Tag Archives: Neil Hughes

Conditioning the key for Whitehall football

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By Dan King The defending Section II Class D football champions are putting in the work in the offseason. Neil Hughes, defensive coordinator and assistant coach for the Whitehall football team, has the team on an impressive offseason workout regimen that’s quite different than it used to be. “Nine years ago, when I first started […]

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Schools announce coaches, advisors

The Whitehall School District has released its list of co-curricular appointments for the 2012-13 school year. The list of coaches for the fall sports year remains essentially unchanged. History and government teacher Justin Culligan returns as head coach of the football squad and will be joined by assistant coaches Robert Diekel, Neil Hughes, Richard Gould, […]

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County Champions

County Champions

              The Whitehall 10 and under all-star baseball team won the Washington County Little League Championships with a 4-1 victory over Argyle. Back row (left to right): Coaches Richard Gould, Neil Hughes, Keith Redmond and Tony Moore. Middle row: Matt Gould, Brandon Hughes, Matt Redmond, Jess Moore, Richard Wescott […]

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Round One: Cambridge wins in rout; rematch looms in playoffs

Cambridge’s football team confirmed what theWhitehallcoaching staff already knew, that the Indians are a good team. The undefeated Cambridge Indians (7-0) dismantled the Railroaders 48-0 inWhitehall’s final regular season game, held Saturday afternoon inCambridge. Playing perhaps their best game of the season,Cambridgeliterally ran byWhitehall, racking up 446 yards on the ground as they displayed the […]

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Whitehall defeats Salem in season opener

By Bill Toscano   The voice of assistant coach Neil Hughes boomed across the field asWhitehall’s players stood minutes away from the second half of their season opener againstSalem. “You guys are not fired up,” Hughes let the players – and everyone else there – know. “If you play like that, we’re going to come […]

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Millett replaced

By Derek Liebig The Whitehall Central School varsity football team will have a new coach roaming the sidelines of Ambrose Gilligan Field next fall. The Board of Education voted Monday night to appoint assistant coach Justin Culligan as its next head coach. Culligan received five of seven votes (board members Michael Putorti and Theodore LaRose […]

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Ruth P. Hughes, 71

Ruth P. Hughes, 71, went peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Whitehall on May 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Peer of Whitehall. She graduated from Whitehall High School. […]

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‘The surgery went as planned, if not better’

Hughes returns to sidelines after kidney transplant operation for former player It was actually quite surprising. Neil Hughes knew he was doing something good as he headed toward the doors of the operating room at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Sept. 15, but he may not have realized how much support he had from the […]

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The Ultimate Hand-off

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Whitehall coach donates kidney to former player Usually, a coach helps his player by teaching him proper tackling technique, positioning and play-calling. Then, there are coaches that will give a kidney for their players – literally. On Sept. 15, Whitehall varsity defensive coordinator Neil Hughes entered the hospital along with Clinton Brown, a former member […]

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

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