Tag Archives: Culligan

Big plays doom Railroaders

By the time Whitehall found its rhythm, it was too late. The Railroaders’ offense was stymied through the first three quarters in last Friday’s 14-7 loss to Canajoharie. A week after racking up more than 400 yards of total offense, Whitehall managed only 155 yards against a physical Canajoharie defense. The Railroaders nearly made a […]

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

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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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Whitehall opens season Friday night

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The Whitehall varsity football team opens defense of the Class D, North Division Championship tomorrow night as the Railroaders host the Hoosic Valley Indians on Friday, Sept. 5. The game is a rematch of last year’s lopsided contest, that saw Whitehall trounce the Indians 56-0 behind Josh Hoagland’s 240-yard, 44-point effort. But the teams that […]

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Winters paces track team with top three finishes

Morgan Winters finished in a tie for first place in the girls 100 meter dash at a recent track meet held in Whitehall.

Before the season began, Justin Culligan, Whitehall’s track coach, talked about the competitive drive of Morgan Winters. Last Tuesday, members of the Wasaren League witnessed that drive first hand.  The eighth grader finished in a tie for first place in the girls’ 100 meter dash and was part of a 4×100 relay team that finished […]

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Season, varsity career comes to an end for seniors

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Following Whitehall’s season-ending 54-28 loss to Rensselaer last Friday, head coach Justin Culligan spoke to his seniors about where they had come from and what they had accomplished in four years. He reminded them how their first season they had won only a single game but in three years since, had posted winning records and […]

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Whitehall wins Class D North crown

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Whitehall wasn’t about to let a little weather derail their chances of finishing on top of the Class D North Division and earn a berth in Sectionals. The Railroaders endured a half-hour weather delay and a strong Salem running game to pull out a thrilling 38-30 victory over the Generals on Saturday. Josh Hoagland’s nine-yard […]

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Second half sinks Railroaders, 40-30

A second-half rally by Lake George sent Whitehall to its third loss of the season and essentially puts the Railroaders in a must-win scenario for each of the next two weeks. Lake George scored 40 unanswered points, including 34 in the second half, as they erased a 24-0 deficit on their way to a 40-30 […]

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Railroaders run over Fort Edward

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Whitehall’s young offensive line is starting to grow up. The team’s biggest question mark coming into the season made a big statement on Friday night as they paved the way for 306 rushing yards in a 46-26 win over rival Fort Edward. “We really pushed tonight,” said junior offensive lineman Brandon Steves. “We did what […]

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Big plays sink Railroaders for second week

For the second time in three games Whitehall’s football team was done in by big plays and missed opportunities, as it fell to Greenwich 36-13 on Sept. 14. Greenwich quarterback Jake Jennings threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns and the Witches rushed for 325 yards in the game as Whitehall fell to 1-2 on […]

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Familiar opponent in season opener

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The Whitehall football team will open its season against a familiar opponent, the Rensselaer Rams, tomorrow night at Ambrose Gilligan Field. The teams, each of whom has qualified for Sectionals the past two years, have played each other three times in the last two years. Rensselaer has won all three games. “This game will be […]

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Canal to open – but not here, Lock 12 shut down till August

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By PJ Ferguson The New York State Canal Corporation is targeting to open all locks along the Champlain Canal on […]

Boat memorial restored

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By PJ Ferguson Members of American Legion Post 83 helped to rebuild the boat memorial that stands on the corner […]

Tax deadline extended for village residents

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the village of Granville will have an additional three weeks to submit their annual property […]

Village OK sought for power line; hearing on June 16

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By PJ Ferguson   A new project could bring in excess of $200,000 in additional property taxes per year to […]

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 […]

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