Tag Archives: Bobsled

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, and school officials want to bring it back. “We’re the only school district in the country that offers this,” said Superintendent Liz Legault. “I’d really like to see it come back. We’re trying to get […]

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Codie Bascue 19th at World Championship event

Codie Bascue was on a new team for the four-person bobsled championship this past weekend. Teamed with Casey Wickline, David Cremion and Adrian Adams, Bascue found himself in 19th place when things were all said and done. It was a very competitive day at the Winterberg, Germany track, as the top 17 sleds all clocked […]

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Bascue named pilot at World’s

Codie Bascue’s memorable season continues. The bobsled pilot, who has collected 13 medals in 14 North American Cup races, was recently selected to pilot one of the American sleds at the World Championships next month in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Bascue will be the third pilot for Team USA behind Steven Holcomb and either Nick Cunningham […]

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Bascue making strides, enjoying success on tour

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Codie Bascue is exceeding his own expectations. Bascue, a 2012 graduate of Whitehall High School, continued what has been a brilliant season, claiming five medals, including one gold, in six North American Cup bobsled races held earlier this month in Calgary, Alberta. With that recent performance, Bascue has now collected 13 medals in 14 North […]

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Bascue dominating North American tour

Codie Bascue is going to need his own security detail if he continues to collect gold at this rate all season. In eight North American Cup bobsled races, Bascue has dominated the field, collecting seven gold medals and one silver. Earlier this month he won three events at the second stop of the tour, held […]

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Bascue third at national team trials

Whitehall’s Codie Bascue had a strong showing at the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation’s two-man bobsled national team selection races held at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid last Saturday. Bascue teamed with Nic Taylor of Hayward, Calif., to finish in third place with a two-run total of 1:55.04. The duo had a fast opening […]

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Bascue named to Youth Team; Sweeney continues to perform at high level

Codie Bascue was officially selected to represent the United States at the Youth Olympic Games next month in Igls, Austria. The United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation formally announced its roster on Tuesday and Bascue was one of five athletes named to the team. Bascue and teammate Jake Peterson of Princeton Minnesota will compete in […]

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Sweeney makes own way in skeleton

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Like many of his peers, Hampton resident and Whitehall High graduate Ryan Sweeney spent the summer after his college graduation preparing for and growing accustomed to life after school. However, Sweeney’s post-college plans are a little different than his peers. While they were applying to graduate school or getting their first taste of the professional […]

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Now it gets serious

Codie Bascue makes a turn on the Mount Van Hoevenburg bobsled track in Lake Placid.

  CodieBascue continues to set marks that even he cannot believe. The Whitehall High School junior, who last year tied to become the youngest bobsled driver ever to complete a full run down the Olympic track at Mount Van Hoevenburg in Lake Placid, now has his sights set on becoming an Olympian himself. “I didn’t […]

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Dresden throws support to medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The Town of Dresden has joined the growing list of towns throughout Washington County that are throwing […]

Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art […]

Hampton Firehouse may change hands

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By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton is considering selling the Hampton Firehouse to the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, which […]

Granville Science Fair a hit

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Joshua Bassett A dry Christmas tree that emitted melodic sounds when hit was just one of the many exhibits on […]

Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

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The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. […]

Whitehall not conducting background checks?

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has brought on a substantial amount of staff members, bus drivers and substitutes this […]

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