Archive for ‘Sports’

  • 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 […]

  • Lakers turn quarterfinal against Oak Hill into track meet; advance to Class B semis

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — As Coach Paul True watched game tape of Oak Hill, he felt his Lakers needed to do three things: One, Laker defenders had to “lock down” the Raiders’ key shooters. Two, Coach True believed that if his club could turn the game into a track meet, “it […]

  • Gutsy Raiders give top-ranked, undefeated Greely major scare in quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer PORTLAND — When Zach Brown swished a pair of 3-pointers and 6-foot-8 center John Kane unloaded a thunderous dunk to put undefeated Greely up 13-2, Raider Coach Sedge Saunders just hoped his team could weather the storm. Fryeburg Academy shot just 1-for-8 from the field and had just four […]

  • State Track Meet: Raider relayers set new school mark

      The Raiders traveled to Bates College last Saturday to compete at the State Class B meet. Forty-six teams are in Class B, so it was a big meet. The FA girls finished 22th and the FA boys finished 20th. Boys: The 4×800 relay was disqualified before they even got on the track. One of […]

  • State Track Meet results

    2018 Class B Indoor Track State Meet Girls’ Results 400 Meters: 1. Camille Kohtala (Jr), Orono, 1:00.30; 8. Alanceiah Waiters (Soph), FA, 1:03.69; 20. Olivia Pelkie (Sr), FA, 1:06.63 800 Meters: 1. Kaylee Porter (Sr), Erskine, 2:20.14; 10. Sophia Leighton (Fr), LR, 2:40.22; 12. Abigail Hewes (Soph), FA, 2:43.63 One Mile: 1. Carolyn Todd (Jr), […]

  • State Meet: Hannah Chadwick sets school triple jump record, takes second place

    Overall, Lake Region varsity indoor track & field coaches Mark Snow and Dana Caron were happy with their athletes’ results at the Class B State Meet championships held last Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston. “Athletes and teams often do not match their seed times and distances at the meet. Depending on your experience, it […]

  • LeBrun buries three straight 3-pointers to spark Raiders’ win over Lakers

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Joe LeBrun was feeling it. And, his teammates were smart enough to keep going to the hot hand. A senior forward, LeBrun broke a 13-13 tie midway through the second quarter by swishing three straight 3-pointers and turning the tide as Fryeburg Academy dealt rival Lake Region a serious […]

  • Lakers start quick, roll past Fryeburg Academy

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer They don’t stay down for long. With all five seniors figuring in the scoring in their last game appearance at Nutting Gym Tuesday night, Lake Region bounced back from a tough loss to Freeport by taking out their aggression on their rivals, Fryeburg Academy. Chandler True scored in all […]

  • Raiders pick the Falcons apart

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — When he sees his team move the ball with quick, clean passes and find open players for easy buckets, Raider Coach Sedge Saunders knows his basketball team is in a good place. Other than a brief lull in the second quarter, the Raiders used a balance of […]