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Granby eliminates Red Raiders, 54-43

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

AMHERST — A Kate Sarnacki 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter all but broke the back of Athol High School as her basket helped second-seeded and unbeaten Granby High School thwart a comeback attempt by the sixth-seeded Red Raiders en route to a 54-43 victory in WMass Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament semifinal action Tuesday night at Curry Hicks Cage. … 0

Hopkins pulls away from Turners, 68-46

Monday, March 2, 2015

AMHERST — All season long, Turners Falls High School coach Gary Mullins lamented the fact that his team did not have much in the height … 0

Pioneer goes cold, falls by wayside, 45-29

Monday, March 2, 2015

New year, new venue, same outcome. For the second straight season, Monson High School eliminated Pioneer Valley Regional School from the Western Massachusetts Division IV … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners Falls edges Frontier in NIT Playoff

Monday, March 2, 2015

Turners Falls advanced to the semifinals of the Boys’ Suburban Amateur Basketball Blue/Green Grades 7 and 8 NIT Playoffs with a 52-50 quarterfinal victory over Frontier Sunday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Anthony Peterson led the winners with 12 points, while Kyle Dodge chipped in with 10. … 0

Three local teams eye Cage matchups

Sunday, March 1, 2015

It’s on to the Cage for three local basketball teams. The WMass basketball tournaments have been whittled down to the Final Fours and, as is the case every year, the semifinals will be held at Curry Hicks Cage … 0

Minutemen pilfer win from Fordham, 82-74

Sunday, March 1, 2015

AMHERST — No one will look at Saturday’s result and reasonably claim that UMass stole a basketball victory from Fordham, but the Minutemen used a rash of steals early in the second half to turn the game in their favor. The Minutemen trailed by five points before coming … 0

Bulletin Board: All-States end of road for Soto

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Saul Soto’s trip to the All-State Wrestling Tournament lasted just two matches Friday. The Frontier Regional School 220-pound grappler finished sixth at last weekend’s Division III State Tournament and qualified for the All-State meet. Soto was the only area wrestler to qualify for the All-States held at Salem … 0

Panthers Cage-bound

Friday, February 27, 2015

NORTHFIELD — After an anemic four-point second quarter, it looked like the Pioneer Valley Regional School girls’ basketball team might fall short of its preseason goal of becoming the first team from that program to play at Curry … 0

Athol ousts Sabis in OT

Friday, February 27, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Forward Emily Casella put the Athol High School offense on her back in overtime and guard Molly Cleveland made the game-clinching free throw with 7.4 seconds left to send the sixth-seeded Red Raiders to Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst for the Western Massachusetts Division III semifinals … 0

Keeping Score: Play Ball

Friday, February 27, 2015

Good morning! Spring training in Florida began in 1888 when the Washington Statesmen worked out in Jacksonville. It would be 15 years before another team returned, but the early visit portended a hardball migration that saw 1.4 million fans go through the turnstiles to watch 212 games last … 0

Indians vanquish Granby

Thursday, February 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — The last time Liam Ellis took the floor at the Curry Hicks Cage as a member of the Turners Falls High School basketball team, he was in eighth grade. Now a senior, Ellis and the … 0

Warriors roll past Panthers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DALTON — It was one of those nights for Pioneer Valley Regional School. The Panthers had no defensive answer for what was a well-oiled Wahconah Regional High School offense and Pioneer could not keep pace with its own attack as the fifth-seeded Panthers’ season came to an end … 0

Bulletin Board: Newt Guilbault makes change to sign-up date

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sign-ups for the Newt Guilbault Community League youth baseball season have changed from the previous posting. Sign-ups will take place on Wednesday at St. Kazimierz Society from 6 to 8 p.m. and on March 7 at Turners Falls High School from 8 to 9 a.m. Tryouts will immediately … 0