Indians slip past game Frontier, 14-7

Sunday, September 28, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Turners Falls High School football team continued to do what has traditionally worked for them — run the ball. But this time, it was a pair of big pass plays that turned the tide and prevented Frontier Regional School from pulling off an Intercounty League upset. A daring fourth-and-15 gamble paid off big when Alex Carlisle … 0

UMass sells out, goes down

Sunday, September 28, 2014

AMHERST — Records fell by the truckload Saturday afternoon at newly-reopened McGuirk Alumni Stadium — not even a rented video screen could stand the strain … 0

Pioneer outlasts Hawks

Sunday, September 28, 2014

NORTHFIELD — High school football players learn lessons every time they step on the field. And both of these young teams learned quite a bit … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoggers drop Salisbury

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Northfield Mount Hermon School improved to 5-0-0 overall by downing Salisbury School, 3-1, in a prep boys’ soccer match Wednesday in Gill. Ben Nicholas, Daniel Hayes and Ezekiel Omosanyo all scored goals for the Hoggers, who host fellow unbeaten Loomis Chaffee School Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Girls’ soccer … 0

Tech states its case

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Franklin County Technical School rules the Powertown field hockey scene for now. The upstart Eagles came back from a 1-0 deficit to score four of the next five goals to defeat Turners Falls High School, 4-2, in a … 0

Green Wave boys post 4th straight win

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Look out for Greenfield High School. Silvian Popusoi scored on a second-half penalty kick and the Green Wave won its fourth straight boys’ soccer game with a 1-0 independent victory over Holyoke Catholic High School Tuesday afternoon in Chicopee. Greenfield (4-3-0) started the season with three straight losses … 0

Red Hawks make it a clean sweep

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Frontier Regional School placed six runners in the top 10 Tuesday to dump both Granby High School (19-42) and Franklin County Technical School (15-50) in Pioneer North Division girls’ cross-country action Tuesday afternoon in South Deerfield. Caitlin Burnett … 0

Bulletin Board: Wave falls on middle-school gridiron

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hunter Campbell threw a 65-yard touchdown pass to Owen Phelps Tuesday but Greenfield Middle School suffered a 26-8 loss to Narragansett Regional Middle School in a football game in Baldwinville. Nate Haselton converted the 2-point run for Greenfield and finished with 80 rushing yards. Phelps wound up completing … 0

Hubbard, Panthers drill Central, 7-0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Ashley Hubbard scored three goals and added one assist to lead Pioneer Valley Regional School to a 7-0 win over Springfield Central High School in a West Division field hockey game Monday in Northfield. Pioneer led 5-0 at … 0

Jaywalking: Eye-opener

Monday, September 22, 2014

An estimated 550 people packed the dining common (and an overflow room) at Greenfield Community College Monday afternoon to hear the story of former NBA basketball player Chris Herren. High school students from Greenfield and Mahar were bused in and joined a large contingent of adults and other … 0

Hawks, Palmer draw blanks

Monday, September 22, 2014

Frontier Regional School carried the play but couldn’t put a ball past Palmer goalkeeper Jake Riel in a 0-0 independent boys’ soccer draw Monday in Palmer. The Red Hawks’ best chance came in the final 15 seconds of the contest, when Ian Newman blasted a 17-yard shot from … 0

Bulletin Board: Bourbeau Thomas’ champ

Monday, September 22, 2014

Chris Bourbeau totaled 36 points to win a playoff and capture the Thomas Memorial Men’s Golf League title Monday in Turners Falls. Darren Lenois finished second in the playoff with 34 points, Garrett Cousineau was third with 26 and Chris Varilly came in fourth with 17. It was … 0

Penn State does a job on UMass

Sunday, September 21, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Saturday’s football game at Penn State promised a definite step up in competition for UMass, but delivered several steps back in competitiveness. The Nittany Lions rocked the visitors with 28 points in the second … 0