Tag Archives: Season Opener

By Gary Danforth Granville football coach Mario Torres may have best summed up his team’s season opener at Stillwater on Sept. 6 when he said, “we got struck early and weren’t able to get back. Stillwater is a very good football team. We did see some good things. I was impressed with our effort. We […]

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Railroaders overcome first half woes; defeated Hoosic Valley 35-7

Head coach Justin Culligan thought there would be moments this season when Whitehall’s football team exceeded expectations and moments when it failed to play the way it was capable of. On Friday, the Railroaders did both. Justin Hoagland scored four touchdowns and Whitehall racked up more than 350 yards on the ground as the team […]

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Horde opens season on road against Stillwater

Granville’s football team embarks on what they hope is a long and successful season tomorrow night as it travels to Stillwater. The Horde will take on Stillwater tomorrow in what is the season opener for both teams. The game is a rematch of last year’s thriller, which Granville won 16-14. The Horde, which got off […]

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Cheerleaders lauded at camp

Members of the Whitehall Cheerleading squad earned some significant praise at a cheerleading camp held last month in Elmira. The squad had 13 girls who were nominated for All-American status at the camp. Each girl was evaluated on their technique, jumping, tumbling, spirit and enthusiasm. The nominees were: Mackenzie Fiorini, Malia DeLorme, Brooke Paddock, Madison […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Spring huntings and fishing season off and running

From all reports, trout fishing is the best its been in years, mainly because of the low water in the Mettowee River and other trout streams. Some nice ones have been coming out of the Mettowee. Turkey season opener shows that some women out shot the men all to heck. A couple of 22 pound […]

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After fast start, baseball team falls to Lake George

Whitehall’s baseball team learned it’s not how you start but how you finish. Unfortunately the Railroaders started well but finished poorly in their season opener Monday night in Whitehall. After bursting out of the gates with four runs in the first inning, Whitehall was held to a single run the rest of the way in […]

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Whitehall softball loses opener

Whitehall’s softball team dropped a closely contested game to Lake George on Monday evening in the season opener for both teams. Whitehall managed only four hits and didn’t score a run until the final inning as they fell to the Warriors 3-1. Amy Sander struck out 10 batters to pick up her first win of […]

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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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Late shot gives Whitehall win in season opener

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team won its season opener last Tuesday in dramatic fashion. Josh Hoagland hit the game winning shot with 9.6 seconds left in the game to give Whitehall a 57-55 victory over visiting Salem. Salem had an opportunity to tie the game on its final possession but the shot missed its mark. […]

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Horde football opens Friday

In a season stacked with tough opponents, it’s even more important than usual for the Granville football team to get a victory in its season-opener Friday night at Corinth. The Horde and the Tomahawks are traditionally well-matched teams, and both could be challenged in a Section II’s rugged Class C North. So when the teams […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]