Sports

Granby eliminates Red Raiders, 54-43

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

AMHERST — A Kate Sarnacki 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter all but broke the back of Athol High School as her basket helped second-seeded and unbeaten Granby High School thwart a comeback attempt by the sixth-seeded Red Raiders en route to a 54-43 victory in WMass Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament semifinal action Tuesday night at Curry Hicks Cage. … 0

Hopkins pulls away from Turners, 68-46

Monday, March 2, 2015

AMHERST — All season long, Turners Falls High School coach Gary Mullins lamented the fact that his team did not have much in the height … 0

Pioneer goes cold, falls by wayside, 45-29

Monday, March 2, 2015

New year, new venue, same outcome. For the second straight season, Monson High School eliminated Pioneer Valley Regional School from the Western Massachusetts Division IV … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier downs Gateway

Monday, February 23, 2015

Gabe Jones-Thomson scored 16 points and ripped down 5 rebounds to lead Frontier over Gateway, 56-38, in a boys’ grades 7 and 8 Suburban Basketball League game Monday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Ben Morse collected 12 points and 5 rebounds, Brett Robinson added 8 points … 0

Indian boys lead nine local tourney qualifiers

Sunday, February 22, 2015

After going 18-2 during the regular season and winning the Hampshire League boys’ basketball title outright, Turners Falls High School earned the third seed in the WMass Division IV Boys’ Basketball Tournament. Seeds for both the boys’ and … 0

Mustangs oust valiant Eagles, 78-68

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Third-quarter struggles plagued Franklin County Technical School Sunday afternoon and the Eagles came up just short in their quest to win a state boys’ basketball title with a 78-68 loss to Minuteman Regional High School in the championship game of the State Small School Vocational Tournament in Turners … 0

Minutemen fall short at No. 25 VCU, 78-72

Sunday, February 22, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — Early in the first half, it looked like the UMass basketball team might get blown out. Early in the second half it looked like the Minutemen might upset No. 25-ranked VCU. But by game’s end, … 0

Bulletin Board: UMass icemen edge Friars, 2-1

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Frank Vatrano scored in overtime to lead UMass to a 2-1 win over 12th-seeded Providence in a Hockey East game Saturday night during Senior Night in Amherst. The goal was Vatrano’s 17th of the season and is the seventh highest total for the Minutemen during the Hockey East … 0

Canes blank Wave skaters; Eagles advance to Voke final

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ben Thompson stopped all 13 shots he faced on Friday night and Amherst Regional High School shut out Greenfield High School, 3-0, in the Fay-Wright Division hockey season finale at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Green Wave ended … 0

Soto advances to semis

Friday, February 20, 2015

Frontier Regional School’s Saul Soto won both of his matches on Friday afternoon to move into the 220-pound semifinals at the MIAA State Division III Wrestling Championships at Wakefield High School. Soto is the only local wrestler who still has a chance to finish first at the state … 0

Keeping Score: Playing tag

Friday, February 20, 2015

Good morning! The lifeguard station at Hobe Sound Public Beach reminded me of an air traffic control tower with enough height for lifeguards to spot flailing swimmers or dorsal fins sluicing toward surfboards. The yellow flag was flapping in the wind one January morning, meaning conditions were good … 0

Eagles fly high in finale

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Franklin County Technical School used Senior Night to put on an offensive show for its fans. The Eagles charged out to a 23-9 lead after one quarter, rode that momentum to a 39-13 halftime advantage and coasted to … 0

Bulletin Board: Newt Guilbault League registration on tap

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sign-ups for the 2015 Newt Guilbault Community League youth baseball season will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Montague Police Department in Turners Falls. Last-chance sign-up will be Feb. 28 from 8 to 9 a.m. at … 0