Tag Archives: Kelsie

Lady Horde pitcher owns game

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By Jaime Thomas The girls softball started off their season on a strong foot taking home a 12-1 league win at Stillwater on Monday. Katie Leavey, senior center fielder, built up the momentum of a six-point lead in the first inning with a triple hit.  And Hannah Bassett kept that pace by pitching a complete […]

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Gendron, Ferguson lead way for track team

Sports-Winter Track Preview

  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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Soccer, football teams honored for work in classroom

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Two of Whitehall’s athletic teams were recently honored for their achievements in the classroom. Officials announced that the varsity football and varsity soccer teams were presented with New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Team Awards. At the end of each sport season, the NYSPHSAA honors teams that excel in the classroom. In […]

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Students remember community at graduation

By Derek Liebig They may be moving on, but it’s clear they won’t forget the community where they’re from. That was the message given to 52 students at Whitehall Central School as they received their high school diplomas at commencement ceremonies in the auditorium on Friday evening, Jun 25. “You’ll hear a lot about community […]

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Boys Track sweeps

The Whitehall Boys track teams’ success continued last week as the team swept Salem and Corinth in a dual meet at home. Jake Evans won the 110 hurdles, 400 hurdles and high jump for Whitehall, Jared DeRusha won the triple and long jump, and Zach Diekel continued his dominance of the throwing events, winning the […]

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Big efforts lead track

By Derek Liebig Whitehall was paced by several strong individual performances during last weekend’s Anthony Luciano Invitational in Hudson Falls. Head coach Justin Culligan said earlier in the week he would look for some of his stronger athletes to turn in a strong performance in a meet that had too much fire power to be […]

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Head of Class

By Derek Liebig The term polymath comes from the Greek word polymathes and defines a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas, a Renaissance man (or woman) if you will. In ancient times the term often referred to scientists. Leonardo Da Vinci is widely recognized as the most well known polymath. […]

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Boys track opens 3-1; Benjamin, Lavin win

Whitehall’s boys Track team completed a successful opening week splitting a dual meet against Stillwater and Schuylerville in Stillwater last Thursday. The Railroaders fell to Stillwater but defeated Schuylerville. Jake Evans, Jared DeRusha and Zach Diekel paved the way for Whitehall, each winning two events. Evans won a very close 100 meter race, crossing the […]

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Fourteen students make all-county band

Fourteen Whitehall students will take part in the All-Washington County band show March 11 and 12, and they won’t have to leave town to do it. “It’s going to be three days of non-stop music,” Whitehall band director Marc Pratt said, noting the that school hosts its annual Pops Concert Thursday, March 19, and the […]

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Railroader preview: indoor track and field

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The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team will return several champions and state contenders in 2010-11. “We have some very talented athletes,” said head coach Mike Collier, “just not enough bodies to compete in team score.” The squad will be headlined by Kelsie Benjamin, the two-time Section II champion in the shot put as […]

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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

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By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

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By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]