Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Player of the Week: Paige Davis

    Paige Davis knows that a strong commitment to dry-land training — a time period before the snow arrives few skiers look forward to — will pay off and be a difference maker when the alpine ski season begins. Lake Region alpine coach Sonny Davis was impressed with Paige’s leadership and desire during the preseason. “She […]

  • Player of the Week: Lauren Williams

    Lauren Williams is one of the only seniors on the Lake Region cheerleading team and has “really done a great job at stepping up and keeping the other girls calm when they need it the most.” “She has a good attitude even when things aren’t going as smooth as we would like them to go,” […]

  • Kate Hall off to a good Bulldog start

    Kate Hall of Casco didn’t waste any time making a statement at her new college — the University of Georgia. A sophomore, Kate opened the indoor track & field season for the Bulldogs last Saturday at the Orange and Purple Classic in Clemson, S.C. Kate competed in the 60-meter dash and long jump. Kate finished […]

  • Controlled, smart play leads FA boys to comeback over Kennebunk

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Playing aggressive and fast can be good, but making good decisions and staying under control is better. That was the lesson learned last Friday night as the Fryeburg Academy boys’ defeated Kennebunk 62-46 at Wadsworth Arena. The Raiders tried the first approach against Kennebunk, and enjoyed mixed […]

  • Raider girls experience horrid night in Ram Land

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer KENNEBUNK — Seeing his team score just 1, 2, 3 and 7 points in four quarters at Kennebunk Friday night, Fryeburg Academy Coach Sean Watson easily chalked up the loss to the Rams as the “worst” defeat he has experienced while at the Raider helm. Believe it or not, […]

  • Late turnovers halt Raiders’ rally against Hawks

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — It appeared the Raiders had finally reached the top of the mountain when senior Mackenzie Buzzell went end-to-end for a layup to put Fryeburg up 31-30. The clock, however, still had 4 minutes, 45 seconds left on it. It proved Marshwood had plenty of time on its […]

  • Lakers use fast start to thump Waynflete

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer One way to beat a team that sports a taller front line is to force turnovers and beat them to the hoop. Lake Region used a swarming defense against Waynflete last week to force 10 first-quarter turnovers, which resulted in several fastbreak point chances and a 23-6 lead. Behind […]

  • LR Hoops: Huntress sinks key free throws to rally team past Wells; boys lose opener

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer All week, Coach Paul True preached to his team the importance of making foul shots. “I told them that close games often are decided by the team that makes their foul shots,” True said. Senior Kristen Huntress proved her coach right. After struggling to get perimeter shots off in […]

  • Fryeburg Academy weekly sports recaps

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Raiders 32, York 31: On a night that both teams struggled to put the ball into the hoop, Zoe Bodwell picked a great time to find her shooting stroke. Bodwell showed both cool under the gun, as well as not being uptight moving onto the bigger high school stage on opening night. With […]

  • Preview: Lake Region winter sports

    INDOOR TRACK Years as head coach: Mark Snow, seventh year Assistant Coach: Dana Caron, seventh year, throws and strength training Volunteer coach: Dan Dors, hurdles and mentor Girls’ report Key returning athletes: Catherine Christiansen, senior, sprints; Meghan Boos, senior, hurdles and jumps; Sam DeSouza, junior, shot put; Danica Chadwick, junior, hurdles and jumps; Hannah Chadwick, […]