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September 26th, 2011

Falcon XC Finishes 3rd at U32

September 27, 2011

EAST MONTPELIER–The North Country boys and girls cross country teams both took home 3rd place overall at the U32 XC Invitational last Saturday. In an odd coincidence both teams ended up with a total of 113 points in their respective finishes.
Middlebury (65 pts) set the pace in the girls division, Bellows Free Academy (80 pts) coming in second and the NC girls (113pts) in third.
In the boys race it was Middlebury (47 pts) again at the top of the pack with host team U32 (78 pts) in second followed by the Falcons (113pts).

Harwood Drops Falcons 4-0

September 27, 2011

NEWPORT–On a beautiful warm and sunny day, the North Country field hockey team played host to the Highlanders of Harwood for a rare Monday afternoon contest.
The Falcons played much better than in their previous outing against Spaulding, but still came out on the short side of the stick with a 4-0 loss.
"This is a much better game than Spaulding. They (Harwood) are a D2 team and we can walk off the field with nothing to complain about," said Coach Chantelle Bouchard.

David D. Ladue

September 26, 2011

Charlena Mary Gosley

September 26, 2011

Gosley–– Charlena Mary, 92, of Newport died peacefully on September 21, 2011 at the Maple Lane Nursing Home in Barton. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at the North Troy Village Cemetery with Rev. Chris Barton officiating. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com.  Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Homes, locally family owned and operated.

September 25th

Waitsfield Bank Robbed

September 26, 2011

On Sept. 24, around 7:45 a.m., the clerk at the TD Bank in Waitsfield unlocked the front doors for customers. A few minutes later, an unknown male or female suspect entered the bank and went to one of the tellers, handing the teller a note indicating the suspect had a gun and to hand over all the money.
The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and placed the money into a black, hard leather case with a shoulder strap. A firearm was not displayed and the only communication was through the note.

Numia Medical Closes on Teddy Bear Factory

September 26, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – The medical field apparently has its eyes on Newport in a big way.
First, AnC Bio has plans to open a research facility in the former Bogner Plant. On Friday, a separate company, Numia Medical Technology of Lyndonville, purchased the former Vermont Teddy Bear Factory on Farrant Street from Bob Miller for an undisclosed amount of money.

Physical Falcon Defense Shuts Down Rice 30-0, Stand at 4-0

September 25, 2011

SOUTH BURLINGTON-While the North Country Falcon offense has made the big headlines this fall, the rock ribbed defensive unit of NCU showed its teeth Saturday afternoon. The Falcons raised their record to 4-0 as they steadily wore down the home team and defending state champion Rice Green Knights on their turf.

Falcons Force OT, But Fall to Solons 2-1

September 25, 2011

NEWPORT–A talent laden Montpelier team paid a visit to North Country Friday night, and defeated the Falcon girls in hard fought overtime soccer contest 2-1.
The Solons controlled play for the majority of the game with a combination of accurate passing and a mid field regroup that the Falcons had a hard time defending.
"They have a very skilled team, we knew that, and we let them cycle around mid field," said Coach Peter Alexander, "They are so quick on the ball. We are used to trying to possess, but they were right on us."

Ranger Boys Pick-up Back-to-Back Wins

September 25, 2011

ORLEANS– Facing a highly skilled Danville team on Thursday, the Lake Region Rangers had their hands full as they were able to hold off their opposition and pick up a 2-1 win.
"To be honest, in the first half I thought we controlled the play, but were unable to change our style of play," said Coach Tom Evans.
All the scoring would take place in the first half, and Danville was first on the board when Scott Remick put the ball past Alex Beauregard staking his team to a 1-0 lead.

LR Girls Shut-out Enosburg

September 25, 2011

ENOSBURG–The Lake Region girls earned a 2-0 win over Enosburg on Friday. Sarah Burnham and Tyrah Urie tallied for the Lady Rangers, and Brooke Breault had thirteen saves for the shut-out.

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