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  • SP meghan vanloan

    Player of the Week: Meghan VanLoan

    With a young defense in front of her, senior field hockey goalie Meghan VanLoan not only has taken control in the defensive end with her aggressive style and booming kick stops, but she has also emerged as a teacher. “Meghan has been in the zone game after game this year in her goalie gear. She […]

  • SEALING THE DEAL — FA cornerback Brandon Ludwig (#21) tipped a pass and then intercepted it to end Mt. Ararat's last ditch effort. Fryeburg improved to 2-1. (Rivet Photo)

    Homecoming magic: Raiders stun Eagles with furious fourth quarter

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — For three quarters and six minutes into the fourth period, the Raiders were “terrible,” according to Coach David Turner. “We couldn’t get a rhythm going. I couldn’t get a rhythm going. Every time we started to get something going, we would have a breakdown — a missed […]

  • JUST OUT OF REACH — Fryeburg Academy receiver Nick Armstrong was unable to come up with this pass during last Friday's game against Greely. (Rivet Photo)


First Downs: FA 10, GRE 9

Turnovers: FA 2; GRE 0

Penalties: FA 9-51, GRE 5-35

Rushing: FA 20-137, GRE 27-323

Individual Rushing: FA, Ryan Gullikson 10-70, Ben Southwick 4-3, Kyle Bennett 5-18, Cody Gullikson 6-38, Jeremy Pellitier 2-minus 4, Jared Chisari 1-8; GRE, Sam Peck 10-162, Matt Pisini 6-118, Nick Dubois 2-3, Andrew Ray 4-12, Nick Gauvin 4-28, Tim Coyle 1-0

Passing: FA, 10-20-139; GRE 4-5-91

Receiving: FA, Nick Armstrong 1-1, Brandon Ludwig 4-108, Ben Southwick 4-25, Donovan Brown 1-5; GRE, Nick Dubois 2-75, Nick Gauvin 2-16

Tackles (solo, assists, total): FA, Ryan Gullikson 2-0-2, Brandon Ludwig 2-0-2, Ben Southwick 1-0-1, Angel Escalante 2-1-3, Kyle Bennett 3-1-4, Isaac Wakefield 1-0-1, Tyler Hall 2-1-3, Baha Demir 1-1-2, Cody Gullikson 3-0-3, Matt Boucher 2-0-2, Donovan Brown 1-0-1, Jeremy Pellitier 0-1-1.

    Football: Greely jets past Raiders 54-18

      By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer CUMBERLAND — Greely’s Sam Peck and Matt Pisini turned Friday night’s football game against Fryeburg Academy into a track meet. The two juniors seemingly were shot out of a cannon, streaking past Raider defenders for 162 (Peck) and 118 (Pisini) yards respectively as the Rangers put up 41 […]

  • Lake Region varsity sports recaps

    FIELD HOCKEY Lakers 2, Kennebunk 1: With a roster at 18, Laker Coach Pauline Webb knows that last thing her team can afford is an injury. Last Tuesday’s visit to Kennebunk certainly started on a down note. Spencer True was hit by a deflected ball while defending during warm-ups and suffered a fracture to her […]

  • SP magnus holms

    Player of the Week: Magnus Holm

    Magnus Holm has given the Lake Region varsity boys’ soccer team a definite shot in the arm this fall. “Magnus has been a great addition to the team. He is always upbeat and positive. As an AFS student, Magnus has brought some new blood to the team and has blended right in,” Laker Coach Mike […]

  • UPSET SPECIAL — There was plenty of emotion along the Fryeburg Academy sideline after Saturday's 14-12 upset of Kennebunk. Pictured are Gage Fowler (left) and Angel Escalante.

