Sports

Senators repeat FCL crown

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The road ahead isn’t going to be easy, but Mahar Regional School is OK with back-to-back league titles. The Senators extended their Franklin County League winning streak to 16 straight games and clinched the outright FCL title as they dispatched Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 4-2, on Tuesday night at Pollard Field in Buckland. “It’s a nice step for the … 0

Warriors wrap up unbeaten campaign

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School placed six of the first seven runners and completed its undefeated season, beating McCann Technical High School, 16-43, in a … 0

Bulletin Board: FCHA hosting free hockey clinic Nov. 8

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Franklin County Hockey Association will host a Try Hockey For Free clinic at Collins-Moylan Arena on Nov. 8 as part of Come Play Hockey … 0

UM breaks into win column, 40-17

Sunday, October 12, 2014

KENT, Ohio — With 15 seconds left in the game, Kent State ran a second-down play that resulted in an incomplete pass deep in UMass territory. The Minutemen were comfortably ahead, but when the clock didn’t move, coach Mark Whipple was leaving nothing to chance on Saturday. He’s … 0

Notre Dame roars back to KO unbeaten Red Hawks

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Notre Dame Academy of Hingham came back from a first-set loss to hand Frontier Regional School its first loss of the season Sunday afternoon with a 18-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23 victory in independent girls’ volleyball action at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The matchup pitted the defending Division … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield beats Amherst, 18-8

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Greenfield improved to 5-1 on the season and moved into second place in the Suburban League Intercounty Conference after a 18-8 victory over Amherst in a SL Junior Division football game Sunday at Amherst Regional High School. Greenfield concludes the regular season Sunday against Quaboag in West Brookfield. … 0

Athol rips Cathedral for 1st win

Friday, October 10, 2014

ATHOL — Consider the monkey officially removed from the backs of the Athol High School football team. New quarterback Bryce Melanson passed for 119 yards and junior running back Matt Winters ran for two touchdowns as the Red Raiders dominated a hapless and depleted Cathedral High School squad, … 0

Terriers whip UMass

Friday, October 10, 2014

AMHERST — Youth was certainly served Friday night at the Mullins Center, where UMass dressed eight freshmen players and Boston University 10 in both teams’ 2014-2015 season opener. But while the Terriers’ youngsters thrived, their UMass counterparts struggled to survive as BU ripped the Minutemen, 8-1, before 4,288. … 0

Athol rallies to tie Frontier, 3-3

Friday, October 10, 2014

Kayla Robidoux scored in the 76th minute to help Athol High School tie Frontier Regional School, 3-3, in a Pioneer North Division girls’ soccer match Friday night in South Deerfield. Frontier jumped out to a 2-0 lead at halftime as Julia Riordan tallied a goal in the 17th … 0

Lions score early and often, cruise past Greenfield

Friday, October 10, 2014

LUDLOW — Brian Pacheco rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns and Ludlow High School defeated Greenfield High School, 43-16, in Intercounty League football action on Friday night. The final score may not have been much prettier for Greenfield than last week’s 44-0 loss to Frontier Regional School, … 0

Orioles run past Mahar, 27-6

Friday, October 10, 2014

BELCHERTOWN — Second-half turnovers cost Mahar Regional School a victory as Belchertown High School’s defense powered a comeback 27-6 win during their Intercounty League football contest Friday night. The Senators (1-4 overall, 1-3 IL) scored early, but couldn’t replicate it, as the Orioles (2-3, 2-2 IL) made key … 0

Elliott ties for 11th in PVIAC golf tourney

Friday, October 10, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School’s James Elliott was the top local finisher at the PVIAC Boys’ Invitational Golf Tournament. Elliott fired a 78 and tied for 11th place in Friday’s PVIAC Invitational Golf Tournament at Franconia Golf Course in Springfield. Elliott highlighted a list of local players who competed … 0

Wave delays Warriors’ clinching party

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School had the perfect opportunity to earn two critical points in hopes of qualifying for postseason, but Greenfield High School wouldn’t let it happen. Raegan Hickey’s goal with 20 minutes left in regulation helped … 0