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

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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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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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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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