Tag Archives: Lavin

Veteran teams looks to overcome injury

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Third-year head coach Jim Burgey has yet to coach a game this season but he and the girls varsity basketball team have already faced adversity. Junior Kelsey Farley, the team’s starting center and most reliable scorer a year ago, injured one of her knee ligaments this fall and will miss the entire season. Her absence […]

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Lavin becomes 50th Jr. Miss

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During Saturday’s 50th annual Distinguished Young Women program, Rebecca Lavin sung about being “part of that world.” By the end of night, she was on top of the world. In front of an audience that numbered more than 600, Lavin was named this year’s Distinguished Young Woman. “I feel completely surprised. There were so many […]

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Soccer girls fall to Fort Ann

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Fort Ann rode a first half surge to defeat Whitehall in an Adirondack League game played on Oct. 16. The Cardinals scored three goals in the first half to open a 4-1 lead at the half and went on to defeat the Railroaders 4-2. Kara White led Fort Ann with three goals and goalie Kayla […]

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Students read for record

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A few dozen local students joined with their counterparts across the country to promote literacy and in the process try to set a new world record. Prekindergarten and kindergarten students at Whitehall Elementary School joined millions of students across the country in reading, or in their case, listening to a story about a group of […]

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Soccer splits pair

Four different players scored for Whitehall as the girls rolled to a 4-1 win over Salem on Oct. 2. Rebecca Lavin, Rachel Lavin, Caitlyn Sanford and Cariana Jones each recorded goals for Whitehall and Kelsey Farley made 11 saves. Caroline McKeighan scored a late second-half goal for Salem. Whitehall scored early and often as it […]

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Girls soccer drops pair of league contests

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Whitehall’s soccer team opened its Adirondack League season last week with losses to perennial power Lake George and Salem. The Railroaders fell to Lake George 4-1 on Sept. 11 as Kelsey Alfonso scored two goals and an assist. Brittney Putorti tallied Whitehall’s lone goal on a penalty kick after Carianna Jones was fouled near the […]

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Track wraps up season high note

Strong performances by Rebecca Lavin and Zach Diekel led the Whitehall boys’ and girls’ track teams to a pair of fifth-place finishes at last week’s Section II Class C sectionals held in Fort Plain. Diekel captured the boys’ shot put title and finished second in the discus, and Lavin turned in a second-place finish in […]

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Rich wins league pole vault championship

Dave Rich had quite the week for Whitehall’s track team. The senior was crowned a Wasaren League champion in the pole vault last Wednesday after he cleared 11 feet, six inches at the league meet held in Schuylerville. He also finished third in the boys 110 meter hurdles at the same event. He followed up […]

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School honors students

The following are the latest students to be named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School. Students received the honor for behaving in a positive way. The students and the teacher who nominated them are: Andrew Genier, Chris Hoagland; Tristan Foote, Sandy Lavin; Rian Thomas, Donna Larson; Jessica Bruce, Beth Williams; Blake Bird, Karen […]

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Whitehall’s field athletes place well again at relays

Zach Diekel and Rebecca Lavin continued to star for Whitehall’s track and field team at the Muse Relays held Saturday at Glens Falls High School. Both placed in two events, including Diekel’s first place finish in the shot put. Diekel’s throw of more than 44 and half feet was one foot and four inches further […]

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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 […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]