Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Miscues sting Raiders, Leavitt field goal the difference, 17-14

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Playing against an equally talented team, the difference between winning and losing is often a mistake or two. Fryeburg Academy proved it could trade hits and big plays against highly-touted Leavitt, but the Raiders were stung by penalties at key moments Saturday in a 17-14 loss on […]

  • Douglass, Sargent rumble over Yarmouth, Lakers roll 39-14

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer “Who is faster?” is an argument Andrew Douglass and Brandon Sargent engage in from time to time. Brandon believes he is now one up on his teammate. Just a sophomore, Sargent got a big block on the outside by wide receiver Eric Milton and gave Yarmouth defensive back Jacob […]

  • Player of the Week: Andrew Douglass

    Andrew Douglass didn’t start his senior football season quite like he wanted. He started the season with an ankle injury that he fought through and subsequently accepted a reduced role that put him primarily on the offensive side of the ball. “He has had great practices that have allowed him to develop his running technique, […]

  • Early good K-night: Raiders put up 41 first half points to thump Poland

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — As he approached the line of scrimmage, end Caleb Eklund looked to his left and gave quarterback Oscar Saunders a little nod. Saunders initially dropped the snap, but was able to pick up the ball, slide to the right, set his feet and fire a high pass […]

  • ‘D’-Lightful night, Lakers pitch second shutout to be Patriots

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer GRAY — Brandon Sargent sure knows how to spoil a good Homecoming party. With the bleachers full of red and white clad Patriot fans, Sargent stole all the excitement Friday night, scoring a touchdown, picking off a ball fumbled by a Gray-New Gloucester receiver and recording eight tackles. Add […]

  • Field Hockey: Paige Davis unloads blast to propel Lakers over Raiders in OT

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Through 60 minutes, neither the Lakers or Raiders were able to mount a serious goal-scoring chance. It took Paige Davis just 30 seconds to finally break the field hockey stalemate. Off a feed by Hailey Parsons, which found an opening in the FA defense, Davis moved the ball inside […]

  • Football: Raiders cash in on Laker mistakes, 40-6

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Every time the Raiders touched the ball in the first half, they scored. Senior Jared Chisari rushed for 93 yards on nine carries and scored on touchdown runs of 13, 2, 8 and 9 yards to lead Fryeburg Academy to a 40-6 victory over Lake Region last […]

  • Fryeburg Academy weekly sports recaps

    CROSS-COUNTRY Senior Emily Carty opened the season in dominating fashion, claiming first place at Lake Region in 18 minutes, 12 seconds — over a minute faster than St. Dom’s Alexandra Hammerton, 19:28. The Raider girls won the five-school meet with 31 points with the Saints next with 40, Poland 54 and Lake Region no score. […]

  • Lake Region weekly sports recaps

    BOYS’ SOCCER Wells 5, Lakers 1: Due to injuries, the Lakers started five freshmen last Friday in the season home opener against Wells. The Warriors jumped on the opportunity, playing strong, physical soccer against the Lakers in a 5-1 victory. In the first half, Wells dominated offensively, scoring four times including twice on corner kicks. […]

  • Bottomley pulls out Naples Causeway 5K win

    NAPLES — Running shoulder-to-shoulder past Rick’s Café, Pete Bottomley and Ryan Kennedy were set up for a fantastic finish. Bottomley gained the upper hand as the runners climbed the final hill prior to the finish line of the Naples Causeway 5K Saturday. At 55 years old, Bottomley bested the 28-year-old from Fayetteville, Ga. by four […]