Sports

Jaywalking: Reaching out

Monday, September 29, 2014

When the Ray Rice domestic-violence video was released by TMZ a little less than a month ago, there was an outpouring of anger that shot across social media. Many people were disgusted not only by the video, but also by the NFL’s handling of the whole fiasco, first by doling out a far-too-short two-game suspension to Rice, then by the … 0

Lajoie ignites Raiders

Monday, September 29, 2014

Tyler Lajoie scored three times including the game-winning goal with nine minutes remaining as Athol High School defeated rival Mahar Regional School, 4-1, in an … 0

Bulletin Board: Falcons edge Kuz, 8-6

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Northampton Falcons defeated Travel Kuz, 8-6, to win a rematch of last year’s championship game in the Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League Sunday morning … 0

Raiders explode, 3-0

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Athol High School and Frontier Regional School battled through 60 minutes of scoreless soccer with few quality chances either way. Suddenly, the Red Raiders erupted for three goals in a seven-minute span and went on to defeat the … 0

Hawks get revenge, rip Falcons

Friday, September 26, 2014

One year after finishing second in the Eastern Division behind Minnechaug Regional High School, Frontier Regional High School showed Friday that the Red Hawks are the team to beat in 2014, cruising past the Falcons, 25-14, 25-16, 25-16, in girls’ volleyball action Friday night in Wilbraham. Remi Quesnelle … 0

Keeping Score: Welcome home

Friday, September 26, 2014

Good morning! A sellout crowd of over 17,000 will be at McGuirk Stadium this afternoon to watch the UMass football team play Bowling Green State University in the Mid-American Conference season opener for both teams. The last time UMass played in Amherst was Nov. 19, 2011, when the … 0

Locals to be honored today at Bentley

Friday, September 26, 2014

Greenfield native Kristyn Bates and Deerfield native Lauren Galenski will be recognized along with the rest of their teammates from the Bentley University’s 2001 NCAA Division II National Championship field hockey squad at halftime of today’s homecoming football game at 2 p.m. in Waltham. The team was recently … 0

Crumpin-Fox eager to turn tables on CCG

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Country Club of Greenfield has owned the Franklin Cup since 2010. Crumpin-Fox Club is eager to take it. To accomplish that, Crumpin-Fox will need to do something it has never done: win on foreign turf. The 15th annual Franklin Cup takes place Saturday and Sunday at the … 0

Booster-Day Hawks brace for Turners Falls

Thursday, September 25, 2014

An early-season showdown in the Intercounty League with a rare midafternoon start highlights Week 4 of the area high school football season. Turners Falls High School travels to South Deerfield Saturday afternoon at 3 to highlight Booster Day … 0

Eagles fly high late to beat Central, 2-0

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A pair of early second-half goals lifted Franklin County Technical School to a 2-0 West Division field hockey victory over Central High School Thursday afternoon in Springfield. The Eagles (4-3-1) got off to a sluggish start against the Golden Eagles (1-7-0) and were unable to score in the … 0

Bulletin Board: Bovat drops Crumpin ace

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Ron Bovat aced the 140-yard, 15th hole at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston Thursday. Bovat used an 8-iron to drain the tee shot from the blue tees and had the shot witnessed by Bobby Grazick and Skip White. Baseball Babe Ruth meeting The Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League … 0

Red Raiders fall short, 1-0

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Athol High School field hockey coach Sarah King made wholesale changes that nearly paid off. The Red Raiders switched goalies and changed their entire formation, then pushed Palmer High School to the brink before dropping a 1-0 independent … 0

On the Trail: Nut job

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Harvest Moon has passed, wild asters smile and Henry Ford was a fascist. If you don’t believe it, look it up. It’s true. I don’t know where that came from but must admit I’m under the gun. Off to a late start. Where does the time go? … 0