Tag Archives: Freshmen

Tennis team looking for contributions from everyone

With only nine players, everyone on Whitehall's tennis team will see extensive court time.

Whitehall’s tennis players won’t have to compete for court time. With only nine players on the roster, everyone, including the team’s freshmen will be asked to contribute. “I told the freshman, they’ll be playing a lot on the varsity level,” said head coach Charlie Bascue. “It’s not going to be easy; it’s a tough league, […]

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Winters sets school record in triple jump

Whitehall’s Morgan Winters set a school record in the indoor triple jump at a league meet held last Friday at Union College. Winters’ mark of 30 feet 1.5 inches breaks the previous record of 29 feet 7 inches set in 2002 by Melissa Senecal. The mark is made all the more impressive by the fact […]

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Young squad working on building halftime routines

Cheerleading team

Whitehall’s cheerleading squad has experienced an influx of youth. What was an experienced team last winter has become a very young team this year squad with only two members who cheered a season ago. “Everything is new this year,” said Rachel Waters, who returns to the helm of the program with fellow head coach Lindsey […]

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Sophomore wins pole vault

Whitehall’s track team received a pair of strong individual performances in limited action last week. Tyler Sweenor won the pole vault event at the Bemus Invitational held last Thursday at Greenwich High School. Sweenor cleared the bar at 10 feet, six inches, a foot higher than the runner-up. He was the only Whitehall athlete to […]

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Youth leads the way as grapplers roll

Jake Gregory takedown

Whitehallwrestling coach Robert Diekel knew he had a young potentially solid team that had a chance to be competitive at the end of the season, but even he had to be a little surprised by their performance on Saturday afternoon. Whitehallpicked up four pins and four wins by forfeit as they kicked off the 2011-12 […]

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Team focused on end of season performance

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The Whitehall varsity wrestling program begins the 2011-12 wrestling season this Saturday against Granville, and while the team is prepared for the match, it’s the end of the season the team is focused on. “Our goal is what we do in February,” said longtime head coach Robert Diekel. “We would like to win the league […]

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Ferguson heads to state meet

PJ Ferguson is headed to states. Ferguson followed up last month’s Adirondack League Championship with a seventh place finish among Class D runners at last Friday’s Section II Championships held at Spar Park. Based on the virtue of his performance,Fergusonqualified for the State Cross Country Championships on Nov. 12 atVernon-VeronaSherrilHigh School. The top five runners […]

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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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Horde falls in tough opener

Inconsistent effort sinks youthful Horde     In a performance that showed flashes of potential for a team starting only three seniors, nerves, and the mistakes they caused, derailed the first live action for the Granville Golden Horde in a 30-12 Wasaren League loss to the Stillwater Warriors. Despite holding the senior-laden Warriors scoreless until […]

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Granville opens at Stillwater

Looking to go ‘one-and-oh’, Horde travel south     The Granville Golden Horde kick off the 2011 campaign on the road as they take on the Stillwater Warriors tomorrow. The Horde meet the Warriors at 7 p.m. Friday night in the season opener for both clubs at the new state-of-the-art facility, which has been a […]

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Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

Earth science a challenge

By Christina Scanlon It takes a 65 on the Regents Exam to pass Earth Science, a course mandatory to get […]

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