Archive - Jun 2011
The North Country Boys Tennis Team finished off their season with a "win some, lose some" scenario in their final two matches, picking up the win against Spaulding and the loss against Stowe.
Against Spaulding, the only loss came via the forfeit in the number two doubles position. Dave Durivage went over Matt Avery 6-4, 7-5. His brother Thomas won a little more convincingly with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Will Gurin.
Steve Raboin (6-1, 6-1) and Fred Petzoldt (6-2, 6-2) also had strong showings as did Travers Parsons-Grayson (6-4, 6-1).
BOSTONâ€“Danika Gallup , a senior at Lake Region Union High School, has just been awarded $5,000 as part of the Hood Good Sport Scholarship Program. For the second year in a row, HP Hood has awarded $5,000 scholarships to varsity athletes who demonstrate good sportsmanship on and off the field, as well as excel in academics and is an involved community member.
Out of the over 2,400 submissions received, 3 winners were selected out of 10 finalists in each New England state. Gallup was 1 out of 3 chosen for the scholarship in Vermont. She will be attending Saint Michael's College in the fall.
ST.ALBANSâ€“Strong and gusty northwest winds, fifty degree temperatures, and light showers, perfect weather for the final girlâ€™s golf match of the season. This was a make-up, weather postponed the first date. Weather worse than this?
26 girls from 8 high schools braved the conditions to compete in the Champlain Invitational, including a record 9 golfers from South Burlington. Essex won the event with a score of 98. BFA edged Burlington115 to 117 for second. MVU finished fifth with a 125, followed by North Country.
BURLINGTONâ€“With a team score of 61, The North Country boys track and Field team took home fourth place overall at the Division One State Track and Field meet on Saturday.
"It went down to the wire for third place between us and Colchester," Coach Gary Johnson said.
The team was paced to victory by the efforts of it's short distance runners, specifically Dylan Colombia. Colombia had two second place finishes, the first in the 100M with a time of 11.38, the second in the 200M, coming in in 23.42.
TOWNSEND-The Leland and Gray Rebels moved past the Lake Region girls in the semi-finals by the slimmest of margins, a 3-2 win in Townsend. Lake Region out hit Leland and Gray 7-4 but an early passed ball with no cover at home, single tallies from a three walk inning, and the only extra base hit recorded by the Rebels, gave the home team a 3-0 lead. Lake Region prevented further damage when left fielder Callie-Rae Cashin pulled in a fly ball and picked off a Leland and Gray runner as she scrambled back to second.
Erikson–– Kim Christiansen of Denver, CO, passed away Friday, May 27, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. There will be no calling hours and, at Kim's request, her ashes will be spread near a lighthouse in Northern California at a later date. Arrangements made by DeWitt & Tabler Funeral Home.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.
Griffin–– Rodney Everett passed away unexpectedly on May 24, 2011 at his brother and sister-in-law’s home in Silver Spring, Maryland. A memorial service will be held on June 18th at 2:00 p.m. at the West Glover Church. Burial will be in the Andersonville Cemetery in Glover,VT prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Rod’s memory to Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 381, Burlington, VT or www.vermonthabitat.org, Orioles Reach at http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com. or a charity of one’s choice.