Sports

Panthers outmuscle Hopkins, 71-63

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School made an early-season statement Thursday night. The Panthers locked horns with Hopkins Academy at Messer Gymnasium in a battle that pitted two of the preseason favorites in the Hampshire League. The game featured plenty of physical play and when it ended the Panthers knocked off the Golden Hawks, 71-63. The teams may feature the two tallest … 0

Commander Muka

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Former Pioneer Valley Regional School football player and current Navy Commander Kyle Muka, middle, stands with Greenfield High School associate principal and former Pioneer football … 0

Saints shut out Indians

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Gezotis scored twice in the first seven minutes of the game to account for all the scoring on Wednesday night as St. Mary High … 0

Eagles, Red Raiders seeking league wrestling titles

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Franklin County produced a pair of Western Mass. Division III Wrestling champions last season and had another two grapplers reach the finals at the meet. Three of the four wrestlers are back this season including each of the … 0

Hands-on coaching

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Pioneer head coach Meg Burrington, right, takes part in drills with her team on Wednesday evening at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. At left is Alyssa Llewelyn. Recorder/Micky Bedell … 0

Schools: Hawks handle Falcons

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Frontier Regional School put up its highest point total in nearly a year Tuesday night and the usually offensively-starved Red Hawks crushed Smith Academy, 55-34, in an independent girls’ basketball game at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The … 0

Bulletin Board: Huskies rout Minutemen, 8-3

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Northeastern jumped out to a 4-0 lead Tuesday night and cruised to an 8-3 win over UMass in non-conference hockey action at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Mike Szmatula and Kevin Roy each scored twice and Dalen Hedges assisted three times for the Huskies (5-10-1, 3-6-1 Hockey East). … 0

Panthers run past Green Wave

Monday, December 15, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School jumped all over Greenfield High School in the first half and cruised to a 75-53 Hampshire League boys’ basketball victory Monday night at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield. The Green Wave had an abysmal start … 0

Athol primed for big season in FCL

Monday, December 15, 2014

Athol High School has been the queen of the Franklin County League girls’ basketball landscape for the past decade and there is no reason to think the Red Raiders won’t once again rule the roost. Athol enters the … 0

Bulletin Board: Campbell powers Greenfield middies to win

Monday, December 15, 2014

Hunter Campbell scored 16 points on Monday afternoon and Greenfield Middle School defeated Pioneer Valley Middle School, 54-33, in a boys’ basketball game in Northfield. Nate Haselton finished with 15 points in the win, and Owen Phelps added 11 points. Garrett Cote paced Pioneer with 10 points. Gymnastics … 0

HL season tips off tonight

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Who ya got? The Hampshire League boys’ basketball season kicks off tonight with a slew of games, and the big question heading into the season is who will emerge as the top dog in the league in 2014-2015. … 0

Minutemen get past Canisius

Sunday, December 14, 2014

AMHERST — Entering Saturday, UMass basketball’s largest margin of victory so far this season had been 25 points, and the Minutemen managed to match that spread in only one half of action against Canisius at the Mullins Center. It didn’t last, though, as Canisius’ second-half comeback had more … 0

Bulletin Board: Shotgun season closes with 33 more checks

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Local hunters were busy on the final day of the 2014 Massachusetts shotgun deer hunting season as 33 deer were checked at the local stations on Saturday. Grrr Gear led the way with 18 checks on Saturday, while Bitzer Hatchery had 15 checks over the weekend. The Sunderland … 0