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Indians thump Mahar

Friday, October 24, 2014

ORANGE — Any concerns of a possible letdown following the biggest game of the season were washed away inside the first minute of Friday’s game, when Turners Falls High School converted a turnover into the first seven points of the night and didn’t stop scoring from there. The unbeaten Indians got three touchdown passes from 5-foot-4 quarterback Tionne Brown and … 0

Frontier handles Athol

Friday, October 24, 2014

ATHOL — It would appear that not even the elements can slow down the red hot Frontier Regional School ground game. The Red Hawks battled … 0

Warriors drill Ware, earn playoff berth

Friday, October 24, 2014

WARE — It’s on to the playoffs for Mohawk Trail Regional High School. The Warriors clinched a Western Mass. Division VI playoff berth with a … 0

MacDonald earns place in Mass. Coaches Hall

Friday, October 24, 2014

Frontier Regional School girls’ volleyball head coach Sean MacDonald was honored recently as one of 10 honorees to be inducted into the Massachusetts Girls’ Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. MacDonald, who was selected for “his coaching achievement … 0

Keeping Score: Writing lesson

Friday, October 24, 2014

Good morning! One morning over coffee at Green Fields Market, my friend Bob Diamond guessed how long it takes for me to write the Saturday column: “What, a couple of hours?” Guess again. Assumptions like Bob’s are what caused German essayist Thomas Mann to wryly observe: “A writer … 0

Red Hawks rise to win 1st East crown

Thursday, October 23, 2014

After struggling during its inaugural season in the Eastern Division, Frontier Regional School has reached the top of the standings in the toughest girls’ volleyball league in western Massachusetts. The Red Hawks started off on a hot streak … 0

Eagles dismantle Golden Hawks

Thursday, October 23, 2014

HOLYOKE — To parody the title of an old Clint Eastwood film, the Franklin County Technical School football team ran the ball “every which way but loose” on the way to a one-sided 48-0 win over Tri-County League opponent Dean Technical High School at John F. Gilligan Field … 0

Bulletin Board: Northfield rider struts her stuff at Grand Nationals

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Grace Powers of Northfield took Reserve Champion (second place) Grand National Hunter Seat on the Equitation class at the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show in Oklahoma City, which concluded on Saturday. Powers, a senior at Stoneleigh-Burnham School and a member of the Equestrian program, and … 0

Mohawk boys earn tie, WMass soccer berth

Friday, October 24, 2014

When does a tie feel like a win? When a postseason tournament berth is at stake. Mohawk Trail Regional High School knew all it needed was 1 point against Greenfield High School, so the Warriors packed it in defensively and earned a 0-0 McGrath North Division boys’ soccer … 0

Frontier eliminates game Warriors, 1-0

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School approached Wednesday’s contest as if it were a tournament game, but the final result ended up leaving the Warriors out of the postseason conversation. A stellar Frontier Regional School defensive effort held the … 0

On The Trail: Weirdness

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Weird: that’s how I’d characterize what’s been happening in my travels since we last met. Then, at other times, same-old, same-old, nothing at all peculiar. Oh well. That’s life. The weirdness started on my ride home from work through The Meadows before midnight a week ago. In a … 0

Eagles touch down at Dean Tech tonight

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Week 8 of the area high school football season will likely separate the contenders from the pretenders. Some teams could clinch a Western Massachusetts Tournament berth as early as Friday night, while others are already playing out the … 0

Bulletin Board: Cummings powers NMH 4-2 victory

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Lucy Cummings scored three goals to power Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 4-2 victory over Berkshire School in a prep field hockey game Wednesday in Gill. Courtney Moriarty scored one goal and added one assist and Kathleen Lima contributed an assist in support of goalkeeper Maddie Spencer-Orrell, … 0