Sports

Indians slip past game Frontier, 14-7

Sunday, September 28, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Turners Falls High School football team continued to do what has traditionally worked for them — run the ball. But this time, it was a pair of big pass plays that turned the tide and prevented Frontier Regional School from pulling off an Intercounty League upset. A daring fourth-and-15 gamble paid off big when Alex Carlisle … 0

UMass sells out, goes down

Sunday, September 28, 2014

AMHERST — Records fell by the truckload Saturday afternoon at newly-reopened McGuirk Alumni Stadium — not even a rented video screen could stand the strain … 0

Pioneer outlasts Hawks

Sunday, September 28, 2014

NORTHFIELD — High school football players learn lessons every time they step on the field. And both of these young teams learned quite a bit … 0

UMass braces for sellout

Sunday, September 21, 2014

UMass officials are expecting a sellout for Saturday’s Homecoming Game against Bowling Green State University at renovated Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium. “It’s not sold out yet,” said Associate Athletic Director John Sinnett. “A limited amount of tickets still remain. We do expect a sellout.” The last sellout … 0

Mailloux rescues Eagles in OT, 12-6

Sunday, September 21, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — It seems only appropriate that an epic defensive struggle would be decided, in part, by a huge defensive play. CJ Daignault intercepted an overtime pass at the 1-yard line, setting up a sudden-death touchdown winning run by Dylan Mailloux to give the Franklin County Technical … 0

Senators fall hard to Easthampton

Sunday, September 21, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — In a contest that didn’t come close to living up to the pregame hype, Easthampton High School ran away with a 38-12 victory over Mahar Regional School Saturday afternoon at White Brook Middle School. It was a long day for the Senators, who could not slow … 0

Bulletin Board: Whitbeck edges Isaacson at Maynard road race

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Greenfield’s Ben Whitbeck narrowly beat Amherst’s Mitch Isaacson to win the 20th annual Don Maynard Memorial Five Miler in Greenfield on Saturday. Whitbeck finished the course in 28 minutes, 53 seconds, five seconds in front of Isaacson, who … 0

Hawks blank Panthers

Friday, September 19, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Frontier Regional School football team brought two sources of motivation into its home opener against Cathedral High School. The Red Hawks wanted to get in the win column for the first time this year. … 0

Turners hangs on, beats Ludlow

Friday, September 19, 2014

LUDLOW — The confidence and energy level in the running game was brewing for a fine boil of a finish. The kettle whistle blew in favor of Turners Falls High School, which came away with a nail-biting 21-20 Intercounty league football win Ludlow High School on the road … 0

Woodward surpasses 1K assists, Frontier rolls past Lancers

Friday, September 19, 2014

LONGMEADOW — On Friday night, another line was written into the storied Frontier Regional School volleyball record books. In a 3-0 road win over Longmeadow High School, junior Emily Woodward registered her 1,000th assist to become the only Red Hawk to reach the milestone. “It feels really good,” … 0

Mohawk starts fast, rolls to 66-0 rout of Dean Tech

Friday, September 19, 2014

BUCKLAND — The giant smile on Mohawk Trail Regional High School center Dylan Williams’ face as he continually ran off the field in the first quarter told you all you needed to know. The Warriors ran nine offensive plays in the first quarter and scored on five of … 0

Green Wave sputters in 14-8 loss to Orioles

Friday, September 19, 2014

GREENFIELD — If you can’t move the ball, you can’t win a football game--no matter how many opportunities your opponents give you. The Greenfield High School football team will likely spend its bye week dealing with that reality after dropping a disappointing Intercounty League opener, 14-8 to Belchertown … 0

Jacques stands tall as Green Wave blanks Gators

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ryan Roberts scored the only goal and Greenfield High School put forth a stout defensive effort to beat Gateway Regional High School, 1-0, in an independent boys’ soccer match Friday night in Huntington. Roberts managed to score the lone goal of the contest in the first half as … 0