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Pioneer no match for Eagles

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Easthampton High School stole 11 bases Thursday and the Eagles run-ruled Pioneer Valley Regional School, 17-2, in a mercy-rule-shortened, five-inning Hampshire League East Division baseball game in Northfield. The Eagles (11-4 overall, 6-4 East) finished with just nine hits but used an aggressive base-running effort to score nearly every person who reached. Anthony Redfern finished with three hits, including a … 0

Turners softball clinches fourth crown in 5 years

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Turners Falls High School has the Franklin County League title all to itself. The Indians wrapped up their fourth FCL crown in the past five … 0

Local boys, girls shooting for championships

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Last spring, the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls’ and boys’ track & field teams showed they were among the best Division II teams in … 0

Bulletin Board: Lavin-Waitkus 1-hitter beats Wave, 1-0

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tyler Lavin and Connor Waitkus combined on a one-hitter to lead Great Falls Middle School to a 5-1 win over Greenfield Middle School in a baseball game Tuesday afternoon at Beacon Field in Greenfield. Lavin struck out seven in four innings, while Waitkus struck out six in three … 0

Tribe trims Hawks

Monday, May 18, 2015

Turners Falls High School needed to defeat Frontier Regional School Monday to claim a piece of the Tri-County League North Division girls’ tennis title. The Indians not only did that, they did it in thrilling fashion. Turners Falls … 0

Jaywalking: New-rule flap

Monday, May 18, 2015

It looks like middle-school athletes will become a rare commodity at the varsity level beginning in the fall. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council, which votes bi-annually on the rule changes, passed about a dozen of them for the next two seasons. Many of the changes are minor. Some … 0

Johnson, Tech stymie Panthers, 6-3

Monday, May 18, 2015

Franklin County Technical School scored four times in the third inning and Kyle Johnson struck out nine over seven innings as the Eagles edged Pioneer Valley Regional School, 6-3, in an independent baseball game Monday night in Northfield. The Panthers (3-11) led 2-0 until the third inning when … 0

Gold’s Deane no-hits Northfield Blue, 21-0

Monday, May 18, 2015

Owen Deane pitched a no-hitter with eight strikeouts and Bernardston/Erving Gold beat Northfield Blue, 21-0, in a Tri-County League Cal Ripken Major Division baseball game Monday at Pratt Field in Bernardston. Ryan Bergmann went 4-for-4 in the win, and Jakob Burnett went 3-for-4 with a triple. • Elsewhere, … 0

Bulletin Board: Mason an all-around champ as Tigers shine

Monday, May 18, 2015

Five members of the Greenfield YMCA Tumbling Tigers gymnastics team earned individual titles during the Northeast Regional YMCA Gymnastics Championships over the weekend at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Kathryn Mason was the lone Tiger to capture an all-around championship, claiming first place in the Level 6 Youth … 0

Golden Hawks hold off Mohawk, 3-1

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Jon Morrison outdueled Gabe Seaver as Hopkins Academy edged Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 3-1, Saturday afternoon in a Hampshire League baseball crossover game in Hadley. The Golden Hawks (12-1 overall) got two runs off Seaver in the … 0

Bulletin Board: Otter girls second at Pioneer Valley Invite

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Four Rivers Charter School girls’ ultimate team finished second at the Pioneer Valley Invite Saturday and Sunday at the Oxbox in Northampton. The Otters were seeded sixth but finished second. In Sunday’s championship game, Northampton High School used what Four Rivers coach Amanda McNamara described as “incredible … 0

Grinders drop Greg’s, 11-6

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Ryan Walker singled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead Casey’s Grinders to a 11-6 win over Greg’s Auto Body in a Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League game at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland. Conner Powers hit a single to drive in a run … 0

Eagles ground Senators, 7-1

Friday, May 15, 2015

Kyle Richard belted a solo home run on Friday afternoon and Easthampton High School locked up a spot in the WMass Division III baseball tournament with a 7-1 victory over Mahar Regional School in Hampshire League East Division … 0