Tag Archives: Field Hockey Team

Declining participation threatens sports

By Jaime Thomas The Granville soccer team has only four experienced players returning this fall. The field hockey team might be limited to varsity only. Pee wee wrestling enrollment dropped by a third, and Little League was wont for players as well. Across the region, schools are looking at combining their athletic programs to stay […]

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Sports Roundup: Field hockey tops Salem

Granville’s field hockey team posted a 3-0 victory over Salem last week in a Wasaren League match. Jennifer Roberts scored twice and Bridget Decker made seven saves to lead the Horde. Bri Kelly also scored for Granville. Monday, the Horde played well again, but came up short, losing 3-2 to Schuylerville. Katelynn Leavey and Nicole […]

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Lights Week returns

Seven Years of Lights Tradition continues under the lights   The tradition Granville athletes look forward to almost as much as homecoming returns for its seventh year from Sept. 19 – 23 – it’s time for Lights Week.  Lights Week returns to Granville for the seventh time with games on four nights with a schedule […]

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Six years of lights

Horde teams play night games next week The air is a little cooler and you can sometimes see your breath as you stand watching the games. But it is a tradition Granville athletes look forward to as much as homecoming – it’s time for Lights Week.  Lights Week returns to Granville for the sixth time […]

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fish for dinner

Football’s 2-0, girls soccer is .500, the field hockey team looks good and the golf team is in the thick of things for the Wasaren – quite a time to be a Horde sports fan.   On the field hockey field the team has two losses but both to quality teams, Warrensburg and Johnstown. They […]

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Monday, Monday

It is beginning to feel a lot like Fall out there -yuck Since i’ve started playing golf I have less and less patience for the cold weather. What helped to warm it up for everyone last week were the traditional, I think four years running can be called a tradition, games under the lights. Depsite […]

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under review

Age discrimination?   Now, finally the Olympic officials are calling for a review of the documentation proving the ages of the Chinese gymnasts who looked to be all of 10 years old. It’s good to see the review, but if our government wanted to produced documentation proving I was a 15-year-old ballerina it could do […]

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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, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14