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  • Anna Lastra

    Anna Lastra selected to receive Hall of Fame scholarship

    Anna Lastra, a senior at Fryeburg Academy, will be one of five scholar-athletes to receive $5,000 scholarships from the Maine Sports Hall of Fame at the 41st annual induction ceremony on Sunday, May 1 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. There were more than 200 entrants for the scholarship program. Anna earned a grade […]

  • ALL CONFERENCE SELECTIONS, pictured left to right, Mackenzie Buzzell, Julia Quinn, Emily Carty, Patrick Carty, Lexi Charles, Skye Collins Ori Inirio, Brooke Juneau, Anna Lastra, Lexi L’Heureux-Carland and Oscar Saunders. (Photo by Lakyn Osgood)

    Fryeburg Academy presents Winter Sports honors

      FRYEBURG — As a child of a Fryeburg Academy teacher, Nicholis L’Heureux-Carland grew up “on campus.” He watched older Raiders compete in a wide variety of sports, thinking one day he too would wear the navy and white. Now a senior, Nicholis wondered how did three plus years zip by. A captain and a […]

  • McDonald hoop all-stars Lexi L'Heureux-Carland (left) and Julia Quinn of Fryeburg Academy.

    Sport shorts: Quinn wins 3-point contest at McDonald’s All-Star game

    ALL STARS — Fryeburg Academy seniors Lexi L’Heureux-Carland and Julia Quinn were selected to play in the annual McDonald’s Senior All-Star basketball game at Husson University in Bangor this past Saturday, March 12. Julia won the Maine Athletic Fundraising 3-Point Shooting Competition, topping Dominique Lewis of Lawrence High School in a 15-second shoot-off. Both players […]

  • Pictured, left to right, L to R:  Zoe Maguire, Emily Carty, Patrick Carty, Irina Norkin and Seth Johnston; front, Coach John Weston

    Five Raiders qualify for Nordic New England finals

      Over the weekend, the Fryeburg Academy Nordic Ski Team qualified five skiers for the New England Championships. It is the most Nordic athletes to represent FA at New England’s (NE’S) in over two decades. “I couldn’t be happier for these kids! It has been a tough winter, but luckily we held on to good […]

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    The ‘gold’ drought is over, Lakers clip Eagles for state hoop title

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer BANGOR — When the playoffs started, Lake Region players followed a ritual as they went through their layup warm-up drill. As each player approached the backboard, he said, “You’ve got my back. I’ve got your back.” So when leading scorer and rebounder Jack Lesure was saddled with early foul […]

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    South champs! Not to be denied, Laker boys take care of unfinished business

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — A year ago, Nate Smith and Jack Lesure made a promise to each other as they sat on the bench watching Cape Elizabeth players cut down the nets at the Civic Center. “Jack and I made a promise to each other after last year’s (West final) game […]

  • KRISTEN HUNTRESS of Lake Region drives to take a shot. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Avery)

GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER, 53
Scoring: Isabelle Detroy 9, Brianna Jordan 4, Grace Kariotis 4, Ashley Jordan 1, Skye Conley 3, Alicia Dumont 18, Alanna Camerl 14
3-Pointers: B. Jordan 1, Dumont 3
Rebounding (22): Camerl 7, Detroy 5, A. Jordan 4, B. Jordan 2, Conley 2, Kariotis 1, Dumont 1
Assists (7): Conley 3, Detroy 2, B. Jordan 1, Dumont 1
Steals (9): Conley 3, Detroy 2, B. Jordan 2, Kariotis 1, Dumont 1
Free Throws (15-25, 60%): Detroy 3-5, B. Jordan 1-2, Kariotis 4-6, A. Jordan 1-2, Conley 1-4, Dumont 5-6
Field Goals: 17-37, 45.9%
3-Pointers: 4-10, 40%
Points in the Paint: 22
Points off Turnovers: 18
Second chance Points: 7
Bench points: 32
Seniors on Squad: Emily Thibeault, Jackie Gillen, Ashley Jordan, Alanna Camerl
LAKE REGION, 47
Scoring: Kristen Huntress 14, Melody Millett 2, Chandler True 14, Lauren Jakobs 8, Spencer True 6, Brooke Harriman 3
3-Pointers: Huntress 1, C. True 3, S. True 2
Rebounding (23): Harriman 7, Jakobs 6, Millett 5, S. True 3, C. True 2
Assists (6): C. True 2, S. True 2, Jakobs 1, Harriman 1
Steals (9): Huntress 3, S. True 3, Jakobs 2, Millett 1
Free Throws (15-22, 68.2%): Huntress 5-7, Millett 2-6, C. True 3-3, Jakobs 2-2, Harriman 3-4
Field Goals: 13-40, 32.5%
3-Pointers: 6-17, 35.3%
Points in the Paint: 12
Points off Turnovers: 11
Second chance Points: 6
Bench points: 3
Score tied: 5 times
Lead changes: 6 times
Seniors on Squad: Spencer True, Kaytlyn Terry

    Valiant effort: Laker girls push Gray-NG to limit, lose semis in OT

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — They had a chance. With the game tied and just 33.8 seconds left in regulation, Lake Region had a shot of upsetting second-ranked Gray-New Gloucester in the Class B South semifinals last Thursday. “Going into the game, our mindset was to keep it close, it will come […]