    FA’s Southwick burns Rams with late TD, 14-12

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG —With 1:01 left in the game Saturday, Ben Southwick was thankful that Kennebunk decided to call a timeout. The senior receiver dropped to one knee, wiped sweat off his face and tried to fight the exhaustion taking over his body. Fryeburg trailed defending Class B West champion Kennebunk […]

  • GUNNAR HARRIMAN (left) tries to shake the tackle attempt by Poland's Will Bernier during first half action Friday night.
First Downs: LR 9, POL 15
Penalties: LR 1-5, POL 6-45
Turnovers: LR 4, POL 2
Rushing: LR 34-119, POL 33-310
Individuals: LR, Gunnar Harriman 14-49, Kyle DeSouza 12-61, Doug Banks 5-minus 2, Cole Jakobs 3-11; POL, Robbie Porter 8-94, Will Bernier 4-75, Adam Mocciola 4-2, Nick Cote 6-51, Kaleb Irizarry 4-20, Patrick Jacques 7-68.
Passing: LR 3-12-7; POL 4-7-97
Total Offense: LR 131, POL 407
LR tackles (assist, solo, total): Marcus Devoe 2-3-5, Cole Jakobs 0-3-3, Quinn Piland 3-3-6, Todd Crawford 2-1-3, Nick Hall 2-3-5, Zach Clark 1-0-1, Jay Justason 0-3-3, Kyle DeSouza 1-4-5, Paul Angelone 1-3-4, Dylan Ladeau 0-1-1.

    ‘They beat us up’ — Poland hammers Lakers, 42-0

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Brian Jahna didn’t need to see a stat sheet to sum up how Poland whipped his Lake Region football team 42-0 Friday night. “They beat us up all night,” the head coach said following the season opener at Art Kilborn Athletic Complex. He was absolutely right. Unable to remotely […]

  • LIZ COLE (left) battles a Greely player for the ball during the season opener. Cole, a sophomore, scored the game winner.
Head Coach: Pauline Webb, second year
No JV team: Numbers lowest in history, but middle school numbers on the rise
Key Returning Players: Abby Scott-Mitchell, senior, forward; Meghan VanLoan, senior, goalie; Bridgette Letarte, senior, mid; Rachel Bell, senior, back; Molly Christensen, junior, mid.
Top Newcomers: Olivia Deschenes, very skilled player with a never-give-up work ethic.
Players to watch: Abby Scott-Mitchell, scoring threat; Olivia Deschenes, creates a lot for the team
Strengths: Forwards and mids are playing well together early in the season; very coachable; willing to play where Coach Webb needs them.
Weaknesses: Low numbers, and most of the subs are backs.
Outlook: Coach Webb is encouraged by how the girls are driving the ball up the field and driving much sooner on goal once in the circle.
Three Keys to the Season: Stay healthy; play smart and disciplined; and communication on the field.
Three Goals: No injuries; make playoffs; and have fun!

    Laker field hockey beat heat, Greely 3-2

    It pays to be in the right spot at the right time, as sophomore forward Liz Cole discovered. Cole converted a well-placed crossing pass from senior Abby Scott-Mitchell into a shot into the left corner at 15:57 of the second half to lead Lake Region to a 3-2 varsity field hockey victory in the season […]

  • Receiver Quinn Piland

    Lake Region Fall Sports Previews

      VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY Head Coach: Dan Dors Assistant Coach: Kurt Peterson Girls’ Roster: Audrey Blais, junior; Addie Blais, sophomore; Chandler True, freshman; Jen Springer, sophomore; Christin Morin, sophomore; Rachel Shanks, freshman; Aaryana Aliyaha, freshman. Boys’ Roster: Nick Scarlett, junior; Kyle Mammana, freshman; A.J. Scammon, freshman. Outlook: On both sides of the ledger, the Laker […]

  • Senior receiver Brandon Ludwig

    Fryeburg Academy Fall Sports Previews

    VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY Head Coach: Bill Reilly, 25 years Assistant Coach: Dylan Alden, 5 years Girls’ outlook: Junior, Anna Lastra, returns as Captain and should be one of the top runners in Class B. Junior Ariel Fogden, who should be strong this year, is the only other returnee. Juniors, Molly Eklund, Emily McDermith and Costanza […]