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    Hometown salute: Casco, fans honor track champion Kate Hall

  • WINNERS Emily Carty and Silas Eastman. (Photo courtesy of Pam Bliss)

    Silas Eastman sets new Lovell 5K record; Emily Carty is top female

    LOVELL — Throughout the 11 years of the Lovell Old Home Days 5K, only three runners — David Hunt, Tim Even and Silas Eastman — have won the top prize. This year, the tradition continued with Silas Eastman of Chatham, N.H., winning his fifth consecutive contest. Silas, who will be entering his junior year at […]

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    Despite heavy rain, spirits were still high at Sebago Days Family Fun Run

    SEBAGO DAYS FAMILY FUN RUN Erik Martin, 12:43 Brian Ladd, 12:44 Ben Drummond, 13:02 Dan Drummond, 13:04 Stephen Nickerson, 13:05 Brycen Hill, 13:18 Anna Noble, 13:37 Jordan Piechowski, 13:49 Owen Tighe, 13:57 Abby Kell, 14:06 Greg Sutcliffe-Kell, 14:07 Brad Donohue, 14:19 Addie Blais, 15:02 Ethan Chadwick, 15:42 Wesley Martin, 15:51 Nicole Lepre, 16:01 Arthur Donohue, […]

  • Winner Jordan Cole of Lisbon. (Rivet Photos)

    Teens take control of Harrison 5K Run by the Lake

    5K Run by the Lake, Harrison Jordan Cole, 17, Lisbon, 18:49 Dan Sclafan, 15, Harrison, 19:13 Erik Martin, 35, Naples, 19:40 Arno Bommer, 55, Houston, TX, 19:44 Nicholas Houch, 14, Hiram, 19:48 Christopher Hayes, Raymond, 20:09 Brian Ladd, 54, Harrison, 20:27 Michael Mageles, 19, Bridgton, 20:30 David Brooks, 48, Santa Monica, CA, 20:36 Zachary Hoexter, […]

  • Kristen Huntress, an upcoming junior at Lake Region High School, proudly shows off the runner-up trophy.

    Local hoopster reaches National AAU finals with MBR team

    Kristen Huntress, junior at Lake Region High School, and her MBR basketball team finished second in the 2015 AAU National Grade 10 Tournament held last week in Orlando, Fla. Huntress averaged a team-high 12 points per game for the Maine squad, which went 4-0 in Pool play, beating the Florida Wolves, Florida Tarheels, Alaska Ice […]

  • Players bring baseball talents to BRAG fields this week for Regional tournament

    The saying, “If you build it, they will come” couldn’t be more true for the Town of Bridgton’s Kendal and Anna Recreation Complex starting this coming weekend. This Friday, July 17, thousands of players, coaches, staff, parents and spectators from all across New England will be pulling into the Ham Complex for the annual North […]

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    2,000 complete Bridgton Fourth of July jaunt

    Another successful Bridgton 4 on the Fourth Road Race is in the books, and Race Director Jim Cossey offered up the following tidbits about the 2015 four miler: • Nine-year-old Reese Farraher of Falmouth sang the “National Anthem” prior to the start of Saturday’s race. Reese is the granddaughter of Don and Marilyn Drew on […]

  • STATE CHAMPS — Members of the Andy Valley East 10 and Under Softball team claimed the state title and will now advance to regional play in Connecticut. The team includes: front, left to right, Kaylee Chamberlain of Mechanic Falls, Caydence Riley of Bridgton and Melissa Mayo of Bridgton; second row, Sierra Carson of Woodstock, Natasha Mason of Woodstock, Kathryn McIntyre of Bridgton and Bree Heikkinen of Paris; third row Kasey Johnson of Bridgton, Atlantis Martin of Oxford, Emily Rock of Bridgton, Taylor Truman of Paris and Caitlin Hunnefield of Poland; and back row, Coaches Tracy Smith, Amy Mayo and Kelly Johnson, all from Bridgton.

    Local 10U softball team wins state title, next stop Regionals

    Five local girls — Kasey Johnson, Melissa Mayo, Kathryn McIntyre, Caydence Riley and Emily Rock of Bridgton — are headed to the New England Regional Babe Ruth 10U softball tournament in Stamford, Conn. as members of the Andy Valley 10U all star team that won the state championship last week. After a tough 18-17 loss […]

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    Lace’m up! Plenty of area races to compete in this summer

    Saturday, July 4 4 on the Fourth, Bridgton Start time: 8 a.m. Registration is only online. There will be no race day or early pick-up registration. Registration will close after 2,200 runners have registered or at 8 p.m. today, July 2. Race Director Jim Cossey thinks the race could hit the 2,2000 capped number. “We […]

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    The Jump…for the ages? Kate Hall sets national long jump record

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer All season, Kate Hall was the one raising the bar in the long jump. Then on Sunday on the biggest high school track stage, she found herself in an unfamiliar position. Kate needed to deliver her best jump ever to win the national title. Courtney Corrin, a junior from […]