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Railroaders get another shot at unbeaten Indians

By Bill Toscano   Facing an unbeaten team in the opening game of the playoffs is never an easy task, especially when that team pinned a 48-0 loss on your team two weeks ago. That’s what’s coming up for theWhitehallfootball team, which playsCambridgein the Class D sectional semifinals at 1 p.m. Saturday atSchuylervilleHigh School. But […]

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Round One: Cambridge wins in rout; rematch looms in playoffs

Cambridge’s football team confirmed what theWhitehallcoaching staff already knew, that the Indians are a good team. The undefeated Cambridge Indians (7-0) dismantled the Railroaders 48-0 inWhitehall’s final regular season game, held Saturday afternoon inCambridge. Playing perhaps their best game of the season,Cambridgeliterally ran byWhitehall, racking up 446 yards on the ground as they displayed the […]

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Railroaders get back on track with 37-7 victory

On a night when they were playing their last home game, the Whitehall football players made sure the team’s seniors walked off Ambrose Gilligan Field as winners. The Railroaders got a solid performance from its seniors and key contributions from several underclassmen as it rolled out to 31 first half points in route to a […]

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Wind, rain and a heartbreaker; Whitehall falls in double OT

On a day when Whitehall was held to its lowest offensive output of the season, it was fitting that the final outcome of Saturday’s annual Homecoming game was determined by mere inches.  With winds approaching30 mphand rain showers making Ambrose Gilligan Field a mud pit, Whitehall’s offense was unable to gain any traction, managing only […]

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Railroaders stopped short by Forts

The Railroaders are unbeaten no longer. Whitehall suffered its first loss of the season Saturday afternoon, falling to Fort Edward in a spirited 28-26 thriller that featured six lead changes. The Forts handed Whitehall a taste of their own medicine, grinding out more than 300 yards of rushing offense and playing the physical, hard-hitting style […]

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Wild win for unbeaten Railroaders

First-year Whitehall football coach Josh Culligan is going to have to find something new to worry about. During the preseason, Culligan preached to his players about the importance of responding to and overcoming adversity. Through two games, adversity was never an issue as the team outscored Salem and Lake George by combined scores of 50-0. […]

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Railroaders ride again

Josh Hoagland could barely control his excitement moments after Friday’s home-opener at Ambrose Gilligan field. The junior tailback had just wrapped up a dominating 21 carry, 244 yard, two-touchdown performance that helped the Railroaders improve to 2-0 on the young season. Hoagland had touchdowns of 71 and 57 yards and senior end Brett Christian added […]

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Whitehall defeats Salem in season opener

By Bill Toscano   The voice of assistant coach Neil Hughes boomed across the field asWhitehall’s players stood minutes away from the second half of their season opener againstSalem. “You guys are not fired up,” Hughes let the players – and everyone else there – know. “If you play like that, we’re going to come […]

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Eagles are too much

The Whitehall baseball and softball teams each faced Duanesburg in the opening round of the Section II tournaments, and in both cases, the Eagles sent the Railroaders home. Whitehall’s softball, who snuck into the tournament as the sixteenth seed, were beaten by an undefeated Duanesburg team 6-0. Duanesburg pitcher Dani Hennel held the Railroaders in […]

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Generals run roughshod over Railroaders

Whitehall’s baseball team had a Jekyll and Hyde performance over their last three games. The team followed up a tidy, all around performance against Hadley-Luzerne and a strong performance against a good Hartford team with a sloppy loss to Salem on Monday. On Friday, Whitehall defeated Hadley-Luzerne 12-2 in a complete performance that featured good […]

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Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

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

Winners of the citizenship awards

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

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

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

Granville FFA Convention pic

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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