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Local teams jockeying for playoff position

Thursday, October 30, 2014

After nearly two months of football, we are finally down to the final week of the regular season, and with it comes a number of playoff scenarios still up in the air. Five games dot the local landscape this weekend, including a number that have playoff implications. Four of those games will be played tonight at 7. Turners Falls High … 0

Senators eliminate West Side

Thursday, October 30, 2014

ORANGE — Although Colleen Burke doesn’t play softball at Mahar Regional School, the senior may want to think about trying out following her exploits on … 0

Mahar spikes Lenox

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mahar Regional School probably shouldn’t have gone to five sets, but the Senators were able to get the job done. A back-and-forth affair for most … 0

Mahar earns highest local tourney seed

Monday, October 27, 2014

Three area teams learned their fates Monday morning for the upcoming Western Massachusetts Field Hockey Tournament. The tournament committee released the seeds of Division I and Division II tourneys during its annual meeting at West Springfield High School, … 0

Pioneer 7th, Elliott 4th at states

Monday, October 27, 2014

It wasn’t a state championship performance, but reigning Western Massachusetts champion Pioneer Valley Regional School capped off a fantastic 2014 season with a seventh-place finish in the MIAA State Division III Golf Championships Monday at Monday at Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown. Panther senior James Elliott completed … 0

Bulletin Board: Falcons secure top seed

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Northampton Falcons earned the top seed in the upcoming playoffs with a 7-2 win over travel Kuz in a Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League game Sunday at Green River Park. Vesit Keo fired a 12-yard touchdown pass to Devin Duarte and the PAT pass to Jimmy Ray … 0

Eagles soar over Wave

Sunday, October 26, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — Greenfield High School football fans knew coming in that this one was probably not going to be pretty. It wasn’t. The Green Wave ran into a buzzsaw Saturday afternoon, as Easthampton High School steamrolled its way to a 54-0 Intercounty League win on Senior Day at … 0

Panthers pounded by McCann, 63-8

Sunday, October 26, 2014

NORTHFIELD — Just a week earlier, Pioneer Valley Regional School found itself on the plus side of a one-sided football win, but against the unbeaten Tri-County League leaders Saturday, the Panthers had all they could do to keep their heads above water. McCann Technical High School freight-trained its … 0

UM stands tall, falls short at Toledo, 42-35

Sunday, October 26, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio — With 38 seconds left and the score tied Saturday, UMass coach Mark Whipple called a timeout to relay a message to his team. Toledo had driven to the UMass 19-yard line and Jeremiah Detmer, one of the league’s top kickers, was warming up on the … 0

Senators close out unbeaten regular season

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Mahar Regional School completed an undefeated regular season in field hockey Saturday night with a 2-2 independent tie against Narragansett Regional High School at the Woodward Complex in Orange. Narragansett scored the only goal of the first half, when Olympia Moulton scored from Reagan Moulton with 7:26 remaining. … 0

Bulletin Board: Weekend split for UMass hockey

Sunday, October 26, 2014

UMass split a pair of Hockey East road games over the weekend, recording a 3-2 victory at Northeastern Friday night followed by a 4-1 loss to Boston College Saturday night in Chestnut Hill. In Friday’s win at Matthews Arena in Boston, freshman goalie Henry Dill made 42 saves … 0

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 … 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 the mud soup of O’Brien Field and an increasingly stingy Athol Regional School defense, but managed to come away with a hard-fought 21-6 … 0