Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Game changing plays power Raiders to 41-0 romp of York in C quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — As speedster Jared Chisari barely avoided stepping onto the white-painted sideline, all York defender Riley Linn needed to do was deliver a bump or tug of the jersey to stop the play. Easier said than done. Chisari broke Linn’s shirt grab and turned on the jets for […]

  • Cape rushing attack ‘Weare-s’ down Lakers in C quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer CAPE — As Brian Jahna looked at the clock with 2:08 left in Friday night’s playoff game, he still managed to smile. The score — Home 50, Guest 7 — certainly would leave a scowl on most coaches’ faces. Not Coach Jahna. The smile was for the seniors, whom […]

  • Raiders dominate Pats, 43-0; prep for Wildcat rematch

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Facing a winless Gray-New Gloucester team on Senior Day Saturday, Raider Coach David Turner had three main objectives. #1. He wanted his team to play well. “They (the players) read the papers and see records, and sometimes no matter what you tell them, they can start to […]

  • Lakers enter playoffs on winning note, out score Poland 44-38

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer POLAND — It’s a good thing Hunter McDaniel has good hands. In a wild offensive shootout, McDaniel finally sealed Lake Region’s fifth victory of the season when he snagged an onside kick with 6.7 seconds left in a crazy 44-38 win over the Poland Knights last Friday night. The […]

  • Cats score controversial goal, end Lakers’ upset bid in double overtime

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer YORK — A win or a loss can come down to a matter of inches, as the Lake Region field hockey team found out against defending state champ, York. In a hard-fought match between the top-ranked Wildcats and fifth-seeded Lakers, which was finally settled in a second overtime to […]

  • Player of Week: Ben Johnson

    Ben Johnson is another young man that makes longtime coach Art Kilborn feel “very good about coaching.” Ben has played for the Lake Region varsity golf team the past four years. “He has been a valuable member of this year’s team. Selected captain unanimously by his peers, he became the spokesman for the team,” Coach […]

  • Player of Week: Kiessa Treadwell

    When it comes to positive attitudes, Kiessa Treadwell is at the top of the list. “We chose Kiessa (as Player of the Week) because we thought she was a great sport all season. She had the best attitude toward anything we tried in practice and was always up for anything,” said varsity cheerleading Co-Coach Brittany […]

  • Former Shawnee GM Ed Rock to be inducted into Ski Hall of Fame

    Ed Rock of Bridgton is one of eight Maine skiers to be inducted into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. The new members will be inducted at the 15th annual Maine Ski Hall of Fame banquet at the Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River on Saturday, Oct. 28. This year’s class includes […]

  • Player of Week: Autumn Tremblay

    Confidence usually brings about consistency for most athletes. Volleyball player Autumn Tremblay has both elements working for her, setting the ball and consistently delivering hits at the net. “Autumn is one of our team’s setters, and has provided steady leadership for our team. Her confidence as a player has steadily improved over the past four […]

  • Player of Week: Kelsey Apovian

    Coach Pauline Webb loves the way Kelsey Apovian plays field hockey. “I love watching Kelsey play; she is focused, intense and plays with determination no matter the score,” the Lake Region varsity field hockey coach said. “Kelsey is the kind of athlete coaches love to coach!” Kelsey has come a long way from her freshman […]