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Hastings powers 75-64 Pioneer win

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Brad Hastings scored 27 points Wednesday night and Pioneer Valley Regional School outscored Mahar Regional School, 75-64, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. The Panthers (9-4 overall, 8-3 HL) had something to prove against the Senators (4-9, 3-7) after narrowly avoiding the upset loss the first time the teams tangled this season. The teams … 0

On the Trail: Humdinger

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

I remember well the wry grin worn by last week’s new crescent moon slouching east and facing west in the southern sky. I now know … 0

Senator wrestlers edge Athol

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mahar took advantage of four forfeits and earned wins in three other bouts to edge Athol High School, 41-39, in a Tri-County League wrestling meet … 0

Green Wave girls trim Turners Falls

Monday, January 19, 2015

Greenfield High School struggled to score in the middle two quarters and missed over half of its free throws Monday night. Yet, the Green Wave managed to recover in the final period and pull out a victory. Greenfield … 0

Jaywalking: Young gun

Monday, January 19, 2015

Five years ago, Rebecca Rodgers was a 9-year-old getting introduced to the sport of curling by watching it during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. This week, she is competing on one of the 10 women’s teams to qualify for the 2015 Junior National Championships in Devil’s Lake, N.D. … 0

Bulletin Board: Men’s hoop nail-biters Sunday

Monday, January 19, 2015

Dunkin Donuts needed overtime to outlast Platinum Sports Bar, 72-71, in a DRIVE Hoops Men’s Basketball League action Sunday night at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield. Ben Lewis netted a game-high 27 and Luke Martin added 16 for Dunkin Donuts. Platinum was led by Dylan Rickles’ 18 points and … 0

Lull soars to the top for Nordic Warriors

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Never deterred by all the Mount Greylock Regional High School skiers at the front of the pack during early-season competition in the Berkshire Nordic Ski League, Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Allison Lull outraced them Saturday to beat the Mounties in their own backyard. Lull crushed the rest … 0

Minutemen rebound for 60-56 win over URI

Sunday, January 18, 2015

AMHERST — Zach Coleman needed just over two minutes to turn Saturday’s unsightly mess into a picture-perfect finish for UMass basketball. The Minutemen’s redshirt freshman forward hit back-to-back 3-pointers to erase a six-point deficit, then capped off a decisive 10-0 run with a fallaway wing jumper to beat … 0

High jumpers Popusoi, LaBombard place first, second for Green Wave

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sylvian Popusoi and Kodey LaBombard finished first and second in the high jump for Greenfield High School, and the Wave defeated both Athol High School (67-28) and Pioneer Valley Regional School (651/ 2-281/ 2) during the afternoon session of Meet No. 4 of the PVIAC indoor track season … 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