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Lady Rangers Blank Spratans 2-0

October 12, 2011

WINOOSKI – The Lady Rangers traveled south Tuesday afternoon, to face off against the Winooski Spartans, and they came away with a 2-0 victory. The Spartans have played Lake Region tough as of late, having lost 3-1 last Monday. Tyrah Urie netted both goals for the Blue and White; the second coming with 3 minutes to go in the game, to clinch it for Lake Region. With her two goals on Thursday, Urie’s season total is up to 14. Jordan Cowles once again started in net and she earned her first career shutout, saving both shots she faced during the game.

Falcons Down Hilltoppers, Make it Four Shut-outs in a Row

October 12, 2011

NEWPORT–Cara Worth took a feed from Anna Bingham seven minutes and thirty-seven seconds into the second half of Tuesday's North Country/St Johnsbury game and scored the lone goal of the contest to give the Falcons their fourth straight shut-out win 1-0.
"I'm very proud of them," said Coach Jose Batista of his defense's efforts these last few games, "I think we are allowing our goalie to see the balls, which is great for us defensively."

UCA Boys Continue to Grow Through Pain, Lose 1-0 to Richford

October 11, 2011

RICHFORD–UCA hit the road to take on Richford on Monday, and despite the 1-0 loss, Coach DeLaBruere was thrilled with her teams’ efforts.
“We played an unbelievable game! 7 minutes into the 1st half, we lost center striker Ji Kim for the remainder of the game when he collided with 2 Richford players and hyperextended his knee. Loosing Ji on the field was a big loss for us, but my boys were up for the challenge!”

Falcons Hold Joint Workout With Junior Falcon Girls

October 11, 2011

On Friday, September 30th, the NCUHS Girls Varsity Soccer team ran a training session for the Junior High program in Derby. The session started with an overview of the high school program, expectations for the pre-season, and the fall try-out procedure explained by Varsity coaches Peter Alexander and Joe Batista. Both coaches Steve Farrow (7th grade) and Amanda Blaisdell (8thgrade) had their players participate in the dynamic stretch routine that mimics the soccer warm-up at UVM.

Hornets Blank Rangers 2-0

October 10, 2011

MIKE OLMSTEAD
Sports Editor
ORLEANS–"My hats of to Enosburg, and that's all I'm going to say."
Those are the only words spoken to me by Coach Tom Evans after Lake Region's 2-0 loss to Enosburg on Monday night.
Judging by his words and tone, coach, you can imagine how Evans felt about his team's performance on the pitch.
Things started out on the wrong foot for LR personnel wise as sophomore goaltender Alex Beauregard started the game on the bench due to what sources cited as a disciplinary matter.

Bathalon to Play for Little Rock Lightning

October 10, 2011

LITTLE ROCK–Former Lake Region basketball player Anthony Bathalon tried out and made the ABA’s Little Rock Lightning basketball team this weekend.
Bathalon headed down for try-outs late last week and was informed Sunday that he had made the cut for the team’s inaugural season.
He will head back down to Arkansas the first week of November to get ready for the 2011-2011 campaign.
The Lightning open the season on on November 26th against Conway.
For more information on the team, or to keep up with Bathalon’s efforts in the ABA check www.littlerocklightning.com

A Day of Personal Record for NC XC at Peoples

October 10, 2011

MORRISVILLE–North Country had a successful outing on a beautiful Indian summer day at the People’s Academy Invitational on Sat Oct 8th bringing home team trophies in 3 out of the 4 races and every team member earning a medal (top 10 JV & top 20 Varsity) or ribbon (JV: 11-50th, V: 21-50th).
The day started off with 3 top 10 finishes in the JV girls race with Maggie Stuart setting the first of a number of Personal Records (PRs) in 27:17 (2nd) with Annie Arcoleo in 3rd with a time of 27:28. Shannon Smith was 7th in the JV race with a time of 29:22.

NCUHS Falcon Fortitude Prevails, 20-18

October 9, 2011

By Ken Wells
Express Publisher
BELLOW FALLS–It’s nice to be able to roll along unimpeded during your regular season. The North Country Falcons have for the most part enjoyed that. Most coaches will also tell you learn more from a loss or a stern test than you do winning.
That was the case Saturday as the Falcons got themselves out of a contest that they very well could have loss. NCU came up big with a late game defensive stand and a big play offense as they got by a good Bellows Falls Terrier team 20-18.

Urie Nets Two in Lady Rangers 2-1 OT Win

October 9, 2011

ORLEANS – Lake Region jumped out early against the Danville Indians, but it took their 3rd overtime session of the year before the Blue and White could walk away with the 2-1 victory off the foot of the teams’ leading scorer, Tyrah Urie.

Twinfield Tops Craftsbury 3-0

October 9, 2011

PLAINFIELD -- The Craftsbury Academy Chargers squared off against the Twinfield Trojans and walked away emptied handed, as they were blanked 3-0. Coach Mike Ruetz said that his team, “played really hard and physical.” And that his team was, “determined to get the victory, but that luck, just isn’t on their side.” A penalty kick, on a questionable shoulder-to-shoulder contact call, 5 minutes into the contest gave the Trojans an early 1-0 lead and shifted the momentum in their favor.

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