Tag Archives: Mario Torres

New Horizons: Horde athletics open without Macura for first time in 36 years

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For the first time since 1976, Mike Macura will not be preparing for a sports season at Granville High School. Those who know Macura are not at all surprised he’s found another place to pour his energies and coaching skills into. “Coaching at Castleton is the perfect thing for him to be doing. Those young […]

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School board faces change, challenges

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By Bill Toscano   For schools and boards of education, the new year didn’t start in January, but rather on July 1. In Granville, that meant a new principal at Granville Elementary School, a veteran principal moving from GES to Mary J. Tanner, a new director of special education and two new Board of Education […]

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Horde fall to Blackbirds

Granville had more yards in penalties than their featured running back gained and lost two touchdowns because of them, as the Golden Horde fell to Class C South’s Voorheesville Blackbirds Saturday, 33-6. Kody Bardin ran for 87 yards and a second quarter touchdown, but had two long touchdowns and the associated yards negated by penalties. […]

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High-flying Hoosick Falls races past Granville

The Granville Golden Horde ended its regular season making the trip few teams in the entire state want to make, visiting Hoosick Falls and falling to the Panthers 53-6 to bring and end to the Class C North season for 2011. The Panthers have been ranked in the state for the entire season, and positioned […]

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Horde hosting Blackbirds

The Granville Golden Horde will face a familiar post-season opponent during the first week of cross over contests as Class C South’s Voorheesville comes to town. Granville will host the 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 game at Sam Eppolito Field against the 3-4 Blackbirds. Granville head coach Mario Torres said he planned to meet with […]

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Sports: Horde fall in shootout

With the clock running out tight end Jared Beattie popped up out of nowhere and caught a pass over the middle and fell on the goal line at Sam Eppolito Field for a touchdown. The Granville Golden Horde had just pulled even in an improbable Class C North shoot out game with the Corinth Tomahawks […]

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Horde falls in tough opener

Inconsistent effort sinks youthful Horde     In a performance that showed flashes of potential for a team starting only three seniors, nerves, and the mistakes they caused, derailed the first live action for the Granville Golden Horde in a 30-12 Wasaren League loss to the Stillwater Warriors. Despite holding the senior-laden Warriors scoreless until […]

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Granville opens at Stillwater

Looking to go ‘one-and-oh’, Horde travel south     The Granville Golden Horde kick off the 2011 campaign on the road as they take on the Stillwater Warriors tomorrow. The Horde meet the Warriors at 7 p.m. Friday night in the season opener for both clubs at the new state-of-the-art facility, which has been a […]

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Are you ready for some football?

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Do you want to play football for the Granville Golden Horde? If you do, head coach Mario Torres wants you to come on down to the Coaching Connections Camp from Aug. 1 to 4. Anyone in grades 9-12 who would like to play football is advised to come to the high school auditorium July 29 […]

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Section II releases Horde football schedule

Controversy should be the farthest thing from Granville Golden Horde fan’s minds this fall after the recent release of the 2011 football schedule for Class C North. Head coach Mario Torres said with a handful of teams dropping into Class D the teams in Class C and evened up with eight in the north and […]

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Hartford schools on alert after ‘not specific’ threats

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By Krystle S. Morey Hartford Central School District officials are on high alert following the discovery of two threats against […]

Flat Iron falls

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By Matthew Saari As the Whitehall Village Board was proceeding with steps to demolish the decrepit building at 160 Main […]

Granville school wrestles with new logo

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By Krystle S. Morey After gracing sports uniforms and yearbooks of the Granville Golden Horde for decades, the infamous Mongolian […]

Police proponents, opponents survey

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By Matthew Saari If there’s a strong push to disband the Whitehall Police Department to reduce village taxes, there’s an […]

Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

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Communities large and small throughout the region will host parades and ceremonies to honor the men and women who fought […]

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Should Whitehall retain its police department?

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By Matthew Saari Should the village of Whitehall continue having its own police department? It’s a controversial question that has […]

DWI-charged teacher will return to her job

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By Krystle S. Morey The kindergarten teacher who was arrested after she allegedly drove to Mary J. Tanner School drunk […]

Village seeks ‘input on future of police department’

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By Matthew Saari Village trustees are “seeking input on the future of the police department,” and to that end have […]

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