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

Bascue Park City gold

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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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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