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at the Hospice House in Auburn. Betty was born in South Paris on July 2, 1931, a daughter of Clayton and Grace (Skinner) Pike. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Bridgton Academy in 1949. She was a […]

  • Dennis Strout

    GAC: A pain worth fighting through

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer One might think that training and competing in an Ironman event would totally prepare Kelly Edwards of Raymond for the Great Adventure Challenge. It did. And, it didn’t. While the 51-year-old was able to successfully defend her women’s title this past Saturday at the Ninth Annual GAC held at […]

  • Elsa Newhouse

    Threat of rain drives down Tour de Lovell numbers; racers put forth competitive efforts

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer LOVELL — For Matthew Burke, the Tour de Lovell is where he discovered his love for competitive cycling. In 2008, the South Paris resident started running, and when he discovered that a new triathlon was being held in his area, he went out and bought a road bike. “I […]

  • Silas Eastman (right) won his sixth straight Lovell Old Home Days 5K race with Kenneth Foster second. (Rivet Photos)

    Lovell Old Home Days 5K

    LOVELL — As he made the final turn heading toward the Lovell Athletic Field and the race finish line, Ken Foster had a chance to join a select threesome. In the history of the Old Home Days 5K, only three runners had claimed victory — David Hunt, Tim Even and Silas Eastman. Foster had a […]

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    Sebago Days Family Run Run/Walk results

    SEBAGO — Each July, Lauren Noble made strides as she moved up the Sebago Days Fun Run/Walk standings. Two years ago, she finished 27th overall in 15:47. Last year, she moved up to 19th, but her time slipped slightly to 16:05. A year older and a year stronger, Lauren was the fastest female Saturday with […]

  • NEW RECORDS SET — The 40th running of the 4 on the Fourth produced new records — 2,071 completed the four miler, and 2,262 bibs were issued.

    Marube, Pierce Barry top male and female at 4 on the Fourth

    Moninda Marube returned to Bridgton with one thing on his mind… It wasn’t about winning his third title. For the 37-year-old, it was simply about being a part of something special. “First, I would like to deeply appreciate good organization of the race, a wonderful officer driving the lead car and great spectators along the […]

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    Bridgton 4 on the Fourth race results

    Bridgton 4 on the Fourth 40th annual road race 1 Moninda Marube 37 Auburn ME 20:40 2 Jim Johnson 39 Madison NH 21:03 3 Silas Eastman 21 Chatham NH 21:09 4 Chris Garvin 35 Charlestown RI 21:13 5 Nate Richards 21 Harrison ME 21:29 6 Jose Rosas 19 Raleigh NC 21:33 7 Robert Hollis 22 […]

  • Julia Quinn looks to put down a bunt early in the game. (Rivet Photo)

    Currier silences Raider bats in key moment; FA falls in softball quarterfinal

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer CUMBERLAND — For Kelsey Currier, it was her moment of truth. With runners on second and third with no one out and the Rangers up 3-1, Currier was staring down Fryeburg Academy’s two big guns. Delivering the two biggest pitches of the season, Currier wiggled out of the jam […]