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May 9th

North Country Girls Compete at Vermont National

May 9, 2013

SOUTH BURLINGTON-The third tournament of the golf season found two girls from North Country Union High School, and two girls for the Newport Country Club Junior program traveling to the Vermont National Country Club on Wednesday.
The high school was represented by Captain Paige Gagnon and Tanika Demers while the Newport Club was represented by eighth grader Katie Goulet and seventh grader Carley Giroux, both girls come from a long line of golfers.
The National CC is known for its great fairways and greens, and difficult roughs.

May 8th

SAILING THROUGH

May 8, 2013

Fed up with last summer's long lines and three-hour waits to get through customs with your boat? Well, this year could be different. The rules have been changed thanks to an online service. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 9, 2013.

LOWELL SHOOTS DOWN SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

May 8, 2013

Lowell did it again. The town voted down an appropriation to have the Orleans County Sheriff's Department provide law enforcement. For more on this story, see Thursday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 9, 2013.

START WANTS DRUNK DRIVING STOPPED

May 8, 2013

The START team was at North Country Union HIgh School to show kids why drinking is a bad idea, and why drinking and driving is a worse one. For this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 9, 2013.

Porous Defense Does in Lady Rangers Against BFA

May 8, 2013

ORLEANS-The BFA Fairfax Bullets used seven runs in the 5th inning to break open a close game en route to a 15-1 decision over Lake Region in high school softball Tuesday.
In what has become a recurring theme for the Rangers this season, poor defense opened the flood gates for a Fairfax club that has won 27 of their last 28 games. “Offensively, we’ve been doing some good things,” said Ranger coach Matt Tinker. “But defensively… man, we need to figure some things out.”

Baseball Bullets Top Rangers in Well-Played Ball Game

May 8, 2013

ORLEANS–For most of Tuesday's contest between Lake Region and BFA Fairfax, the Rangers' Matt Messier and the Bullets' Alex Chapman engaged in quite the pitchers duel, but a four-run 7th inning broke things open for BFA, and they won 7-1 going away.
With the loss, Lake Region now stands at 4-3, while BFA remains undefeated at 8-0.
Matt Messier took the loss, striking out 10, and walking five.
Alex Chapman won, fanning 11 and walking one.
Next up for the Rangers, they will travel today to face Hazen at 4:30.
For the full story, see the Express on Thursday, 5-9-13.

May 7th

JAY RESORT HAS RECORD YEAR

May 7, 2013

Jay Peak had a record breaking year on the mountain, and credits some of that to the golf course and water park that turned the ski area into a year-round resort. For more on this story, see Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 8, 2013.

DOWN THE MOUNTAIN

May 7, 2013

Willoughby Gap is known for its rock slides, but yesterday's was a bit bigger than usual. State crews were busy trying to move the extra large boulders from the highway. For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 8, 2013.

TEENS DENY BOTTLE BOMBING CHARGES

May 7, 2013

Three teenagers entered not guilty pleas in court Tuesday after being charged with unlawful mischief (vandalism) and possessing a destructive or hoax device, which is what authorities are calling the bottle bombs that went off in Newport City.
For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 8, 2013.

Mount Mansfield Wins Season Series Against North Country

May 7, 2013

NEWPORT–They fought long and hard, but in the end, the North Country boys tennis team fell to the Mount Mansfield Cougars by a score of 6-1.
The loss moves the Falcons record to 1-4, and they will hit the courts again on Saturday when they travel to Waterbury to face Harwood at 10:00.
For the full story, see the Express on Wednesday 5-8-13.

 

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