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 while that construction project has been moving along at a steady 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 … 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 … 0

Bulletin Board: UNH icemen turn back UMass, 5-2

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New Hampshire used four third-period goals to skate past UMass, 5-2, in a Hockey East game Saturday night at the Whittemore Center in Durham, N.H. The teams were knotted at 1-1 entering the third period when Riley McDougall scored five minutes in to give UMass (7-16-0 overall, 2-11-0 … 0

Indians rally, edge Senators

Friday, January 16, 2015

Liam Ellis has proven to be one of the top offensive threats in the Hampshire League this season. Even though Mahar Regional School’s defense was able to keep him in check most of Friday night, the primetime player … 0

Bulletin Board: Minutemen offense catches fire vs. UNH, wins 6-4

Friday, January 16, 2015

Shane Walsh snapped a 4-4 tie with his second goal of the night with 5:31 to play Friday and Troy Power added an insurance power-play goal less than a minute later as UMass outscored New Hampshire, 6-4, in Hockey East action at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Henry … 0

Keeping Score: Sound bite

Friday, January 16, 2015

Good morning! My friend John Blair says there are plenty of restaurants in Florida but the knack is finding a good one. I tried Carmela’s off Route 1 in Juno Beach, a pizza joint with a menu that included gluten-free entrees, and entreaties to “Follow us on twitter” … 1

Hawks rally, beat Warriors

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Frontier Regional School rallied from a halftime deficit to come back and beat a surging Mohawk Trail Regional High School team, 45-41, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Thursday night in Buckland. The Red Hawks (4-5 overall, … 0

MIAA votes to strip GNB Voke-Tech of D-III softball crown

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to uphold their decision to vacate the Greater New Bedford Vocational High School softball team’s Division III state championship Wednesday afternoon at MIAA headquarters in Franklin. The 17-0 vote means the state title will remain vacant. The Bears … 0

On The Trail: No way?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

It never ceases to amaze me how, whenever I write about cougars, emails come flying at me, reporting local sightings or curious discoveries that could be the work of cougars. Last week was no different: first, a deer hunter who explores Mt. Toby’s deepest reaches, then a woman … 1

Bulletin Board: Sharp leads Frontier past Mohawk middies

Friday, January 16, 2015

Alex Sharp went 3-for-3 from behind the arc and finished with a game-high 13 points to lead Frontier Middle School to a 55-12 win over Mohawk Trail Regional Middle School in a boys’ basketball game Thursday afternoon in South Deerfield. Tim Barrington added 7 points for Frontier, which … 0

Frontier flattens Belchertown

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Frontier Regional School has been a force against its Tri-County League opponents. The Red Hawks recorded six of the seven contested bouts Wednesday night and rolled to a 59-12 win over Belchertown High School in Tri-County League wrestling … 0

Bulletin Board: Tirrell wins Cove Award

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Greenfield’s Jeff Tirrell, longtime radio voice of area high school sports, has been tabbed as this year’s recipient of the Tom Cove Award. Presented by the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Board No. 28, the Cove Award is given to someone who contributes to the sport of … 0