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In girls golf: NC girls take first in Barre

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  The North Country Union High School girls golf team took first place at the ten-team tournament held at the Country Club of Barre. The NC girls outscored their closest competition by ten strokes at this tournament, which was their opening round of the season... More »

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How to play spring sports without spring

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copyright the Chronicle April 8, 2015  by David Dudley Each year around April 1, the weather plays its own April Fool’s prank on the Northeast Kingdom. For young athletes in the area, the first day that the temperature rises above 30 degrees engenders an irrep... More »

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NEK Ice Fishing Derby draws 720 competitors

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copyright the Chronicle February 18, 2015 by David Dudley DERBY — Hundreds of enthusiastic ice fishermen braved the weekend’s bitter cold to participate in the eleventh annual Northeast Kingdom Ice Fishing Derby.   Sub-zero temperatures didn’t discourage peopl... More »

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Snowboarders compete at Jay Peak

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copyright the Chronicle February 18, 2015 by Joseph Gresser JAY PEAK — The last high school snowboard competition before the state championships drew 70 boarders to Jay Peak Thursday afternoon, February 12. Judges rated riders as they performed tricks on a slo... More »

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In girls basketball: Falcons fall to Comets 50-40

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copyright the Chronicle February 4, 2015 by David Dudley NEWPORT — The North Country Union High School Falcons lost to the Bellows Free Academy St. Albans Comets Thursday, 50-40. Though the Falcons trailed the Comets for most of the game, they took a hard-nose... More »

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Cold water swimming draws one back home

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copyright the Chronicle January 28, 2015 by David Dudley NEWPORT — Though Brynna Kate Tucker was born and raised in Sutton, it didn’t occur to her that swimming in cold water might be the thing to do until she moved to Brooklyn, New York. “In November of 2006,... More »

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In boys hockey: Falcons fall to Lakers

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copyright the Chronicle January 28, 2015 by David Dudley JAY PEAK — The North Country Union High School Falcons fell to the Colchester Lakers Saturday, 6-1. Though the game began as a back and forth battle between two evenly matched teams, the Falcons faced an... More »