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As head coach Steve Palmer heads into his 12th season leading the Granville Golden Horde wrestlers onto the mat the team faces a challenge that is as daunting as it is typical of high school sports. The team’s graduation losses were big, very big. With the departure of Eric Hastings who placed in the New […]

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here comes the states

Wrestling Good news for Golden Horde wrestling fans and senior 285-pounder Eric Hastings. As I noted in my article posted on the website, Hastings has made the state tournament after a controversial loss to Hudson Falls’ Luke Albrecht. A bit of clarification there. I had the contact as forearms across the neck that got Hastings […]

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Palmer pins down spot for tourney

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  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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Wrestlers defeat Mechanicville

The Golden Horde added an unplanned match to fill the schedule when the highly anticipated match-up with Corinth could not get rescheduled, picking up the Mechanicville Red Raiders and a 54-15 win to end the regular season. Granville reached 13-13 overall with the non-league win. The most significant event of the night was the century […]

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Another Granville Wrestling Milestone

Horde head coach recognizes his latest 100-win wrestler 130-pounder Brendan Miller.

103 and counting Ask Brendan Miller about reaching the 100-win milestone for his career as a Granville Golden Horde wrestler and you might be left with the wrong impression. “It felt just like any other win,” Miller said when asked about joining teammates Karl Palmer and Eric Hastings with 100-plus wins over the span of […]

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Hastings hits 100 wins

Coaches Mike Gordon, Steve Palmer and O.C. West flank the newest addition to the Granville Golden Horde's 100-win club: Eric Hastings. Hastings' pin of Alex Deluso at 285 pounds in 2:38 put him over the top and into the pantheon of Horde wrestling joining teammate Karl Palmer, the all-time wins leader.

When the referee hit the mat last Thursday night to end Eric Hastings’ match against Alex D’Urso of Tamarac at 285 pounds, the smack marked more than one milestone. As Granville put the icing on the Wasaren League title cake, Eric Hastings worked to add an exclamation point to his Granville High School wrestling career […]

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Horde grapplers close in on League crown

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A series of pins in the middle weight classes delivered a third Wasaren League victory and the inside track to the league title on Jan. 13 as the Granville Golden Horde beat the Hoosick Falls Panthers, 43-37. Granville converted wins from Hayden Miller (140), Kurt Ehntholt (145), Brad Perry (152) and Karl Palmer, who bumped […]

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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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Horde second at Ken Harrison

The South Glens Falls Bulldogs were rude guests in their first appearance at the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 18, as they prevented the Golden Horde from repeating, beating Granville, 145.5 to 127, for the team title. Granville went three for five, including tournament most outstanding wrestler Brendan Miller (125), but it […]

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Wrestlers take Wasaren opener

Granville rolled out an alternative lineup but handily took home its first league match of the season on Dec. 9, whipping the Schuylerville Black Horses, 52-36. The win moved Granville to 2-0 overall, 1-0 in the Wasaren League, despite giving some of the expected regular starting wrestlers the night off. Dropping down to 215 the […]

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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 […]