Tag Archives: Tennis Team

Lea wins singles championship

Horde tennis player Joey Lea won the Adirondack League Singles Championship at Echo Lake tennis courts last Tuesday. He won his singles finals match versus Schuylerville’s Mike Burkett 6-3, 6-1. For the quarter-finals he beat Burkett 10-1 and for the semi-finals he defeated Sasha Goodman, of Lake George 10-4. Lea, along with the rest of […]

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Tennis team brings home loss

In one of their few losses of the season, Golden Horde tennis players took home a 5-2 defeat to Schuylerville on Wednesday. Joey Lea defeated the Horses’ Matt Burkett 10-5. Ean Smith’s opponent gave him a run for his money, but he still claimed an 11-9 win. Alexis Smith and Matt Bixby both lost their […]

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Tennis team takes down opponents

By Jaime Thomas In a sweeping match, Granville defeated the Whitehall tennis team 7-0 on Friday at home. Both Joey Lea and Matthew Bixby crushed their Railroader opponents in 10-0 matches. Ean Smith defeated Ryan St Clair 10-3, while Kyle LaPlante took down Zach Rice 10-4. For the girls, Alexis Smith defeated Rachel Aubin 10-1. […]

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Eaton picks up win for tennis team

Faith Eaton picked up Whitehall’s first win of the season on the tennis courts last Wednesday against North Warren. Playing as the fifth seed, Eaton bested Jacob Allen 10-2. It was the first match Whitehall has won all season and the winning ways must have been contagious as Whitehall picked up its second win of […]

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Tennis team swept

Despite an improved performance across the board, Whitehall’s tennis team was swept by Greenwich last Wednesday. The Railroaders played better in their second match of the season but unfortunately the results were no better. Alex Wood and Ryan St. Clair, playing at number one and two, respectively, both lost hard fought matches 10-5. Number three […]

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Tennis team wins again

The Granville tennis team kept up a strong season start with a 5-2 win over Argyle on Monday. The singles left no room for error, while the doubles couldn’t quite keep up during the mild spring match. For the boys singles, Matthew Bixby had the biggest win with a 10-2 match against Michael Miller. Joey […]

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Tennis team looking for contributions from everyone

Whitehall’s tennis players won’t have to compete for court time. With only nine players on the roster, everyone, including the team’s freshmen will be asked to contribute. “I told the freshman, they’ll be playing a lot on the varsity level,” said head coach Charlie Bascue. “It’s not going to be easy; it’s a tough league, […]

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Tennis team is young but athletically inclined

By Jaime Thomas As the undefeated Adirondack League champions last year, Granville’s current tennis team has a lot to live up to. The team is young, Coach Terry Wheeler said, and there are a lot of “newbies.” But Wheeler isn’t worried. “There are a lot of brand new players, but I still think we should […]

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Whitehall honors top athletes with awards

Baseball Awards: Troy Nichols received the Coach’s Award and Brett Christian was named the team’s most valuable player.   Boys Academic Track Team: The boys track team was recognized as a scholar athlete team. The team compiled a cumulative grade point average of 90.5   Girls Academic Track Team: The girls track team was recognized […]

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Tennis loses pair of matches

              The effort has been there, but so far the results have not for Whitehall’s tennis team. The Railroaders failed to win a match in two contests against Granville and Corinth. The Tomahawks defeated Whitehall 7-0 on Monday afternoon. Corinth’s second, third, and fourth singles surrendered a total of […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14