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Leagues name all-star teams

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  The postseason awards for Whitehall’s athletes have begun to roll in. A number of players from the school’s softball and baseball teams were named to Adirondack League all-star teams. Brett Christian and Josh Hoagland were both named second-team all-stars. Christian, a senior, was the team’s leader and its best pitcher, consistently squaring off against […]

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Softball still in title hunt after 2-1 week

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Whitehall’s chances to claim an Adirondack League East division title took a serious hit after the team suffered a crushing loss to Argyle last Friday. The Scots defeated Whitehall 12-0 and took a two-game lead over the Railroaders entering the final week of the season. The game was played at Moreau Rec. because of poor […]

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Softball squad wins three

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              If Brittney Putorti keeps pitching the way she has, Whitehall will be tough to beat. The Railroaders won their last three games behind the strong pitching of Putorti, who limiting opposing batters to six runs on six hits in three games. On Tuesday, Whitehall defeated previously unbeaten Argyle […]

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Big rally knocks off softball squad

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              The Fort Ann Cardinals softball team used a four-run rally and a pair of runs in each of the game’s final two innings to defeat Whitehall in an early season Adirondack League showdown. Trailing 7-5 after three innings, Fort Ann scored four runs in the fourth inning and […]

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Young but experienced softballers will play hard

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              First-year head coach Pam Putorti doesn’t like to make predictions, but she does guarantee Whitehall’s varsity softball players will put forth their full effort. “I don’t like to make predictions and I don’t like the girls to make predictions. We’re going to go out every game and try […]

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Young Whitehall off to slow start, but starting to come together

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By Derek Liebig       The Whitehall girl’s basketball game lost a hard-fought game to a more experienced Lake George squad in an Adirondack League game played Friday night. Lake George rode strong first and third quarter s to pull out a 33-25 victory over the Railroaders on their home court. Despite the loss, […]

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Railroaders hoping to show improvement

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The Whitehall varsity girl’s basketball team is seeking to rebound after a disappointing 2010-11 season that saw them lose twice as many games as they won. In order to improve on last year’s 6-12 record (6-10 in the league) the team will look for contributions from a host of younger players. The Railroaders lost several […]

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Softball streak ends with loss to Fort Ann

By Derek Liebig After breaking out for 30 runs in the first two games, Whitehall’s softball team was held without a run against Fort Ann Monday evening. The railroaders were only able to manage two hits against Fort Ann as Kindra Monahan a strong game for the Cardinals. Brittney Putorti had four strikeouts in a […]

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A first Father’s Day

First Father’s Day A new dad reflects as his first Father’s Day approaches Father’s Day has a different feel for Granville’s Matthew Ayers this year; for the first time he’s approaching the holiday as a dad.   (more…)

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

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By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

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