Sports

Indians vanquish Granby

Thursday, February 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — The last time Liam Ellis took the floor at the Curry Hicks Cage as a member of the Turners Falls High School basketball team, he was in eighth grade. Now a senior, Ellis and the third-seeded Indians will get a chance to return to the historic venue, courtesy of a hard-fought 56-49 victory over sixth-seeded seed Granby … 0

Warriors roll past Panthers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DALTON — It was one of those nights for Pioneer Valley Regional School. The Panthers had no defensive answer for what was a well-oiled Wahconah … 0

Bulletin Board: Newt Guilbault makes change to sign-up date

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sign-ups for the Newt Guilbault Community League youth baseball season have changed from the previous posting. Sign-ups will take place on Wednesday at St. Kazimierz … 0

Eagles end on strong note, 39-34

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Franklin County Technical School is finishing the season strong, and Eagles head coach Matt Llewelyn hopes that means good things heading into the postseason. Franklin Tech completed its regular season Wednesday by extending its winning streak to five … 0

On The Trail: The key factor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Isn’t it refreshing to discover that indeed an old dog can learn new tricks? I rode just such an updraft earlier this week while reading with interest a fascinating R. Dale Guthrie book titled “The Nature of Paleolithic Art” — cutting-edge analysis of deep-history art forms, such as … 0

Minutemen fall to URI on road, 75-59

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

KINGSTON, R.I. — For the past four games, Rhode Island has come close to beating UMass. But the Minutemen always seemed to make just enough plays to escape. Wednesday, the Minutemen never had a chance for late-game heroics. UMass had too many fouls, too many misses and too … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hockey stuns No. 1 Exeter, 3-1

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conor O’Brien turned in a stellar 38-save performance to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 3-1 upset win over Phillips Exeter Academy in prep boys’ hockey action Wednesday at McCollum Arena in Gill. It was just the second loss for Exeter — the top-ranked team in New … 0

Ellis passes 1,000 career points

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Maybe it was destiny that Liam Ellis got his 1,000th point by hitting a 3-pointer. How else do you explain the crazy way the Turners Falls High School all-star guard got it? Ellis hit a … 0

Eagles denied crown

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Franklin County Technical School lost a chance to tie for the Tri-County League title Tuesday night, as it fell to Gateway Regional High School, 69-60, in Turners Falls. The Eagles entered the night tied with McCann Technical High School in the loss column with two apiece at the … 0

Jillson, Purington runners-up at State meet

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Leo Jillson’s bid for a Division V state indoor track & field shot put title fell just short but the Mahar Regional School senior picked up a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Lucas Purington joined Jillson as … 0

Bulletin Board: Rapid-Fire registration tonight

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Open registration for the Rapid-Fire 3 vs. 3 Hockey League will take place tonight from 6-7 at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The league is open to Mites and Bantams and cost is $99 per player and includes five games over five weeks in a round-robin tournament. Each player … 0

Mohawk clinches at wire

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls’ basketball team didn’t just wait until the final game of the season to clinch a postseason berth, it waited until the final quarter. The Warriors outscored Greenfield High School 7-3 in … 0

Jaywalking: State glory

Monday, February 16, 2015

It’s funny where one little letter can lead you. A few weeks ago I received an email, then a letter regarding the 10-year anniversary of the Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys’ indoor track & field team winning a state Division IV title. The actual anniversary is Feb. … 0