Sports

Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an aggressive Green Wave defense in the first half, and Greenfield (3-12, 3-10) knocked down five 3-pointers in the opening two frames to … 0

Bulletin Board: BU outguns UMass, 9-5

Friday, January 30, 2015

UMass scored three goals in the first half of the third period Friday night to take a 5-4 lead, but No. 2-ranked Boston University hit … 0

Keeping Score: Hot Air

Friday, January 30, 2015

Good morning! The Boston Globe ran an article last week that was headlined, “What can I tell my kids about Deflategate?” Really? Tell them to … 0

Jaywalking: Turf decision

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are quickly approaching the decision as to the fate of the athletic fields behind Greenfield High School. Currently, the area behind the school is a muddy mess, the entire area torn up by bulldozers and excavators, serving as yet another reminder of the school’s multimillion-dollar facelift. And … 0

Bulletin Board: Bluefish swimmers shine at Championships

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Montague Bluefish had 34 top-12 finishes and swimmers broke four team records over the weekend during the Pioneer Valley Swim League Championships at Longmeadow High School. The event was a two-day affair and featured over 200 swimmers, and some events included over 100 competitors. Karlie Porter broke … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hoopsters end Brewster win steak

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Aaron Falzon poured in 30 points and Northfield Mount Hermon School ended Brewster Academy’s 51-game winning streak Sunday with a 97-88 victory in New England Prep School Athletic Conference boys’ basketball action at Forslund Gymnasium in Gill. Brewster … 0

Hoosac smacks Raiders

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Athol High School did a poor job of taking care of the ball against Hoosac Valley Regional High School’s pressure defense and the Red Raiders suffered a 53-34 loss to the Hurricanes in an independent girls’ basketball game, part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Hoosac in … 0

Indian swimmers split; Wave skaters win 1st

Friday, January 23, 2015

Mackenzie Salls became the fourth Turners Falls High School swimmer this season to qualify for the Western Mass. Division II Swimming & Diving Championships as she made the cut in the 100 yard backstroke but her Indians were … 0

Golden Hawks sneak past Panthers, 66-62

Friday, January 23, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School had two of its bigs foul out in the fourth quarter and Zach Kelley benefitted, scoring 11 of his game-high 27 points in the final frame to lift Hopkins Academy over the Panthers, 66-62, in a Hampshire League boys’ battle at Reed Gymnasium in … 0

Bulletin Board: GMS boys win

Friday, January 23, 2015

Nate Haselton and Hunter Campbell each finished with 19 points on Friday and Greenfield Middle School defeated Frontier Middle School, 45-42, in a boys’ basketball game in Greenfield. GMS overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to win the game. Haselton and Campbell each hit six free throws in the … 0

Keeping Score: Close Shave

Friday, January 23, 2015

Good morning! ESPN’s “Playing for the Mob” has rekindled embarrassing memories for not only Boston College but also The Boston Globe, which broke the story about the basketball team’s point -shaving scandal during the 1978-79 season. The 80-minute documentary tells how BC forward Rick Kuhn conspired with two … 0

Delayed reaction as Athol routs Eagles

Thursday, January 22, 2015

It took Athol High School over four minutes to score its first basket, but when it finally got going, there was no looking back. The Red Raiders outscored Easthampton High School, 14-0, in the first quarter and went … 0

Panthers open jets vs. St. Joe’s, 77-52

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School was seeking a solid all-around performance leading into Friday’s Hampshire League showdown against first-place Hopkins Academy. The Panthers delivered in resounding fashion by pouring in 28 first-quarter points and holding the advantage in every … 0