Sports

Panthers outmuscle Hopkins, 71-63

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School made an early-season statement Thursday night. The Panthers locked horns with Hopkins Academy at Messer Gymnasium in a battle that pitted two of the preseason favorites in the Hampshire League. The game featured plenty of physical play and when it ended the Panthers knocked off the Golden Hawks, 71-63. The teams may feature the two tallest … 0

Commander Muka

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Former Pioneer Valley Regional School football player and current Navy Commander Kyle Muka, middle, stands with Greenfield High School associate principal and former Pioneer football … 0

Saints shut out Indians

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Gezotis scored twice in the first seven minutes of the game to account for all the scoring on Wednesday night as St. Mary High … 0

Atkins’ hat trick propels Indians over Eagles

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tim Atkins recorded a natural hat trick in the first period Saturday night and Turners Falls High School opened its season with a 7-1 win over Easthampton High School in Fay-Wright Division hockey action at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Indians scored four times in the first period, … 0

Raiders cruise past Gansett

Friday, December 12, 2014

There’s nothing quite like a 22-0 run in the first quarter to get the season started off on a positive note. Athol High School outscored Narragansett Regional High School by that very margin in the first quarter and … 0

3 qualify for WMass, Indians sweep

Friday, December 12, 2014

Ian MacPhail, Jay Fritz and Mackenzie Phillips each qualified for the Western Mass. Swimming & Diving Championships on their first opportunity as Turners Falls High School opened the season with a pair of victories over Springfield School of Science & Technology in an independent swim meet Friday in … 0

Bulletin Board: 21 more checks as shotgun season winds down

Friday, December 12, 2014

Friday was a relatively busy day for local hunters as the second and final week of the 2014 Massachusetts shotgun deer hunting season winds down. Local checking stations reported 21 deer checked on Friday. Father-son hunters Keith and Michael Longto of Amherst each took home nice trophies on … 0

Keeping Score: Resolutely

Friday, December 12, 2014

Good morning! Here’s a New Year’s Resolution to stop railing against the follies and foibles of the UMass hockey program. Why bother? The team is irrelevant. It’s 1-9-0 in Hockey East and 4-11-0 overall. It’s ignored by the … 0

Wave, Indians skaters ready to go

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Greenfield High School ruled the Fay-Wright Division last season. The Green Wave lost just once in the regular season and cruised to the title, which was re-established last season after the league had separated into a Fay Division … 0

Hickey powers Green Wave over Eagles

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Raegan Hickey made her varsity debut a memorable one and helped lead the Greenfield High School girls’ basketball team to a season-opening victory in the process. The eighth-grader scored a game-high 12 points as part of a double-double and played well at point guard as the Green Wave … 0

Turners looking for WMass individual qualifiers

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Turners Falls High School swim team will look to continue its upswing this season when it gets underway this afternoon at 4 against Springfield School of Science & Technology in Turners Falls. The Indians have seen some … 0

Area teams gear up for PVIAC indoor track season

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Indoor track returns today when the PVIAC League kicks off its season at Smith College in Northampton. Five area schools field teams, and the Mahar Regional School boys and Pioneer Valley Regional School girls will be defending their … 0

Bulletin Board: NMH girls roll past Deerfield

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Angie Marazzi scored 18 points on Wednesday to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 67-31 win over Deerfield Academy in a girls’ prep basketball game in Deerfield. Vanessa Udoji finished with 16 points in the win, Tayler White added 11 points, Kaylah Pinkney netted 8 points and … 0