Tag Archives: Wrestlers

Palmer pins down spot for tourney

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  Palmer returns to states; Hastings* one short Out of seven there will be only one Golden Horde wrestler at the state championships in Albany. Top-seeded Karl Palmer (140) won a section II title, while Eric Hastings (285) finished second; Brendan Miller (130) finished in third place and Kurt Ehntholt (145) finished sixth. Palmer made […]

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Wrestlers defeat Mechanicville

The Golden Horde added an unplanned match to fill the schedule when the highly anticipated match-up with Corinth could not get rescheduled, picking up the Mechanicville Red Raiders and a 54-15 win to end the regular season. Granville reached 13-13 overall with the non-league win. The most significant event of the night was the century […]

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Horde send seven to Sectionals

Horde third at C’s, seven to Sectionals   The Granville Golden Horde will send seven wrestlers to the Glens Falls Civic Center after the Class C Tournament Saturday, Feb. 5, in Corinth. Brendan Miller, Karl Palmer, Kurt Ehntholt, Eric Hastings, Hayden Miller, Christian Carr and David McCullen will have a shot at a section title […]

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Wrestlers claim four Class D crowns

Grant Gebo bounded across the mat like a little kid who had won his first wrestling match. Unlike the other three Whitehall wrestlers who claimed individual titles at Saturday Section II Class D championships in the Railroaders’ gym, Gebo exulted at the end, celebrating after he pinned Salem’s Josh McKittrick midway through their 285-pound bout. […]

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Undefeated, Granville wears Wasaren crown

Eric Hastings (285) throws Alex Deluso just before winning the match early in the second period. The win was Hastings' 100th, he has only one loss on the season by one point.

Stepping up has become something of theme with the Golden Horde wrestlers this season. Just a week before the match for all the marbles with Tamarac, Granville remained undefeated and took the inside track to the Wasaren League title with a victory over Hoosick Falls. That win came thanks to a number of wrestlers who […]

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Delays equal busy week for Horde wrestlers

Nathaniel Palmer (119) hopped up a weigh class and came away with the win pinning Tamarac's Logan Brunick in 34 seconds. Palmer's win helped stake the Horde to an insurrmountable lead and a 45-29 Wasaren League title win Jan. 20.

Like all of the sports programs at all of the schools across the North Country, the Granville wrestlers have lost some days of competition due to the frequent recent snowfalls and school closures. Coming into the week the Horde already faced matches Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday before heading into weekend competition at the Shenendahowa Tournament […]

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Hastings hits 100 wins

Coaches Mike Gordon, Steve Palmer and O.C. West flank the newest addition to the Granville Golden Horde's 100-win club: Eric Hastings. Hastings' pin of Alex Deluso at 285 pounds in 2:38 put him over the top and into the pantheon of Horde wrestling joining teammate Karl Palmer, the all-time wins leader.

When the referee hit the mat last Thursday night to end Eric Hastings’ match against Alex D’Urso of Tamarac at 285 pounds, the smack marked more than one milestone. As Granville put the icing on the Wasaren League title cake, Eric Hastings worked to add an exclamation point to his Granville High School wrestling career […]

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Horde grapplers close in on League crown

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A series of pins in the middle weight classes delivered a third Wasaren League victory and the inside track to the league title on Jan. 13 as the Granville Golden Horde beat the Hoosick Falls Panthers, 43-37. Granville converted wins from Hayden Miller (140), Kurt Ehntholt (145), Brad Perry (152) and Karl Palmer, who bumped […]

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Tournament missed due to MRSA policy

Wrestlers came back from an unexpected break Tuesday following a nearly week-long quarantine that caused postponement of a dual meet and meant foregoing a tournament after a bacterial infection was discovered at the high school. Several sports events were initially postponed for 24 hours, including girls and boys basketball and even bowling, following the Jan. […]

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School gets high marks on MRSA response

With the discovery of a Granville wrestler with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, health and school officials are reminding students that a few simple tasks can prevent the infection. The bacteria that cause MRSA are fairly common, but should not be a source for concern if basic precautions are taken, Granville school district physician Dr. Carl Beckler […]

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Whitehall Marina, RV Park sold to new owners

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By Dan King The Whitehall Marina, restaurant and RV park have new owners. Bill Brina, owner of Dagon Enterprises, said […]

Culligan still wants to coach

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By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan […]

Whitehall Winterfest on ice

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which […]

Former Granville coaches doubtful move will help

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By Derek Liebig Some former Granville sports coaches are skeptical that a move to the Adirondack League will cure what […]

Community Heroin discussion at SUNY ADK

Residents of Warren and Washington Counties are invited to learn how heroin affects everyone in the community and discuss ways […]

Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village […]

Cop: School district ‘as safe as can be’

By Dan King Despite some parents’ concerns, a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy says Whitehall Central School is “as safe as […]

DeLorme’s 199 paces rifle club

Young Joe DeLorme has a career night, shooting a near perfect 199, including a 50 in the difficult standing position. […]

Cheerleaders to perform in competition

The Whitehall varsity cheerleaders will be performing in a cheer competition this weekend. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. on […]

Mayor LaRose to seek reelection

By Derek Liebig Granville Mayor Brian LaRose confirmed last week he will seek a second term in office, saying there […]

Rotary trivia night this weekend

The community’s brightest minds will compete Saturday to determine who has the greatest knowledge of trivia. The Granville Rotary Club […]

Girls’ upended at Hadley-Luzerne

Hadley-Luzerne (1-10, 2-11) cemented its first league win of the season, downing the Whitehall girls’ basketball team 49-27 last Friday. […]