Archive for ‘Sports’

  • 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 […]

  • Huxley Lovering catches a score in the end zone in the home game against Cheverus.

    Fryeburg Academy weekly sports recaps

    SOFTBALL Raiders 14, Lakers 1: Makayla Cooper belted a two-run home run and a two-run double to ignite a big second inning as Fryeburg rolled past Lake Region at the Academy last Wednesday. FA took a 1-0 lead in the first as Mackenzie Buzzell singled, moved into scoring position on a Julia Quinn bunt, and […]

  • SURROUNDED BY CLIPPERS — Lake Region's Lindsey Keenan looks for help as she is surrounded by Yarmouth players during recent girls' varsity lacrosse action. (Photo by Dena Dunn)

    Lake Region weekly sports recaps

    BASEBALL Raiders 4, Lakers 3: Tucker Buzzell walked with the bases loaded as Fryeburg Academy edged the Lakers last Wednesday at the Academy. The Lakers opened the scoring in the first inning as sophomore Tristen Chaine singled, Jordan Williams walked and Nate Smith doubled. Hunter Day tied it up for the Raiders, and in the […]

  • Laker weekly recaps

          TRACK & FIELD The weather was dismal again, but the girls’ team broke 24 personal records and narrowly won the meet.  Wells won the meet 83.5 to 83, but that was not decided until the last few seconds of the girls’ 4×400.  Hannah Chadwick trailed Kate Macolini of Wells by a couple […]

  • Brea Condor

    Raider weekly recaps

      GIRLS’ LACROSSE At this point in the season, the Raider girls’ lacrosse notched a victory against Wells and dropped six losses against Class B South. “Our record does not reflect the tremendous amount of improvement the girls have achieved both as individuals and as a team,” first-year FA Coach Julia Taylor reported. “The team […]

  • Olivia Deschenes

    Player of the Week: Olivia Deschenes

    Olivia Deschenes is a gifted and hard working athlete, who excels in both lacrosse and field hockey. “Olivia is one of our best defensive players and plays a key role in our zone defense,” Lake Region varsity girls’ lacrosse Coach David Keenan said. “She is tough and determined competitor who never quits.” Unfortunately last week, […]