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Panthers dismantle Vikings, 36-0

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NORTHFIELD — A week after it all went wrong, it all went right for the Pioneer Valley Regional School football team, which beat Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School of Northampton on Saturday, 36-0, in a Tri-County League matchup played under the cover of a gray sky on a mild 65-degree afternoon. It helped that the Vikings are 0-6 and … 0

UMass racks up second straight, 36-14

Sunday, October 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — After 28 losses in its first 30 games of Division I FBS football, winning — and doing it convincingly — is suddenly a … 0

Hornets hang on to shoot down Eagles, 20-16

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Things can change in a hurry in a high school football game. McCann Technical School held a 20-8 lead and was driving … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners Suburban hoop tryouts Saturday at TFHS

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tryouts for the Turners Falls boys’ Suburban Basketball League teams will be held on Saturday at the Turners Falls High School gymnasium. Tryouts for the grades 5 and 6 team will run from 12:30 to 2 p.m., while the grades 7 and 8 tryouts go from 12:30 to … 0

Turners Falls braces for Eagle invasion

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Turners Falls High School will try to duplicate what Frontier Regional School was able to do a week ago when it hosts Easthampton High School tonight at 7 in the Intercounty League game of the week at the … 0

Frontier volleyball outlasts Medfield

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Frontier Regional School has beefed up its schedule in past years to prepare for a long postseason run. Consider the 2014 squad prepared. The Red Hawks faced their third eastern Massachusetts club of the season Thursday evening, facing Tri-Valley League power Medfield High School, and were able to … 0

Deep Wave harriers sweep

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School placed three of the top five runners but Greenfield High School’s depth proved too much during the Green Wave’s 26-33 Pioneer North Division boys’ cross-country victory Tuesday afternoon at Highland Park in Greenfield. Mike … 0

Athol girls beat Sabis, secure WMass Tournament berth

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Molly Cleveland scored eight minutes into the second half and Athol High School clinched a berth in the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Soccer Tournament with a 1-0 victory over Sabis International Charter School Tuesday in Springfield. The 2013 WMass Division III runners-up will get a chance to … 0

Red Hawks beat Wave, focused on fantastic finish

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

If defending Western Massachusetts Division II field hockey runner-up Frontier Regional School is going to get a shot to return to the finals it is going to have start winning some of the close games it has come out on the wrong side of earlier in the season. … 0

Byrd powers Greenfield football over Hawks, 30-6

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

R.J. Byrd rushed for three touchdowns on Tuesday and Greenfield Middle School beat Frontier Middle School, 30-6, in football action at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Byrd’s touchdowns came on runs of 50, 60 and 75 yards. Nate Haselton added a 55-yard touchdown run in the win, and … 0

Red Hawks cruise to 8-1 road victory

Monday, October 13, 2014

Megan Farrick scored twice Monday afternoon and Frontier Regional School rolled to an 8-1 independent girls’ soccer victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School during a Columbus Day matinee in Northfield. Frontier (5-4-2) led 5-0 at halftime and had … 0

Jaywalking: Hall calls Doton

Monday, October 13, 2014

When she was in grade school, Kelly Doton had dreams of playing sports later in life just like any other young athlete. The Greenfield native excelled in the sport of ice hockey as a youngster and thought that if she worked hard and continued with it, she might … 0

Bulletin Board: Hinsdale OTB OK’d

Monday, October 13, 2014

HINSDALE, N.H. — After several starts and stops, Bill Faucher’s ambition to open an off-track betting parlor in Hinsdale, N.H., is about to be realized. “The state gave me the gaming license last week,” said the 74-year-old Faucher, a longtime New Hampshire harness-racing advocate. Now comes the process … 0