Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an aggressive Green Wave defense in the first half, and Greenfield (3-12, 3-10) knocked down five 3-pointers in the opening two frames to … 0

Bulletin Board: BU outguns UMass, 9-5

Friday, January 30, 2015

UMass scored three goals in the first half of the third period Friday night to take a 5-4 lead, but No. 2-ranked Boston University hit … 0

Keeping Score: Hot Air

Friday, January 30, 2015

Good morning! The Boston Globe ran an article last week that was headlined, “What can I tell my kids about Deflategate?” Really? Tell them to … 0

Lull soars to the top for Nordic Warriors

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Never deterred by all the Mount Greylock Regional High School skiers at the front of the pack during early-season competition in the Berkshire Nordic Ski League, Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Allison Lull outraced them Saturday to beat the Mounties in their own backyard. Lull crushed the rest … 0

Minutemen rebound for 60-56 win over URI

Sunday, January 18, 2015

AMHERST — Zach Coleman needed just over two minutes to turn Saturday’s unsightly mess into a picture-perfect finish for UMass basketball. The Minutemen’s redshirt freshman forward hit back-to-back 3-pointers to erase a six-point deficit, then capped off a decisive 10-0 run with a fallaway wing jumper to beat … 0

High jumpers Popusoi, LaBombard place first, second for Green Wave

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sylvian Popusoi and Kodey LaBombard finished first and second in the high jump for Greenfield High School, and the Wave defeated both Athol High School (67-28) and Pioneer Valley Regional School (651/ 2-281/ 2) during the afternoon session of Meet No. 4 of the PVIAC indoor track season … 0

Bulletin Board: UNH icemen turn back UMass, 5-2

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New Hampshire used four third-period goals to skate past UMass, 5-2, in a Hockey East game Saturday night at the Whittemore Center in Durham, N.H. The teams were knotted at 1-1 entering the third period when Riley McDougall scored five minutes in to give UMass (7-16-0 overall, 2-11-0 … 0

Indians rally, edge Senators

Friday, January 16, 2015

Liam Ellis has proven to be one of the top offensive threats in the Hampshire League this season. Even though Mahar Regional School’s defense was able to keep him in check most of Friday night, the primetime player … 0

Bulletin Board: Minutemen offense catches fire vs. UNH, wins 6-4

Friday, January 16, 2015

Shane Walsh snapped a 4-4 tie with his second goal of the night with 5:31 to play Friday and Troy Power added an insurance power-play goal less than a minute later as UMass outscored New Hampshire, 6-4, in Hockey East action at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Henry … 0

Keeping Score: Sound bite

Friday, January 16, 2015

Good morning! My friend John Blair says there are plenty of restaurants in Florida but the knack is finding a good one. I tried Carmela’s off Route 1 in Juno Beach, a pizza joint with a menu that included gluten-free entrees, and entreaties to “Follow us on twitter” … 1

Hawks rally, beat Warriors

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Frontier Regional School rallied from a halftime deficit to come back and beat a surging Mohawk Trail Regional High School team, 45-41, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Thursday night in Buckland. The Red Hawks (4-5 overall, … 0

MIAA votes to strip GNB Voke-Tech of D-III softball crown

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to uphold their decision to vacate the Greater New Bedford Vocational High School softball team’s Division III state championship Wednesday afternoon at MIAA headquarters in Franklin. The 17-0 vote means the state title will remain vacant. The Bears … 0

On The Trail: No way?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

It never ceases to amaze me how, whenever I write about cougars, emails come flying at me, reporting local sightings or curious discoveries that could be the work of cougars. Last week was no different: first, a deer hunter who explores Mt. Toby’s deepest reaches, then a woman … 1