Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Winner Parker Haynes of Eaton, N.H. (Rivet Photos)

    Lovell Gasping Gobbler 5K times

    10th Annual Gasping Gobbler 5K Walk & Run 3.1-mile course, Lovell Athletic Fields Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 Parker Haynes, Eaton, NH, 21:29 Joe Royle, Lovell, 21:39 Daniel Hanson, South Paris, 24:04 Ryan Caracciolo, Lovell, 24:09 Janna Kurnick, Lovell, 24:13 Diane Bessey, Old Orchard, 24:15 Jennie Caffrey, Fryeburg, 25:11 Steve Caffrey, Fryeburg, 25:16 Gabe Lounsbury, Lovell, […]

  • GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED — Greg Johnson, formerly of Sebago and current resident of Sacramento, Calif. (right), receives the 2015 Life Fitness Trainer to Watch award from the organization's president, Chris Clawson. Some 1,000 candidates from across the globe were nominated for the honor.

    Personal trainer Greg Johnson — He is one of the world’s best

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer For as long as he can remember, Greg Johnson has learned and seen the importance of helping others. His parents, Cathy Munroe and Ron Johnson, were living examples for him to watch. Mom worked at Mercy Hospital in Portland and also volunteered for Sebago Rescue for over 15 years. […]

  • Jordan Lowe and varsity golf coach, Chris Dutton.

    FA coaches recognize fall athletes at Awards Night

    FRYEBURG — Sometimes, it is the simple things a coach may say that really touches a player. Anna Mahanor, a member of the Fryeburg Academy varsity girls’ soccer team, recalls a simple message Coach John Atwood told her at the end of last year’s season. “Don’t think about it… Just don’t think about it kid.” […]

  • Raider quarterback Ryan Gullikson had a hard time all night trying to shake Yarmouth defenders. (Rivet Photos)

    Yarmouth too quick, too explosive for Raiders in semis, 54-12

      By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer YARMOUTH — To beat a perfect team, you need a perfect effort. Fryeburg Academy made too many critical mistakes over the game’s first 12 minutes to give the Raiders any shot of upsetting top-ranked Yarmouth Friday night. The Clippers were too quick, too explosive and too dominating up […]

  • Off and running at the Moose Pond Half Marathon and 5K races. (Rivet Photos)

    Moose Pond Half Marathon, 5K results

    Moose Pond 5K Results Fourth Annual Saturday, Nov. 7, West Bridgton Benefit Adapative Ski Program at Shawnee Peak Tim Gagne, 37, Hallowell, 18:23 Brian Ladd, 55, Bridgton, 20:33 Natasha Leighton, 41, Bridgton, 20:49 Timothy Plummer, 53, Poland, 22:15 Thomas Kolofsky, 13, Sebago, 22:30 Krista DeNofrio, 29, Boston, MA, 22:35 Bill Reilly, 68, Brownfield, 22:38 Zach […]

  • Playoff football: Raiders score with 23 seconds left to rally past Phoenix

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — With 4:29 left on the clock and down a point, the Raiders had Spruce Mountain right where they wanted them. Over the past two seasons, Fryeburg Academy Coach David Turner has seen his football team produce some dramatic wins in the closing minutes. Cardiac Kids Last Minute […]

  • Raider girls place fourth in Class B at States; bring home sportsmanship bannner

      CUMBERLAND — It was quite a Saturday for the Fryeburg Academy girls’ cross-country team. Behind Top 10 finishes by Anna Lastra and Emily Carty, the Raiders were the fourth best squad in Class B and 10th overall in the entire state (out of 37 schools). Based on their finishes Lastra (fifth) and Carty (ninth), […]

  • GUNNAR HARRIMAN of Lake Region is unable to shake a tackle by Fryeburg Academy lineman Gage Fowler. (Photo by Kevin Murphy)

