Archive for ‘Sports’

  • LeBrun buries three straight 3-pointers to spark Raiders’ win over Lakers

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Joe LeBrun was feeling it. And, his teammates were smart enough to keep going to the hot hand. A senior forward, LeBrun broke a 13-13 tie midway through the second quarter by swishing three straight 3-pointers and turning the tide as Fryeburg Academy dealt rival Lake Region a serious […]

  • Lakers start quick, roll past Fryeburg Academy

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer They don’t stay down for long. With all five seniors figuring in the scoring in their last game appearance at Nutting Gym Tuesday night, Lake Region bounced back from a tough loss to Freeport by taking out their aggression on their rivals, Fryeburg Academy. Chandler True scored in all […]

  • Raiders pick the Falcons apart

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — When he sees his team move the ball with quick, clean passes and find open players for easy buckets, Raider Coach Sedge Saunders knows his basketball team is in a good place. Other than a brief lull in the second quarter, the Raiders used a balance of […]

  • Laker girls hold off pesky Saints

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Facing a pesky St. Dom’s team that forced an uncharacteristic 27 turnovers, the Lakers needed an “in the zone” shooting night from Chandler True and energetic spark from reserve Aisley Sturk to avoid an upset. True was on fire from behind the arc in the opening period, sinking three […]

  • Indoor Track: Big point night for Lakers

    MEET 4: LAKE REGION The Laker boys’ and girls’ indoor track & field teams got their 10th wins for the season last Friday, combining for 171 points and 40 personal records (PRs). The boys had numerous PRs and a few girls seemed to be gearing up for the championship meets. Samantha DeSouza was selected by […]

  • Grass provides late scoring punch to lead LR boys past upset-minded Knights

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Lake Region Coach John Mayo will tell you records, at times, don’t mean a thing. Just over a week ago, his boys’ basketball team upset once-beaten Cape Elizabeth, and the Lakers did it in dominating fashion. So, he told his players to be a bit wary of Poland, a […]

  • Laker girls unable to match Poland’s intensity, shooting

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer It nearly sounded like a Bill Belichick post-game press conference after a Patriots loss. We weren’t good in any phase of the game. Bad defense. Bad offense. No energy. We just weren’t good enough, didn’t play well enough tonight to win. That’s how Coach Paul True summed up Lake […]

  • Lakers stun top-ranked Capers, win fourth straight

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Coming off three straight wins, the Lakers had a little extra bounce in their step and were eager to take on top-ranked Cape Elizabeth. “We were feeling really good after the win against Wells. Everyone knew they (Cape) were in first place, but we approached the game like we […]

  • Raiders start quick, but fizzle against Leavitt

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — For a split second, Coach Coreen Eccleston thought Friday might be the night her young Raiders put it all together. Senior Kalie Eastman made an aggressive move in the lane to slash past two Leavitt defenders for a layup. The next time down the floor sophomore guard […]

  • LR football coach — Time for ‘brand new energy’ to take over Lakers

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Six years ago, Brian Jahna took over the challenge of rebuilding the Lake Region football program. Moving up from the middle school ranks, Jahna was handed a program teetering on the edge. Low numbers and little success had administration thinking it might be best to cancel the varsity schedule […]