Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Marube, Flynn beat the heat at Bridgton’s 4 on the Fourth

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Facing the worst heat and humidity in recent 4 on the Fourth memory, Moninda Marube and Erin Flynn had different approaches to the Bridgton race. Marube, 40, of Auburn was ready to run a “tactical race.” “I was not focused on time but a win. I rarely have a […]

  • In flight…Hannah, Ethan & Danica — Competitive yet supportive, triplets found niche in track

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer As triplets, the Chadwicks looked to follow their own path when they arrived at Lake Region High School. Hannah started with soccer, but switched to cross-country. She “hated” basketball, so she turned her attention to indoor track. Ethan gave lacrosse a shot, found it to be “fun,” but was […]

  • Mission completed! Lakers win school’s first lacrosse title in impressive fashion

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — Lauren Jakobs seemed nearly unstoppable on lacrosse’s biggest stage last Friday at Fitzpatrick Stadium, scoring a career-high seven goals, but unselfish play propelled Lake Region to its first state championship. “When we all work together and share the ball, we are unstoppable,” the LR senior said. “Our […]

  • Player of the Week: Mercedes Martin

    Mercedes Martin may be just a freshman, but the first-year tennis player has made an impression. “What Mercedes has accomplished in such a short time is remarkable. It’s very rare to have a first-year player play at the level that Mercedes has taken her game to,” Lake Region varsity girls’ tennis coach Kim Peterson said. “She […]

  • Player of the Week: Tristen Chaine

    Tristen Chaine “really grinded it out this year” as a senior member of the Lake Region varsity baseball team. “As he always has done; shows up to practice, works hard, makes no excuses and does everything in his power to be successful,” Laker head coach Andrew Stacy said. “His bat control makes him one of […]

  • Player of the Week: Brooke Harriman

    Brooke Harriman has stepped up her game. As a captain, she has shed her shyness and has emerged as a leader of the Lake Region softball team. As a player, Brooke is reaching a potential the coaching staff saw when she arrived as a starting shortstop her freshmen year. “After some struggles last year, Brooke […]

  • Player of the Week: Matthew Mayo

    Lake Region track & field coach Mark Snow will tell you that Matthew Mayo is the most improved distance runner this season. “He has the most PRs (personal records) on the team. Matthew has been a reliable member of the successful 4×800 meter relay team,” Coach Snow said. “Most importantly, he raises everyone’s spirit during practices […]

  • Player of the Week: Aaryana Aliyaha

    Aaryana Aliyaha has been a supportive teammate for many track & field seasons. “This year, Aaryana has contributed to the sprint relay while competing in the 100 meters and long jump.  She can lead a group during a workout or follow along while someone else leads,” Lake Region head coach Mark Snow said. “She is […]

  • Player of the Week: Aisley Sturk

    Aisley Sturk has always been a solid lacrosse player, especially on defense. “But this season, as a senior, Aisley has become even more dominant on defense, as well as being a playmaker on offense,” Lake Region varsity girls’ lacrosse head coach David Keenan said. “Aisley is a gifted student/athlete and one of the nicest girls on […]

  • Player of the Week: Ayden Foster

    Ayden Foster stepped up big for the Lake Region varsity boys’ lacrosse team this past week by volunteering to play goalie when the starting goalie was injured just before the Gray-New Gloucester game. “Goaltending has been a need for the past few years and filling the position has been difficult,” Laker Head Coach Josh Plowman […]