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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 on the campus of UMass-Amherst. A trifecta of local squads hit the jackpot last week by making their way through the first … 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 … 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 … 0

Wahconah derails Senators

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

ORANGE — Maddie Sprague scored 10 of her game-high 18 points in the third quarter, allowing Wahconah Regional High School to take control of a game that had been tied at halftime and the ninth-seeded Warriors went on to defeat eighth-seeded Mahar Regional School, 56-46, in a WMass … 0

South Hadley ousts Wave

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — South Hadley High School executed its game plan early, built a quick lead and cruised to a 49-28 win over Greenfield High School Tuesday night in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament. The No. 5 Tigers (15-6) advance to … 0

Athol blows out Southwick, 65-43

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Athol High School’s fast start led to an 18-point lead after one quarter and the sixth-seeded Red Raiders cruised to a 65-43 victory over 11th-seeded Southwick-Tolland Regional High School in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament Tuesday night at Mallet Gymnasium in … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield Minor League sign-up time

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Greenfield Minor League Baseball will hold registrations for the upcoming season on multiple dates in March at the Community Room at the Greenfield Police Station on High Street. The league is open to players ages 6-12 and all players must register, including returnees. Cost is $75 with a … 0

Wolves end Eagles’ season

Monday, February 23, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — The smallest player on the court made perhaps the biggest difference Monday night for Hampden Charter School. Freshman half-pint Justin Feliciano scored 18 points in the second half after not playing a minute in the first half, and the seventh-seeded Wolves came back from a fourth-quarter … 0

Jaywalking: Teamwork

Monday, February 23, 2015

Just as expected, the Hampshire League proved to be full of intrigue this season. We figured back in early December that the HL schedule would be full of exciting weekly games and it lived up to the billing. There were many nights when at least one game would … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier downs Gateway

Monday, February 23, 2015

Gabe Jones-Thomson scored 16 points and ripped down 5 rebounds to lead Frontier over Gateway, 56-38, in a boys’ grades 7 and 8 Suburban Basketball League game Monday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Ben Morse collected 12 points and 5 rebounds, Brett Robinson added 8 points … 0

Indian boys lead nine local tourney qualifiers

Sunday, February 22, 2015

After going 18-2 during the regular season and winning the Hampshire League boys’ basketball title outright, Turners Falls High School earned the third seed in the WMass Division IV Boys’ Basketball Tournament. Seeds for both the boys’ and … 0

Mustangs oust valiant Eagles, 78-68

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Third-quarter struggles plagued Franklin County Technical School Sunday afternoon and the Eagles came up just short in their quest to win a state boys’ basketball title with a 78-68 loss to Minuteman Regional High School in the championship game of the State Small School Vocational Tournament in Turners … 0

Minutemen fall short at No. 25 VCU, 78-72

Sunday, February 22, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — Early in the first half, it looked like the UMass basketball team might get blown out. Early in the second half it looked like the Minutemen might upset No. 25-ranked VCU. But by game’s end, … 0