Sports

Falcons edge Green Wave

Monday, December 22, 2014

The last boys’ basketball game ever at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield will go down as an exciting one, even if it may not have been a successful one for the hometown squad. David Longstreeth hit a contested jumper with 2.4 seconds left to break a 56-56 tie and Smith Academy edged Greenfield High School, 58-56, in Hampshire League action Monday … 0

Panthers rip Saints as Hale pours in 37

Monday, December 22, 2014

Natalie Hale moved to within 8 points of hitting 1,000 for her career as she scored 37 points on Monday night and Pioneer Valley Regional … 0

Jaywalking:

Monday, December 22, 2014

After 57 years of serving Greenfield, the Carl “Ump” Nichols Gymnasium will feature its final high school basketball game tonight when the Greenfield girls’ basketball … 0

Minutemen get past Canisius

Sunday, December 14, 2014

AMHERST — Entering Saturday, UMass basketball’s largest margin of victory so far this season had been 25 points, and the Minutemen managed to match that spread in only one half of action against Canisius at the Mullins Center. It didn’t last, though, as Canisius’ second-half comeback had more … 0

Bulletin Board: Shotgun season closes with 33 more checks

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Local hunters were busy on the final day of the 2014 Massachusetts shotgun deer hunting season as 33 deer were checked at the local stations on Saturday. Grrr Gear led the way with 18 checks on Saturday, while Bitzer Hatchery had 15 checks over the weekend. The Sunderland … 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