Sports

Jaywalking: Turf decision

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are quickly approaching the decision as to the fate of the athletic fields behind Greenfield High School. Currently, the area behind the school is a muddy mess, the entire area torn up by bulldozers and excavators, serving as yet another reminder of the school’s multimillion-dollar facelift. And while that construction project has been moving along at a steady and … 0

Bulletin Board: Bluefish swimmers shine at Championships

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Montague Bluefish had 34 top-12 finishes and swimmers broke four team records over the weekend during the Pioneer Valley Swim League Championships at Longmeadow … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hoopsters end Brewster win steak

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Aaron Falzon poured in 30 points and Northfield Mount Hermon School ended Brewster Academy’s 51-game winning streak Sunday with a 97-88 victory in New England … 0

Rams butt Red Raiders, 54-45

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

It was possibly a preview of the Western Massachusetts Division III girls’ basketball championship game and for three quarters it lived up to the billing. But in the fourth quarter, Granby High School found another gear and outscored … 0

Ellis powers Indians

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Liam Ellis led, and his Turners Falls High School teammates followed. Ellis unloaded a career-high 31 points and was one of five Indians in double figures as they ran past Pioneer Valley Regional School, 86-79, in Hampshire League boys’ basketball action Tuesday night at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. … 0

Bulletin Board: Sharp powers Frontier hoops win

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alex Sharp netted a game-high 24 points to power Frontier Middle School over Granby Middle School, 76-21, in boys’ basketball action Tuesday afternoon in Granby. Matt Hildreth tossed in 12 points, Carsten Carey added 8 and Garrett DeForest contributed 7 for the winners (8-0), who led 39-15 at … 0

Frontier smacks Falcons

Monday, January 12, 2015

Frontier Regional School will have to start winning some games against higher-ranked opponents if it is going to qualify for the postseason. Well, on Monday the Red Hawks turned in perhaps their best defensive performance of the season … 0

Jaywalking: Barnstorming

Monday, January 12, 2015

It’s amazing where a story can lead you to. Two days before Christmas, I touched on some of the history of Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield. The gym opened when the new high school opened up in 1958 and … 0

Bulletin Board: Tigers enjoy road success

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Greenfield Tumbling Tigers captured one level and finished second in two others during the Funomenal Flippers meet over the weekend in Glastonbury, Conn. Greenfield won Level 9 with a team score of 100.30, followed by Darien (Conn.) YMCA with 72.75. Kayla Hamer led the Senior Division by … 0

Indians beat Wave for Upton Cup, 7-1

Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Turners Falls High School hockey team had plenty of reason to celebrate Saturday, when it ended a three-year Upton Cup losing streak with a 7-1 victory over Greenfield High School in Fay-Wright Division hockey action at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Upton Cup is the annual battle … 0

UMass holds off George Mason, 66-62

Sunday, January 11, 2015

FAIRFAX, Va. — A year after UMass took advantage of George Mason’s late blunders to escape with a miracle road win here, the Minutemen nearly gave Sunday’s game away in similar fashion. In the final two minutes, UMass survived countless mental mistakes, two missed free-throw box-outs, three turnovers … 0

Bulletin Board: Maine icemen blank UMass, 3-0

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Matt Morris stopped 29 shots Saturday night to lead Maine to a 3-0 shutout win over UMass in a Hockey East game Saturday night at the Mullins Center in Amherst. Maine (7-14-1) scored twice on the power play, including the opening tally of the game that came 35 … 0

Indians earn 2nd straight win; Red Raiders qualify for WMass

Friday, January 9, 2015

Turners Falls High School had a strong night from the free throw line on Friday night especially in crunch time and the Indians picked up their second consecutive win with a 52-42 triumph over McCann Technical School in … 0