Tag Archives: Mario Torres

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville in the last week. It’s hard to miss them. The signs are part of an effort by local parents to paint the town blue and gold in support of their school, sports and the community. […]

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Whitehall, Granville seek crossover game

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By Dan King After a 10-year hiatus, the Whitehall-Granville football rivalry could make a comeback this year. Whitehall athletic director Keith Redmond wants to bring the rivalry back; and this year, he’ll have some more pull. Redmond now sits on the Section II Football Committee and he told The Sentinel Friday that he will be […]

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Torres: ‘I’m just glad it’s over’

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By Krystle S. Morey After nearly two months of back-and-forth uncertainty, the Torres brothers, Mario and Aaron, are back on the gridiron at Granville High School. “I’m just glad it’s over,” Mario said. “Our student athletes, our parents … the community, doesn’t really have to deal with it anymore.” The Board of Education decided to […]

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Troy breaks silence after football controversy

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By Krystle S. Morey After not commenting for more than two months, Granville’s school Athletic Director Eileen Troy finally broke the silence and voiced her thoughts on the controversy surrounding the appointment of a varsity football coach. “There’s no question that this is a very difficult situation for everybody,” she said. “There have been compromises,” […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named the varsity football coach for the fall 2016 season. By a 6-1 vote, the Granville Board of Education voted – for the second time – to appoint Torres. The first hire, on June 13, was […]

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Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things Audrey Hicks would like to see done this school year, her second as president of the Granville Board of Education. Hicks’ biggest challenge, going into the 2016-17 school year, will be getting the board to […]

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Granville school board rescinds Torres appointment

Only three board members showed up to last week's meeting, which is not enough to hold a meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Granville school officials said Monday night that the school does not have a varsity football coach. “At this time there is no one legally appointed to be the head football coach,” said school Superintendent Mark Bessen, when asked by a parent at the Board of Education meeting Monday night. The school […]

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School board lacks quorum, puts off Torres debate

Only three board members showed up to last week's meeting, which is not enough to hold a meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Six of the nine members of the Granville Board of Education failed to show up Thursday evening for a special meeting called to discuss the controversial reappointment of varsity football coach Mario Torres. The three board members who were there weren’t enough to constitute a quorum, the minimum required attendees, the […]

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Torres ‘shocked’

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville High School has posted the position of varsity football coach held for years by Mario Torres, who said he is at a loss to understand what’s going on. The Board of Education voted unexpectedly on May 31 to delay filling that job while appointing all other coaches. Efforts to determine […]

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Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended such camps outside the county, followed by a program in Granville run by those from outside the district. Since 2010, the program has been run by Granville’s varsity football coach Mario Torres, though not a […]

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Routes 18, 21 will be ‘much better’ when done

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By Dan King If you’ve driven down county Route 18 or 21 recently, you know the road is under repair. […]

District close to finishing slate of projects

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By Krystle S. Morey The school is on the cusp of finishing up three major capital projects it began earlier […]

Trump, Long win Tea Party poll

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By Dan King It was a good week for the Republican Party at the Washington County Fair. Each election year, […]

Defending champs open at Helderberg Valley

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By Dan King It’s football season, and the Whitehall Railroaders are hoping to build on the momentum from last year’s […]

Horde kicks off season Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville football is getting ready to kick off its season. The Golden Horde will meet the […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

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