Tag Archives: Adirondack

Softball trio recognized by league

A trio of Whitehall softball players were lauded by opposing coaches in league all-star voting last month. Seniors Brittney Putorti, Victoria Christian and Paxton Peterson were all honored for their play on the field this season. Putorti was named a first-team Adirondack All Star. An overpowering pitcher, Putorti was on the mound for every inning […]

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Railroaders bounced in first round

Whitehall’s season came to end last Tuesday as the Railroaders were upended by Hoosic Valley in the first round of the Class C, Section II tournament. The Indians, who compiled a 19-2 record and were co-Wasaren League champions, held Whitehall scoreless through the final six innings as they advanced to the quarterfinals with an 11-2 […]

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Softball team continues strong play

Whitehall’s softball team is playing some of its best softball of the season at exactly the right time. The Railroaders have won their last four games to inch their record above .500 in the Adirondack League. On Monday, Whitehall defeated Hadley-Luzerne 15-1. Paxton Peterson led the charge offensively for Whitehall, going 3 for 5 with […]

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Lea wins singles championship

Horde tennis player Joey Lea won the Adirondack League Singles Championship at Echo Lake tennis courts last Tuesday. He won his singles finals match versus Schuylerville’s Mike Burkett 6-3, 6-1. For the quarter-finals he beat Burkett 10-1 and for the semi-finals he defeated Sasha Goodman, of Lake George 10-4. Lea, along with the rest of […]

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Sister participates in walk to help brother

Khrysta Fiorino is hoping a walk makes a difference in her brother’s life. The 21-year old college student and Whitehall resident will participate in Sunday’s Upstate New York Autism Awareness sixth annual “Walk for a Difference” at Harry J. Betar Park in South Glens Falls. The event raises money to support the organization in its […]

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Whitehall pulls out close win versus Hartford

After starting the season 0-4 in games decided by less than two runs, it was only a matter of time before Whitehall pulled out a close game. Last Wednesday, the Railroaders did just that, as Brittney Putorti tossed a three-hit shutout in a 2-0 win over Adirondack League foe Hartford. Putorti allowed only three base […]

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Tennis team wins again

The Granville tennis team kept up a strong season start with a 5-2 win over Argyle on Monday. The singles left no room for error, while the doubles couldn’t quite keep up during the mild spring match. For the boys singles, Matthew Bixby had the biggest win with a 10-2 match against Michael Miller. Joey […]

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After fast start, baseball team falls to Lake George

Whitehall’s baseball team learned it’s not how you start but how you finish. Unfortunately the Railroaders started well but finished poorly in their season opener Monday night in Whitehall. After bursting out of the gates with four runs in the first inning, Whitehall was held to a single run the rest of the way in […]

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Tennis team is young but athletically inclined

By Jaime Thomas As the undefeated Adirondack League champions last year, Granville’s current tennis team has a lot to live up to. The team is young, Coach Terry Wheeler said, and there are a lot of “newbies.” But Wheeler isn’t worried. “There are a lot of brand new players, but I still think we should […]

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Putorti choosen as league all-star

Whitehall’s Brittney Putorti has been selected as an Adirondack League All Star. The senior forward was named to the league’s All-East Team. Putorti was the team’s emotional leader and its top rebounder despite missing several games in the middle of the season due to an injury. She also emerged as one of the team’s most […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]