Tag Archives: Forfeits

Board approves merger of wrestling teams

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Whitehall and Fort Ann’s wrestling teams will be one and the same. The Whitehall Board of Education formally approved a request from Fort Ann officials to consolidate the wrestling programs beginning next season. The merger will occur on a one-year trial basis and administrators from both schools will meet and evaluate the arrangement after next […]

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Horde takes home triple win

By Jaime Thomas The Granville wrestlers pocketed a triple win two weeks ago against several Vermont schools. In a nearly event-less win on Jan. 30, the Horde racked 48 points against Springfield, whose lack of competitors gave up a large number of forfeits to Granville. Only one actual duel took place, during which Anthony Arbuckle […]

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Diekel wins Saratoga Tournament

Al Aubin (left) finished second and John Diekel (right) first at the Saratoga Wrestling Tournament.

Whitehall’s John Diekel won a close decision in the finals of the Saratoga Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday and three other Whitehall wrestlers finished in the top four of their respective weight classes. Diekel defeated Queensbury’s Brian Stevens 5-4 to take home top honors in the 138 pound weight class. Diekel held a 5-1 lead in […]

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Grapplers finish 4-3 at duals

Whitehall’s wrestling team had a successful weekend, going 4-3 at the Columbia Duals. The Railroaders defeated Lansingburgh 39-20 on Friday night and bested Columbia’s “B-team” 63-24, Tamarac 49-39, and Shaker’s “B-team” 76-6, on Saturday. “I thought we wrestled well,” said head coach Bob Diekel. “We beat the teams I’d thought we beat.” John Diekel finished […]

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Whitehall grapplers defeat Fort Ann

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Whitehall rode a wave of forfeits to a 66-24 victory over Fort Ann in the school’s annual afternoon Assembly match. Each team recorded three pins but Whitehall scored eight victories on forfeits as Fort Ann just didn’t have the bodies to compete. Zach Diekel (195), Austin Rich (99) and Al Aubin (120) all recorded pins […]

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Diekel wins 200th match, rest of team fares well

  Whitehallpicked up four wins at the Columbia Duals last weekend inEast Greenbush, but it was the number 200 everybody was talking about afterwards, as in the number of wins senior Zach Diekel has recorded as a high school wrestler. Diekel reached the milestone with by pinning his opponent fromColumbiain the final round of the […]

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Delays equal busy week for Horde wrestlers

Nathaniel Palmer (119) hopped up a weigh class and came away with the win pinning Tamarac's Logan Brunick in 34 seconds. Palmer's win helped stake the Horde to an insurrmountable lead and a 45-29 Wasaren League title win Jan. 20.

Like all of the sports programs at all of the schools across the North Country, the Granville wrestlers have lost some days of competition due to the frequent recent snowfalls and school closures. Coming into the week the Horde already faced matches Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday before heading into weekend competition at the Shenendahowa Tournament […]

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Horde dominate War Eagles

The Granville Golden Horde took a 51-24 win over the combined team from Hadley-Luzerne-Lake George at the annual exhibition match between the two teams on Dec. 23. Granville got wins at 285, 125 up to 152 to comfortably win the dual meet put on at a special time of the day to allow the students […]

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Wrestlers cruise past Cambridge

The Golden Horde wrestling team encountered little resistance in moving to 2-0 in the Wasaren League Dec. 16 as Granville defeated Cambridge, 63-18. Granville pinned in three contested matches and collected seven forfeits for the win. Damian Duffy (103), Paul Hanna (135) and Hayden Miller (145) pinned for the Horde. 103 – Duffy (G) pinned […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]