Archive for ‘Sports’

  • THIS LAKER GEAR former Boston Celtic Dave Cowens might actually wear. Cowens was presented a Lake Region shirt by Athletic Director Paul True. (Rivet Photo)

    Celtic great Dave Cowens holds court with Laker basketball players

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer When Lake Region Athletic Director Paul True received a phone call from Norway Savings Bank asking him if the school was interested in having former Celtics great Dave Cowens speak, he couldn’t answer “yes” fast enough. So last week, Cowens joined Laker boys’ and girls’ basketball players for pizza […]

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    Now, Kate Hall is officially a Cyclone

    Kate Hall of Casco is now “officially” a Cyclone. The Lake Region senior Tuesday signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Division I Iowa State University in the fall of 2015 on a full athletic scholarship. Prior to the signing, Kate was interviewed “live” by WGME sports anchor Dave Eid, and discussed why she […]

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    Gasping Gobbler this Saturday, Turkey Trot next week

    Gasping Gobbler 5k Walk & Run LOVELL — Runners and walkers are invited to take part in the Ninth Annual Gasping Gobbler 5K Walk & Run set for Saturday, Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. The 3.1-mile course is at the Lovell Athletic Fields on Smarts Hill Road. The popular race benefits the Lovell Recreation Department’s […]

  • Kate Hall, senior at LRHS
Kate Hall Letter of Intent Celebration
When: Tuesday, Nov. 18
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Great Room, Lake Region Vocational Center
What: Press conference as Kate signs her National Letter of Intent to join the Iowa State Cyclones, (Division 1 track program).
Schedule: Words from LR Athletic Director Paul True, Coach and Kate Hall; 6:50 p.m., refreshments will be served.

    Laker track phenom Kate Hall chooses to be a Cyclone

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer When Kate Hall was a freshman, she took the Maine high school indoor and spring track seasons by storm, emerging as a top contender and state champion in the long jump and dashes. Over the next two years, Kate created a whirlwind as she collected titles both indoors and […]

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    Sidelines: Good sports do finish first

    By Wayne E. Rivet Sports Editor Like any high school coach, Michael Chaine wants to win each time his boys’ soccer team steps onto a field. Unfortunately, Lake Region has had few chances to celebrate over the past few seasons. Coach Chaine has poured his heart and soul into the program, trying to reverse a […]

  • Lakers put up a good fight in loss to Hornets

    Leavitt 60, Lakers 28 For the second straight week, the Lakers stunned a football heavyweight for a moment. Lexus Rodriguez completed an impressive drive with a one-yard burst to give the upstart Lakers a 6-0 lead over top-ranked Leavitt last Friday night in Turner. The Hornets led just 14-9 late in the second quarter as […]

  • PHYSICAL PLAY was the theme of the day as the Lakers took on Gray-NG. Here, Meghan Boos of Lake Region fights for the ball along the sideline. (Rivet Photo)

    Patriots throw Laker girls’ soccer team for a loss, 3-0

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Maria Valente is a dangerous weapon even when she is 20 yards away from the soccer goal and standing out-of-bounds. The Patriot senior scored a goal on a long toss from the sideline that sailed over the outstretched hand of Lake Region goalie Isabel Scribner with 1:23 left in […]

  • DEFENDERS ON THE MOVE — Part of Fryeburg Academy's success this fall has been the play of a veteran defensive unit including Mary Shea (left) and Shelby Hesselin seen here in a prelim game against Greely. (Rivet Photo)

    York ousts Raiders 2-0 in field hockey quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer YORK — If you can’t beat Number 1, at least prove to them you belong. Fryeburg Academy may have finished the regular season as the eighth seed in Class B West, but the Raiders gave the undefeated Wildcats all they could handle Saturday. Fryeburg was up to the challenge, […]

  • 2-POINT CONVERSION comes up short as FA receiver Ben Southwick is knocked out of bounds. (Rivet Photos)

    Playing with heavy hearts, inspired Gorham drops 47-22 decision to Raiders

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — On a day when Fryeburg Academy clinched a chance to play in the Class B football playoffs, excitement was replaced by sadness. Raider players could only imagine what the guys across the field felt as they tried to put forth their best effort in memory of “Superman.” […]

  • ELECTRICFYING RUN — Dakota Stover broke free for a 75-yard kickoff return.

    Lakers strike early, wake up sleeping giant as Wells rolls, 55-14

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer If a football game was just 24 minutes long, Lake Region certainly could claim they dominated a 5-2 Wells squad early Friday night. A depleted Laker lineup bullied the bully, grinding it out for two long drives — one taking nearly six minutes off the clock before a fumble […]