Tag Archives: Head Coach

Young but experienced softballers will play hard

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              First-year head coach Pam Putorti doesn’t like to make predictions, but she does guarantee Whitehall’s varsity softball players will put forth their full effort. “I don’t like to make predictions and I don’t like the girls to make predictions. We’re going to go out every game and try […]

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Young tennis team looking to future

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              A young and inexperienced Whitehall tennis team will look for a way to compete in a tough league while building for the future. “We are a very young team in a tough league,” said head coach Charlie Bascue. “I’m working with them for the future.” Gone are Trey […]

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Baseball poised to build on success

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              After qualifying for sectional play last year for the first time in several seasons, the boy’s baseball team is looking to return to the postseason again this year. Second-year head coach Jason Hoagland said the team has the potential to build upon last season’s success. “Our goal is […]

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Whitehall still winless; drop two in own tourney

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Shooting woes and foul trouble sunk Whitehall in their annual Holiday Tournament. The Railroaders dropped the opening game of the tournament to Fort Edward 53-44 and was edged by Poultney in the consolation game 48-36. Whitehall had an excellent opportunity to pick up their first win of the season on Monday evening, but was unable […]

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Whitehall grapplers defeat Fort Ann

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Whitehall rode a wave of forfeits to a 66-24 victory over Fort Ann in the school’s annual afternoon Assembly match. Each team recorded three pins but Whitehall scored eight victories on forfeits as Fort Ann just didn’t have the bodies to compete. Zach Diekel (195), Austin Rich (99) and Al Aubin (120) all recorded pins […]

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Horde split two

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The Granville Golden Horde received a rude welcome back to the Wasaren League Friday night after knocking off state title contender Fair Haven earlier in the week. Granville fell to Hoosic Valley 53-40 Dec. 16 as the Indians’ high pressure defense shut down the Horde’s low post game, choking off the team’s offensive strongpoint. Ian […]

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Young Whitehall off to slow start, but starting to come together

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By Derek Liebig       The Whitehall girl’s basketball game lost a hard-fought game to a more experienced Lake George squad in an Adirondack League game played Friday night. Lake George rode strong first and third quarter s to pull out a 33-25 victory over the Railroaders on their home court. Despite the loss, […]

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Top teams prove tough for Railroaders

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  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall boy’s basketball team faced off against three of the league’s top teams over last week and although the effort was there, the results were not. Whitehall dropped contests to Argyle, Fort Ann and Lake George. Despite the start, head coach Keith Redmond said the team has played […]

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Gendron, Ferguson lead way for track team

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  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team hopes a near record turnout will help them overcome the loss of several top performers from last year’s squad. “We have more kids out than we’ve ever had,” said head coach Mike Collier. “We have a lot of newcomers trying out.” […]

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Rugged defense crucial for success

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If the Whitehall varsity boys’ basketball team expects to be competitive in the Adirondack League they will need to rely on a stingy and opportunistic defense. “One of our strengths will be the ability to mix our defenses to help provide some transition baskets,” said long-time head coach Keith Redmond who enters his 17th consecutive […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

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By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]