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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Routes 18, 21 will be ‘much better’ when done

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By Dan King If you’ve driven down county Route 18 or 21 recently, you know the road is under repair. […]

District close to finishing slate of projects

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By Krystle S. Morey The school is on the cusp of finishing up three major capital projects it began earlier […]

Trump, Long win Tea Party poll

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By Dan King It was a good week for the Republican Party at the Washington County Fair. Each election year, […]

Defending champs open at Helderberg Valley

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By Dan King It’s football season, and the Whitehall Railroaders are hoping to build on the momentum from last year’s […]

Horde kicks off season Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville football is getting ready to kick off its season. The Golden Horde will meet the […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

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