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Falcons and Rangers get tuned for playoffs

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by Matthew Wilson   NEWPORT – It was a packed house here on Friday night, and rightly so, as the boys’ basketball teams of North Country and Lake Region union high schools squared off to test their mettle against one another.  The liveliness on the court was j... More »

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Photos from the NVBA Pike Tournament

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Dylan Bowen of Eden walks in his five-pound-11-ounce pike Saturday afternoon.  The largest of the 16 fish his family caught on South Bay, stretched the tape to 28.5 inches.  He was one of 118 anglers who took part in the Fourth Annual Northeastern Vermont Bass... More »

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Falcons rule the roost

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Junior forward Hayden Boivin, 13, soars through a pack of Wolves like a true Falcon.  He helped to drive North Country’s defense against People’s Academy Friday, while keeping an eye out for the Falcon most likely to score.  North Country prevailed 74-27.  For... More »

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Falcon girls show Rangers no mercy

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by Matthew Wilson NEWPORT — Lake Region and North Country union high schools are long-time rivals.  North Country has more students than Lake Region and plays in a higher division, but many years their teams are evenly matched. Not so far this year, at least a... More »

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Falcons bow to Solons

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by Matthew Wilson NEWPORT — The North Country Union High School Falcons encounter with the Montpelier High School Solons on Wednesday, January 10, produced a tense matchup between the two teams.  The Solons, with five wins to three losses, brought their best g... More »

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Lake Region shows promise despite early losses

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by Matthew Wilson The girls of Lake Region Union High School took to the court against those of Lamoille Union High School on January 4.  Without a win this season, the Rangers have seen a season of growth thus far.  They have a new roster as some students gra... More »

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Rangers sting Hornets

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by Matthew Wilson The Rangers tore through a swarm of Enosburg Falls High School Hornets December 27, and when the action was over, it was the Hornets that had been stung — 52-27. While the visitors were able to put up an early defense, when the Rangers return... More »

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Falcon girls start basketball title defense

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by Matthew Wilson NEWPORT — It can be hard being the best; a lesson that North Country Union High School’s Falcons started learning Friday night.  After walking away as Division II champions last season, the girls of North Country returned to the court intendi... More »

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Falcons headed to Division 2 finals

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — The Friday night contest that saw the North Country Union High School Falcons advance to the Division 2 football finals, could not have differed more from the 42-0 laugher played at Veterans Field a week before. The Terriers of Bell... More »

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North Country soccer women win a big one

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by Joseph Gresser  The girls of Spaulding High School gave the Falcons a run for their money Friday afternoon, but when the clock ran out on the contest, it was the Falcons who were going on to the Division 2 semifinals.Spaulding scored first, but late in the ... More »

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Terriers can’t bite high flying Falcons

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by Matthew Wilson NEWPORT — Despite Saturday’s pouring rain the Falcons still soared to victory when they met Bellows Falls Union High Terriers on the gridiron.  North Country Union High School’s football team has had a strong season, going into Saturday’s mat... More »

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Falcons soak the Crimson Tide, 5-0

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by Matthew Wilson NEWPORT — The Falcons flew over the Crimson Tide Thursday when North Country Union High School and Spaulding High School’s girls’ soccer teams met for a battle of a match.  Though the Falcons walked away with a 5-0 win, the game was hard foug... More »