Tag Archives: Lake Placid

Sweeney heading to Europe

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By Derek Liebig The second half of Ryan Sweeney’s season is off to a much better start than the first half. Sweeney, a member of the United States Skeleton Developmental team, was recently selected to compete in the Europa Cup and embarked Sunday on a two-week sojourn that will take him to the “birthplace of […]

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Local men become ‘Forty-Sixers’

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Some local mountain climbers have earned their membership in the Adirondack Forty-Sixers. Dan Krueger #7633, Edward Vladyka #7766 and Ray Cooper #7767 have completed hiking all of the 46 high peaks and were awarded their climbing numbers and certificates of accomplishment at the 2013 ADK 46-R gathering in Lake Placid in May. The Adirondack Forty-Sixers […]

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Granville grad competes in Ironman

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By Jaime Thomas When he was about 16 years old, Travis Crocker’s doctor told him it was a good thing he did well in school, because he would never be competitive in sports. A few weeks ago, the Granville native competed in an Ironman event. Not only that—he finished in the top 15 percent. Crocker, […]

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Bascue wins twice in junior bobsleds

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  Codie Bascue took another step toward his dream of Olympic gold.    Bascue, a senior at Whitehall High School, teamed with Jake Peterson of Princeton, Minn. to win a pair of gold medals at Winter Youth Olympic Games qualifying races held in Park City, Utah Nov. 9-10. Bascue and Peterson, both 17, competed in […]

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Bascue heads to Austria

Whitehall’s Codie Bascue is continuing to expand his horizons, as his bobsledding competitions take him all over North American and will soon have him traveling to Europe. According to his father, Craig, Bascue is ranked first among all international bobsledders who are under 20, 12th among the Juniors (under 26) and 40th in the world. […]

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Bascue impresses in Park City debut

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Codie Bascue is very familiar with the Mount Van Hoevenburg track. But over the past two weeks, he was nowhere near Lake Placid. Bascue had to learn a new track as part of his continuing development as an international-level bobsled driver, learning all about the twists and turns and speed of the Park City, Utah, […]

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Now it gets serious

Codie Bascue makes a turn on the Mount Van Hoevenburg bobsled track in Lake Placid.

  CodieBascue continues to set marks that even he cannot believe. The Whitehall High School junior, who last year tied to become the youngest bobsled driver ever to complete a full run down the Olympic track at Mount Van Hoevenburg in Lake Placid, now has his sights set on becoming an Olympian himself. “I didn’t […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]