  • Alex Langadas

LAKERS, 64
Scoring: Marcus DeVoe 10, Brandon Palmer 6, Nick Wandishin 10, Jack Lesure 22, Nate Smith 6, Tyler Walker 2, Ryan Hodgdon 2, Alex Langadas 6
Rebounds (32): DeVoe 3, Palmer 4, Wandishin 5, Lesure 15, Smith 2, Walker 2, Langadas 1
Assists: DeVoe 1, Palmer 2, Wandishin 1, Lesure 3, Smith 2, Walker 2, Langadas 1
Steals: DeVoe 2, Palmer 1, Wandishin 1, Lesure 5, Smith 1
FG: 27-63, 42.9%
3-Point: 4-17, 23.5%
FT: 6-10, 60%
POLAND, 50
Scoring: Jared Martel 3, Patrick Kuklinski 6, Nate Chouinard 13, John Fossett 16, Caleb Hodgkin 5, Greg Leighton 7
Rebounds (28): Martel 2, Chouinard 2, Fossett 12, Hodgkin 6, Kurtis Leighton 1, Greg Leighton 3, Noah Salmonds 1, Quinn Callahan 1
Assists: Martel 1, Kuklinski 1, Chouinard 2, Fossett 3, Hodgkin 1, G. Leighton 1, Callahan 1
Steals: Kuklinski 1, Chouinard 1, Fossett 2
FG: 19-54, 35.2%
3-Point: 3-12, 25%
FT: 9-13, 69.2%

    Lakers stay composed, focused to pull away from Poland to advance

      By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — With upstart Poland seemingly matching basket for basket over the first 24 minutes, Brandon Palmer and his Laker teammates simply stuck to the game plan. “We try to never get too high or too low on the court,” the senior said. “We try to be the […]

  • Melody Millett

LAKERS, 32
Scoring: Kristen Huntress 4, Melody Millett 5, Chandler True 6, Lauren Jakobs 9, Spencer True 8
Rebounds (26): Huntress 2, Millett 5, C. True 4, Jakobs 11, S. True 1, Brooke Harriman 3
Assists: Huntress 1, Millett 1, Jakobs 2, Harriman 1
Steals: Huntress 2, Millett 2, C. True 1, S. True 1, Kaylyn Jordan 1
FG: 11-47, 23.4%
3-Point: 3-15, 20%
FT: 7-11, 63.6%
YARMOUTH, 31
Scoring: Cory Langenbach 11, Claire Brady 9, Alison Clark 4, Johana Hattan 7
Rebounds (26): Langenbach 1, Jessica Kirk 5, Brady 2, Clark 8, Hattan 5, Isabel Bates 1, Clementine Blaschke 3, Sarah Kirk 1
Assists: J. Kirk 1, Clark 2, Hattan 3
Steals: Langenbach 2, Hattan 1, Blaschke 2
FG: 11-40, 27.5%
3-Point: 5-14, 35.7%
FT: 4-10, 40%

    True’s late free throw sinks Yarmouth in quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — With opposing fans chanting her name, Chandler True’s facial expression quickly changed from focused to dejected when her foul shot attempt bounced off the iron. 3.3 seconds left. Game tied 31-31 Hoping to add just a little more pressure onto the shoulders of the Laker sophomore, Yarmouth […]

  • Mackenzie Buzzell


LEAVITT, 46
Scoring: Becca Fogg 2, Alexandra Belaire 4, Sophia Gilbert 19, Elizabeth Goulette 5, Chantel Eells 12, Miranda Coombs 4
Rebounds (35): Fogg 7, Belaire 2, Gilbert 11, Goulette 2, Eells 11, Coombs 2
Assists: Gilbert 1, Goulette 2, Eells 2
Steals: Fogg 1, Belaire 1, Gilbert 2, Eells 5
FG: 15-35, 42.9%
3-Point: 2-13, 15.4%
FT: 14-17, 82.4%
RAIDERS, 40 
Scoring: Mackenzie Buzzell 6, Lexi L’Heureux-Carland 7, Alexandria Fraize 2, Julia Quinn 13, Sage Boivin 4, Kaylin Delaney 1, Bridget Bailey 7
Rebounds (13): Buzzell 1, L’Heureux-Carland 2, Fraize 2, Quinn 1, McKenna Gerchman 4, Delaney 1, Bailey 2
Assists: Buzzell 1, L’Heureux-Carland 2, Fraize 1, Quinn 2
Steals: Buzzell 5, L’Heureux-Carland 3, Fraize 2, Quinn 4, Gerchman 1, Delaney 1, Bailey 2
FG: 11-31, 35.5%
3-Point: 2-10, 20%
FT: 16-29, 55.2%

    Leavitt stings Raider girls in quarterfinals with fourth quarter surge

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — How quick a coach can make in-game adjustments often decides whether his or her team wins or loses. For nearly 24 minutes, Fryeburg Academy had contained Leavitt senior center Chantel Eells. But, she became a force with the game on the line. Eells scored 10 of her […]