Sports

Panthers roll to WMass championship

Monday, October 20, 2014

From a perfect season to a near-perfect performance. Pioneer Valley Regional School, fresh off its undefeated regular season, posted two of the top four individual scores and simply destroyed the competition to the tune of a 20-stroke victory to claim the team title during the Western Massachusetts Division III Golf Championship at Franconia Golf Course in Springfield. “I thought there … 0

Hawks display total package to secure postseason berth

Monday, October 20, 2014

Needing just one point to earn a postseason berth, Frontier Regional School used a stellar offensive and defensive performance to defeat Smith Academy 3-0 in … 0

Senators tie Warriors, wrap up North title

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mahar Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School battled to a 1-1 draw in a McGrath North Division boys’ soccer match Monday afternoon in … 0

Keeping Score: The long goodbye

Friday, October 17, 2014

Good morning! Mike Russo’s career coaching soccer at Williams College is drawing to a close. “Probably if I was smart I would’ve gone out last year when we went to the Final Four,” joked Russo, who grew up in Deerfield. One win in the Ephs’ final three matches … 1

Drury blanks Pioneer, 3-0

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Connor Meehan made 7 saves to lead Drury High School to a 3-0 independent win over Pioneer Valley Regional School in boys’ soccer action Wednesday in Northfield. Sully Boland scored the only goal of the first half for … 0

On The Trail: Sweet 16

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

I returned from my daily walk with the dogs Tuesday morning, taunting firewood load piled on the lawn in front of the backyard woodshed, and was greeted by a long, narrow, triangular package leaning upright against the iron vice attached to the carriage-shed work bench by the side … 0

Bulletin Board: Great Falls boys’ soccer edges Smith

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gram Pezzati scored the only goal of the game on Wednesday as Great Falls Middle School defeated Smith Academy, 1-0, in a boys’ soccer game in Hatfield. Grayson Funk and Alazay Bauch each played one half in goal to combine for the shutout. Funk had the save of … 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