August 4th, 2015
ST. ALBANSâ€“ The Vermont Pride U-14 softball team traveled to St. Albans this past week-end to play in the 16th annual Vermont Rockets Invitational Tournament.
The girls brought home the championship in the U-14 division, going 5-0 on the weekend. For more, see the Express on 8-5-15.
Lake Region Union High School art students, under the guidance of Stephanie Harper, have created a mural which is located at the tennis courts. In the past the students have painted murals on the walls of the I-91 underpasses leading to the school. These were memorials on behalf of four students who died in a car accident in 1998. Principal Andre Messier said this year the art class decided to enhance the parking lot and tennis courts with this message of Ranger pride.
Freedom Physical Therapy/Northpoint mens softball team captured 1st place in the Vermont ASA Class F State Softball tournament that took place in Newport on July 25-26, 2015. For more see the Express on 8-4-15.
NEWPORTâ€“There is a flash flood warning in effect for Orleans County until 9:15 pm tonight.
Howdy once again from glorious Newport, VT.
Here is what was going on this past week that had people in the sports world talking.
1. Starting on the local front, Lake Region has a new girls soccer coach, as Emily Poginy is making the leap from JV to varsity.
2. Turning to the world of MLB, the trade deadline was this past Friday, and it would be hard to argue that both the Royals and the Astros were the kings of the deadline deals.
Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?
DERBYâ€“The Northern Vermont Soccer School is in full swing at the North Country Junior High School. For more photos from the camp, see the Express on 7-30-15.
GREENFIELD, MAâ€“The Vermont Pride U-14 softball team recently traveled down to Massachusetts to take part in the Coachâ€™s Classic U-14 ASA Girlâ€™s Fast Pitch Tournament where they took second place.
For more, see the Express on 7-29-15.
Martha Alexander, Alex Graves, and Chris Graves recover from a refreshing run (5.5 miles for Martha and Alex, and a 5K walk for Chris). They are among 16 members of the Alexander clan who participated in running or walking events. Last year 25 Alexanders dominated the number of entries.Â Almost 100 people, including children, ran or walked for fun as part of Glover Day.
For more photos see Monday's Express
BROWNINGTON- At a special meeting held last Thursday evening, voters in town chose Leny Zenonos over two other candidates for the select board. Former member Bob Walker resigned from the position after selling his house and business and moving to Newport.
The three candidates, including Jay Gonyaw and Roger Patenaude, were nominated from the floor and were given a few minutes to address a crowd estimated at a hundred residents.