Sports

Senators ground Falcons

Friday, December 19, 2014

Mahar Regional School is still finding ways to win, even if it isn’t exactly that pretty. The Senators, perhaps getting caught looking ahead to tonight’s showdown with longtime rival Athol High School, struggled with sloppy play but played solid enough defense to post a 42-21 win over Smith Academy in an independent girls’ basketball game Friday night at the Grzesik-Bixby … 0

Belchertown nips Turners, 3-1

Friday, December 19, 2014

Turners Falls High School struggled to score and was on the wrong end of some close calls as it came up short against Belchertown High … 0

Mahar boys, girls split

Friday, December 19, 2014

With Smith College closing for the holiday break the second meet of the indoor track and field season took place one day early this week … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoggers get past Nichols in OT

Friday, December 19, 2014

Chris Hagen scored the winning goal 3 minutes, 1 second in overtime to propel the Northfield Mount Hermon School boys’ hockey team to a 2-1 win over Nichols School of Buffalo, N.Y., in the opening game of the Lawrenceville (N.J.) Holiday Hockey Tournament on Friday. Conor O’Brien stopped … 0

Keeping Score: Just peachy

Friday, December 19, 2014

Good morning! In the deep quiet of a winter night I awoke and stared into the darkness, disoriented and disturbed by the unfamiliarity of my surroundings. An air conditioner droned beneath the drapes and the hallway light shone … 0

Panthers outmuscle Hopkins, 71-63

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School made an early-season statement Thursday night. The Panthers locked horns with Hopkins Academy at Messer Gymnasium in a battle that pitted two of the preseason favorites in the Hampshire League. The game featured plenty … 0

Commander Muka

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Former Pioneer Valley Regional School football player and current Navy Commander Kyle Muka, middle, stands with Greenfield High School associate principal and former Pioneer football assistant coach Tom Gaffigan, left, and former Pioneer football coach and current Pioneer … 0

Saints shut out Indians

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Gezotis scored twice in the first seven minutes of the game to account for all the scoring on Wednesday night as St. Mary High School defeated Turners Falls High School, 2-0, in a Fay-Wright Division hockey contest at Amelia Park Arena in Westfield. The loss evens the … 0

Eagles, Red Raiders seeking league wrestling titles

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Franklin County produced a pair of Western Mass. Division III Wrestling champions last season and had another two grapplers reach the finals at the meet. Three of the four wrestlers are back this season including each of the … 0

Hands-on coaching

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Pioneer head coach Meg Burrington, right, takes part in drills with her team on Wednesday evening at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. At left is Alyssa Llewelyn. Recorder/Micky Bedell … 1

Schools: Hawks handle Falcons

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Frontier Regional School put up its highest point total in nearly a year Tuesday night and the usually offensively-starved Red Hawks crushed Smith Academy, 55-34, in an independent girls’ basketball game at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The … 0

Bulletin Board: Huskies rout Minutemen, 8-3

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Northeastern jumped out to a 4-0 lead Tuesday night and cruised to an 8-3 win over UMass in non-conference hockey action at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Mike Szmatula and Kevin Roy each scored twice and Dalen Hedges assisted three times for the Huskies (5-10-1, 3-6-1 Hockey East). … 0

Panthers run past Green Wave

Monday, December 15, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School jumped all over Greenfield High School in the first half and cruised to a 75-53 Hampshire League boys’ basketball victory Monday night at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield. The Green Wave had an abysmal start … 0