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Thunderous end to North Country meet

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by Kenzie Strange NEWPORT — North Country Union High School hosted its second and last meet of the spring 2024 season, on May 21.  It ended suddenly when lighting and thunder approached the field. Almost 200 people, between athletes, parents, and spectators, w... More »

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Falcons fall short of championship

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by Joseph Gresser BARRE — The North Country Union High School Falcons climbed to the Division 2 finals here, but on Saturday fell just short of the pinnacle of success.  The first-seeded Falcons were matched up against the Slaters of Fair Haven Union High Scho... More »

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Falcon girls bound for finals

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by Joseph Gresser BARRE — Asked after the final buzzer whether she liked the Division 2 semifinal game, North Country Girls Basketball Coach Sarah Roy had a quick and firm answer:  “No.” It wasn’t the outcome that displeased Coach Roy — after all her Falcons a... More »

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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 »