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Turners Falls’ Maddy Chmyzinski  (20) tries to go up for a shot as McCann Tech’s Michaela Malloy defends during their independent girls basketball game Friday night in  Turners Falls. Chmyzinski scored a career-high 35 as the Indians won, 56-34. For The Recorder/David Hoitt

Chmyzinski powers Tribe; Raiders get past Frontier

Friday, February 5, 2016

Maddy Chmyzinski scored 35 points on Friday night and Turners Falls High School defeated McCann Technical High School, 56-34, in an independent girls’ basketball game in Turners Falls. The victory was the sixth of the season for the Indians, who continue to play well as they look to make a late-season push toward the tournament. “It was a good team … 0

Babe Ruth meeting Monday at St. Kaz

Friday, February 5, 2016

The Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball Association will hold a league meeting on Monday night at 6:30 at St. Kazimierz Society in Turners Falls. Parents … 0

Whip gets a Ford

Friday, February 5, 2016

Good morning! All eyes were on Punxsutawney Phil this week when up popped Andrew Ford, a junior college quarterback unearthed by UMass coach Mark Whipple. … 0

School Hoops: Hawks pull one out, 50-49

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Another instant classic, but this time a different ending. After dropping a triple-overtime heartbreaker Monday night, Frontier Regional School overcame a 3-point deficit in the final minute to edge Mahar Regional School, 50-49, in Hampshire League boys’ basketball … 0

Bulletin Board: Deerfield Rec Dept. posts spring programs

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Deerfield Recreation Department is offering the following spring programs: • Smart Start for children ages 4 and 5 not in kindergarten — introductory program with parent involvement, held Thursdays from April 21 to May 12 at 5:45 p.m. in Old Deerfield. Cost is $40, which includes a … 0

Red Raiders flatten Hawks, 33-24

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Merrick Decker, Ryan White, Derrick Erali, and Trevor Mousseau all registered pins to lead Athol High School to a 33-24 win over Frontier Regional School in a Tri-County League boys’ wrestling match Wednesday night at the Goodnow Gymnasium … 0

On The Trail: Rattlers revisited

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deluge of timber rattlesnake comments continues following two weeks of discussion here about the state’s plan to establish a population of the venomous snakes on Mt. Zion, the large, isolated Quabbin Reservoir island and no-man’s land that’s off limits to humans. MassWildlife’s justification for the proposal is … 0

Bulletin Board: Rapid-Fire 3-on-3 registration tonight

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield will hold registrations for its Rapid Fire 3-on-3 Hockey League tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. The league hails itself as “the ultimate fast-paced game with up-and-down action that will help players stay in peak condition and hone both offensive and defensive skills during … 0

Girls’ Hoop: Wave clinches elusive crown

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

It’s been a long time since Greenfield High School was able to celebrate winning a division title, but on Tuesday night the Green Wave did just that. Greenfield held Turners Falls High School to just 7 first-half points … 0

Schools: Red Hawks girls ski to South Division title

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Frontier Regional School had three girls finish in the top 5 in the South Division and the Red Hawks captured the South team title during the final PVIAC ski meet of the season Tuesday at Berkshire East in Charlemont. The Red Hawks entered the day in a virtual … 0

UMass works OT to halt losing steak

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

AMHERST — When Trey Davis, one UMass’ most reliable free-throw shooters ever, missed two from the line that could have sealed a Minuteman win in the final 10 seconds Tuesday night at the William D. Mullins Center vs. Rhode Island, there was an uneasy feeling in the arena. … 0

Bulletin Board: Drive Hoops tryouts March 5

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The DRIVE Hoops AAU basketball organization will hold tryouts for its various teams on March 5 at Hopkins Academy in Hadley. Tryouts for boys in grades 4 through 7 will take place from 10 to 11:45 a.m., while tryouts for boys in grades 8 through 12 will take … 0

Boys’ Hoops: Warriors bounce Mahar, 51-41

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jake Cross scored 23 points and Mohawk Trail Regional High School upended Mahar Regional School, 51-41, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Monday night in Buckland. The Mohawk big man had a huge game in the paint, … 0