Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Eye on the Olympics: Kate Hall forgoes final college season to focus on bigger goal

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer CASCO — The decision really wasn’t a difficult one for Kate Hall. Although the former Lake Region track star achieved successes at both Iowa State and the University of Georgia (see accompanying Bio Sheet, which appeared on the Bulldog Athletic website), Kate felt deep down inside that she wasn’t […]

  • B2B: The Coach is still running strong; FA runner takes part in HS Mile; how locals fared

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Like he tells his high school cross-country runners, Bill Reilly of Brownfield has a goal and enjoys the competition each time he competes at the Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth. The goal is always the same — win his age division. The longtime Fryeburg Academy coach, age […]

  • Lake Region fall sports preseason schedule

    Monday is opening preseason for Lake Region High School fall sports teams. Here’s the preseason lineup: Cheering Coach: Brittany Perreault Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Thursdays, Weight Room, 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, 3 to 5 p.m. Cross Country Coaches: Kurt and Kim Peterson Monday–Friday, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, Invitational, […]

  • Fryeburg Academy fall sport start dates; parents’ meeting

    High school sports start next week! Fryeburg Academy fall sports teams open practices on Monday, Aug. 13! Athletic Director Sue Thurston reminds all athletes that they must have proof of an updated physical on file and a signed copy of the form located inside the Athletic Handbook. Proof of insurance is required for participation under […]

  • Camp O-At-Ka counselor breaks away for Casco Days win

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer CASCO — Just a few weeks ago, Dan Allara worked through grueling heat to place 10th at Bridgton’s 4 on the Fourth. So, when faced with another scorcher Saturday in Casco, the 19-year-old camp counselor took the same approach. He just ran. “I broke away a little after the […]

  • Eastman continues to rule Lovell Old Home Days 5k

    LOVELL — Some things, seemingly, never change. With local residents and visitors lining Main Street, the town of Lovell once again provided a great venue for the 14th Annual Old Home Days 5K. As in the previous six years, Silas Eastman was well in front as he cruised past the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library at […]

  • Bannon runs away with Sebago Fun Run

    SEBAGO — While Dan Bannon left little drama in his win at Saturday’s Sebago Days Fun Run, there was plenty of excitement when runner-ups Tim Moore, Drew Hill and Dave Sheldrick approached the finish line. Bannon torched the field with a time of 11 minutes, 38 seconds. Moore (12 minutes, 21 seconds) had enough kick […]

  • No Tour de Lovell this August

    The Tour de Lovell has a flat tire. “There will be no Tour de Lovell this year,” Race Director Jan Newhouse reported Tuesday. “Many thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors and riders who have participated and made this a fun event to have in Lovell.” Newhouse noted, “I find that I don’t have the energy […]

  • Sclafani wins Harrison’s 5K Run by the Lake

    Dom Sclafani, 18, 16:26.2 Noah Currier, 16, 19:05.1 Erik Martin, 38, 19:19.6 Lokesh Meena, 30, 19:28.4 Devyn Hatch, 17, 19:42.8 Kyle Spangler, 25, 19:47.4 Arno Bommer, 58, 19:55.8 Carissa Winning, 40, 20:26.6 Carrie Bush, 38, 23:19.8 Allison Fishburne, 25, 23:24.2 Amelia Bommer, 12, 24:23.4 Aiden Baker, 10, 24:33.9 Corey Libby, 43, 25:06.2 Alan Spear, 59, […]

  • Paddlers battle through gusting wind, wavy conditions

    With some gusting wind and plenty of wave action on Highland Lake, here’s how competitors at the 2018 Paddle Battle, sponsored by Lakes Environmental Association, held July 7 fared: Female, 2K Race Ages 15 to 35 Lyndsy Cappon, Bridgton, 27:36.81 Ages 36 to 55 Desiree Merritt, South Casco, 22:56.82 Laurie St. Laurent, Merrimac, MA, 23:34.62 […]