Tag Archives: Basketball Team

Boys win season finale against Bolton

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The senior members of the Whitehall boy’s basketball team went out winners last Tuesday as they defeated Bolton behind the strong play of guards Justin Hoagland and Brian McLaughlin. The duo combined for 44 points as the Railroaders cruised past Bolton 67-54 in the team’s season finale. Justin Hoagland finished with 32 points and added […]

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Lady Horde has high game, takes home pair of losses

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By Jaime Thomas The Lady Horde basketball team scored its highest game yet last Friday in a 52-40 loss to Schuylerville. “Granville came out strong in the first quarter and the only time with the lead, but Schuylerville finished in the fourth with their press,” Coach Jenn Goff said. The end of the first quarter […]

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Veteran teams looks to overcome injury

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Third-year head coach Jim Burgey has yet to coach a game this season but he and the girls varsity basketball team have already faced adversity. Junior Kelsey Farley, the team’s starting center and most reliable scorer a year ago, injured one of her knee ligaments this fall and will miss the entire season. Her absence […]

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Boys still seeking first win

TheWhitehall boy’s basketball team is still seeking their first win after they fell to Warrensburg 52-33 on the Burghers’ home court Friday night. Warrensburg combined a stingy defense with some opportunistic scoring as they raced out to an 18-4 lead in the first quarter on their way to a 30-14 lead at the half. Hunter […]

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Railroaders to host Holiday tourney

The Whitehall Boys Basketball program will host the annual Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 at Whitehall High School. An annual tradition for 16 years, the tournament features four teams who will compete for tournament honors. The junior varsity squads for Fair Haven and Poultney will kick off the tournament at […]

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Top teams prove tough for Railroaders

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  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall boy’s basketball team faced off against three of the league’s top teams over last week and although the effort was there, the results were not. Whitehall dropped contests to Argyle, Fort Ann and Lake George. Despite the start, head coach Keith Redmond said the team has played […]

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Railroaders hoping to show improvement

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The Whitehall varsity girl’s basketball team is seeking to rebound after a disappointing 2010-11 season that saw them lose twice as many games as they won. In order to improve on last year’s 6-12 record (6-10 in the league) the team will look for contributions from a host of younger players. The Railroaders lost several […]

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Bus trip to see Orangemen

A bus trip to see the Syracuse Orangemen basketball team take onTulaneUniversityat the Carrier Dome has been slated for Dec. 22. Tickets for the game, including floor-level seats and transportation to the game are currently on sale for $55. Anyone interested in reserving their seat, is encouraged to callWhitehallathletic director Keith Redmond at 499-1487.

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Bus trip to Orangemen

A bus trip to see the Syracuse Orangemen men’s basketball team take on Tulane University has been scheduled for Dec. 22. The cost of the trip including floor-level seats is $55 per person. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and the bus will leave Whitehall earlier that afternoon. For more details, or […]

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Bloggity spot       It’s good to see the sun out and I’m looking forward to when the ground is completely thawed out – shouldn’t be long until the teams can actually get out on the grass and play. Coming soon previews for the seasons of all four teams.     In other sporting […]

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Amanda Peet plays housewife turned murderer

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By Barb Oates One of the most important things about a divorce is learning to pick your battles. For Betty […]

Ask Matt: Why is ‘celebrity’ so overused in show titles?

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By Matt Roush Question: It’s tiring to see the use of “star” and “celebrity” in show titles. I clicked on […]

Obituary: Amy R. Phipps

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Amy R. Phipps 73, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield Illinois on Tuesday April 28, 2020. Amy was […]

Obituary: James Eli McKeighan

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Rupert-James Eli McKeighan, 89, of Rupert, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. […]

Rick’s Picks: Country at Heart

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By Rick Gables Country at Heart, starring Jessy Schram, Niall Matter and Lucas Bryant, is a new, original movie premiering […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Lost in TV space

UNDATED, FILE PHOTO:  (FILE PHOTO)  Actors Bill Mumy (L) and Jonathan Harris (R) are seen in a television still in 1966. The 87 year-old Harris, who portrayed Dr. Zachary Smith in the television sci-fi show "Lost In Space", died November 3, 2002 of a blood clot in his heart. He was reportedly receiving therapy for a chronic back problem in a Los Angeles hospital when he died.  (Photo by Getty Images)

A flashback to our favorite sci-fi series of the ’60s By Robert Edelstein, ReMIND Magazine In 1966, the U.S. was […]

Town denies graduation in park

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By PJ Ferguson   The town of Whitehall will not permit use of Skenesborough Park for any graduation ceremonies for […]

Hartford to keep programs, staff with $13.4M budget

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By Matthew Saari The Hartford Central School District is proposing a $13.4 million budget for the 2020-2021 school year, which […]

Obituary: Thomas A. Chaplin

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Whitehall- Thomas A. Chaplin, 82, formerly of Saunders St, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at the Slate Valley Center […]

Parade salutes injured fireman

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By PJ Ferguson   Whitehall is a community that always rises to the occasion when it comes to coming together […]

Obituary: Katherine “Kitty” Matte

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Katherine “Kitty” Matte, 93, of Whitehall, New York, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family, on […]

Obituary: Lorraine Rose Prevost

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Granville, NY – Lorraine Rose Prevost passed away at her home early Wednesday, May 20, 2020.  She was surrounded by […]

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