Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Player of the Week: Emily Colson

    Emily Colson has been a consistent scorer in the 400 meters and triple jump as a member of the Lake Region varsity indoor track & field team, yet her bigger contribution to the squad this year has been her leadership and tutelage of the younger Lakers. “Emily has led the sprint and jump group during […]

  • Player of the Week: Theo Snow

    Theo Snow is a top competitor in the triple jump and shot put. At a recent meet, he qualified provisionally for the state meet in both evens, and Theo came within 0.03 seconds of qualifying in the hurdles. “Theo is one of the most versatile members of the team,” Lake Region varsity indoor track & […]

  • In honor of her grandfather, skater turned runner selected for MS run

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer For most of her life, Stacy McAllister laced up figure skates and performed graceful and acrobatic moves on the ice. When she moved to Colorado after completing college, she taught the Learn to Skate program for four years, but she caught a “bug.” “When I tore my meniscus while […]

  • Dog gone, no Musher’s Bowl in 2018

    The sound of dog teams howling as they race across groomed trails at Five Fields Farm in South Bridgton will not be heard in 2018. The Down East Musher’s Bowl Inc. has announced that the annual Musher’s Bowl Dog Sled Races has been canceled. “In order to hold a race a lot of man hours […]

  • Player of the Week: Paul Walker

    Senior guard Paul Walker is quiet, but he is “always doing the right thing.” “Paul has been very consistent this year for us. He comes off the bench and plays great defense and does not turn the ball over on offense. Paul comes to practice every day and works hard. All his hard work has […]

  • Player of the Week: Aisley Sturk

    As a senior guard on the Lake Region varsity basketball team, Aisley Sturk is a tireless worker, possesses a great attitude, and her coachability is off the charts. “Aisley is a very selfless student-athlete who truly understands the concept of putting Team before all other motives,” Lake Region varsity girls’ basketball coach Paul True said. […]

  • Hoops: ‘It’s my passion’ — Former all star set to rebuild FA girls’ basketball program

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer As players dove to the floor for a loose ball, Coach Coreen Eccleston applauded the hustle of her young Raiders. Moments later, the rookie coach grimaced as a hard-thrown ball escaped the grasp of a Raider, who had a chance to score an easy bucket. Youthful, energetic, inexperienced. Three […]

  • Previews: Lake Region winter sports

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Head Coach: Paul True Volunteer Assistant: Doug Banks JV Coach: Chris Jordan Top returning players: Seniors Lauren Jakobs (forward), Chandler True (guard), Melissa Bonenfant (guard), Aisley Sturk (guard/forward) and Rachel Shanks (guard); junior Brooke Harriman. Top newcomers: Freshman Shauna Hancock (guard). On the Varsity: Junior Emily Lake (forward); sophomores Nevaeh Stewart (guard), Eleina […]

  • Preview: Fryeburg Academy winter sports

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Head Coach: Coreen Eccleston Assistant Coach: Stacy McConkey JV Coach: Ariel McConkey Top returning players: Seniors Zoe Bodwell (guard) and Kalie Eastman (forward); junior Tina LeBlanc (forward); sophomores Kaylee Emery (guard) and Merys Carty (guard). Top newcomers: Sophomores Sierra Lyman (guard) and Madeline Darling (forward). Team strengths: Some of the Raiders’ strengths this […]

  • Preview: Ice Cats ice hockey

    ICE CATS PREVIEW Head Coach: Dave Lepage Assistant Coach: Mike Payne Roster: Coach Lepage reported that it is hard to list top players at this point, but “we are returning a strong core of experienced sophomores who played a ton as freshmen last year.” The Ice Cats added over 12 freshmen to the team. Team […]