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May 12th


May 12, 2013

Hayes Ford hosted it's annual Drive 4UR School event at North Country Union High School this weekend, raising money for various high school groups. Read about it in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 13, 2013.


May 12, 2013

Hundreds of people will descend on the Northeast Kingdom for one of the state's premiere events, the Dandelion Run. Check out the festivities in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 13, 2013.

Weekend Round-up: Falcons Golfers Plug Away, LRU Ballclubs Roll Against Hazen, More

May 12, 2013

NEWPORT–Brock Paquette medaled with a 71 to lead Essex past BFA and North Country on Friday afternoon at the Newport Country Club.
Essex shot a match-low 302, while BFA was second with a 335.
For North Country, they had three players finish their round.
Evan Clark shot a 90, Isaiah Carbonneau a 110, and Coty Wright came into the clubhouse with a 112.
The boys travel to Shelburne on Tuesday for a CVU hosted match.

Six hours of driving and five hours of golf is what the North Country Union High School Girls golf team had this week.

Joel M. Andress

May 12, 2013

July 1, 1931- April 21,2013

Joel M. Andress, professor emeritus of geography at Central Washington University, died at the home of his son and daughter-in-law in Clarkdale, AZ on on April 21,2013. Dr. Andress was born in Bethlehem, PA, July 1, 1931.

Reginald Joseph (Reg) Letourneau

May 12, 2013

Letourneau–– Reginald Joseph (Reg), 87, of Holland, VT passed away on May 8, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

May 9th

Milton Keeps Falcons Winless in 2013

May 9, 2013

NEWPORT-Jon Covey drove in Jesse Agan with one out in the top of the 7th to give Milton the 3-2 win over North Country on Monday.
The Yellowjackets had sophomore Luke Covey starting, and he went the distance, fanning 12 batters en-route to his varsity win in his first varsity start.
Wyatt Prue took the loss for the Falcons, going seven innings for NCU.
Both teams scored a run in the first and in the sixth before Milton's winning run in the seventh.
Milton improves to 1-7, while NCU goes to 0-8.
Joel Lamarche and Ryan O'Donnell had a RBI for the Falcons.


May 9, 2013

People gathered in Newport yesterday to Celebrate the Young Child with parades, entertainment, free gifts and fun. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 10, 2013. And see our photos on pages 1, 3 and B14.


May 9, 2013

Ashley Keement cut the hair off her brother, Ira Morgan, Wednesday. Ira is donating his hair to Locks of Love to be made into a wig for ill children. Read about Ira and what motivated him in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 10, 2013.

North Country Finishes Third in Second Home Meet of the Year

May 9, 2013

NEWPORT–North Country hosted their second of three track and field meets on Wednesday.
Rice and Mount Abraham were the other two teams at the three team meet, and Mte. Abe (48 pts) would win the girls meet and tie for first with Rice (68 pts) in the boys meet.
The Falcons finished in second in the girls meet (47 pts), and the boys came in third (39 pts).
The Falcons will get back at it on the 14th when they travel to compete in a Harwood hosted meet.
For the full story, see the Express on Friday, 5-10-13.

Falcons, Lady Rangers Square off in Girls Tennis Rematch

May 9, 2013

NEWPORT–The Falcons and Lady Rangers rekindled their tennis rivalry on Wednesday afternoon, squaring off on the courts of Prouty Beach.
North Country was forced to forfeit both the number 5 singles and the number 2 doubles, spotting Lake Region to the early 2-0 lead.
With much ground to cover, the Falcons got down to business.
India Bluett and Brianna Fontaine battled all the way to the tiebreaker, with Bluett emerging as the victor, 6-2, 4-6, 12-10.
Danielle Therrien bested Judit Simon 6-4, 7-5, and Meira Buck had the third NCU singles win, defeating Shaylyn Beaton 6-0, 6-1.


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