Archive for ‘Sports’

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    Threat of rain drives down Tour de Lovell numbers; racers put forth competitive efforts

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer LOVELL — For Matthew Burke, the Tour de Lovell is where he discovered his love for competitive cycling. In 2008, the South Paris resident started running, and when he discovered that a new triathlon was being held in his area, he went out and bought a road bike. “I […]

  • Silas Eastman (right) won his sixth straight Lovell Old Home Days 5K race with Kenneth Foster second. (Rivet Photos)

    Lovell Old Home Days 5K

    LOVELL — As he made the final turn heading toward the Lovell Athletic Field and the race finish line, Ken Foster had a chance to join a select threesome. In the history of the Old Home Days 5K, only three runners had claimed victory — David Hunt, Tim Even and Silas Eastman. Foster had a […]

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    Sebago Days Family Run Run/Walk results

    SEBAGO — Each July, Lauren Noble made strides as she moved up the Sebago Days Fun Run/Walk standings. Two years ago, she finished 27th overall in 15:47. Last year, she moved up to 19th, but her time slipped slightly to 16:05. A year older and a year stronger, Lauren was the fastest female Saturday with […]

  • NEW RECORDS SET — The 40th running of the 4 on the Fourth produced new records — 2,071 completed the four miler, and 2,262 bibs were issued.

    Marube, Pierce Barry top male and female at 4 on the Fourth

    Moninda Marube returned to Bridgton with one thing on his mind… It wasn’t about winning his third title. For the 37-year-old, it was simply about being a part of something special. “First, I would like to deeply appreciate good organization of the race, a wonderful officer driving the lead car and great spectators along the […]

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    Bridgton 4 on the Fourth race results

    Bridgton 4 on the Fourth 40th annual road race 1 Moninda Marube 37 Auburn ME 20:40 2 Jim Johnson 39 Madison NH 21:03 3 Silas Eastman 21 Chatham NH 21:09 4 Chris Garvin 35 Charlestown RI 21:13 5 Nate Richards 21 Harrison ME 21:29 6 Jose Rosas 19 Raleigh NC 21:33 7 Robert Hollis 22 […]

  • Julia Quinn looks to put down a bunt early in the game. (Rivet Photo)

    Currier silences Raider bats in key moment; FA falls in softball quarterfinal

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer CUMBERLAND — For Kelsey Currier, it was her moment of truth. With runners on second and third with no one out and the Rangers up 3-1, Currier was staring down Fryeburg Academy’s two big guns. Delivering the two biggest pitches of the season, Currier wiggled out of the jam […]

  • Laker goalie Maddie Nelson made 12 saves, including several point-blank shots by the Flyers. (Rivet Photos)

    Laker rally falls short as Waynflete advances in girls’ lacrosse playoff

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer As the game clock raced down under 30 seconds and Waynflete defenders quickly charging at her, Lauren Jakobs pulled the trigger on a shot that skidded across the grass turf. With Lake Region down a goal in last week’s Class B South girls’ lacrosse, Jakobs and her teammates saw […]

  • RAIDERS SNAG A WIN — in the Class B softball preliminary with a 5-0 win over Mountain Valley keyed by timely hitting and sharp defense, including this catch by second baseman Julia Quinn. (Photo by Lakyn Osgood/FA)

    ‘Coop’ provides the spark as Raiders blank Mountain Valley

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — With her team in need of a spark, Makayla Cooper delivered in a big way. Cooper slammed a drive off the centerfield fence, scoring courtesy runner Caroline Condon from first base leading to a big inning as sixth-seeded Fryeburg Academy (12-5) blanked 11th-seed Mountain Valley 5-0 in […]

  • MAGGIE LUCE clears a hurdle during the WMC Championships.

    Lake Region weekly sports recaps

      TRACK & FIELD The Laker boys’ sixth place finish at the Western Maine Conference Championships held at LRHS was their highest in quite a few years. The team was led by senior Marcus DeVoe, who was voted by the league coaches as Top Male Performer in the field events.  He won an exciting high […]

  • Zoe Maguire competes in the relay at the Western Maine Conference championships held at Lake Region. (Rivet Photos)

    Fryeburg Academy weekly sports recaps

    TRACK & FIELD The Raiders traveled to Lake Region for the Western Maine Conference Championships this past Saturday, where 17 teams comprising the league squared off in what was the biggest meet of the year. The FA girls finished fifth in Division 1 while the boys came home in seventh place. The conditions were tough […]