Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Player of the Week: Ellery Hunt

    Ellery Hunt was willing to take a chance on competing in indoor track & field, and it proved to be a very good decision. “Ellery has been an indoor stalwart since her freshman year, and has been open to learning and understanding shot-put throwing techniques from the start, which is evident from her continued improvement […]

  • Player of the Week: Emma Fagone

    Emma Fagone’s drive to make the Lake Region cheerleading team strong has been contagious. “Her teammates look up to her as a leader and someone who is always there for them,” Coach Brittany Perreault said. “Emma has been focused on bettering herself and this team and it really shows.” Coach Tianah added, “Emma keeps amazing […]

  • Player of the Week: Justin Lees

    Justin Lees is simply one of those players that keeps Dave Lepage coming back to coach varsity ice hockey. “His effort is inspiring and his desire to learn is impressive on a day-to-day basis,” said Lepage, who coaches the Ice Cats — which consists of players from Lake Region, Fryeburg Academy and Oxford Hills. “Justin […]

  • Player of the Week: Liz Smith

    Liz Smith works extremely hard every day, shows up with a great attitude, and consequently has shown tremendous growth, according to her varsity basketball coach, Paul True. “She has been a tremendous rebounder for us, simply by going after every shot which has quickly earned her quality minutes as a freshman. Liz has a bright […]

  • Fryeburg Academy’s Tucker Buzzell named Class C South Player of the Year

      By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — In the eyes of Class C South coaches, Tucker Buzzell of Fryeburg Academy was the conference’s best football player in 2018. A senior, Buzzell has been named the 2018 Campbell Conference Player of the Year. The award was presented at the league banquet on Sunday, Nov. […]

  • State Championship Preview: Fryeburg Academy (10-1) vs. Nokomis (7-4)

    CLASS C FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Where: Fitzpatrick Stadium, Portland Who: North champ, Nokomis (7-4) vs. South champ, Fryeburg Academy (10-1) Tourney Path: Nokomis entered the playoffs as the Number 4 seed, defeating fifth-ranked Medomak 38-6 in the quarterfinals; beat top-ranked Maine Central Institute 13-0 in the semifinals; edged second-ranked Hermon […]

  • ‘We wanted to prove ourselves’ — Raiders rally in second half to beat Hornets, advance to state final

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer TURNER — Way back in late August, David Turner issued a challenge to his football team. There were many blank stares and disappointed faces as players slowly walked off their home field after losing 36-14 to Class D Lisbon. “I remember saying we were going to find out what […]

  • Player of the Week: CJ Ferguson

    When first-year Lake Region varsity boys’ soccer coach Ryan Harlow was asked to describe his goalie, he simply said, “CJ Ferguson is a special player.” “I had the opportunity to work with him last season, which made the transition easier for me this season. CJ was named captain the last two season because of his […]

  • Player of the Week: Eleina Sturk

    To find Eleina Sturk on the soccer field, just look to the middle or where the action is. “Eleina has been huge for us in the center of midfield this year. Center midfield is a thankless job with a ton of running and the expectation to always make the right pass or decision with the […]

  • Player of the Week: Kayah McLean

    Kayah McLean has demonstrated great consistency with her setting, serving and hitting for the Lake Region varsity volleyball team. “Kayah has demonstrated tenacity in her role as setter and middle hitter, often coming up with a clutch play when needed,” Coach Ryan Shible said. “Kayah is also a great role model for her team; as […]