Tag Archives: Hoagland

Late rally sinks Railroaders

A furious fourth quarter rally by Salem sent Whitehall to its ninth loss of the season. Trailing by six points, Salem outscored Whitehall 25-8 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 57-46 win. Salem’s P.H. LaPorte, who missed most of the first and second quarters with an injury, returned in the second half and […]

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Boys basketball splits pair

The Whitehall boys basketball team squeaked by a winless Bolton team Friday night largely on the basis of their play in the first half. The Railroaders outscored Bolton by seven points in the first half and withstood a fourth quarter to down the Eagles 50-46. Only four players scored for Whitehall. Justin Hoagland scored a […]

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Poor first quarter sinks boys basketball

Bball Colby

The Whitehall boys basketball team fell to previously winless Hadley Luzerne 62-55 last Tuesday. The Eagles picked up their first win of the season by outscoring the Railroaders 18-6 in the first quarter. Matt Hay led four players in double figures, scoring 17 points and grabbing 15 rebounds, Jesse DeMarsh netted 15, Caliber Bolt had […]

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Lufkin’s record night sinks boys basketball team

The Whitehall boys basketball team likely went to bed last Friday haunted by visions of Argyle’s Joey Lufkin making shot after shot. Lufkin, the unquestioned leader of an undefeated Argyle squad and the area’s leading scorer, put up 54 points, an Argyle record, in a 96-47 win over Whitehall on Friday night. Lufkin was 8 […]

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Whitehall second in tourney

Bball vs FE (justin layup)

The Whitehall boys basketball team played well in its Holiday Tournament but came up short in the finals, losing to a more talented Fair Haven team. The Slaters used a suffocating full court press and took advantage of their height as they cruised to a 71-39 win in the last Friday’s championship game. Despite the […]

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Boys basketball losses pair on road

The Whitehall boys basketball team was on the wrong end of a pair of lopsided games prior to Christmas break. The Railroaders were outscored by a total of 71 points in losses to Hartford and North Warren last week. On Dec. 18, the Railroaders were done in by a lackluster second quarter on the road […]

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Big second half sinks Railroaders

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The Whitehall boys basketball game against Lake George was a tale of two halves. As well as the team played in the first half of Friday’s game, they played even worse in the second half as the Warriors rolled to a 73-44 win. The Railroaders went into the half trailing by only five points, but […]

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WHS Honor Society Inductions

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  The Whitehall Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony. The students selected were : Ryan St.Clair, Brandon Steves, Kendra Rocque, Christopher Leipfert, Paxton DeLorme, Joshua Hoagland, Kassandra VanGuilder, Cariana Jones, Olivia Sweeney, Taryn Tracy, Mackenzie Fiorini, Megan Lane, Paxton Peterson, Rebecca Lavin, Ariel Ayers, Casey Garner, Alycia Hollister, John Diekel […]

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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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Boys expect to compete in tough league

Boys Bball (2)

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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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]