Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Laker girls’ lacrosse falls short against Clippers

    LAKER GIRLS’ LACROSSE The Lakers got off to a quick start scoring the first three goals in less than two minutes in the season opener last Thursday at Yarmouth. The Clippers, however, answered with three straight goals of their own tying the score at 3-3. Both teams traded goals with LR freshman Mackenzie Siebert scoring […]

  • Lake Region spring sports previews

    TRACK & FIELD Head Coaches: Mark Snow (21st year) and Dana Caron (10th year) Assistant Coach: Sasha Kantro (sixth year) Top returning athletes: Samantha DeSouza (senior) throwing events, has placed at league and state level numerous times and school shot put record holder; Hannah Chadwick (senior) jumping events, has placed at league and state level […]

  • Fryeburg Academy spring sports previews

    TRACK AND FIELD Head Coach: Kevin McDonald (distance) Assistant Coaches: Jim Cummings for the throws; Eva Johnson for sprints and jumps. The Roster: 42 kids on the roster. The Raiders are very young, “which is fantastic,” Coach McDonald said. Only four seniors. Distance looks very strong on both the boys’ and girls’ side. Alfie Walker, Osage […]

  • Bank signs on as Loon Echo Trek title sponsor; bike portion of event ‘retired’

    Loon Echo Land Trust (LELT) has announced that Norway Savings Bank has again signed on as the title sponsor of this year’s Norway Savings Bank Loon Echo TREK being held for the 17th time on Sept. 15. “Popular events such as the TREK don’t happen by chance,” said Thom Perkins, executive director of Loon Echo […]

  • Local athletes receive Western Maine Conference citizenship awards

    Four local athletes were recognized at the Western Maine Conference Citizenship Banquet held on March 1. Each year, the WMC sponsors an awards banquet to honor students from each school in the conference. Every WMC school is asked to select two graduating seniors for their overall contributions to their school in the areas of academics, […]

  • Youth rec and travel league basketball champions crowned

    Champions were crowned in the Lake Region Youth Basketball Leagues Saturday at the middle school. In Game 1, Wes Martin scored a game-high 14 points to rally Naples to a 37-34 win over top-seeded Casco. Martin was a force in the lane, scoring six points in the second half as Naples erased a 30-25 halftime […]

  • No Gold: Cold-shooting Lady Lakers squeezed by Winslow in Class B final

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer BANGOR — They got a taste of their own medicine, and it tasted awful. Lake Region emerged as the surprise winner of the Class B South regional title by locking down favorites Gray-New Gloucester and Freeport — holding the Patriots to just 2 points in the second quarter and […]

  • FA’s Sedge Saunders named Class A boys’ basketball Coach of the Year

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Sedge Saunders knows his varsity boys’ basketball team has plenty of challenges staring them right in the face. Fryeburg is the smallest school in Class A South. He often has to blend local talent with those arriving on campus from all parts of the world. At times, […]

  • South Finals: Lakers return the favor, stifling defense ends Freeport’s dream run

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — Over several weeks, there was a lot of buzz and press coverage of Freeport’s magical run. As freshmen, the Falcons went 2-16. Now, as seniors, they were reaching the regional final for the first time since 1976 and were one step away from realizing a dream — […]

  • Semis: Laker girls take down top-ranked, defending champs Gray-NG

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — Like a good chess player, Paul True knew exactly how Gray-New Gloucester planned to attack his basketball team. He had seen the script many times. The top-ranked Patriots revolved around the strong inside game of Jordan Grant and the shooting of guard Brianna Jordan. How did True […]