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Hastings powers 75-64 Pioneer win

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Brad Hastings scored 27 points Wednesday night and Pioneer Valley Regional School outscored Mahar Regional School, 75-64, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. The Panthers (9-4 overall, 8-3 HL) had something to prove against the Senators (4-9, 3-7) after narrowly avoiding the upset loss the first time the teams tangled this season. The teams … 0

On the Trail: Humdinger

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

I remember well the wry grin worn by last week’s new crescent moon slouching east and facing west in the southern sky. I now know … 0

Senator wrestlers edge Athol

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mahar took advantage of four forfeits and earned wins in three other bouts to edge Athol High School, 41-39, in a Tri-County League wrestling meet … 0

Bulletin board: Tech Dodgeball Tourney scheduled for March 6

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The seventh annual Franklin County Technical School Dodgeball Tournament will take place on March 6 in the school’s Turners Falls gym. Tournament directors are still looking for interested teams to compete. Teams consist of five players competing in double-elimination matches. The tournament will begin at 6 p.m. and … 0

Bulletin Board: Narragansett returns favor by beating Athol, 65-57

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Narragansett Regional High School avenged a season-opening loss Monday night by downing Athol High School, 65-57, in an independent boys’ basketball game Monday night in Balndwinville. The Red Raiders (10-1), who had posted an 84-58 win over Gansett in the opener, lost their 10th straight game. Zack Dodge … 0

Seattle Minuteman forward a Broncos fan

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

AMHERST — Seth Berger is not a Seahawks fan. Yes the sophomore forward on the UMass men’s basketball team is a football fan and yes he’s from Seattle. But he isn’t part of the 12th man and doesn’t root for the Legion of Boom. In fact he cheers … 0

Jaywalking: Turf decision

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are quickly approaching the decision as to the fate of the athletic fields behind Greenfield High School. Currently, the area behind the school is a muddy mess, the entire area torn up by bulldozers and excavators, serving as yet another reminder of the school’s multimillion-dollar facelift. And … 0

Bulletin Board: Bluefish swimmers shine at Championships

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Montague Bluefish had 34 top-12 finishes and swimmers broke four team records over the weekend during the Pioneer Valley Swim League Championships at Longmeadow High School. The event was a two-day affair and featured over 200 swimmers, and some events included over 100 competitors. Karlie Porter broke … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hoopsters end Brewster win steak

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Aaron Falzon poured in 30 points and Northfield Mount Hermon School ended Brewster Academy’s 51-game winning streak Sunday with a 97-88 victory in New England Prep School Athletic Conference boys’ basketball action at Forslund Gymnasium in Gill. Brewster … 0

Hoosac smacks Raiders

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Athol High School did a poor job of taking care of the ball against Hoosac Valley Regional High School’s pressure defense and the Red Raiders suffered a 53-34 loss to the Hurricanes in an independent girls’ basketball game, part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Hoosac in … 0

Indian swimmers split; Wave skaters win 1st

Friday, January 23, 2015

Mackenzie Salls became the fourth Turners Falls High School swimmer this season to qualify for the Western Mass. Division II Swimming & Diving Championships as she made the cut in the 100 yard backstroke but her Indians were … 0

Golden Hawks sneak past Panthers, 66-62

Friday, January 23, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School had two of its bigs foul out in the fourth quarter and Zach Kelley benefitted, scoring 11 of his game-high 27 points in the final frame to lift Hopkins Academy over the Panthers, 66-62, in a Hampshire League boys’ battle at Reed Gymnasium in … 0

Bulletin Board: GMS boys win

Friday, January 23, 2015

Nate Haselton and Hunter Campbell each finished with 19 points on Friday and Greenfield Middle School defeated Frontier Middle School, 45-42, in a boys’ basketball game in Greenfield. GMS overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to win the game. Haselton and Campbell each hit six free throws in the … 0