Falcons Show Improvement in Loss to Milton

NEWPORT-The North Country Falcons kicked off their 2014 football season with a tough 14-6 loss to the Milton Yellowjackets on Friday night.things got off to great start for the Falcons as a great kick return by Jared Hussey put the Falcons in prime scoring position.A throw from QB Hunter Stanley to Connor Hogan on the next play sent the senior receiver into the endzone, giving the Falcons their first lead in a long time.They would hold that lead into the second half before Milton went ahead on QB carry by Tyler Lamphere. They would take the lead on a 2 point conversion and add another touchdown late to seal the win.Now standing at 0-1, the Falcons are back at home next Friday when they host Lyndon Institute.The full story will be in the Express on 9-2-14.