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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Torres fired, other coaches resign

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By Krystle S. Morey An incident involving a cover-up of Granville football players smoking marijuana on school property has led […]

Sasquatch calling festival Saturday

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By Dan King You’ve heard of hog-calling contests at county fairs, but Whitehallers will be calling a much more exotic […]

Bessen to retire in January

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By Krystle S. Morey After more than 35 years as an educator, Mark Bessen has decided to put down his […]

Old church closes doors

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By Dan King A small congregation of Presbyterians is currently without a full-time home. The First Presbyterian Church of Whitehall […]

Zumba event to benefit local girl

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By Krystle S. Morey Like any other 9-year-old, Shaylah Shattuck loves reading books and listening to music, especially “Shoop” by […]

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