The Whitehall girls basketball team evened their Adirondack League record with a narrow win over Bolton Friday night on the Railroaders home court. Whitehall overcame a one-point third quarter to pull out a 32-26 win. Rebecca Lavin scored a game high 14 points and Victoria Christian pulled down 12 rebounds. Olivia Seamans had a double-double [...]
West Pawlet, Vt. — Jackie Dale Mitchell passed away on June 18, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Jackie was born on February 5, 1936 in Electra, Texas and his parents were William Glen and Ester Lou Mitchell. Besides his parents, Jackie was predeceased by a brother, Bobby Glen Mitchell, [...]
The Granville Golden Horde received a rude welcome back to the Wasaren League Friday night after knocking off state title contender Fair Haven earlier in the week. Granville fell to Hoosic Valley 53-40 Dec. 16 as the Indians’ high pressure defense shut down the Horde’s low post game, choking off the team’s offensive strongpoint. Ian [...]
Whitehall plays at Granville Friday and at Hudson Falls Monday and those games should probably be included if possible. A Granville goal with less than 20 minutes left gave the Horde the 2-1 win and split the non-league season series with Whitehall at a game each. Hunter Bassett knocked home a penalty kick at 18:21 [...]
Despite the return of several players who missed time with injuries, Granville could not overcome the Stillwater offense falling 66-39 in the first round of the Section II Class B boys basketball tournament Tuesday night. Down by 12 points at the half, Granville allowed four Warriors to reach double digits in scoring, while no [...]
Every February, hundreds of people gather in a rural community and wait for a small furry creature to emerge from its winter hibernation and … kick off the Woodchuck Festival and Firemen’s Games, of course. Punxsutawney Phil takes a back seat to “W.P.” Woodchuck in the Lakes Region. Besides who needs a groundhog to tell [...]
Ceremony beats the weather by minutes The graduation ceremony for the class of 2009 had a little bit of everything with an original song by Hannah Poucher, plenty of laughs and lots of awards as well as the expected speeches from the principal, superintendent and Board of Education president.