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  • Raider backers lower boom on Yarmouth, Southwick rips Clips defense

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer YARMOUTH — With a gusting wind howling across the artificial turf, Calvin Southwick had his number called early and often Friday night. He responded, big time. The junior running back scored two touchdowns and rushed for 183 yards to lead Fryeburg Academy to a 35-0 win over Yarmouth. “Calvin […]

  • Player of the Week: Brandon Sargent

    Brandon Sargent’s approach to football is quite simple, he runs through opposing players, never around them. The bruising junior Laker linebacker and running back brings the kind of attitude Coach Mike Shea wants to see out of his entire football team. “I nominated Brandon for Player of the Week because of his leadership and toughness […]

  • Player of the Week: Katelyn Bennett

    Katelyn Bennett may have been a late arrival to the Lake Region varsity cheerleading squad, but she’s certainly been a welcomed addition. “Katelyn joined later in the season and has shown nothing but dedication to be on this team. She goes home and works on new cheers that we learn at practice and works them […]

  • Trail naming, dedication to Coach Dors this Friday

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Dan Dors had a special connection between student-athletes at both Lake Region High School and Middle School. Now, a trail in Coach Dors will forever keep the connection alive. The SAD 61 School Board Monday night approved the naming of the cross-country trail — which runs between the school […]

  • Player of the Week: Savannah Silke

    Senior Savannah Silke sets the table for the Lake Region varsity volleyball team. “Savannah has shown great progress early in our season with her hitting; she has demonstrated a great ability at reading the other team’s offensive plays and, as a result, has been able to make some key blocks and some great hits at […]

  • Player of the Week: Jeff McCubrey

    Jeffrey McCubrey is an athlete that any coach would enjoy coaching. “He is a quiet leader that leads by example. Jeff is the first one to greet and congratulate not only his teammates during meets and practices, but other runners from opposing teams,” Lake Region cross-country coaches Kim and Kurt Peterson said. “Upon arrival to preseason, […]

  • Player of the Week: Olivia Toole

    Olivia Toole has been with the cross-country program for the last four years, and is an athlete you can count on to fulfill any role asked of her. “Olivia is very dedicated to the team. She is reliable, hard-working, and has a great sense of humor,” Lake Region cross-country coaches Kim and Kurt Peterson said. “She […]

  • Player of the Week: Noah Duprey

    In his 15 years as Lake Region High School’s varsity golf coach, Art Kilborn has seen a handful of top flight players take their swings as Lakers. Freshman Noah Duprey could be the next great Laker. “This young man has a lot of talent. It’s pretty amazing,” Coach Kilborn said. “Of the top kids I’ve […]

  • Player of the Week: Julia Murch

    Julia Murch is the type of athlete every coach wants on his or her team. It is the reason Lake Region varsity field hockey coach Pauline Webb selected the Laker junior as her Player of the Week. “Julia leads by example in her actions, work ethic and her attitude. She is that role model you […]

  • Football: Greyhounds race past Raider, 36-14

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — A quick glance of the stat sheet, it would appear the Raider defense had a productive season opener. Linebacker Tucker Buzzell scooped up a loose ball and galloped 73 yards for a touchdown. A thumper in the middle, the FA senior captain had a game high six […]