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Indians sneak past Greenfield

Thursday, November 27, 2014

GREENFIELD — Trent Bourbeau, Tyler Charboneau and the rest of the Turners Falls High School senior class will remember Thursday’s 14-6 triumph over Greenfield High School as more than just the school’s unprecedented fourth straight victory in the Thanksgiving Day football rivalry. The two teams slugged it out through the snow and the mud in a game reminiscent of old-time … 0

Athol caps off late season run, beats Mahar

Thursday, November 27, 2014

ATHOL — Just as Athol High School pulled its football season together over the final seven weeks, the Athol community bonded together bright and early … 0

Indians favored for 4th straight victory

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A year ago, the Turners Falls High School football team did something never before done in the proud 87-year history of the school when it … 0

Taconic outlasts Mahar, 28-18

Friday, November 14, 2014

Deshane Johnson rushed for one touchdown and kicked two field goals in the second half as Taconic High School outlasted a game Mahar Regional School team, 28-18, in an independent football game Friday night in Pittsfield. The game was nip and tuck throughout as Mahar took a 6-0 … 0

Athol dumps Pioneers

Friday, November 14, 2014

THORNDIKE — The Athol High School football team was supposed to have a home game this week, but you won’t hear anyone associated with the Red Raiders complaining about the long trip to the frozen tundra of St. Joseph’s Field. The Raiders beat Pathfinder Vocational Technical School Friday … 0

Turners-McCann round two

Thursday, November 13, 2014

For the second straight season, the Turners Falls High School football team will head to North Adams to face top-seeded McCann Technical High School in a postseason tilt. The Indians and their faithful hope that this year’s result … 0

Hawks to state final — barely

Thursday, November 13, 2014

HUDSON — Nothing could stop Frontier Regional School from its date with destiny. Not a strong Lynnfield High School team or a bout of inconsistent play that twice brought the Red Hawks to the brink of elimination. Frontier rallied to win the final two games and beat Lynnfield, … 0

Mohawk returns to state meet

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ask Mohawk Trail Regional High School cross-country coach Joe Chadwick to describe the girls’ team and he doesn’t even have to stop and think about it. “There’s never a dull moment,” he said with a laugh. On Saturday, … 0

Auburn ousts Frontier, 1-0

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Frontier Regional School’s storybook field hockey season finally came to an end Wednesday night, although the valiant Red Hawks did everything in their power to prevent it . The Red Hawks threw everything they had … 0

On the Trail: Blind faith

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

He was out for an afternoon walk on a sunny fall Friday, I on my way home from hunting, a fun day behind two seasoned gun dogs through thick thorny cover. I pulled over, stopped, slid down my passenger’s window and said hello, he having just crossed to … 0

Red Hawks face Lynnfield tonight in semis

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Frontier Regional School Express keeps chugging along. Next stop: Hudson. The Red Hawks, fresh off their 10th consecutive Western Massachusetts championship, will try to advance to their fifth straight state-title match tonight when they take on a … 0

Bulletin Board: Powderpuff Game on tap

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The sixth annual Powderpuff football game between Franklin County Technical School and Pioneer Valley Regional School will take place on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. in Northfield. Non-perishable food items will be collected at the gate and will serve as admission. All proceeds from the gate and sponsorships … 0

Orioles send Red Hawks packing, 3-0

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CHICOPEE — On one side of Tuesday’s WMass Division III Boys’ Soccer Tournament semifinal, you had a Frontier Regional School team that has overcome a lack of size with an abundance of team speed. On the other was … 0