Archive - Sports Article
July 19th, 2015
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.
SWANTONâ€“Three local golfers, Matt Morin, Tyler Smith and Alex Giroux finished up the third round of the VT amateur championships on Thursday. For more, see the Express on 7-17-15.
12 year-old Maeve Bathalon caught her first fish on July 8, 2015, in the Mississiquoi River while on a warm summer afternoon outing with her neighborâ€™s Chip and Andrew Morin and friend Karen. The trout was exactly 23 inches long. Submitted by Karen Hamelin
NEWPORTâ€“NHL All-Star Johnny Gaudreau popped up to the NEK a few days ago to visit with friends and family. For more photos of Johnny from his visit, see the Express on 7-14-15.
They say there are some pretty big fish in Alaska, and Marie Roberts proved by netting a 163 pound Halibut. For more wildlife photos, see the Express.
Here are my three picks for the week that was.
1. Birthday's are always a special day, and on Saturday, Wyatt Prue made his birthday a little more special by hitting a three-run bomb in the OEC Kings' win over Franklin County.
2. The NEK Junior Golf Tour got underway with a clinic held at the Orleans Country Club. Get ready to see a bunch of local youth golfers to hit our pages in the coming weeks.
Lauryn Goulet will be heading to Massachusetts in the near future to compete in the regional Pitch, Putt and Drive competition after she won the Vermont State Title in her division.
MANCHESTER,NHâ€“the North Country 12-U Cal Ripken Team took 2nd at the State Tournament over this past weekend. For more, see the Express on 7-10-15.
NEWPORTâ€“The Triple Threat Basketball Camp is in full swing at North Country Union High School this week. For more photos, see the Express on 7-9-15.