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May 21st, 2011

Falcons Win in Extra Frames

May 21, 2011

NEWPORT– The North Country softball team put to bed their eight game losing streak on Thursday against CVU. The Falcons needed extra innings to get the job done, but they persevered, getting the 4-3 win and a huge monkey off of their backs.
North Country would wait until late in the game to get their offense going. Down 1-0 with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth starting pitcher Kayla Desheneau drew a walk to tie the game.
Emi Pare then drove in the go ahead run as Katie Ste. Marie was able to beat the throw home on the fielder's choice.

May 19th

Fourth Place for LR in Newport

May 19, 2011

Lake Region placed fifth at the North Country Invitational on Thursday. the team shot a 397, which was 65 shots behind first place Peoples Academy.

Falcons Finish First at Home Invitational

May 19, 2011

The North Country Falcons finished first overall at the North Country Invitational on Thursday. Their team score of 322 was two shots better than Spaulding and CVU, who tied for second at 324.

May 18th

St. J Upends Falcons

May 18, 2011

NEWPORT– The North Country girls tennis team lost their rematch to St. Johnsbury Academy on Tuesday 4-3.
Number two singles Deanna Brandstetter, number four singles Rhiannon Rosamillia, and the number two doubles team of Brian Treadwell and Rosie Wheeler all picked up wins against a very strong Hilltopper squad.
Number one singles Martha Petzoldt, number three singles Kelsey O’Donnell number five singles Alana Perry, and the number one doubles team of Mollie O’Keefe and Carlie Diette all took loses on the day.

Yellowjackets Sting Falcons 7-3

May 18, 2011

NEWPORT– Milton came in to town on Tuesday and dealt the North Country softball team their eighth straight loss by the score of 7-3.
"Defensively we struggled, we made too many errors which led to runs," said Coach Leslie Dunn, "Offensively it was better, we were hitting the ball, but we were hitting it right at somebody."
Emily Pecue and Katie Ste. Marie each had a hit for the Falcons.

Falcons Surge past Yellowjackets

May 18, 2011

NEWPORT– Jason Hatin is on fire. The sophomore outfielder is ten for his last eleven at bats, and has driven in ten RBI's, five of them coming in Tuesdays 16-6 win over Milton.
Coach Brian Bonvechio is more than pleased with the production he is getting from Hatin, but knows that the guys hitting in front of him are big part of his success.
"Miller and Blake are getting on sixty percent of the time, and he is coming through with big hits."
Speaking of Taylor Miller, he had three hits in the contest and also contributed three RBI's.

May 17th

Irasburg debates wind project with VEC rep

May 17, 2011

IRASBURG – On Monday evening, residents faced off with representatives from Vermont Electric Corporative (VEC) and Green Mountain Power (GMP) over the Kingdom Community Wind Project. The meeting, held at the town hall, was part of the regular select board meeting.
Answering questions raised by Dr. Ron Holland, David Hallquist of VEC said the actual cost of generating power, after figuring in the capacity factor is between nine and ten cents a kilowatt, which is before any renewable energy credits.

Former Trooper Arraigned on Sexual Assault Charge

May 17, 2011

NEWPORT – Mark Beezup, 55, of Derby, was arraigned in Orleans County Criminal Court Tuesday on two felonies: sexual assault–parental role, and lewd and lascivious conduct with a child.
Beezup denied the charges and was released on conditions that he not have any contact with children under the age of 16, other than his own, per orders of the Department of Children and Families.
Beezup was accused of sexual behavior by his girlfriend’s daughter, now 14, who claimed the incidents began when she was 12.
Beezup lived with the girl and her mother for approximately six years.

5th Place Finish for Falcon Girls Golf

May 17, 2011

NEWPORT–Eight schools participated at the 24th NC Girls Golf Invitational at the Newport Country Club on Monday, May 16th.
North Country placed 5th, behind the scoring of captain Bailey Walker, who shot a 101, and Eilish Muir with a 118.
Both juniors dealt with some challenging weather in the 18 hole tournament.
Bailey carded a 45 on the back nine, one of her best scores for the 9 track.
Eilish continues to whittle away on her score, improving every tournament. St Johnsbury took 1st place, followed by Harwood and Essex.

 

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