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Archive - Oct 2011

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October 16th

Rangers, Wildcats End in Scoreless Draw

October 16, 2011

ORLEANS – Lake Region hosted the Hazen Wildcats Saturday afternoon, as part of the festivities for the annual Homecoming Weekend. Both teams played a very physical and tough game, but neither team could find the back of the net, as the game would end in a 0-0 draw.
The conditions could not have been worse for a soccer game, high winds and rain poured down for the duration of the contest and players were slipping and sliding all over the soccer pitch, but it did not deter the Ranger Faithful, who packed in across the hilltop to cheer on the team.

Falcons Continue To Soar, Thump Cosmos 63-6

October 16, 2011

SPRINGFIELD-North Country Head Coach Bob Davis wanted to stress fundamentals and shore up execution. That was accomplished in spades as NCU rolled to its seventh victory of the year 63-6 over the outmanned Springfield Cosmos.

October 13th

When I Grow Up....

October 13, 2011

NEWPORT - Newport City Firefighter Will Lowell, with the help of Felicia Flint, a second grade student from Coventry Village School (CVS), explains safety gear used by firefighters.
As part of Fire Prevention Week, Flint and other CVS students visited the Newport City Fire Station Thursday.
There will be an open house at the station on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be department tours as well as hog dogs and hamburgers.

The Best From the Best

October 13, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – If you smell the aroma of fresh baked goodies in the downtown area, there is good reason. It's probably coming from Jocelyn and Cinta’s Bake Shop at 167 Main Street.
The storefront had many uses over the past several years or so, including another bakery and a Dunkin' Donuts.
Owners Jocelyn Bourassa and Cinta Aherns took the shop over from Northeast Kingdom Community Action last August. The women bring their own established product lines to the business.
“We do pretty much anything,” said Bourassa. “If you think it, we can make it.”

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers

October 13, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – Every day in the United States, the American Red Cross provides assistance to victims of man-made and natural disasters. Most of the people who respond are volunteers. 
Statewide, the Red Cross has 250 volunteers, but only about 30 to 35 percent are able to respond to a given event. The chapter’s goal for this year is to add more people to its volunteer roster.
“Without the volunteers, there is really no Red Cross,” said Larry Crist, regional executive. 

Chargers Get Much Needed 2-1 Win

October 13, 2011

CRAFTSBURY – The Craftsbury Academy Lady Chargers picked up a much needed win Tuesday afternoon against the Concord Wildcats.
Morgan Churchill got the scoring going early giving her Wildcats a 1-0. But, the Chargers bounced right back as Iva Wright would score unassisted to tie the game at 1-1. The game would remain in a deadlock until Melanie Sergiev scored unassisted, from 15 yards out, with 10 minutes to go in the contest.
On her goal, Sergiev injured her leg just below the knee and was taken to the hospital; her injury status is currently unknown.

First Place Finish for NC Boys, Second Place for NC Girls at U-32

October 13, 2011

EAST MONTPELIER– The North Country boys’ and girls’ XC teams traveled to U-32 for a chilly meet on a brisk Wednesday afternoon.
The boys finished 1st out of 6 teams with a great team effort from the top 5 runners, keeping their score down to 28 points with 4 Falcons finishing in the top 6 spots.

John P. Gile

October 13, 2011

October 12th

Bullets Shoot Down Rangers, 3-0

October 12, 2011

ORLEANS–The undefeated BFA-Fairfax Bullets are a good soccer team.
Very Good.
So it was no surprise that when they came in to Orleans to face Lake Region, it would be an uphill battle for the Rangers, and it was, as they fell 3-0 to the Bullets yesterday afternoon.
"I thought it was a much better showing than we had Tuesday," said Coach Evans after the game, "For the most part we played a decent first half, but I told them at halftime that we can't kick the ball out cause they are going to possess the ball more than us, and they did. They are a good ball club."

Lady Rangers Blank Spratans 2-0

October 12, 2011

WINOOSKI – The Lady Rangers traveled south Tuesday afternoon, to face off against the Winooski Spartans, and they came away with a 2-0 victory. The Spartans have played Lake Region tough as of late, having lost 3-1 last Monday. Tyrah Urie netted both goals for the Blue and White; the second coming with 3 minutes to go in the game, to clinch it for Lake Region. With her two goals on Thursday, Urie’s season total is up to 14. Jordan Cowles once again started in net and she earned her first career shutout, saving both shots she faced during the game.

NEWPORT–The North Country girls basketball team started off slowly but finished strong, as they...
JAY–Despite being out-shot by their widest margin to date, the North Country Falcons' girls hockey...
ORLEANS-The Lake Region Lady Rangers defeated the Lyndon Vikings 50-38 Read the Express to keep up...

 

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