Check out this week's Athlete of the Week, Riann Fortin, in the Express on 5-18-21.
Groups alleging human-rights abuses against minorities in China are calling for a full-blown boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a move likely to ratchet up pressure on the International Olympic Committee, athletes, sponsors and sports federations.
LYNDON CENTER–The North Country, Craftsbury, and Lake Region track teams sauntered on down I-91 on Friday for a meet hosted by the Lyndon Institute Vikings.
BOSTON (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Sunday, ending a four-game losing streak.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Islanders brought Kyle Palmieri home at the trade deadline believing his mix of grit and scoring touch would make a difference in the playoffs.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Vanessa Bryant took Michael Jordan's hand and walked down from the stage, a familiar chant breaking out throughout the arena as she made her way back to her seat.
NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons came into Saturday’s game against the U-32 Raiders having played an eleven inning game against the Montpelier Solons Thursday that was suspended still tied at 15-15 due to darkness.
WHEELING, W.Va. - The Husson men’s golf team finished its trip at the 2021 NCAA Division III National Championship tied for 28th place following round-two action today at the Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, W.Va.
MONTREAL (AP) — Connor McDavid scored 2:42 into overtime for his league-leading 102nd point of the season and the Edmonton Oilers beat Montreal 4-3 in overtime Monday night as the Canadiens clinched the last playoff spot in the North Division.
BURLINGTON–The North Country, Craftsbury, and Lake Region track and field teams were in action at the first big meet of the season, the Burlington Invitational, on Saturday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rafael Devers and Hunter Renfroe homered, Nick Pivetta won his third consecutive start and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Sunday.
NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons were once again the host team on Tuesday afternoon for their second home track and field meet.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols has been designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels, abruptly ending the 41-year-old superstar slugger's decade with his second major league team.
The New York Rangers in less than 72 hours lost their best player to injury, fired their president and general manager, and will likely see another player suspended. They are also out a quarter-million dollars in the latest chaotic chapter for the storied franchise.
Lake Region track standout Erica Thaler is the Newport Daily's Athlete of the Week, and you can read about what got her this recognition in the Express on 5-4-21.
Northern Border Running Club (NBRC) is launching a fun and unique 5-week run/walk series - “Run The North”. The weekly 5k, set in a different Northeast Kingdom town each week, will take place on five Friday nights starting June 4, running through July 2. The 2021 series towns will include:…
Presque Isle, ME - For the second day in a row the Northern Vermont University-Lyndon baseball team got their bats going at the expense of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. And for the second day in a row the Hornets swept a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader from the Owls. Lynd…
Amazon Prime Video will become the exclusive home of the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” package a year earlier than originally anticipated.
ial long-term solution at quarterback and loading up with defensive players who play close to the line of scrimmage, the New England Patriots used the final day of the draft to address needs on both sides of the ball.
NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Kluber handcuffed Detroit batters to gain his 100th career win with his most dominant performance since 2018, and the New York Yankees beat the Tigers 2-0 Sunday to complete their first series sweep this season and get back to .500.
ST. JOHNSBURY–The Lake Region track and field team was back in action on Tuesday, as they headed down to St. Johnsbury to compete in less than ideal conditions.
NEWPORT–The North Country track and field team was in action on Saturday, as they played host to Lake Region, Lamoille,and Craftsbury at their first meet of the season.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the appeals of several former pro wrestlers who claimed in lawsuits that World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head injuries that led to long-term brain damage.
The North Country Falcons kicked off their season with a pair of games late last week, as they hosted the Mount Mansfield Cougars in the first game on Friday, then traveled to take on the Lyndon Institute Vikings on Saturday.
Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss multiple games while going through the NBA’s health and safety protocols.
The North Country Falcons lost to the S. Burlington Seahorses in a three-plus hour long opener by the score of 16-12. For the full story, see the Express on 4-22-21.
Alex Smith retired Monday after making an improbable comeback from a gruesome broken leg, saying he’s ready to leave the NFL but believing he’s still able to play quarterback.
BOSTON (AP) — Kiké Hernández led off with a replay-aided home run and Bobby Dalbec worked a 14-pitch walk in a six-run first inning, helping the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Monday in the first Patriots’ Day game played apart from the Boston Marathon.
LYNDON–The Vermont State High School Hockey Awards were released, and four members of the Lyndon Institute Vikings were honored for their performance this past season.
BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci, Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand each scored two goals and the Boston Bruins held off the Washington Capitals 6-3 in an at times heated matchup between the East rivals on Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) — Tim Anderson homered on the game’s first pitch, Dallas Keuchel pitched five solid innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Sunday in the opener of a split-admission doubleheader.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Minnesota a 4-3 victory Thursday over Boston — stopping a five-game losing streak for the Twins and breaking a nine-game winning string for the Red Sox.
- Athlete of the Week: Riann Fortin
- AP Exclusive: Full-Blown Boycott Pushed For Beijing Olympics
- Local Track Teams Compete at Lyndon Institute
- Yes: Marv Albert, NBA’s ‘Soundtrack,’ Retiring Before Finals
- Ohtani’s 2-Out, 2-Run HR in 9th Sends Angels Over Bosox 6-5
- Randle, Knicks Beat Celtics to Clinch No. 4 Seed in East
- Palmieri's OT winner lifts Isles by Penguins 4-3 in Game 1
- 'It's an honor': The Hall of Fame's class of 2020 enshrined
- Tom Hanlon talks about his lifelong law enforcement career
- Raiders Get Early Lead, Hold On to Defeat Falcons
- LR’s Mary Lovegrove Wins Award at 40th Annual Congressional Art Competition
- Rangers Grab Second Win Against Lamoille
- Doctor Robert Primeau talks about life as a physician and caring for patients through Covid
- George Azur pleads guilty to multiple charges, sentenced
- North Country Tennis Boys Take Down Harwood 6-0
- Health Department launches new vaccine promotion campaign
- Husson Men Compete at Division III Golf Nationals
- Governor Phil Scott Lifts Mask Mandate For Vaccinated Individuals, Accelerates Vermont Forward Plan