Archive for ‘Sports’

  • CHASE IS ON — Silas Eastman of Chatham, N.H. and former Fryeburg Academy standout runner (right), looks to pass Robert Hall of Windham as they head down the home stretch.

    Marube shines despite the rain at 4 on the Fourth

    Recent surgery failed to slow down Moninda Marube of Auburn. The defending champion was well ahead of the rest of the 38th Annual Bridgton 4 on the Fourth Road Race field, finishing just two seconds off his winning time of a year ago. Under cool, spotty rain conditions, Marube claimed his second title at 20 […]

  • TOP FEMALE FINISHER — Annika Pfitzinger, 21, of Auckland, New Zealand was the fastest female in the 38th running of the Bridgton 4 on the Fourth in 22:32. (Rivet Photo)

    Bridgton race: For Annika, running is natural

    Annika Pfitzinger hopes to one day follow in her parents’ footsteps. The 21-year-old from Auckland, New Zealand ran Bridgton’s four-miler in 22 minutes, 32 seconds to be the seventh competitor to cross the finish line on the Fourth. Her dad represented the United States in the marathon at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics while her […]

  • 2014 Lovell OHD 5k Art

    Lace’m up this summer! Plenty of area road races

    July 4: 4 On The Fourth, Bridgton If you planned to run in the 38th annual 4 On The Fourth in Bridgton but have yet to register, you’re out of luck. As of Wednesday morning, Race Director Jim Cossey said just 50 bibs remained to be sold. By 11:30 a.m., Cossey contacted The News reporting […]

  • Sports honors

    ALL CONFERENCE SOFTBALL SELECTIONS Four local high school softball players were named to the Western Maine All-Conference team. First team selections were juniors Kristen Chipman of Fryeburg Academy (third base) and Ashley Clark of Lake Region (pitcher). Clark compiled a 9-8 record with a 3.44 ERA. She allowed 5.9 hits per game, striking out 5.1 […]

  • Drew Spaulding

    Player of the Week: Drew Spaulding

    Drew Spaulding pushes himself and his Lake Region varsity boys’ lacrosse teammates to work hard and goes out of his way to acknowledge a good play, says Laker Head Coach Don White. “He plays with a high intensity every game, setting the tone for the defense by letting the other team’s best offensive player know […]

  • Kate Hall logs Top 10 track & field finishes at Nationals

    Kate Hall of Casco recorded Top 10 finishes at the New Balance Nationals held in Greensboro, N.C., and has been named Maine’s Gatorade Track & Field Player of the Year. On Saturday, the Lake Region junior finished third in the 100 meters with a New England-best time of 11.58 in the prelims and a 11.45 […]

  • Raider boys’ lacrosse to receive Good Sportsmanship banner

    FRYEBURG — When Scott Lees and his Fryeburg Academy varsity boys’ lacrosse team talked about goals for the 2014 season, they came up with four: 1. Win at least six games. 2. Beat rival Lake Region twice. 3. Make the playoffs. 4. Win the Sportsmanship Award. Mission accomplished on all four counts! “We achieved all […]

  • No LR rally magic, Raiders pull out softball playoff win

    Lake Region had plenty of chances to score Tuesday, but left eight players in scoring position and 15 on base. Fryeburg Academy had fewer runners, but made them count. Tenth-ranked Fryeburg broke a 2-2 tie in the fifth inning as senior Sydney Charles knocked a sacrifice fly to right, scoring Amanda Gillette, who had singled […]

  • Principal's Award — Jacqueline Laurent.

    Lake Region athletes dished out their Just Desserts

    Lake Region High School athletes enjoyed desserts and received well-deserved honors last Thursday night at the annual LR Athletic Boosters’ Athletic Awards. Coaches handed out Varsity Club awards, while all-conference and all-academic selections were recognized. Special recognition was made to senior Tiana-Jo Carter for her achievements on the basketball court and leading the Lakers to […]

  • COLT WHITTEN of Fryeburg Academy eyes the high jump bar last Saturday during the WMC Finals. (Rivet Photo)

    Track: Kate Hall named conference top field event athlete

    LAKE REGION As Kate Hall stretched prior to the first heat of the 100 meters, she glanced around the athletic complex and smiled. “Good luck, Kate!” a number of fans said as they passed the talented junior. As usual, Kate politely acknowledged the well-wishers, but kept her focus. She certainly was all business. Kate was […]