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Rangers Shut Down Rockets

May 10, 2011

ORLEANS-The Lake Region girls broke open a 3-3 deadlock with a four run fourth, paving the way to their fifth straight victory, 8-3 over Richford. Senior hurler Danika Gallup went the route scattering four hits and helping the cause with three hits along the way.

Falcons Handle U-32

May 10, 2011

MIKE OLMSTEAD
Express Sports
NEWPORT– After a questionable season opening match against the U-32 Raiders that was tainted by suspect pairings by U-32, the North Country girls tennis team went into their rematch with the Raiders looking for redemption and found it, defeating the visitors from Montpelier 5-2.
One of the two losses for the Falcons came in the number one singles match where Martha Petzoldt battled Erin Connor for two hours before finally succumbing to defeat 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

North Country Places 1oth

May 9, 2011

BURLINGTON– The North Country track and field team placed tenth at the 39th Burlington Invitational on Saturday, placing them in the middle of the twenty team field.
Notable finishes for the Falcons were Stephanie Watson's 3rd place finish in the 3000 with a time of 11:26:39, Colton White's 3rd place finish in the javelin throw with a distance 153.6, and Riley Simoneau picking up 4th in the shotput with a distance of 42.8.
The Falcons will play host in their first home meet today at 3:00.

Solons Defeat Falcons in Tiebreaker

May 9, 2011

NEWPORT– With a late 4:00 start due to the SAT's the North Country boys tennis team squared off against Montpelier at Prouty Beach.
Both teams came to the match short-handed and the decision was made by both teams to each forfeit one of their doubles match. If the score ended in a tie, the team that won the most sets would pick up the victory.
As luck would have it, the match ended in a tie, and the Solons earned the win by virtue of their 7-6 edge in sets won.

Small Ball Sinks Falcons

May 8, 2011

NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons dropped their second straight game on Thursday afternoon, losing to Mount Mansfield 5-3.
It was a close battle for the Falcons, as they struck early, jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning.
MMU starter Grant McKinstrie gave up a fluky hit to Taylor Miller, then proceeded to walk five straight batters, plating the three North Country runs.
After that McKinstrie would be unhittable, fanning fifteen, including the final ten batters he faced.

Errors Earn Falcons Defeat

May 8, 2011

NEWPORT–After plating the go ahead run in the bottom of the fourth inning, a tough top of the fifth sealed the fate of the North Country Falcons softball team.
While squaring off against the Mount Mansfield Cougars on Thursday, the Falcons were playing an exciting back in forth game that saw the lead change hands off and on throughout the first four innings.
In the bottom of the fourth tied 4-4, Mariah Roberts put the Falcons up 5-4 when she scored on a past ball.

Indians Hold off Rangers

May 8, 2011

DANVILLE–The Danville Indians punched across a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth and held off a Ranger rally for a 5-4 win Saturday.
Lake Region got a booming one out seventh inning double from Tyler Breault scoring Kyle Perry, who had drawn a walk to bring the Blue and White to within one run. Breault was called out trying to stretch his clutch single and appeared safe, but the bad angle call from the umpire put a big damper on the LRU rally.

Ranger Golf Ready to Roll

May 8, 2011

Lake Regions golf team is poised and ready for the 2011 season. They are bringing back three starters from last year's team, while losing only one senior to graduation.
Junior's Matt Morin and Devin Morley, along with senior Taylor Gallup are the big three that are anchoring this years team, and with Morin already medaling in the Rangers lone tournament this season, coach Dan Lussier sees good things in his top players future.
"Matt will probably be ranked in the top five in division two by the time the year ends," said Lussier.

Lady Rangers Smoke Indians

May 8, 2011

DANVILLE-The Lady Rangers put up four first inning runs followed by three in the third and three in the fifth to knock out Danville 13-1. Lake Region scored in every inning but the second in the contest.
The Rangers played errorless softball behind the two hit pitching of Danika Gallup.

Dunlavey Students Advance

May 5, 2011

Dunlavey's Black Belt Academy is very pleased to announce the promotion of several students. The students train with Master Dunlavey at the North Country Hospital Wellness Center on Wednesday and Friday evenings. The Dragon program is for younger students who are just beginning their Tae Kwon Do training.

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