Tag Archives: Runners

Local runners compete in Connecticut Ultra- Marathons

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By Heather Doran On Sunday morning, runners stretched, bounced and shivered as the cold wind blew strong in the 32 degree temperatures on the shore of Lake Waramaug at the 7:15 a.m. mandatory runners meeting. In the picturesque setting, race director Carl Hunt gives the warning to about 120 anxious runners of all ages, shapes […]

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X-C team wraps up season at Spa

The Granville boys cross-country team managed to snag a spot in the top 25 at Friday’s Section II cross-country championships at Saratoga Spa State Park. Sophomore Brandon Thomas finished 24th out of 185 runners for the Class C boys with a time of 17 minutes and 28 seconds. The team ranked twelfth out of the […]

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Strong finish for X-C team

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Competing against the Adirondack League’s finest distance runners, Whitehall’s top runners garnered all-star status on the virtue of their top-five finishes at the league championships. Taryn Tracy finished in third place in the girls race while PJ Ferguson finished fifth in the boys race. Tracy, who is one of only two girls on the team’s […]

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Ferguson paces X-C squad

Whitehall’s cross-country team competed in the Greenwich Invitational in Saratoga Springs on Saturday and PJ Ferguson led the Railroaders, finishing in the top 25. Ferguson covered the 3.1-mile course in 17:38.7, good for 23rd place. Andreas Meyer Giesow (20:38.8) and Tyler Sweenor (20:39.3) finished in the top 100, finishing 98th and 100th, respectively. David Greenough […]

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Ferguson finishes 2nd; team falls to N. Warren

Lake George’s Dan Jardine edged PJ Ferguson by three seconds to claim first place in an Adirondack League cross-country race held last Tuesday in Whitehall. Jardine finished the 2.64-mile race in 15 minutes, one second, just ahead of Ferguson. John Farrone of Lake George finished third, but North Warren pushed across the next five runners […]

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Local runners fare well in distance race

Lou Pauquette and John Ehnholt are two of the fastest runners in the Granville area, and Sunday, they were the fastest pair in the annual Adirondack Marathon and Distance Festival. Running as “The Lean Machine,” the two combined to cover the 26.2-mile loop around SchroonLake in 2 hours, 55 minutes and 20 seconds. They each […]

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Falls sports start dates released

Although it’s still summer, student athletes at Whitehall High School will be returning to the practice fields in the following weeks. Members of the varsity and junior varsity football teams will begin practice on Monday, Aug. 13. Players will be fitted and receive equipment at Whitehall High School at 3:30 p.m. Practice will be held […]

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Another record falls to Ferguson

PJ Ferguson continues to set school records. A week after breaking theWhitehallschool record in the boys 1600 meter race,Fergusonset the bar even higher, improving upon his own record last Saturday at an Indoor Track League meet, held atHudsonValleyCommunity College.  Fergusonbroke the previous record of5:29, set by Mickey Bezio in 2009, by 13 seconds when he […]

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Clark goes National

Alicia Clark ran the race of her career Saturday, Nov. 26 at Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls, cross country head coach Lance Jordan said Monday. “This event is the premier race in the country and is sponsored by NIKE,” he said. To qualify runners must be on one of the top two teams or be a […]

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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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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

Last year's memorial day parade

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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Putorti, Gordon elected to Whitehall School Board

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By Dan King Some things will change and some things will stay the same on the Whitehall Board of Education. […]

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