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Panthers Cage-bound

Friday, February 27, 2015

NORTHFIELD — After an anemic four-point second quarter, it looked like the Pioneer Valley Regional School girls’ basketball team might fall short of its preseason goal of becoming the first team from that program to play at Curry Hicks Cage. Instead, the third-seeded Panthers, led by the two-headed monster of senior Natalie Hale (16 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds, 2 … 0

Athol ousts Sabis in OT

Friday, February 27, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Forward Emily Casella put the Athol High School offense on her back in overtime and guard Molly Cleveland made the game-clinching free throw … 0

Keeping Score: Play Ball

Friday, February 27, 2015

Good morning! Spring training in Florida began in 1888 when the Washington Statesmen worked out in Jacksonville. It would be 15 years before another team … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield Minor League sign-up time

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Greenfield Minor League Baseball will hold registrations for the upcoming season on multiple dates in March at the Community Room at the Greenfield Police Station on High Street. The league is open to players ages 6-12 and all players must register, including returnees. Cost is $75 with a … 0

Wolves end Eagles’ season

Monday, February 23, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — The smallest player on the court made perhaps the biggest difference Monday night for Hampden Charter School. Freshman half-pint Justin Feliciano scored 18 points in the second half after not playing a minute in the first half, and the seventh-seeded Wolves came back from a fourth-quarter … 0

Jaywalking: Teamwork

Monday, February 23, 2015

Just as expected, the Hampshire League proved to be full of intrigue this season. We figured back in early December that the HL schedule would be full of exciting weekly games and it lived up to the billing. There were many nights when at least one game would … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier downs Gateway

Monday, February 23, 2015

Gabe Jones-Thomson scored 16 points and ripped down 5 rebounds to lead Frontier over Gateway, 56-38, in a boys’ grades 7 and 8 Suburban Basketball League game Monday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Ben Morse collected 12 points and 5 rebounds, Brett Robinson added 8 points … 0

Indian boys lead nine local tourney qualifiers

Sunday, February 22, 2015

After going 18-2 during the regular season and winning the Hampshire League boys’ basketball title outright, Turners Falls High School earned the third seed in the WMass Division IV Boys’ Basketball Tournament. Seeds for both the boys’ and … 0

Mustangs oust valiant Eagles, 78-68

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Third-quarter struggles plagued Franklin County Technical School Sunday afternoon and the Eagles came up just short in their quest to win a state boys’ basketball title with a 78-68 loss to Minuteman Regional High School in the championship game of the State Small School Vocational Tournament in Turners … 0

Minutemen fall short at No. 25 VCU, 78-72

Sunday, February 22, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — Early in the first half, it looked like the UMass basketball team might get blown out. Early in the second half it looked like the Minutemen might upset No. 25-ranked VCU. But by game’s end, … 0

Bulletin Board: UMass icemen edge Friars, 2-1

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Frank Vatrano scored in overtime to lead UMass to a 2-1 win over 12th-seeded Providence in a Hockey East game Saturday night during Senior Night in Amherst. The goal was Vatrano’s 17th of the season and is the seventh highest total for the Minutemen during the Hockey East … 0

Canes blank Wave skaters; Eagles advance to Voke final

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ben Thompson stopped all 13 shots he faced on Friday night and Amherst Regional High School shut out Greenfield High School, 3-0, in the Fay-Wright Division hockey season finale at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Green Wave ended … 0

Soto advances to semis

Friday, February 20, 2015

Frontier Regional School’s Saul Soto won both of his matches on Friday afternoon to move into the 220-pound semifinals at the MIAA State Division III Wrestling Championships at Wakefield High School. Soto is the only local wrestler who still has a chance to finish first at the state … 0