Tag Archives: Glens Falls Civic Center

Zach Diekel wins fourth Section II title

By Bill Toscano Some wrestlers spend their entire high school careers working for a single opportunity to win a sectional title and a berth in the state tournament. Zach Diekel has done it four times, and he’s got one more varsity season left. Diekel, who is polite off the mat, spoke with definite authority as […]

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Aubin ralles for Sectional title

For the second week in a row Al Aubin responded to late-match pressure in exactly the right way. Aubin, a sophomore, was one of two Whitehall wrestlers to win Section II, Division II titles at the Glens Falls Civic Center Feb. 12, and he did it almost exactly the way he captured the Class D […]

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Palmer pins down spot for tourney

  Palmer returns to states; Hastings* one short Out of seven there will be only one Golden Horde wrestler at the state championships in Albany. Top-seeded Karl Palmer (140) won a section II title, while Eric Hastings (285) finished second; Brendan Miller (130) finished in third place and Kurt Ehntholt (145) finished sixth. Palmer made […]

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Horde send seven to Sectionals

Horde third at C’s, seven to Sectionals   The Granville Golden Horde will send seven wrestlers to the Glens Falls Civic Center after the Class C Tournament Saturday, Feb. 5, in Corinth. Brendan Miller, Karl Palmer, Kurt Ehntholt, Eric Hastings, Hayden Miller, Christian Carr and David McCullen will have a shot at a section title […]

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Wrestlers claim four Class D crowns

Grant Gebo bounded across the mat like a little kid who had won his first wrestling match. Unlike the other three Whitehall wrestlers who claimed individual titles at Saturday Section II Class D championships in the Railroaders’ gym, Gebo exulted at the end, celebrating after he pinned Salem’s Josh McKittrick midway through their 285-pound bout. […]

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Granville sixth graders perform at Civic Center

Students from the Granville Elementary School sixth grade chorus performed at the Adirondack Phantoms hockey game on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Glens Falls Civic Center as part of Granville Night. Students opened the game singing the “Star Spangled Banner” under the direction of Brent Tuttle, right on center ice. Back row, from left: Abbie […]

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Railroaders host Class D wrestling

With his wrestlers coming off excellent performances in last weekend’s Big 10 Tournament, Whitehall wrestling coach Bob Diekel is excited for Saturday’s Section II Class D tournament, which the Railroaders are hosting. “They did incredibly well, I think,” said Diekel, who took only three wrestlers to the Big 10 but saw 189-pounder Zack Diekel come […]

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Phantoms Hockey

Tickets will be available at Granville Elementary for “Granville Night” at the Glens Falls Civic Center on Jan. 28. The discounted tickets for the 7:30 p.m. game provide admission for anyone from Granville to the Adirondack Phantoms game. That night the Granville Elementary chorus under the direction of Brent Tuttle will perform ‘the Star Spangled […]

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Like tackling mailboxes

Granville teacher Greg Bennett takes ‘cow tipping’ to another level Granville physical education teacher Greg Bennett said rodeo announcers like to compare what he does for fun to jumping out of a moving car.

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over the weekend

    Labor Day fun   It’s a bit of a trip, but if you’re in Hudson Falls and you want a nice canoe or kayak trip I suggest you check out the feeder canal also known as the barge canal to some. I happened across it mostly by accident while exploring part of the […]

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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, […]