Tag Archives: Track And Field

Track team fares well at championships

The Granville indoor track team made its mark at the Division IV Sectional Indoor Track and Field Championship last weekend. “I’m very proud of everyone who competed today,” Coach Jay Condon said in an email. “We had 13 entries and had eight entries place — not to mention all the personal records we had. It […]

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Board hires six new teachers

In a surprisingly quiet and quick meeting Monday night, the Granville Board of Education heard a brief update on the high school’s Regents test scores, raised the price for school lunch by a dime, hired six teachers, rehired three teachers’ aides who were laid off last year and named eight coaches. The meeting was in […]

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Whitehall’s field athletes place well again at relays

Zach Diekel and Rebecca Lavin continued to star for Whitehall’s track and field team at the Muse Relays held Saturday at Glens Falls High School. Both placed in two events, including Diekel’s first place finish in the shot put. Diekel’s throw of more than 44 and half feet was one foot and four inches further […]

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A fine finale

Kelsie Benjamin has had one heck of a year. The senior won nearly every track meet she entered, including the Wasaren League Championships, the Section II championships and state qualifiers. On Friday, she competed in the shot put event at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships at Caledonia High School. Although […]

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Benjamin qualifies for states

Senior Kelsie Benjamin qualified for the state track and field championships in the shot put and will compete for a state title on Saturday, March 5 at Cornell University. Benjamin needed a personal-best and a school indoor record to qualify, and she hit it exactly, throwing 37 feet, 7 inches in the qualifying round. To qualify, a […]

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State meet bound

It’s off to Syracuse for a pair of Whitehall track and field athletes. Junior Brittany St. Clair won the Section II/Division II triple jump with a mark of 37 feet, 2 ½ inches, while also qualifying for the NYSPHSAA state meet in the long jump with a second place finish (17 feet, 5 ½ inches).

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

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, […]