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February 6th

North Country Round-up: Basketball Girls Fall to Spaulding, Hockey Sweeps Colchester

February 6, 2014

The North Country girls had a much better showing than their previous time out against Spaulding, but they still fell short of their goal, losing 53-39 to the Tide on Thursday night.
"We know that we can play with these guys, but we have to play with more discipline," said NCU coach Christiane Brown.
Brown was referring to the Falcons' foul problem. Two players fouled out and Spaulding went 17-34 from the line, compared to NCU's 5-8 performance from the stripe.
Morgan Greene had a double-double, scoring 14 points while grabbing 18 boards. She also had 3 steals.

February 5th

Grit, Determination Fuel Lady Rangers Win Over Marauders

February 5, 2014

ORLEANS–After getting down 8-6 with eight minutes in the book, the Lake Region Lady Rangers reached down, pulled up their bootstraps, and fought back to earn a gritty 33-26 win over the Northfield Marauders on Tuesday night.
"We displayed a lot of heart and determination to overcome some things that should be easy for us, as nothing came easy tonight," said Lake Region assistant coach Sarah Roy. "We kept at it and plugged away and I was very impressed with the patience we showed at the end of the game."
For the full story, see the Express on 2-6-14.

February 1st

Falcons Get to Damon Early, Win 4-1

February 2, 2014

JAY-North Country's Taylor Morley scored twelve seconds into the Falcons' contest against the Harwood Highlanders, setting the tone for the maroon and white's 4-1 win at the Jay Peak Ice Haus.
To understand the importance of this game, and how they defeated one of the best goaltenders in the state, see the Express on 2-3-14.

Roberge Makes Impact in Rangers Win Over Danville

February 2, 2014

ORLEANS-Austin Roberge came off of the bench for the Lake Region Rangers and was the difference maker, hitting the game-winning three as the white and blue came away with the well-played 55-49 win over the Danville Indians.
To learn how he did it, see the Express on 2-3-14.

Tough Going For Falcon Girls Against CVU

February 2, 2014

NEWPORT-Champlain Valley Union racked up 16 uncontested points in the first quarter of their eventual 54-18 over the North Country Falcons.
The loss drops North Country to 3-11 on the year as they fight to keep their play-off hopes alive.
Mariah LaDeau's three three pointers gave her a team-high nine points.
For the full story see the Express on 2-3-14.


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