Tag Archives: Culligan

Big plays doom Railroaders

By the time Whitehall found its rhythm, it was too late. The Railroaders’ offense was stymied through the first three quarters in last Friday’s 14-7 loss to Canajoharie. A week after racking up more than 400 yards of total offense, Whitehall managed only 155 yards against a physical Canajoharie defense. The Railroaders nearly made a […]

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Railroaders overcome first half woes; defeated Hoosic Valley 35-7

Head coach Justin Culligan thought there would be moments this season when Whitehall’s football team exceeded expectations and moments when it failed to play the way it was capable of. On Friday, the Railroaders did both. Justin Hoagland scored four touchdowns and Whitehall racked up more than 350 yards on the ground as the team […]

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Whitehall opens season Friday night

The Whitehall varsity football team opens defense of the Class D, North Division Championship tomorrow night as the Railroaders host the Hoosic Valley Indians on Friday, Sept. 5. The game is a rematch of last year’s lopsided contest, that saw Whitehall trounce the Indians 56-0 behind Josh Hoagland’s 240-yard, 44-point effort. But the teams that […]

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Winters paces track team with top three finishes

Before the season began, Justin Culligan, Whitehall’s track coach, talked about the competitive drive of Morgan Winters. Last Tuesday, members of the Wasaren League witnessed that drive first hand.  The eighth grader finished in a tie for first place in the girls’ 100 meter dash and was part of a 4×100 relay team that finished […]

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Season, varsity career comes to an end for seniors

Following Whitehall’s season-ending 54-28 loss to Rensselaer last Friday, head coach Justin Culligan spoke to his seniors about where they had come from and what they had accomplished in four years. He reminded them how their first season they had won only a single game but in three years since, had posted winning records and […]

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Whitehall wins Class D North crown

Whitehall wasn’t about to let a little weather derail their chances of finishing on top of the Class D North Division and earn a berth in Sectionals. The Railroaders endured a half-hour weather delay and a strong Salem running game to pull out a thrilling 38-30 victory over the Generals on Saturday. Josh Hoagland’s nine-yard […]

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Second half sinks Railroaders, 40-30

A second-half rally by Lake George sent Whitehall to its third loss of the season and essentially puts the Railroaders in a must-win scenario for each of the next two weeks. Lake George scored 40 unanswered points, including 34 in the second half, as they erased a 24-0 deficit on their way to a 40-30 […]

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Railroaders run over Fort Edward

Whitehall’s young offensive line is starting to grow up. The team’s biggest question mark coming into the season made a big statement on Friday night as they paved the way for 306 rushing yards in a 46-26 win over rival Fort Edward. “We really pushed tonight,” said junior offensive lineman Brandon Steves. “We did what […]

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Big plays sink Railroaders for second week

For the second time in three games Whitehall’s football team was done in by big plays and missed opportunities, as it fell to Greenwich 36-13 on Sept. 14. Greenwich quarterback Jake Jennings threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns and the Witches rushed for 325 yards in the game as Whitehall fell to 1-2 on […]

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Familiar opponent in season opener

The Whitehall football team will open its season against a familiar opponent, the Rensselaer Rams, tomorrow night at Ambrose Gilligan Field. The teams, each of whom has qualified for Sectionals the past two years, have played each other three times in the last two years. Rensselaer has won all three games. “This game will be […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]