Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Bannon runs away with Sebago Fun Run

    SEBAGO — While Dan Bannon left little drama in his win at Saturday’s Sebago Days Fun Run, there was plenty of excitement when runner-ups Tim Moore, Drew Hill and Dave Sheldrick approached the finish line. Bannon torched the field with a time of 11 minutes, 38 seconds. Moore (12 minutes, 21 seconds) had enough kick […]

  • No Tour de Lovell this August

    The Tour de Lovell has a flat tire. “There will be no Tour de Lovell this year,” Race Director Jan Newhouse reported Tuesday. “Many thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors and riders who have participated and made this a fun event to have in Lovell.” Newhouse noted, “I find that I don’t have the energy […]

  • Sclafani wins Harrison’s 5K Run by the Lake

    Dom Sclafani, 18, 16:26.2 Noah Currier, 16, 19:05.1 Erik Martin, 38, 19:19.6 Lokesh Meena, 30, 19:28.4 Devyn Hatch, 17, 19:42.8 Kyle Spangler, 25, 19:47.4 Arno Bommer, 58, 19:55.8 Carissa Winning, 40, 20:26.6 Carrie Bush, 38, 23:19.8 Allison Fishburne, 25, 23:24.2 Amelia Bommer, 12, 24:23.4 Aiden Baker, 10, 24:33.9 Corey Libby, 43, 25:06.2 Alan Spear, 59, […]

  • Paddlers battle through gusting wind, wavy conditions

    With some gusting wind and plenty of wave action on Highland Lake, here’s how competitors at the 2018 Paddle Battle, sponsored by Lakes Environmental Association, held July 7 fared: Female, 2K Race Ages 15 to 35 Lyndsy Cappon, Bridgton, 27:36.81 Ages 36 to 55 Desiree Merritt, South Casco, 22:56.82 Laurie St. Laurent, Merrimac, MA, 23:34.62 […]

  • 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 […]