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Granville grad competes in Ironman


By Jaime Thomas When he was about 16 years old, Travis Crocker’s doctor told him it was a good thing he did well in school, because he would never be competitive in sports. A few weeks ago, the Granville native competed in an Ironman event. Not only that—he finished in the top 15 percent. Crocker, […]

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Granville pitchers throwing hard


It’s been a busy week for Golden Horde pitchers Evan Hoagland and Luke Hahn. The two each pitched a complete game and saw action at bat, too, in three games. On Thursday, Hoagland gave Tamarac no play with a 9-0 win. Coach Duane Dodge was happy with his team’s performance. “It was a well played […]

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Horde softball takes home win, two losses


After an exciting start to the season, the girls softball team hit a bit of a lull last week but came out of it by Sunday afternoon. On Wednesday the girls fell 7-0 to Tamarac. The Bengals’ Briana Matazinsky gave the Horde almost no opportunity to make contact with the bat, save Jordan Harrison’s single. […]

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Horde baseball has room for improvement

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By Jaime Thomas Granville baseball players began their season with a hard game in a 16-1 loss at Stillwater on Monday. But Coach Duane Dodge thinks his inexperienced players simply need a little time to learn. The Horde was able to snag one point in the sixth inning, but their hitting was not what it […]

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Small team focusing on fundamentals

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By Jaime Thomas Members of the Horde baseball team are going to see a lot of playing time this season. With only 11 players, everyone will have to pull his own weight and serve in multiple capacities, Coach Duane Dodge said. While he said quantity will be a challenging aspect to the season, Granville is […]

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Diekel receives appointment to Air Force Academy

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The biggest decision of John Diekel’s life had little to do with wrestling. Diekel, a senior at Whitehall High School, has amassed more than 200 career wins and on Saturday claimed his fifth consecutive Class D championship. The wiry 138 pound wrestler has received interest from several Division I colleges, including Duke and Maryland, but […]

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Jr. Football finished undefeated

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The Whitehall junior tackle football team recently completed a perfect season with a come-from-behind 28-20 win over visiting Fort Edward. “When we started the season with a 34-0 win in Warrensburgh without even allowing a first down I knew we were in for an exciting season,” said coach Ray Lyman. “I attribute the wins to hard […]

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Girls drop game to Greenwich

After a well-matched but scoreless first half, the Granville girls soccer team lost to Greenwich 3-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The Horde’s Amy Baker was busy in the net with 19 saves, and Emily Burke had a great game on defense for Granville. Granville was outshot by the Witches 22-6, but coach Carol Scott said […]

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X-C boys win 3-way meet

Brandon Thomas led his team to a win over Tamarac and Emma Willard at Tuesday’s cross-country meet at home. The sophomore finished the 2.9-mile course in 17 minutes and 25 seconds, beating his previous course record, set on Sept. 11, by 34 seconds. Coach Lance Jordan said Thomas seems to get faster with every race. […]

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Soccer wins first game in three years

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For the first time in three years, the Granville boys soccer team won a game Monday night, said coach Daniel Brayton. Playing under the lights, Gabe Pratt scored the game’s only goal against Arlington in the forth minute of the first half. Ricky Prevost assisted the play with a long run and a through pass […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

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By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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