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October 15th, 2014

Daniels Nets Two to Sink Falcons in Overtime

October 15, 2014

NEWPORT–For the first time in the 2014 season the North Country field hockey team lost back-to-back games as they dropped a 2-1 contest in overtime to the D II U-32 Raiders on Wednesday afternoon.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-16-14.

Charger Boys Secure CVL Championship, Win 2-0

October 15, 2014

ROCHESTER-The Craftsbury Chargers were in action yet again Tuesday afternoon, as they traveled to Rochester to take on the Whitcomb Hornets.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-16-14.

October 14th

Rangers Hosts Annual Lake Region Relay Race

October 14, 2014

ORLEANS–The Lake Region Rangers hosted North Country, Lyndon, Hazen, Stowe and Peoples for their annual cross country relay races.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-15-14.

October 13th

Harwood Gets Just Enough to Squeeze Past North Country

October 13, 2014

NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons were hoping for better results when they squared off against Division II Harwood on Monday.
The white and maroon would score the opening goal, but the Highlanders came back to tie the game before the break and eventually scored the game winner mid-way through the second to pick up the 2-1 victory.
"This is a game we should have won," said NCU coach Chantelle Bouchard. "We had chances galore to put the ball in the net, but we could not finish and that cost us. We will have to have a better effort if we want to compete against Rice and U-32 later this week."

October 12th

St. Johnsbury Goes Big in Win Against North Country

October 12, 2014

NEWPORT–It was a rough Friday of football for the North Country Falcons, as they lost a one-sided contest to the St, Johnsbury Hilltoppers 59-18 under the lights at Veterans Field.
"We started out playing our game and I think we surprised them a little bit," said NCU coach Tim Simoneau. “We are coming across some pretty serious adversity this week with our injuries. I am not making excuses, but it is what it is."
For the full story, see the Express on 10-13-14.

Field Hockey Stays Hot, Rangers Win, More in Weekend Round-up

October 12, 2014

FIELD HOCKEY
NCU 2, Lyndon 0
LYNDON CENTER–The North Country Falcons continued their dominance over Caledonia Country-based teams on Saturday, as they came out ready to play from the get-go and picked up a win against the Vikings.
"We were strong from the opening seconds of the game right until the very end," said NCU coach Chantelle Bouchard. "We got the start that we have been looking for these past few games and dominated the whole way. It was a fantastic game to watch."

Lady Chargers Stay in Win Column, Defeat Winooski 2-0

October 12, 2014

CRAFTSBURY-The Craftsbury Lady Chargers were able to push their win streak to four on Thursday afternoon, as they snuck past the Winooski Lady Spartans by a 2-0 margin.
Craftsbury coach Casey McGill on how the team has kept up their winning ways, “The main thing I’ve been telling the girls is to move up the field as a unit, and us starting to fill those gaps is what has helped us play well consistently.”
For the full story, see the Express on 10-13-14.

October 9th

Greene Sends Fans Home Happy With OT Winner

October 9, 2014

NEWPORT–With the skies opening up and raining falling down on the field, North Country forward Morgan Greene scored with 3:13 left in the first overtime session to give the Falcons a huge 2-1 win over the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers on Thursday afternoon.
"This was amazing and you can quote me on that," said NC coach Chantelle Bouchard. "The girls did not want to give anything up. This is their home and they wanted to win."
For the full story, see the Express on 10-10-14.

October 8th

North Country Loses Back-to-Back Heartbreakers in OT, More

October 8, 2014

Staff Reports
NEWPORT–Tuesday was a tough night to be a North Country soccer fan.
The Falcons welcomed in Mount Mansfield for an under the lights doubleheader of Division I soccer action, but despite their best laid plans, things did not go the home team's way.
First up was the NCU girls, and prior to the game the Falcons' seniors, Brooke Breault, Kathryn Daigle, Madeline Ferorelli, Emilie Paul and Mykayla Tanguay, were honored for their time with the team.

Late Penalty Kick Sends Cabot Past Craftsbury

October 8, 2014

CABOT-An intense showdown took place when the Craftsbury Chargers were hosted by the Cabot Huskies in a division IV soccer match.
The Charger dominated early, but would falter down the stretch, allowing 4 goals in the second half en route to a disappointing 4-3 loss.
Early on in the match it became evident that the game would be a tight one, as teams exchanged shots and possession at an even rate.

 

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