Archive for ‘Sports’

  • Player of the Week: Aisley Sturk

    Aisley Sturk has always been a solid lacrosse player, especially on defense. “But this season, as a senior, Aisley has become even more dominant on defense, as well as being a playmaker on offense,” Lake Region varsity girls’ lacrosse head coach David Keenan said. “Aisley is a gifted student/athlete and one of the nicest girls on […]

  • Player of the Week: Ayden Foster

    Ayden Foster stepped up big for the Lake Region varsity boys’ lacrosse team this past week by volunteering to play goalie when the starting goalie was injured just before the Gray-New Gloucester game. “Goaltending has been a need for the past few years and filling the position has been difficult,” Laker Head Coach Josh Plowman […]

  • Player of the Week: Julia Murch

    When the coaching staff considered candidates for the leadoff spot in the batting order, Julia Murch wasn’t part of the conversation. In fact, while Julia showed off a great glove at first base, winning the starting job midway through her freshman season, she struggled mightily to make contact at the plate. Then, Assistant Coach Shawn […]

  • Player of the Week: Mark Mayo

    Mark Mayo is an anchor of the Lake Region varsity baseball team. “Mark is a hard worker, dedicated to improving every time he steps on a playing surface. I’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to coach this young man,” LR head coach Andrew Stacy said. In recognition of his hard work, dedication and commitment to his […]

  • Work still to be done at Ham Complex; BRAG seeks help

    The Ham Complex, says Larry Carter, “is something all should be proud of — a safe place to gather, play, run, walk, do many activities, a multipurpose safe facility, and very much needed in Lake Region area.” And, it can be so much more with more financial backing and volunteers. “The kids love this complex […]

  • Fryeburg Academy recaps: Raider boys’ lacrosse start with a win; Ultimate previews

    RAIDER BOYS’ LACROSSE Fryeburg Academy traveled to Freeport last Thursday for the season varsity boys’ lacrosse opener, and walked away with a 12-6 victory! Caleb Eklund takes credit for the first goal of the year off a pass from Liam Chisari. Caleb Bowles got the next two, first after a faceoff win to himself and […]

  • 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 […]