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October 4th, 2014

Weekend Round-up: Lady Rangers, Lady Chargers and NCU Field Hockey Win, More

October 4, 2014

FIELD HOCKEY
NCU 3, MVU 1
SWANTON–The North Country field hockey team improved to 6-1 on the year after defeating rivals MVU on Friday afternoon.
"It was a great game," said NC coach Chantelle Bouchard. "MVU has a fantastic field, so the balls flying and the pace of the game was excellent."
Morgan Greene opened up the scoring at the 16:32 mark of the first half.
Brittany Royer added to the lead when she struck with 3:02 remaining in the opening thirty minutes.
Phoenix Alix had the final Falcon goal, scoring mid way through second half.

Seniors Lead Charger Charge, Pick Up Decisive 6-0 Win

October 4, 2014

CRAFTSBURY-A bright and sunny afternoon was the backdrop for Senior Day for the Craftsbury boys soccer team, as the Chargers hosted the Chelsea Red Devils for a Division IV soccer match.
After getting back into the win column earlier in the week against Whitcomb, the Chargers took the field looking to continue their latest success, which they accomplished by dominating the game and picking up the 6-0 win over the opposing Chelsea side.

October 2nd

Family Of Stabbing Victim Still Grieving, Angry

October 2, 2014

ISLAND POND — As the family of homicide victim Isaac Hunt is letting the recent announcement and ruling of Orleans County state’s attorney sink in, it appears that at this time they will not be attempting to pursue any charges against the man who killed him.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

City Of Newport To Benefit From Net Metering

October 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A net metering agreement between the City of Newport and Great Bay Hydro will help the city save money on its electric bill.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

VSAC Gear Up Program Comes To Area Schools

October 2, 2014

BROWNINGTON — Students at the Brownington Elementary School were the beneficiaries of the Gear Up program funded by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the full story.

Five Players Score in Falcons’ Win Over Milton

October 2, 2014

NEWPORT–It had been a long time in between home games for the North Country field hockey squad.
The last time the girls took the field at their home campus was on on the 11th of September against Lyndon, a game which they won.
After a tough 1-0 loss against Spaulding this past weekend, a little home cooking was just the tonic that the team needed to get back to their winning ways, as they rallied back from an early 1-0 deficit, scoring five unanswered goals on their way to a 5-1 victory.

October 1st

Driver In 2013 Fatal Crash Gets Suspended Sentence

October 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The driver of a truck that collided with a car and killed a 72-year-old Island Pond woman was given a six-to-12-month suspended sentence and three years of probation Wednesday in the Criminal Division of Orleans Superior Court.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Students Compete In Spelling Bee

October 1, 2014

A group of fifth- and sixth-grade students came together Saturday for a district wide spelling bee. The top six will continue on to the regional competition November 1.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Free Kicks, Set Plays Doom Falcons Against St. J

October 1, 2014

NEWPORT–On Wednesday afternoon it was the North Country boys soccer team's turn to take on the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers, as they hosted the green and white in a matinee match-up.
The Falcons played an inspiring brand of soccer, but a couple of miscues that led to free kicks would be their undoing, as they fell by the score of 3-2.
"We had some lapses in our thinking and they made it count," said NC coach James McKenny. "They took advantage of the set plays and the free kicks, and it is a matter of minutes that make the difference in these games."

Wright, Davis Strike in Second to Send Falcons Past Hilltoppers

October 1, 2014

NEWPORT–After a slow paced first half that saw little offensive action, the North Country Falcons popped in two goals in the second to pick up a 2-0 win over the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers under the lights on Veteran's Field.
"We knew that first goal was going to be it," said NC coach Jose Batista. "If they would have scored first who knows, it might have been two to nothing for them, but we got and we were able to score second goal by Devinnie. It was a good team effort and it was a good win."
For the Full story, see the Express on 10-2-14.

 

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