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June 2nd, 2013

Bingham Goes Deep in Final Home Game of Career

June 2, 2013

NEWPORT–In her final game at home, senior North Country Anna Bingham hit her fifth home run of the season in her third at bat to match the number on the back of her jersey in a losing cause against Essex.
"It was awesome, even though we lost," said Bingham on her final appearance as a Falcon in Newport. "I got my fifth home run and it made my day."
For the full story, see the Express on 6-3-13.

Webster Wins DI Title for Shot, DeLaBruere 4th in 100 at States

June 2, 2013

BURLINGTON–With temperatures hovering near 90 degrees, the Division I Vermont State track and field took place at Burlington High School’s athletic complex.
It would be a big day for the Essex Hornets, as they swept both the girls (156.5 pts.) and boys (115.2 pts.) divisions to win both titles.
North Country sent over about a dozen athletes to the meet, and would bring one first place finish, one second, two thirds and a fourth place, placing sixth on the girls side (31 pts.) and 13th on the boys (4 pts.)
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 6-3-13.

Rangers Give Impressive Effort at States

June 2, 2013

FAIR HAVEN–Lake Region's track and field team was in fine form on Saturday, as they took third place overall in both the boys (63.4 pts.) and the girls (93 pts.) Division III meets.
For the girls, Emily Close had two first place finishes, taking home top honors in the 300m hurdles (48.83) and the high jump (4'8").
Tyrah Urie had a nice afternoon on Saturday.
She was second in the 100m (12.93), the 200m (26.31, .31 seconds from a D III state record) and the long jump (14'6").

Rangers, Falcons Wrap up Baseball Seasons

June 2, 2013

Lake Region 10, Williamstown 9
ORLEANS–The Rangers closed out their season with a run-filled win over Williamstown on Saturday.
Matt Messier drove in 3 runs, while Dustin Bathalon and Alex Beauregard each had a pair of RBI's, and Logan Harper brought in one.
On Friday, the boys defeated Winooski 7-3.
Lake Region is riding a 5 game winning streak, and are playing the right type of baseball at the right time of year.
They are ranked 6th in Division II, and will likely host Harwood in round number one of the post-season.

NCU 9, ST. Johnsbury 8

Final Match for North Country Golf Girls Before States

June 2, 2013

JAY-On Friday, May 31st, North Country’s girls golf team competed in its final tournament of the season at the Jay Peak Golf Course.
The abbreviated field had Captain Paige Gagnon shooting a 64 in the nine hole event, with teammate Tanika Demers posting a 77.
“I found the course very difficult, but I certainly enjoyed the setting,” she reported.
Paige’s feelings were echoed by a number of the other players saying, “I love the course.”

Richard (Rick) C. Caples

June 2, 2013

Caples–– Richard (Rick) C., 65, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 24, 2013 surrounded by his family at the VA Hospital in White River Junction, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

May 30th


May 30, 2013

Bears have been getting a bit bold lately, coming into Newport, Troy and Jay and getting into garbage and bird feeders. Read about this in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 31, 2013.


May 30, 2013

It's the third time around, and attempts by the Irasburg Fire Department to get a badly needed new truck have been doused by voters - again! Read this story in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 31, 2013, and have a nice weekend!

Mary B. McGavic

May 30, 2013

McGavic–– Mary B., 86, of St. Johnsbury, VT died on Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Pines Nursing Home in Lyndonville, VT.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

May 29th


May 29, 2013

Fred Shafe is looking at life in prison if he's found guilty on his latest charges and sentenced as an habitual offender. Shafe is accused of stealing a bag of pot from the old sheriff's department building. Find out more in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.


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