Sports

School Wrestling: Decker, White, Rich WMass top seeds

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Three local wrestlers picked up top seeds for this weekend’s WMass Division III Individual Wrestling Championships at Southwick-Tolland Regional High School. Athol High School got a pair of top seeds as Merrick Decker and Ryan White each placed at the top of their weight divisions. Decker, the two-time defending WMass champion, earned the top seed at 120 pounds. He will … 0

School Hockey: Late Miner goal gives Wave tie

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Tyler Miner scored on a rebound with 51 second left to lift Greenfield High School into a 2-2 tie with Easthampton High School in Fay-Wright … 0

Bulletin Board: Emond helps EDGE trim Greenfield, 43-36

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Troy Emond had 14 points as the EDGE upended Greenfield, 43-36, in a grades 7 & 8 Suburban League boys’ basketball game Saturday at Messer … 0

Boys’ Hoops: Hopkins pulls away, 76-58

Monday, January 25, 2016

Hopkins Academy coach Angelo Thomas was looking for star point guard Sami Roe to be more aggressive in the second half of Monday night’s Hampshire League boys’ basketball battle with Pioneer Valley Regional School. Roe responded ... and … 0

Jaywalking: Diamond mentor

Monday, January 25, 2016

Joe Mignault had no clue what he was in for when he arrived at the baseball field one Saturday 28 years ago for his son’s T-ball practice. It was the third Saturday of the program and that day … 0

Bulletin Board: Pioneer girls’-hoop Fun Day Sunday

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Pioneer Valley Regional School girls’ basketball program will host a basketball Fun Day Sunday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. It is open to all girls in grades 4 through 6 in the Pioneer Valley Regional School District. All participants are asked to wear comfortable athletic clothing and … 0

Schools: Wave skates past Turners Falls, 3-2

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Tyler Townsley scored with 16 seconds left to keep Greenfield High School’s slim playoff hopes alive as the Green Wave knocked off Turners Falls High School, 3-2, in a Fay-Wright Division hockey game Saturday evening at Collins-Moylan Arena … 0

Bulletin Board: UMass hoops falls again

Sunday, January 24, 2016

It’s becoming a concerning trend for UMass at the Mullins Center. For the third straight time at home, a flat stretch in the second half dug the Minutemen a hole too big to climb out of. Saint Louis became the latest team to take advantage, using a 17-0 … 0

Warriors roll past Falcons; Green Wave shocks Pioneer

Friday, January 22, 2016

Torsten Sloan-Anderson scored 19 points on Friday night and Mohawk Trail Regional High School moved one game away from clinching its first postseason berth in seven years with a 61-48 Hampshire League boys’ basketball victory in Hatfield. The … 0

Keeping Score: Snake catchers

Friday, January 22, 2016

(First of two parts) Good morning! The nine-foot long Burmese python slid out of the cotton bag and made a beeline down the grassy slope toward the swamp. The only obstacle between it and freedom was me, but … 0

Girls’ Hoops: Deane powers Red Hawks past Hopkins on road

Thursday, January 21, 2016

An offseason of hard work on the court has paid dividends for Ella Deane. The sophomore guard for Frontier Regional School connected on four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 17 points to lead the Red Hawks over … 0

Schools: Frontier girls making noise on slopes

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Frontier Regional School girls’ team garnered a big win in the South Division, while the Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys’ team is making its case for a berth in the state team championship after the fourth race of the PVIAC Alpine Ski League Thursday at Berkshire … 0

Bulletin Board: Torrid Bete tickles the twine at Assumption

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Greenfield’s Brandon Bete scored two goals to lead Assumption College to a 5-3 victory over Daniel Webster College in a non-conference hockey game Wednesday night at Buffone Arena. Bete upped his league-leading totals to 18 goals and 29 points. He ranks seventh nationally with 1.69 points per game, … 0