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Wrestling preview

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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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Hampton Firehouse sale looms

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By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

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By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

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By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

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By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

Rail Trail 5K this weekend

By Joshua Bassett The sixth annual Rail Trail 5K race takes place this Saturday, May 30. The race/walk begins at […]

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