Tag Archives: Head Coach Jim

Putorti’s return sparks Railroaders

The Whitehall girls basketball team is happy to have Brittany Putorti back in its lineup. In her first game back from an injury, the senior and emotional leader of the team, scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and blocked fours shots to lead Whitehall past Salem 42-27. Rebecca Lavin added 12 points and Victoria Christian […]

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Girls even league record with vs. Bolton

The Whitehall girls basketball team evened their Adirondack League record with a narrow win over Bolton Friday night on the Railroaders home court. Whitehall overcame a one-point third quarter to pull out a 32-26 win. Rebecca Lavin scored a game high 14 points and Victoria Christian pulled down 12 rebounds. Olivia Seamans had a double-double […]

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Girls hoopsters off to 2-1 start

A big third quarter and a late defensive stop led the Whitehall girls basketball team past Saratoga Catholic 40-37 on Monday night. The Railroaders outscored Saratoga Catholic by four points in the third quarter and the Railroaders held the Saints scoreless for the last two and a half minutes to earn a hard fought non-league […]

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Veteran teams looks to overcome injury

Third-year head coach Jim Burgey has yet to coach a game this season but he and the girls varsity basketball team have already faced adversity. Junior Kelsey Farley, the team’s starting center and most reliable scorer a year ago, injured one of her knee ligaments this fall and will miss the entire season. Her absence […]

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Whitehall girls tops Warrensburgh, pick up first win

    TheWhitehallgirl’s varsity basketball team picked up their first win of the season on Friday evening, defeating the Warrensburg Burghers 30-15. Whitehall relied on a suffocating defense and some key scoring from a pair of sophomores as they tallied their first victory of the season. The Railroader defense limited Warrensburg to five points in the […]

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Railroaders hoping to show improvement

The Whitehall varsity girl’s basketball team is seeking to rebound after a disappointing 2010-11 season that saw them lose twice as many games as they won. In order to improve on last year’s 6-12 record (6-10 in the league) the team will look for contributions from a host of younger players. The Railroaders lost several […]

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Railroader preview: girls basketball

A new season brings a new head coach and four new members in the starting lineup, but the Whitehall varsity girls basketball team is ready to prove itself again a year removed from a Section II/Class D finals appearance. “We have seen many changes from last year,” said new head coach Jim Birgey, who replaces […]

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Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]