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Cross Country Falcons Win Season Opener at Home

September 12, 2012

NEWPORT–You could not ask for much better conditions to kick off a season, as with nary a cloud in the sky, the North Country cross-country team opened the 2012 campaign by sweeping the top spots in both the boys and the girls races, while taking the overall team races as well.
"We take it pretty seriously. We go into it saying 'this is our home meet', so we want to do well," said Falcon senior Haley Jo Tetreault.
And do well they did as the varsity action got underway with the girls’ race at 4:00.

Falcons Top St. J 4-0

September 12, 2012

NEWPORT–Devinnie Davis just keeps on rolling.
The freshman netted another two goals on Tuesday as the Falcons shut-out their third straight opponent, defeating St. Johnsbury 4-0.
Davis has been playing at a high level all of her life, and she said that the transition to the varsity program was not as difficult as it may seem to others.
"I feel like a part of the team since I started playing (with NCU) and the girls welcomed me in," said Davis on where some of her confidence has come from.

LR Tops Oxbow 3-0

September 12, 2012

OXBOW–Another day, another three points for Lake Region's Tyrah Urie, as the sophomore had two goals and an assist to help lead the Lady Rangers past Oxbow Olympians 3-0.
"I am happy with our overall team effort, although I would like to see a little more consistency," said head coach Brad Urie.
Nine minutes into the game LRU got on the board when Urie converted a direct kick by Ashley Locke for what would turn out to be the game-winning goal.

UCA Falls 4-3

September 12, 2012

NEWPORT–UCA's girls soccer team played in their home opener on Tuesday, hosting Winooski at Gardner Park, and while they lost 4-3, head coach Molly Smith likes what she saw from her team.
"I believed we shocked them, they thought they were going to come in and score many goals on us but we stood our ground and when they scored we came right back and scored, the game was at heart skipper.
“I think we earned some respect today, that we are not just a bunch of girls playing soccer,we are a team to beat.

 

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