Tag Archives: Girls

Jones, Quick chosen for Empire Girls State

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By Jaime Thomas Out of the top third of females in the junior class at Granville High School, one young woman was chosen Monday to participate in Empire Girls State. Hannah Jones was selected out of nine girls with Lauren Quick as her alternate. The American Legion Auxiliary in Granville organizes the educational Americanism program, […]

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Girls basketball falls to Forts

Fort Edward was just too much for the Whitehall girls basketball team last Friday. The Flying Forts held Whitehall to six points through the game’s first three quarters en route to a 78-20 win over the Railroaders. Alex Godfrey scored a game-high 19 points and Lexi Thomas grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out eight assists. […]

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Girls basketball has best game to date

The Whitehall girls basketball team picked up its third win of the season in dominating fashion last week. The Railroaders held Salem to three or fewer points in the three quarters as they routed Salem 56-14. Nine players scored for Whitehall, including four who recorded at least eight points. Ashley Davis led Whitehall with 13 […]

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Girls pick up second win behind big first quarter

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By Derek Liebig A dominant first quarter against Hadley Luzerne sparked Whitehall to its second win of the season. The Railroaders outscored  the Eagles 15-6 in the first quarter en route to a 38-30 win last Tuesday. “That’s the first time we’ve played a good first quarter all season,” Head Coach Jim Burgey said. “We’ve […]

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Family celebrates two-year anniversary together

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By Jaime Thomas Father’s Day can mean a lot to a man. But for Bill Walker, this Sunday marks his first as a father to not one, but four, new daughters. He and his wife, Nickie, both of whom are in their early thirties, adopted three of his nieces this past Christmas Eve, and he […]

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Little League Weekend kicks off season

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By Jaime Thomas Practices have started and the new fields are almost finished — this weekend will officially kick off little league season in Granville. Little League Weekend this May 4 and 5 will be filled with all the usual activities, from a fundraising coin drop to a vibrant parade. The kids will show off […]

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Dress and Tuxedo drive

Prom dresses and tuxedo rentals can cost hundreds of dollars — that’s a lot of money for a high school student. Granville seniors Samantha White and Zamada Litchfield recently decided to do something to help out their classmates who are strapped for cash. The two are organizing a drive for recycled dresses, tuxedos and dress […]

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Lady Horde pitcher owns game

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By Jaime Thomas The girls softball started off their season on a strong foot taking home a 12-1 league win at Stillwater on Monday. Katie Leavey, senior center fielder, built up the momentum of a six-point lead in the first inning with a triple hit.  And Hannah Bassett kept that pace by pitching a complete […]

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Four athletes place in multiple events

Morgan Winters was one of four Whitehall athletes to place in multiple events at an indoor track meet held Sunday at Williams College. Winters finished third in the girls’ long jump and second in the triple jump. She also won the girls’ freshman 55-meter dash, trimming more than a quarter second off her season best. […]

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Track athletes show improvement in second meet

In first track meet of the season, Cullen Flynn was unable to record a successful try in the men’s pole vault. On Saturday, he finished fifth and earned his team two points. Flynn was one of several Whitehall athletes who showed improvement in the second indoor track meet of the season. Flynn cleared 6.5 feet […]

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Hartford schools on alert after ‘not specific’ threats

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By Krystle S. Morey Hartford Central School District officials are on high alert following the discovery of two threats against […]

Flat Iron falls

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By Matthew Saari As the Whitehall Village Board was proceeding with steps to demolish the decrepit building at 160 Main […]

Granville school wrestles with new logo

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By Krystle S. Morey After gracing sports uniforms and yearbooks of the Granville Golden Horde for decades, the infamous Mongolian […]

Police proponents, opponents survey

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By Matthew Saari If there’s a strong push to disband the Whitehall Police Department to reduce village taxes, there’s an […]

Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

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Communities large and small throughout the region will host parades and ceremonies to honor the men and women who fought […]

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Should Whitehall retain its police department?

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By Matthew Saari Should the village of Whitehall continue having its own police department? It’s a controversial question that has […]

DWI-charged teacher will return to her job

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By Krystle S. Morey The kindergarten teacher who was arrested after she allegedly drove to Mary J. Tanner School drunk […]

Village seeks ‘input on future of police department’

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By Matthew Saari Village trustees are “seeking input on the future of the police department,” and to that end have […]

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