Tag Archives: Match Of The Day

Diekel wins Ken Baker Classic; picks up 200th win

Wrestling John with balloons

John Diekel officially picked up his 200th win last Saturday at the Coach Ken Baker Classic at Cambridge High School and then put an exclamation point on the milestone by winning the tournament. Diekel pinned Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George’s Jason Hoffman in the third period of the championship match to win the tournament at 138 pounds. He […]

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Tennis drops two matches

Whitehall’s tennis team failed pick up a match in a pair of losses to Hadley Luzerne and Schuylerville. Last Friday, Whitehall traveled to Lake Luzerne, and were swept by the Eagles. Rachael Aubin played the most competitive match of the day at second singles, narrowly falling to Scott Bosford 11-9. Alex Wood, competing at number […]

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Youth leads the way as grapplers roll

Jake Gregory takedown

Whitehallwrestling coach Robert Diekel knew he had a young potentially solid team that had a chance to be competitive at the end of the season, but even he had to be a little surprised by their performance on Saturday afternoon. Whitehallpicked up four pins and four wins by forfeit as they kicked off the 2011-12 […]

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Wrestlers capture Coach Ken Baker

Brendan Miller (125) pinned Ichabod Crane’s Dustin Olsen for the Coach Ken Baker Tournament title, reaching 99 wins in the process. Miller went on to reach the 100-win milestone as Granville picked up a match with Mechanicville on Jan. 31. Miller and teammates Eric Hastings, Kurt Ehntholt and Karl Palmer expect to be high seeds at the Class C Tournament Feb. 5 at Corinth.

The Golden Horde gained momentum for the Class C Tournament on Feb. 5 with a dominating performance at the Coach Ken Baker Classic, formerly the Wasaren League Tournament, last Saturday.  With four of five wrestlers reaching the finals and ending the night as champions, the Horde cruised to the team title by 24.5 points over […]

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Railroaders host Class D wrestling

With his wrestlers coming off excellent performances in last weekend’s Big 10 Tournament, Whitehall wrestling coach Bob Diekel is excited for Saturday’s Section II Class D tournament, which the Railroaders are hosting. “They did incredibly well, I think,” said Diekel, who took only three wrestlers to the Big 10 but saw 189-pounder Zack Diekel come […]

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Palmer surpasses milestone

Karl Palmer said he can remember setting his sights on Mark Sabo as far back as seventh grade. In his final match of the day at the Colonie Duals on Dec. 11, Palmer surpassed Granville’s all-time wins leader just 11 matches into his senior year. Palmer was 9-1 at the notoriously difficult two-day tournament and […]

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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 […]

Earth science a challenge

By Christina Scanlon It takes a 65 on the Regents Exam to pass Earth Science, a course mandatory to get […]

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