Tag Archives: Culligan

Diekel, Sweeney more than just good students

Whitehall’s top two students are looking to build, quite literally, upon their high school success. Zach Diekel and Emily Sweeney, who were announced as valedictorian and salutatorian earlier this year, both plan to pursue engineering degrees. It only seems fitting that two multifaceted students would gravitate toward a field that requires a well-rounded education and […]

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Track team will rely on hard work, depth

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              The Whitehall varsity track team will rely on a strong work ethic and a potential-laden roster as it tries to continue the success from the past several years. Although the team lost three Wasaren League champions — Jared DuRusha (long jump, triple jump and 4×100 meter relay), Kelsie […]

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Cambridge closes book on Whitehall

For a split-second it appeared Whitehall had a chance in Saturday’s rematch with undefeatedCambridge. Moments into the game, Whitehall found itself inside Indians’ territory after Codie Bascue recovered a Cambridge fumble on the opening kickoff. The Railroaders had avoided the disastrous start that had haunted them in the first match-up withCambridgetwo weeks earlier and it […]

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Railroaders get another shot at unbeaten Indians

By Bill Toscano   Facing an unbeaten team in the opening game of the playoffs is never an easy task, especially when that team pinned a 48-0 loss on your team two weeks ago. That’s what’s coming up for theWhitehallfootball team, which playsCambridgein the Class D sectional semifinals at 1 p.m. Saturday atSchuylervilleHigh School. But […]

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Round One: Cambridge wins in rout; rematch looms in playoffs

Cambridge’s football team confirmed what theWhitehallcoaching staff already knew, that the Indians are a good team. The undefeated Cambridge Indians (7-0) dismantled the Railroaders 48-0 inWhitehall’s final regular season game, held Saturday afternoon inCambridge. Playing perhaps their best game of the season,Cambridgeliterally ran byWhitehall, racking up 446 yards on the ground as they displayed the […]

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Railroaders get back on track with 37-7 victory

On a night when they were playing their last home game, the Whitehall football players made sure the team’s seniors walked off Ambrose Gilligan Field as winners. The Railroaders got a solid performance from its seniors and key contributions from several underclassmen as it rolled out to 31 first half points in route to a […]

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Wind, rain and a heartbreaker; Whitehall falls in double OT

On a day when Whitehall was held to its lowest offensive output of the season, it was fitting that the final outcome of Saturday’s annual Homecoming game was determined by mere inches.  With winds approaching30 mphand rain showers making Ambrose Gilligan Field a mud pit, Whitehall’s offense was unable to gain any traction, managing only […]

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Government students visiting local meetings

A group of local students is learning about government one meeting at a time. Over the course of the last month, village and school clerks have seen an up tick in attendance as seniors atWhitehallHigh Schoolhave begun frequenting the monthly meetings of local municipalities and the school board. Last month a few dozen students attended […]

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Railroaders stopped short by Forts

The Railroaders are unbeaten no longer. Whitehall suffered its first loss of the season Saturday afternoon, falling to Fort Edward in a spirited 28-26 thriller that featured six lead changes. The Forts handed Whitehall a taste of their own medicine, grinding out more than 300 yards of rushing offense and playing the physical, hard-hitting style […]

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Wild win for unbeaten Railroaders

First-year Whitehall football coach Josh Culligan is going to have to find something new to worry about. During the preseason, Culligan preached to his players about the importance of responding to and overcoming adversity. Through two games, adversity was never an issue as the team outscored Salem and Lake George by combined scores of 50-0. […]

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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