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

Sweeney sliding 4

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 10/07/15

Scottie’s closing doors ‘for good’


By Christina Scanlon There was no sign on the locked doors Tuesday morning, but everyone in town was already spreading […]

Facebook probe concludes – in private

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King The investigation into the alleged hacking of Whitehall School District clerk Martha Bascue’s Facebook page is now […]

Bridge-walkers beware

Saunders Street Bridge 1874

By Dan King We might all be criminals without even knowing it. If you’ve ever strode across the Saunders Street […]

Trailers released for Whitehall-based documentary

Bigfoot 2

By Dan King Bigfoot is coming to the big screen. A documentary filmmaker, who is aiming to tell the stories […]

Superintendent introduces policy book

By Dan King Interim school superintendent Bill Scott has given the Whitehall Board of Education an eight-part policy book that […]

Edward’s Market celebrates one year anniversary


By Christina Scanlon It was chilly out Monday morning, as some gathered at the front door of Edwards Market, waiting […]

Budget hearing Oct. 14

By Dan King After two workshops to hash things out, Whitehall Town Board members have put forth a proposed budget […]

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