Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
I am on vacation this week, so if I do not respond to any emails, calls, etc., you know why.
When I get back, we will swing right into the fall sports season, so get ready!
A heartfelt thank you to all of you who have helped make the Newport Daily Express the best place to go for coverage of Orleans County's athletes.
Now, I have wood to stack, and a bunch of stuff to do before the 2013-2014 campaign begins.
See you all on the fields, courts, slopes, courses, rinks and tracks this year!
For the full story... I guess we will all have to wait and see.
8/19/13, it begins.
ORLEANS-Despite a threatening sky, OCCâ€™s Jr. Golf Outing proceeded with a lot of golf and only a slight sprinkling of rain!
For six Saturdays, clinics were held for our area youth. Over 100 kids attended the clinics, with an average of 35-40 coming out each week. The season culminated with a Junior Golf Outing on Saturday, August 2nd, with approximately 30 youth attending.
For the Full Story, See the Express on Friday 8-9-13.
BARTON-Alex Giroux shot a 39 to take home his first win in the 12-15 year-old boys division of the NEK Jr. Golf Tour in 2013.
Tyler Smith, who had won the three previous times out in this bracket, shot a 44 to come in third. Chad Dupuis was in the middle of the two with a 42.
Katie Goulet continues to amaze, as she came in with a 41 to win her fourth straight match of the tour. Olivia King came in second with a 44, followed by Lauren Goulet with a 60.
In the boys 8-11 division Nelson Eaton shot a day-high 36 to capture the win. Jack King followed him with a 44.
The D&D Electric womenâ€™s softball team recently won the ASA State Tournament in Newport, VT. The team will be traveling to Columbus, Ohio to compete in the Eastern Nationals Tournament August 29th through September 2nd.
NEWPORTâ€“In what may be their final game of their season, the OEC Lightning shook off a couple of tough outings and defeated the Vermont Outlaws 11-8.
The Lightning got off to a good start, scoring early and often to grab a 7-0 lead heading into the fourth inning.
After three scoreless innings from Bryce Carter, Seth Prue entered the game.
The Outlaws would strike for seven runs, not all of them earned, and the contest was tied heading into the fifth.
MARLBORO, MA-Competing against some of the top-ranked players in America and Canada, the Vermont Shamrocks went 1-3 in tournament play at the Beantown Classic this past weekend. The weekend opened up with Vermont squaring off against Team Detroit.
In what was described as a well-played, fast-paced game, the Shamrocks got out to an early lead, and had Detroit on the ropes, but the mid-western girls got things going and prevailed in the end 3-1.
In the second game, it was combination of old foes from California facing VT.
NEWPORT-After losing their first game of the tournament, Southbay Supply ran roughshod over the losers bracket, and eventually besting the team that put them there in the first place to win the Vermont Class â€śEâ€ť State Title on Sunday afternoon at Gardner Park in Newport. The team will now start fundraising for their trip to nationals in Ohio.
The title is the first in the team's history.
NEWPORT-The Thunder ran into some stiff competition on Sunday afternoon, falling by the scores of 9-6 in the first game and 7-3 in the second to the Norwich Monarchs.
The team is looking to put together a tournament in the area before the summer is over.
ORLEANS-Mari Harter of the host Orleans club carded a final round of 81 for a 162 total to win the 2013 Ruth Raymond Jones Seniors' Championship by three strokes over a charging Sue Bagley of St. Johnsbury.
Sue shot the best round of the day (79) to move into the runner-up spot with a 165 total. Rhonda Colvard of Burlington was third with a 168 total. Deidre Mahler of the Country Club of Vermont was fourth at 170.
Margie Kaat, who was in contention after Wednesday's round, was forced to withdraw after breaking her wrist Wednesday afternoon.
ORLEANS-After a rough game on Saturday that saw Lyndon rack up 19 runs in the blistering heat on Lake Region, Lake Region returned the favor on Sunday, plating 19 runs of their own in a 19-9 five-inning ten-run ruled game three.
The boys in gray got things going early as Cole Azur drove in TJ Santaw and Liam Kennedy to give the visitors a 2-0 lead with one out in the first. Azur would come around and score on Brady Perron's single.
Lyndon would tally a run in the bottom of the frame, and it was 3-1 after one.