July 19th, 2015
Another week has gone by and here are my top three picks of this past week.
1. Lake Region graduate Matt Morin finished in 4th place at the Vermont Amateur championship.
2. Staying on the links, Denis Fortin and Dan Griffith won their second Newport Daily Express Member-Guest Tournament.
3. And finally, Lake Region graduate Tyrah Urie put the finishing touch on her high school career on Saturday, scoring a goal in Team Vermontâ€™s 4-1 win over New Hampshire in the Twin State soccer game in Castleton.
NEWPORTâ€“Dan Griffith and Denis Fortin won their second Newport Daily Express Member-Guest Golf Tournament on Sunday. For more, see the Express on 7-20-15.
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Footballâ€™s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.
SWANTONâ€“Three local golfers, Matt Morin, Tyler Smith and Alex Giroux finished up the third round of the VT amateur championships on Thursday. For more, see the Express on 7-17-15.
A Newport City resident makes a silent statement on his views about the state's high tax rate. (Photo by Christopher Roy)
12 year-old Maeve Bathalon caught her first fish on July 8, 2015, in the Mississiquoi River while on a warm summer afternoon outing with her neighborâ€™s Chip and Andrew Morin and friend Karen. The trout was exactly 23 inches long. Submitted by Karen Hamelin
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
NEWPORTâ€“NHL All-Star Johnny Gaudreau popped up to the NEK a few days ago to visit with friends and family. For more photos of Johnny from his visit, see the Express on 7-14-15.
They say there are some pretty big fish in Alaska, and Marie Roberts proved by netting a 163 pound Halibut. For more wildlife photos, see the Express.
The man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck and abdomen remains in jail without bail. Roberto Vargas, 53, of Newport denied a felony change of attempted second degree murder and a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault in the criminal division of Orleans Superior Court Monday.
See the story in The Express Monday.