Sports

Indians defeat Commerce for 1st win

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lauren Grimard and Jenna Hackett both won two events on Wednesday to lead Turners Falls High School to a 75-53 independent girls’ track & field victory over High School of Commerce at the Bourdeau Fields Complex. Grimard won the high jump with a height of 4 feet, 4 inches, and then won the 400 low hurdles in 1 minute, 26.4 … 0

Butler powers Hogger laxmen past Cushing, 18-4

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Paul Butler scored four times on Wednesday to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 18-4 victory over Cushing Academy in a boys’ prep lacrosse … 0

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner … 0

Legion program ups the ante, adds Junior team

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Greenfield American Legion Post 81 baseball team has added a Junior Legion program this season. The team has been added due to the growing popularity of Junior Legion programs in western Mass., which serve as feeder teams for the Senior Legion teams. The Junior Legion team is … 0

Bulletin Board: Red Raider spikers sweep Commerce

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Athol High School forged its way back over the .500 mark for the season as it defeated High School of Commerce, 25-15, 25-17, 25-15, in independent boys’ volleyball action on Tuesday in Springfield. Wyatt Doiron-LaRue had a stellar match for the winners, as he hammered home 9 kills … 0

Falcons edge Hawks; Wave wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Smith Academy plated a pair of runs in the fifth inning to break a scoreless deadlock and went on to record a 2-1 independent baseball victory over Frontier Regional School on a windswept Monday afternoon at Valiton Field … 0

Hawks beat Mustangs; Indian netmen win

Monday, April 14, 2014

Frontier Regional School scored four runs in the second inning and got a strong performance in the circle from McKayla Poissant to knock off Monson High School, 6-4, in independent softball action Monday afternoon in Monson. The Red Hawks (2-0) also scored single runs in the first and … 0

Hawks, Senators cruise to IL wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Justin Blake battled strong winds and the rest of the field to sweep both hurdling events and Frontier Regional School defeated Franklin County Technical School, 126-16, in an Intercounty League boys’ track and field meet Monday afternoon in … 0

Jaywalking: Healing run

Monday, April 14, 2014

Five minutes may not seem like a lot of time, but for Greenfield’s Jack McKenzie, it may have been the difference between life and death. One year ago, McKenzie was running in his 22nd Boston Marathon. He thought it was going to be his swan song. At the … 0

Bulletin board: Turners Falls hockey fundraiser on May 3

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Turners Falls High School hockey team is holding its 11th annual fundraising event on May 3 at the French King Entertainment Center. The event is a comedy ESP/Hypnosis show starring Bruce James. There will be pasta stations provided by Myers Catering and tickets are $30 per person. … 0

Bulletin Board: Limoges, Holyoke Catholic beat Panthers

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Nick Limoges hit two triples and drove in five runs on Saturday as Holyoke Catholic High School edged Pioneer Valley Regional School, 8-5, in an independent baseball game in Northfield. The Gaels struck for four runs right out of the gate in the top of the first inning … 0

Raiders outlast Indians, 2-1

Friday, April 11, 2014

Athol High School rebounded from a shaky season-opening loss on Thursday to get a pitching gem from Brad Bousquet and Jerry Parker and earn a 2-1 victory over Turners Falls High School in an independent baseball game Friday … 0

Keeping Score: Meal Call

Friday, April 11, 2014

Good morning! The Red Sox were trailing the Texas Rangers by one run with two runners on base in the bottom of the eighth inning on Wednesday when David Ortiz hit a 1-1 pitch deep into the right field bleachers. Ortiz stayed in the batter’s box until first … 0