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Indians sneak past Greenfield

Thursday, November 27, 2014

GREENFIELD — Trent Bourbeau, Tyler Charboneau and the rest of the Turners Falls High School senior class will remember Thursday’s 14-6 triumph over Greenfield High School as more than just the school’s unprecedented fourth straight victory in the Thanksgiving Day football rivalry. The two teams slugged it out through the snow and the mud in a game reminiscent of old-time … 0

Athol caps off late season run, beats Mahar

Thursday, November 27, 2014

ATHOL — Just as Athol High School pulled its football season together over the final seven weeks, the Athol community bonded together bright and early … 0

Indians favored for 4th straight victory

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A year ago, the Turners Falls High School football team did something never before done in the proud 87-year history of the school when it … 0

Another Mahar-Athol toss-up

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

While neither team qualified for the postseason this fall, Mahar Regional School and Athol High School can close out the season on a high note with a victory in their historic Turkey Day rivalry when they get together along the shores of Lake Ellis in Athol at 10 … 0

UM derails Huskies

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

AMHERST — While the snow flew outside Wednesday, UMass basketball flew inside, playing comfortably and in command from start to finish. The Minutemen scored the first six points of the game and led by 10 less than seven minutes into the action, barely challenged by Northeastern in a … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier-Mohawk moved to Friday

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Thanksgiving Eve football game between Frontier Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School has been postponed until Friday afternoon at 1 due to Wednesday’s snowstorm. The game will take place in Buckland and will be broadcast on Bear Country FM-95.3, pregame 12:45 p.m.. All other games … 0

Mohawk, Frontier brace for snowstorm

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Frontier Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School each hoped to enter tonight’s annual Thanksgiving-Eve football game as western Mass. champions but it was not meant to be, as each team was eliminated in the semifinals of … 0

Host Eagles want to go out winners vs. Pioneer

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Franklin County Technical School wants to finish with a winning record for the second straight season. Pioneer Valley Regional School would just like to finish off what has been a forgettable season on a high note. The two … 0

Bulletin Board: UMass hoop playing early; Frontier football may reschedule

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Today’s snowstorm has caused multiple headaches as far as the local sports scene is concerned. The UMass men’s basketball game against Northeastern at the Mullins Center in Amherst originally scheduled for tonight at 7 has been moved to a 2 p.m. start this afternoon. As for the Thanksgiving … 0

Jaywalking: Holiday blowouts

Monday, November 24, 2014

It was 77 degrees and sunny back on Aug. 18. That was a little more than three months ago, marking the first day of practice for high school football teams. Now, after countless snaps, runs, passes, turnovers and touchdowns, we have arrived at the final few days of … 0

Bulletin Board: Oh my! Vermont icemen 11, UMass 1

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sixteen different Vermont players registered points Saturday night as the Catamounts trounced UMass, 11-1, in Hockey East action at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Brady Shaw and Malcolm McKinney each scored a pair of goals and Rob Darrar … 0

UMass outlasts Seminoles

Sunday, November 23, 2014

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — After relying heavily on what coach Derek Kellogg called “the Big Four” for much of their first three games, the UMass basketball team got a lot out of its “Little Six” Sunday. The Minuteman bench scored almost half UMass’ points as the Minutemen shook off … 0

BC tops UMass, 5-3

Friday, November 21, 2014

AMHERST — After a two-week November break, the UMass hockey team looked to start climbing out of the basement of Hockey East Friday night, until the Minutemen’s own equipment failed them in front of their own net. Two Boston College goals came off the skate and stick of … 0