Tag Archives: Rifle Club

Rifle Club strong on home range

After having suffered a disappointing two point loss at Galway, the Whitehall Rifle Club returned to their Hollister Road Range where they tend to feel right at home. On Jan. 17 they defeated a dangerous Hartford team 980-966, then on Jan. 24 they out-shot Fort Edward with an impressive 985-935 win. At the Hartford match, […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Rifle Club teaches kids to treat guns with respect

Did you know, and it’s a sure thing that you didn’t, along with thousands of other residents in New York State, that the shooting in Sandy Hook was not done by an assault rifle. It was done by the nut with four pistols. The assault rifle was found in his trunk unfired. This whole process […]

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Rifle Club loses to Galway

Once again, the Whitehall Rifle Club suffered a tough road loss to a young Galway team.  This is the third consecutive year the combination of a long drive and the good shooting of a youthful Galway team has given Whitehall fits.   Whitehall didn’t shoot bad–978 is a good score–but Galway’s 980 was better.  Galway’s […]

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Rifle club wins season opener

The Whitehall Rifle Club opened the 2013 season with a 976-948 road win over Fort Ann last Thursday. Whitehall was led by Jason Pratt who shot a strong 198 including a 50 in the difficult standing position. Randy Stumvoll was the “top gun” for Fort Ann with a 196. John Hollister was close behind Pratt […]

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Rifle club claims county title

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The Whitehall Rifle Club cemented its place as champion of the Tri-County Rifle League by defeating Reynolds Road 977-938 last Thursday. Whitehall was led by John Hollister who fired his second perfect 200 of the season and finished as the league’s top shooter with a sterling average of 197.7. Jason Pratt had the second-highest score […]

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Rifle Club wins pair, stand atop Tri-County League

The Whitehall rifle club won a pair of matches over the last two weeks and stand atop the Tri-County League standings. John Hollister’s performance against Hartford two weeks ago may well have decided the Tri-County League championship. Hollister was steady as usual, leading all shooters with a score of 198. With Whitehall holding a one-point edge, […]

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Whitehall shooters win a pair

By Jim Lafayette Jason Pratt and John Hollister each shot 197 to lead the Whitehall Rifle Club to a 980-949 win against Reynolds Road last week. This was the third time the two shooters shot matching scores; Hollister is averaging 197.6 and Pratt is at 196. Pete Steffan was the number-three shooter on the team […]

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Hollister shoots perfect score

 By Jim Lafayette Whitehall’s John Hollister pulled off the difficult task of a perfect score last week as the Whitehall Rifle Club topped hosted Fort Edward, 984-942. A perfect score is nothing new to Hollister as this is the 40th time he has done it, but none the less it is a rare event. Of all […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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