Tag Archives: Place Finisher

Grapplers fall short at state tournament

Al Aubin and John Diekel fell short of their goals of becoming state champions. The seniors, who were competing at the high school level for the final time, both saw their championship aspirations come to an end with losses in the first round of the New York State Division II Championships, held Friday and Saturday […]

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Eight wrestlers advance to Sectionals

Whitehall’s wrestling team saved its best for last. The team, which has consistently wrestled in tournaments featuring much larger schools, showed everyone what it could do against similarly sized schools, finishing fourth at the Section II, Class D Championships Saturday in Warrensburg. The Railroaders finished tied with Albany Academy and were only a half point […]

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Poultney to crown Vermont chili champion

The Poultney Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual chili cook-off is the main event in town on Saturday, Sept. 29, but there are a lot of events going on besides the cooking. More than 25 chili artists are expected bring at least five gallons of chili for the event, which goes on rain or shine. Cooking […]

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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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Wrestling preview

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As head coach Steve Palmer heads into his 12th season leading the Granville Golden Horde wrestlers onto the mat the team faces a challenge that is as daunting as it is typical of high school sports. The team’s graduation losses were big, very big. With the departure of Eric Hastings who placed in the New […]

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Ferguson wins Adirondack crown

Several moments into last Thursday’s Adirondack League Cross Country Championships, Whitehall’s PJ Ferguson found himself running from an unfamiliar position, from behind. However, it didn’t take long for Ferguson to gain ground and several hundred yards into the race he had moved into the top three and by the halfway point he led the race […]

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Ferguson keeping up the pace

PJ Ferguson continues his best Steve Prefontaine impersonation winning his second race of the season. Ferguson’s time of 17:26 paced the boy’s field and was more than 22 seconds faster than the second place finisher. The win was Ferguson’s second in three races this season. He also finished second at the Queensbury Invitational last month. […]

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Ferguson races ahead for Railroaders

PJ Ferguson had quite the week for Whitehall’s varsity cross country team last week. The sophomore had one of the best races of his varsity career on Saturday as the Railroaders participated in the Queensbury Adirondack Invitational. Ferguson finished second in the Boys Division 2 race, completing the 3.1-mile race in 18 minutes and three […]

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Track sectional results

O’Brien, Clark post sectional wins Granville girls fifth   A pair of Granville girls accounted for three sectional wins Friday, May 27 as the girls track team took fifth in the Class B Sectionals. Alicia Clark finished first in the 1,500 and 3,000 meter run 5:03.64 and 11:08 respectively and fourth in the 800 meters […]

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Hastings fifth in State

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The Granville Golden Horde has a place finisher in the New York State Wrestling Championships as heavyweight Eric Hastings took fifth place at 285 pounds. Hastings was one of two Horde wrestlers to make the tournament with Karl Palmer gaining entry by claiming the Section II Division II title at 140 pounds. Hastings fell short […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]