Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Former Raider runner named college Rookie of the Year

    Former Fryeburg Academy all-conference runner Anna Lastra has been named Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Track Rookie of the Year. A freshman at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., Anna wad selected four times as NE10 Rookie of the Week during the indoor season for her outstanding performances. She earned the first accolade on Jan. 17 as she […]

  • Olympian encourages LRMS students to dream big

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Julia Clukey knows it takes courage to set big goals and big dreams. When she was in middle school, she discovered her dream. “When I first told people I was going to do the sport of luge — before everyone had a cell phone or computer at home — […]

  • Student of the Month: Kristen Huntress

    Kristen Huntress of Harrison has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for March. Each month, area Lions Clubs recognize a Lake Region High School senior who has excelled academically. The recipient is honored at a Lions’ dinner meeting and is presented a monetary award. Parents: Carolyn and Norman Huntress Student […]

  • Watson resigns as FA girls’ varsity basketball coach

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — While Sean Watson thoroughly enjoyed coaching girls’ varsity basketball, it came at a big price. Feeling a need to spend more time with his family, Watson has resigned as Fryeburg Academy’s head coach. He recently submitted his resignation letter to FA Athletic Director Sue Thurston. “It was […]

  • Rick Marcella returns as BA head football coach

    By Nick Lebel Bridgton Academy Rick Marcella is coming home. Bridgton Academy announced Tuesday the return of Rick Marcella as Head Football Coach. Coach Marcella, who coached at the Academy for 26 seasons from 1986 to 2012, returns after five years away from North Bridgton. A Waterbury, Conn. native, Marcella has built a legendary career […]

  • Lady Lakers give top-ranked G-NG major scare in hoop semis

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — As Patriot forward Skye Conley made a hard drive to the rim, Laker defenders Melody Millett and Lauren Jakobs did exactly what they were taught. They stood tall. They raised their arms straight up. They didn’t budge. With 2:09 left in last Thursday’s Class B semifinal, Conley […]

  • Raiders struggle with their shooting, fall to Hawks in quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — Watching their offenses sputter through the first half, Raider Coach Sean Watson and Marshwood Coach Steve Freeman hoped someone could provide a spark. Marshwood freshman Angelina Bisson was the difference maker. With three games left in the regular season, Coach Freeman brought Bisson up from the junior […]

  • Laker girls deliver season’s best, beat Yarmouth in quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — In Coach Paul True’s mind, the magic number Tuesday was 40. In regular season losses to Yarmouth, the Lake Region girls failed to reach 30 points. Coach True figured that if his defense could hold the Clippers down as they did in those regular season games and […]

  • Player of the Week: Chandler True

    Chandler True has been a basketball gym rat for as long as her dad can remember. She has developed all aspects of her game, from being a dangerous 3-point shooter to being able to aggressively drive to the rim. Along with backcourt mate Kristen Huntress, Chandler also does the little things that have helped Lake […]

  • Short of the goal: Lakers unable to convert in finals seconds, lose prelim to GNG

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Just short. Short on the scoreboard, 57-54. Short on just getting the ball over the rim in the final seconds. Short of the team goal — getting a chance to play a tournament game at the Portland Expo. One thing Lake Region wasn’t short on was heart. As the […]