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October 23rd, 2011

Another Shut-out for NC Girls, Beat Stowe 2-0

October 23, 2011

STOWE–The North Country girls soccer team capped off a very successful regular season with a 2-0 win over Stowe.
The win put this year’s Falcons in elite company in the history of the program, becoming the first team since 1982 to reach double digits in the win column.
“We are very happy with our girls,” said Coach Alexander, “It was a team effort.”
The Falcons got on the board ten minutes into the contest when Cara Worth fed Jaime Kramer who beat Stowe’s Caroline Armbruster to go up 1-0.

Joyce E. Sherrington

October 23, 2011

Sherrington–– Joyce E., 80, of Pearl Street died Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center.   There will be calling hours 2- 4 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2011 at Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls, VT. There will be a graveside service in the Westminster Cemetery at a later date.

For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

October 20th

Sudden Victory!

October 20, 2011

ORLEANS -- The Lake Region Rangers pulled out a gutsy 3-2 overtime victory on Senior day against the Winooski Spartans Thursday.

Falcons Lose 1-0 to Colchester in Season Finale

October 20, 2011

NEWPORT–A long trying season has probably come to an end for the North Country boys soccer team. With their 1-0 loss to Colchester yesterday, the team is mathematically eliminated from the play-offs, although a small ray of hope exists if one Vermont school’s budget does not pass, then said school will be forced to put all of their extra curricular activities on the shelf.
As for Thursday's action, it was an emotional, physical game at Falcon field that saw North Country have several chances to score, but fall short in their attempts.

Hot Car

October 20, 2011

DERBY, VT - Flames shoot out of the engine of this 2000 Buick LeSabre parked at Lo's Tavern in Derby Thursday.
Firefighters responded to the scene at around 1:30 p.m. The fire started in the engine compartment and appeared to be electrical in origin.
William Park of Delanson, New York, owns the vehicle.

Illuzzi, Lyndon Rescue Play Dodge Ball Over Tower Fees

October 20, 2011

BRIGHTON, VT - Mark Podgwaite, Director of Lyndon Rescue, proposed a new emergency medical services contract to the Brighton Selectboard on Wednesday, one that did not contain any increase based on a fee for using a repeater on a tower owned by Sen. Vince Illuzzi and his brother Joseph Illuzzi, who own Site Acquisitions, LLC, based in Montpelier.
The contract did nothing to calm the dispute between Lyndon Rescue and the Illuzzi brothers over who pays how much for using the tower, however.

Court Keeps TRO in GMP Case

October 20, 2011

NEWPORT, VT - A hearing for a preliminary injunction was held Thursday in Orleans Superior Court in the matter of Green Mountain Power (GMP) versus Don and Shirley Nelson. Not all the evidence was presented and the court will continue the hearing Tuesday morning.
In the meantime, the court ordered that the Temporary Restraining Order, issued against the Nelsons and against others camping on the land in an attempt to interfere with construction of the Lowell Wind Project, remain in place pending the outcome of the hearing.

James W. Chapman, Jr.

October 20, 2011

James W. Chapman, Jr., 38, of Stuart, FL died October 17, 2011 at his home. Born in Joplin, MO, he had been a resident of Stuart for 6 years coming from Rochester, NY. He was a prototype designer for Biomet 3i in Palm Beach Gardens, FL for 6 years. He had attended The Grace Place, Stuart.

Lake Region Relays Yield Positive Results for Falcon XC

October 20, 2011

Wednesday afternoon’s relays at Lake Region went well for North Country Union HS. First of all, and to the delight of those in competition, the rain held off during the entire race and running conditions were ideal (overcast with temps in the 50s and no wind). The relay style race was set up to have the first of two runners complete a 1.6 mile loop before passing off for the 2nd runner who ran the same loop. Times were combined for the two runners and medals were awarded to the top three teams in the categories of all boy, all girl, & coed relay teams.

Early Goal Sinks Rangers

October 20, 2011

FAIRFAX – The Lady Rangers of Lake Region faced off against a tough BFA-Fairfax Bullets team Wednesday afternoon, and came away empty handed with a 1-0 loss. An early first half score by the Bullets doomed with Rangers, who never were able to mount much of a charge. Jordyn Cowles started in goal for Lake Region and made 12 saves. Coach Brad Urie said that his team, “never responded after trailing early.”

 

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