Wrestlers take third at Ausable Valley

Horde wrestlers have been staying busy during the past few weeks. The team traveled north to Ausable Valley for the third annual Travis Capen Memorial Duals on Saturday. Granville had…

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Mixed marital arts scene growing locally

On any given night, a group of six to 10 guys gather at Full Force Fitness on East Potter Avenue in Granville for their own version of Fight Club. Some…

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Three grapplers lauded by Adirondack League

The Adirondack League has announced its wrestling all-stars for the 2012-13 season and three grapplers from Whitehall received recognition for their performances this season. Al Aubin (120) and John Diekel…

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Grapplers fall short at state tournament

Al Aubin and John Diekel fell short of their goals of becoming state champions. The seniors, who were competing at the high school level for the final time, both saw…

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Horde wrestlers show promise at Section II Tournament

A few Golden Horde wrestlers packed a lot of punch in a very long Section II Tournament at Queensbury High School on Feb. 10. At 160 pounds, Brad Perry went…

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Horde takes home triple win

By Jaime Thomas The Granville wrestlers pocketed a triple win two weeks ago against several Vermont schools. In a nearly event-less win on Jan. 30, the Horde racked 48 points…

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Eight wrestlers advance to Sectionals

Whitehall’s wrestling team saved its best for last. The team, which has consistently wrestled in tournaments featuring much larger schools, showed everyone what it could do against similarly sized schools,…

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Diekel wins Ken Baker Classic; picks up 200th win

John Diekel officially picked up his 200th win last Saturday at the Coach Ken Baker Classic at Cambridge High School and then put an exclamation point on the milestone by…

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Diekel, Aubin win at Eastern States

John Diekel was one of only three local wrestlers to advance into the second round of the Eastern States Classic, held last weekend at Sullivan Community College. Diekel, who was…

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Diekel wins Saratoga Tournament

Whitehall’s John Diekel won a close decision in the finals of the Saratoga Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday and three other Whitehall wrestlers finished in the top four of their respective…

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