Tag Archives: Head Coach

Late shot gives Whitehall win in season opener

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team won its season opener last Tuesday in dramatic fashion. Josh Hoagland hit the game winning shot with 9.6 seconds left in the game to give Whitehall a 57-55 victory over visiting Salem. Salem had an opportunity to tie the game on its final possession but the shot missed its mark. […]

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Young squad working on building halftime routines

Whitehall’s cheerleading squad has experienced an influx of youth. What was an experienced team last winter has become a very young team this year squad with only two members who cheered a season ago. “Everything is new this year,” said Rachel Waters, who returns to the helm of the program with fellow head coach Lindsey […]

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Boys expect to compete in tough league

There were few things that went right for the boys basketball team last season. The team struggled with inconsistency and injuries as it staggered to a 1-17 record, defeating Warrensburg in the final game of the season. But there’s plenty of reason for optimism this year. What was a young and inexperienced team last year […]

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Young wrestling team has season’s sights set high

A youthful but talented and potential-laden wrestling team is hoping to be in the mix for an Adirondack League title. Despite a roster that features only two seniors and lost the program’s most accomplished wrestler, Zach Diekel, longtime head coach Robert Diekel believes the team has the components for a successful season. “We have a […]

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Season, varsity career comes to an end for seniors

Following Whitehall’s season-ending 54-28 loss to Rensselaer last Friday, head coach Justin Culligan spoke to his seniors about where they had come from and what they had accomplished in four years. He reminded them how their first season they had won only a single game but in three years since, had posted winning records and […]

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Whitehall wins Class D North crown

Whitehall wasn’t about to let a little weather derail their chances of finishing on top of the Class D North Division and earn a berth in Sectionals. The Railroaders endured a half-hour weather delay and a strong Salem running game to pull out a thrilling 38-30 victory over the Generals on Saturday. Josh Hoagland’s nine-yard […]

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Tamarac ekes past Horde on late score

The Granville Golden Horde came oh-so-close to upsetting Tamarac in football Saturday, dropping a 12-8 game at home that came down to the last play. In a largely defensive struggle, both teams drove the ball well in the fourth quarter. First Tamarac punctuated a long drive with a one-yard quarterback dive by junior Dan Motzer. […]

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Second half sinks Railroaders, 40-30

A second-half rally by Lake George sent Whitehall to its third loss of the season and essentially puts the Railroaders in a must-win scenario for each of the next two weeks. Lake George scored 40 unanswered points, including 34 in the second half, as they erased a 24-0 deficit on their way to a 40-30 […]

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Horde football against a wall

Granville has three weeks left to salvage its football season. After Saturday’s 66-8 nonconference loss at Class B Cohoes, the Horde have two regular-season games remaining, both at home. While their playoff chances are slim, and will end with a loss in either game, they still have some slight hopes of advancing to the first […]

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Railroaders run over Fort Edward

Whitehall’s young offensive line is starting to grow up. The team’s biggest question mark coming into the season made a big statement on Friday night as they paved the way for 306 rushing yards in a 46-26 win over rival Fort Edward. “We really pushed tonight,” said junior offensive lineman Brandon Steves. “We did what […]

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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, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14