Archive for ‘Sports’

  • MARCUS DEVOE of Lake Region takes the ball strong to the basket and scores.

    Lakers erase early 10-point deficit to beat Raiders on Senior Night

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer With the final seconds ticking off the clock, Ben Darling pulled the trigger on a three-point shot from the left corner. The ball just sailed over the outstretched hand of Lake Region defender Marcus DeVoe. Swish. Buzzer. For a few seconds, Darling thought he had spoiled Lake Region’s Senior […]

  • SAGE BOIVIN of Fryeburg Academy drives the baseline against Lake Region. (Rivet Photos)

    Raider girls blitz Lakers 21-4 in third quarter to blow open close game

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — On a dry erase board, Coach Sean Watson listed the reasons the Raider girls’ basketball team has enjoyed success this season. He also created a checklist. “I felt if we did those things, we would be successful,” he said. “Again, we don’t talk about wins or losses, […]

  • Lakers avenge loss to Clippers, stake claim to #1 seed in Class B South

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Jack Lesure raised his arms and pointed his two index fingers into the air. With a 65-53 victory over Yarmouth Tuesday night, Lake Region (15-2) took a step closer to nailing down the top seed in the Class B South basketball […]

  • Practice led to perfect showing at the foul line as Lakers hold off Waynflete

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Every morning, Lake Region boys basketball players drag themselves out of bed early and start shooting foul shots at 7 a.m. “We’ve been getting up early and getting after it all year. They are all here and complaining about it, but I am sure they don’t mind it right […]

  • MELODY MILLETT has been on of Lake Region's top rebounders this season. She hauled down 10 boards in Tuesday's win over Kennebunk.

    Hoops: Raider girls win 13th; LR girls down Rams; FA boys fall short against Wells

    GIRLS’ HOOP SCOREBOARD Raiders 29, Wells 27: When the Warriors started the final quarter with a 3-point play to take a 27-18 lead at home, Fryeburg Academy Coach Sean Watson knew his team had to turn the game around with its defense. The Raiders pitched a shutout the rest of the way. FA held Wells […]

  • Jack Lesure's one-handed shot goes for 2 points. (Rivet Photos)

    Laker boys sprint past Poland, 82-61

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer They are starting to figure it out, which could be real trouble for their opponents. Lake Region turned Monday’s basketball game against Poland into an all out sprint for 32 minutes, resulting in 67 shots attempts and forcing 26 Knight turnovers. The end result: 82 points on the board. […]

  • Raider Mackenzie splits the Biddeford defense for 2 points. (Rivet Photo)

    Raiders girls bounce back from tough loss, beat Freeport and Biddeford

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — It seemed the Raiders had a little more zip in their passes Monday, and it paid off with quick scores in the paint. Behind an aggressive defense and balanced scoring attack, Fryeburg Academy declawed the Biddeford Tigers 49-30 to notch their 11th win of the season. FA […]

  • Scrappy battle sees Lady Lakers’ rally fall just short against Wells

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Spencer True faced a very long shot to tie the game in the final seconds, but like a lot of things that happened last Thursday night, it just wasn’t meant to be. True’s downtown jumper skidded off the rim as the Lady Lakers dropped their second straight tight loss, […]

  • Raider boys’ basketball team starting to pass the eye test

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Sedge Saunders really likes his basketball team. He likes the way players can put a poor performance in the review mirror, stay upbeat and play better the next time out. He appreciates the way his guys pass the ball, looking for the best option, not necessarily the […]

  • Kristen Huntress

    Player of the Week: Kristen Huntress

    Kristen Huntress has taken her basketball game to a new level, and it is paying off big for the Lady Lakers. The junior guard is the club’s leading scorer, and has shown the ability to hit clutch long-range shots, as well as beating defenders to the glass. “Kristen has had an amazing start to our […]