First Downs: FA 15, LR 12
Penalties: FA 2-10, LR 3-30
Turnovers: FA 1, LR 1
Rushing: FA 29-194, LR 42-243
FA Rushing: Isaac Wakefield 1-4, Ryan Gullikson 16-150, Cody Gullikson 12-40
LR Rushing: Jordan Williams 12-72, Gunnar Harriman 11-105, Lexus Rodriguez 13-60, Doug Banks 6-6
Passing: FA 12-22-195, LR 3-11-94
FA receiving: Caleb Eklund 3-70, Cody Gullikson 1-23, Cobey Johnson 4-25, Nick L’Heureux-Carland 2-32, Oscar Saunders 2-25
LR receiving: Nick Wandishin 2-83, Marcus DeVoe 1-11
Total Offense: FA 389, LR 337
FA tackles (solo, assist, total): Cody Gullikson 4-4-8, Gage Fowler 4-2-6, Oscar Saunders 4-2-6, Baha Demir 1-2-3, Matt Boucher 6-0-6, Caleb Eklund 3-1-4, Isaac Wakefield 2-3-5, Alex Ehrensberger 3-3-6, Ryan Gullikson 3-0-3, Kevin Ventura 3-0-3, Jahmi Seeley-Brown 1-0-1
Interception: Ryan Gullikson
LR tackles (solo, assist, total): Lexus Rodriguez 6-5-11, Dan Neault 0-1-1, Paul Angelone 1-1-2, Jordan Williams 3-5-8, Nick Lepage 2-2-4, Jay Justason 6-4-10, Nick Wandishin 5-1-6, Ben Moen 1-1-2, Gunnar Harriman 2-3-5, Thomas Noble 0-1-1, Andrew Douglass 1-3-4
Fumble recovery: Lexus Rodriguez
Up next: Fryeburg Academy (5-3) nailed down the #4 seed in the Class C South Crabtree Standings and will host #5 seed Spruce Mountain (4-4) this Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
The two clubs did not meet during the regular season, and both teams finished with a Crabtree Index of 107.8125.
The Raiders are 2-2 at home this season, while the Phoenix are 2-2 on the road.
Points For: FA 222 (27.8 ppg), SM 190 (23.8)
Points Against: FA 185 (23.1), SM 196 (24.5)
Common Opponents
Cape 35, FA 18 — Cape 35, SM 34
Wells 27, SM 6 — FA 28, Wells 26
SM 30, Lakers 21 — FA 32, LR 21
SM 48, GNG 16 — GNG 22, FA 20
SM 20, Poland 6 — FA 38, Poland 20
Yarmouth 29, SM 8 — Y 40, FA 12
Other Opponents
Leavitt 48, SM 10
SM 34, Mountain Valley 14
FA 34, Freeport 7
FA 40, Gorham 14
Coach’s Comment: Raider Coach David Turner said the Phoenix like to run some option, which FA saw last Friday night against Lake Region. At times, the Lakers broke some big gainers, which Coach Turner attributed with players failing to “stick with their assignments.”
The winner advances to meet the victor of the Yarmouth (#1, 8-0) and Mountain Valley (#8, 2-6) contest.

    Raiders fend off early Laker challenge, secure home playoff berth

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Ryan Gullikson proved Friday night he can be the most dangerous person on a football field. Twice, the Raider senior made game-changing plays as Fryeburg Academy (5-3) turned back an inspired Lake Region (1-7) team 32-21 in the regular season finale at Art Kilborn Athletic Complex in Naples. The […]

  • BRIDGET TWEEDIE fired a hard drive on a first half penalty stroke chance, but was denied by Leavitt's netminder. (Rivet Photo)

    Leavitt’s quick start stings Raiders in field hockey quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — As Coach Dede Frost watched her team warm up, she felt confident the Raiders were “pumped up” and ready to take on Leavitt. The first minute, however, hardly went Fryeburg Academy’s way and seemed to set the tone for the rest of the Class B quarterfinal field […]

  • STATE BOUND — The Fryeburg Academy girls’ cross-country team earned a spot in the Class B State Meet this Saturday in Cumberland. Pictured are (left to right) Ella Forbes, Zoe Maguire, Emily Carty, Olivia Thomson, Anna Lastra, Costanza Santarelli, Irina Norkin, Emily Grzyb and Emily McDermith.

    Raider girls qualifying for State X-C meet

    CUMBERLAND — Bill Reilly always emphasizes to his cross-country runners, it is not how one starts, but how one finishes. The Fryeburg Academy girls are finishing strong. “We had a great regional,” Coach Reilly said after the FA girls landed in the Top 7 at Twin Brooks in Cumberland, earning a team spot at the […]