Sports

BC tops UMass, 5-3

Friday, November 21, 2014

AMHERST — After a two-week November break, the UMass hockey team looked to start climbing out of the basement of Hockey East Friday night, until the Minutemen’s own equipment failed them in front of their own net. Two Boston College goals came off the skate and stick of UMass players, creating the difference in the game in the Eagles’ 5-3 … 0

Keeping Score: Talkin’ Football

Friday, November 21, 2014

Good morning! Column contributor Jamin Hemenway has been from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville to Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. He was at … 0

Bulletin Board: Owls hoopster to land at Monmouth

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Stoneleigh-Burnham School girls’ basketball player Chinasa (Rosemary) Ilang has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I college basketball at Monmouth University in … 0

Tech no match for Monument Mt., 40-8

Sunday, November 16, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — It wasn’t the football game Franklin County Technical School hoped to be playing Saturday, but the Eagles made it a contentious affair before Monument Mountain Regional High School blew it up late in the first half, powering its way to a 40-8 non-conference victory. After … 0

UMass surges past Eagles

Sunday, November 16, 2014

BOSTON — As it turned out, 20 minutes of PAIN was enough for UMass. The Minutemen’s pregame highlight video promotes 40 minutes of its signature style to Pressure, Agitate, Interrupt and Neutralize. They did very little of any … 0

Bulletin Board: Goldman wins GCC 5k Turkey Trot

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Montague’s Noah Goldman crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 26 seconds to win the Greenfield Community College 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday. Deerfield’s David Degon came in second in 18:05, and Erving’s Robert Bezio placed third in 18:09. Greenfield’s Barney Collins came in fourth in 18:18, and … 0

Hawks chase 5th straight title

Friday, November 14, 2014

The difference between preparing for Case High School Friday and turning in uniforms was razor-thin for the Frontier Regional School girls’ volleyball team Thursday night. But after a memorable, last-ditch comeback to stave off elimination against Lynnfield High School in the Division III state semifinals, the Red Hawks … 0

Frontier demolishes Mt. Greylock, 32-14

Friday, November 14, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Frontier Regional School dominated both sides of the ball Friday night and in the process routed Mt. Greylock Regional High School, 32-14, in regular-season football action. The Red Hawks finish the year on Thanksgiving Eve … 0

Keeping Score: Going strong

Friday, November 14, 2014

Good morning! Former UMass safety James Ihedigbo has played for four NFL teams, including the Patriots. This year, he signed with the Lions. According to spotrac.com, the terms included a $750,000 base salary, a $375,000 signing bonus and a $25,000 workout bonus. Watching him slap his hands back … 0

Wildcats sink their claws into Mohawk, 50-0

Friday, November 14, 2014

BUCKLAND — After the MIAA left Lee High School out of the Division VI playoff field, the Wildcats were on a mission to show that they belonged. Cam Abderhalden completed 10 of 11 passes for 198 yards and four touchdowns as Lee High School throttled Division VI playoff … 0

Green Wave holds off Pioneer, 24-20

Friday, November 14, 2014

GREENFIELD — Pride was the only thing on the line on this night, and both teams clearly still have a lot of it despite a long season. In what was easily its most consistent all-around performance of the … 0

Taconic outlasts Mahar, 28-18

Friday, November 14, 2014

Deshane Johnson rushed for one touchdown and kicked two field goals in the second half as Taconic High School outlasted a game Mahar Regional School team, 28-18, in an independent football game Friday night in Pittsfield. The game was nip and tuck throughout as Mahar took a 6-0 … 0

Athol dumps Pioneers

Friday, November 14, 2014

THORNDIKE — The Athol High School football team was supposed to have a home game this week, but you won’t hear anyone associated with the Red Raiders complaining about the long trip to the frozen tundra of St. Joseph’s Field. The Raiders beat Pathfinder Vocational Technical School Friday … 0