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Twentieth annual holiday tourney tips off Monday

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By Dan King Two New York teams, two Vermont teams and a 20-year-old holiday tradition. It’s the annual Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 28 and 29. The only change from previous years is that Warrensburg/Bolton will replace Fort Edward in the tournament. The other teams – Whitehall, Fair Haven and Poultney […]

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Whitehall second in tourney

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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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Holiday basketball tournaments next week

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Whitehall Tournament begins Wednesday Whitehall’s gymnasium will be the sight of eight basketball games in two days as the Railroaders present their annual Whitehall Holiday Tournament. The tournament, which has become an annual tradition in Whitehall, offers fans the opportunity to watch an out of state rivalry and an Adirondack League grudge match between the […]

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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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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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Exciting week of sports continues, begins with 32nd annual Legion Tournament

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The week after Christmas is full of high school sports action and most of it will be within shouting distance of Granville. After a short break for the holiday, the boys basketball team and wrestling team will rush toward 2012 locked in competition and tuning up for Wasaren League action. Starting Tuesday, Dec. 27, the […]

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Boys still seeking first win

TheWhitehall boy’s basketball team is still seeking their first win after they fell to Warrensburg 52-33 on the Burghers’ home court Friday night. Warrensburg combined a stingy defense with some opportunistic scoring as they raced out to an 18-4 lead in the first quarter on their way to a 30-14 lead at the half. Hunter […]

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Horde girls drop two

Previous action, Granville against Cambridge.

The Granville Golden Horde girls dropped a pair of Wasaren League contests, falling to Hoosic Valley and Stillwater. A crushing defense held Emily Fuller in check as the Indians dominated Granville 62-18 Dec. 16. Fuller was held to 6 points as the Horde managed just 2 points in the first quarter and failed to reach […]

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Railroaders to host Holiday tourney

The Whitehall Boys Basketball program will host the annual Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 at Whitehall High School. An annual tradition for 16 years, the tournament features four teams who will compete for tournament honors. The junior varsity squads for Fair Haven and Poultney will kick off the tournament at […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

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By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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