Sports

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 defeated by Chicopee High School, 63-30, in a C Division meet Friday afternoon in Turners Falls. Salls has been close to besting … 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 … 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 … 0

Keeping Score: Close Shave

Friday, January 23, 2015

Good morning! ESPN’s “Playing for the Mob” has rekindled embarrassing memories for not only Boston College but also The Boston Globe, which broke the story about the basketball team’s point -shaving scandal during the 1978-79 season. The 80-minute documentary tells how BC forward Rick Kuhn conspired with two … 0

Delayed reaction as Athol routs Eagles

Thursday, January 22, 2015

It took Athol High School over four minutes to score its first basket, but when it finally got going, there was no looking back. The Red Raiders outscored Easthampton High School, 14-0, in the first quarter and went … 0

Panthers open jets vs. St. Joe’s, 77-52

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School was seeking a solid all-around performance leading into Friday’s Hampshire League showdown against first-place Hopkins Academy. The Panthers delivered in resounding fashion by pouring in 28 first-quarter points and holding the advantage in every … 0

On the Trail: Cougar Spatz

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Oh no. Not again. Of course, I should have known better. Doesn’t cougar chatter always draw feedback? Sometimes from faraway places you’d never imagine? Although, really, I can’t claim this one came out of the clear blue. No. In fact, I had given thought of hitting this man … 0

Minutemen go cold, fall to St. Joe’s, 62-56

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — After an ugly 35-minute offensive performance by both teams, Saint Joseph’s found its shooting eye and UMass’ disappeared. The Minutemen gave up nine straight points in crunch time and couldn’t recover, falling 62-56, Wednesday at Hagan Arena. “That was tough,” UMass junior guard Derrick Gordon said. … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoggers rule Mt. Institute slopes

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Northfield Mount Hermon School earned a clean sweep of the individual and team races during the Mount Institute Ski League Wednesday at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont. The Hogger boys’ A team registered 264 points to defeat Deerfield Academy A (224), Eaglebrook School A (181) and Mohawk … 0

Red Hawk girls reach summit

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The third time was in deed the charm for Frontier Regional School girls. The Red Hawks, who had finished second to Mohawk Trail Regional High School in the first two races, turned the tables on their local rival … 0

Warriors turn tables on Smith, 57-55

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys’ basketball team had not forgetten what happened on Dec. 15. The Warriors led Smith Academy 52-49 with about one minute to go in that Hampshire League contest of the past only to struggle from the free-throw line down the stretch, allowing … 0

Ineligible girls’ basketball player costs Indians 3 wins

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Turners Falls High School’s chances of qualifying for the Western Massachusetts Division IV Girls’ Basketball Tournament this season just became significantly more difficult. According an email sent Tuesday by Michael Sullivan, superintendent of schools of the Gill-Montague Regional School District, the Indians have officially forfeited three wins due … 0

Bulletin Board: Petrin GHS Alumni Hockey Game near

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The 23rd annual David M. Petrin Memorial GHS Alumni Hockey Game will take place Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. All alumni who have played at least one year of varsity hockey and graduated from Greenfield High School are eligible to participate. The first … 0