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Former Lake Region Grads Making the Grade at College

November 18, 2014

Two recent Lake Region graduates continue to excel at their respective colleges.
Kyle Atwood, a Class of 2012 graduate from LR and a junior scholarship athlete at UVM, fired in 13 points in the Cats’ home opener this past weekend.
Down in Randolph, 5’9 power forward Paige Wells continues to be on pace to zero in on 1000 career points.
The 21 year old senior is in her third year of basketball at VTC.
Wells scored 19 during a loss against Central Maine Sunday in Portland, ME.
For the full story, see the Express on 11-19-14.

Team North Earns First Win in Three Years

November 17, 2014

The annual North-South football contest was held this past Saturday in Castleton. The North Country Falcons had two players selected to be a part of the Team North roster, Connor Hogan and Ira Messier. The North was able to earn their first win in three years, as they picked up the 31-28 victory over Team South.

Matt Messier Signs Letter to Play for St. John’s

November 13, 2014

ORLEANS–The St. John's University baseball program signed their newest pitcher to a letter of commitment on Wednesday, as Lake Region's standout hurler Matt Messier, with his parents by his side, put his name on the dotted line to suit up for the Red Storm of the Big East Conference.
"It is a relief just to have it set it stone, and now I am looking forward to meeting the rest of the team, and the freshman guys especially," said Matt.
For the full story, see the Express on 11-14-14.

Three Falcons Compete at New England Cross County Meet

November 10, 2014

MANCHESTER, CT-By now, everyone is looking at the snow and frigid temps and dreaming of winter sport performances, but NCU cross country is still going. We started the season in the summer, raced through the fall and even though it isn’t officially winter, it sure feels like it out there!
On Saturday Nov 8th, Samuel Brunnette, Alexander Cotnoir & Andrew Franklin represented North Country Union High School at the New England Cross-Country Championship in Manchester, CT.
For the full story, see the Express on 11-11-14.

Falcons Win D III Field Hockey Championship!

November 1, 2014

BURLINGTON-The North Country field hockey team was crowned the Division III State Champions after their 1-0 win on Saturday afternoon.
Brittany Fortier's second half goal was the difference in the contest.
For the full story, see the Express on 11-3-14.

Lady Rangers Win Multiple Mountain League Awards

October 30, 2014

The Mountain League Champion Lake Region Lady Rangers were the recipients of seven league awards this season.
Tyrah Urie was named player of the year and selected to the first team.
Haley Kennedy and Jordyn Cowles were also first team selections.
Katie Menard, Megan Menard and Karamae Hayman-Jones were all selected to the second team.
Brad Urie was chosen as the top coach in the league for the second time.
Lake Region was the top ranked team in Division II this year and their season ended when they were upset in the quarterfinals by the Milton Yellowjackets last Saturday in Orleans.

Arlington Eliminates Lady Chargers In Semifinals

October 30, 2014

ARLINGTON-The Craftsbury Lady Chargers took their turn in a semi-final match on Wednesday afternoon, as they were hosted by the top seeded Arlington Eagles.
The long bus ride looked as if it took a toll on the team, as the Lady Chargers came out very flat in the first half, falling behind early to the Eagles, who would eventually fight their way to to five goals in the 5-0 victory that would send them to the Championship game.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-31-14.

Twin Valley Ends Craftsbury Chargers’ Magical Season

October 29, 2014

WILMINGTON-The Craftsbury Chargers played in their first Division IV soccer semi-final game in close to twenty years on Tuesday afternoon when they matched up against the number one seeded Twin Valley Wildcats.
It was their toughest test of the season and the results showed, as Twin Valley was able to dominate in the game, breaking down the Charger defense for 31 shots throughout the contest and finishing with a 3-0 victory.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-30-14.

North Country Field Hockey Heading to Division III Finals, UDPDATED!

October 28, 2014

SO. BURLINGTON–They did it.
After two unsuccessful bids to try to make it to the Division III field hockey finals, for the North Country Falcons the third time was the charm, as they performed the always difficult feat of defeating a team three times in one season, beating the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers 2-1 on Adrianna Fournier's game winning goal to make it to the big dance.
"This is a pure adrenaline rush. I don't even have any words," NCU coach Chantelle Bouchard said when the game was over.
The Falcons will face Stowe at UVM on Saturday at 2:00 for the Division III Title

Brunnette Wins Boys Division I State Championship

October 27, 2014

THETFORD-What an exciting day at the races for North Country cross country yesterday at the VT State Meet in Thetford, VT!
The headline of the day was NC XC has their 2nd ever XC VT State Champion in senior Samuel Brunnette, who took home the win in 17:06. (Daniel Webster took home the VT State Champion Title in 2003 & repeated in 2004).
For the full story, see the Express on 10-28-14.

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