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August 4th, 2015
ST. ALBANSâ€“ The Vermont Pride U-14 softball team traveled to St. Albans this past week-end to play in the 16th annual Vermont Rockets Invitational Tournament.
The girls brought home the championship in the U-14 division, going 5-0 on the weekend. For more, see the Express on 8-5-15.
Freedom Physical Therapy/Northpoint mens softball team captured 1st place in the Vermont ASA Class F State Softball tournament that took place in Newport on July 25-26, 2015. For more see the Express on 8-4-15.
Howdy once again from glorious Newport, VT.
Here is what was going on this past week that had people in the sports world talking.
1. Starting on the local front, Lake Region has a new girls soccer coach, as Emily Poginy is making the leap from JV to varsity.
2. Turning to the world of MLB, the trade deadline was this past Friday, and it would be hard to argue that both the Royals and the Astros were the kings of the deadline deals.
DERBYâ€“The Northern Vermont Soccer School is in full swing at the North Country Junior High School. For more photos from the camp, see the Express on 7-30-15.
GREENFIELD, MAâ€“The Vermont Pride U-14 softball team recently traveled down to Massachusetts to take part in the Coachâ€™s Classic U-14 ASA Girlâ€™s Fast Pitch Tournament where they took second place.
For more, see the Express on 7-29-15.
We just about ready to enter the dog days of summer, but there is still plenty of things going on to talk about.
Here are my Top Three picks from the week that was.
1. Everybody knows that the Newport Women's Soccer League is a popular activity in our area, and on Sunday, Team Colombia Forest bested Newport Optical 5-1 to take home the League crown.
2. Tough weekend for the OEC Legion Team, as they were eliminated from the play-offs after entering the season as the top ranked team.
NEWPORTâ€“The OEC Lightning Junior Legion closed out their regular season with a sweep of the Colchester Cannons in a doubleheader on Wednesday evening.
For more, see the Express on 7-24-15.
ST. ALBANSâ€“the Orleans County 14-U Babe Ruth team won the State Tournament this past weekend. For more, see the Express on 7-23.
Another week has gone by and here are my top three picks of this past week.
1. Lake Region graduate Matt Morin finished in 4th place at the Vermont Amateur championship.
2. Staying on the links, Denis Fortin and Dan Griffith won their second Newport Daily Express Member-Guest Tournament.
3. And finally, Lake Region graduate Tyrah Urie put the finishing touch on her high school career on Saturday, scoring a goal in Team Vermontâ€™s 4-1 win over New Hampshire in the Twin State soccer game in Castleton.
NEWPORTâ€“Dan Griffith and Denis Fortin won their second Newport Daily Express Member-Guest Golf Tournament on Sunday. For more, see the Express on 7-20-15.