Sports

Local teams jockeying for playoff position

Thursday, October 30, 2014

After nearly two months of football, we are finally down to the final week of the regular season, and with it comes a number of playoff scenarios still up in the air. Five games dot the local landscape this weekend, including a number that have playoff implications. Four of those games will be played tonight at 7. Turners Falls High … 0

Senators eliminate West Side

Thursday, October 30, 2014

ORANGE — Although Colleen Burke doesn’t play softball at Mahar Regional School, the senior may want to think about trying out following her exploits on … 0

Mahar spikes Lenox

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mahar Regional School probably shouldn’t have gone to five sets, but the Senators were able to get the job done. A back-and-forth affair for most … 0

Bulletin Board: Cummings powers NMH 4-2 victory

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Lucy Cummings scored three goals to power Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 4-2 victory over Berkshire School in a prep field hockey game Wednesday in Gill. Courtney Moriarty scored one goal and added one assist and Kathleen Lima contributed an assist in support of goalkeeper Maddie Spencer-Orrell, … 0

Senators repeat FCL crown

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The road ahead isn’t going to be easy, but Mahar Regional School is OK with back-to-back league titles. The Senators extended their Franklin County League winning streak to 16 straight games and clinched the outright FCL title as … 0

Warriors wrap up unbeaten campaign

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School placed six of the first seven runners and completed its undefeated season, beating McCann Technical High School, 16-43, in a North Division boys’ cross-country meet Tuesday in North Adams. The victory locked up the North Division title for the Warriors (13-0, 7-0 North), … 0

Bulletin Board: FCHA hosting free hockey clinic Nov. 8

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Franklin County Hockey Association will host a Try Hockey For Free clinic at Collins-Moylan Arena on Nov. 8 as part of Come Play Hockey Month. Starting at 10 a.m., local youths ages 4 through 10 are encouraged to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn … 0

Panthers roll to WMass championship

Monday, October 20, 2014

From a perfect season to a near-perfect performance. Pioneer Valley Regional School, fresh off its undefeated regular season, posted two of the top four individual scores and simply destroyed the competition to the tune of a 20-stroke victory … 0

Hawks display total package to secure postseason berth

Monday, October 20, 2014

Needing just one point to earn a postseason berth, Frontier Regional School used a stellar offensive and defensive performance to defeat Smith Academy 3-0 in a PVIAC North Division field hockey game Monday in South Deerfield. Emma Wesoloski … 0

Senators tie Warriors, wrap up North title

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mahar Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School battled to a 1-1 draw in a McGrath North Division boys’ soccer match Monday afternoon in Orange. The draw earned the Senators the McGrath North Division division title and left the Warriors needing three points in their final two … 0

Bulletin Board: Phelps on target in Sirum’s 18-12 win

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jesse Phelps fired three touchdowns passes to lead Sirum’s Towing to an 18-12 win over Travel Kuz in a Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League game Sunday at Green River Park. Andy Wrobolewski, Evan Jobst and Tyler Leroux each hauled in a TD pass from Phelps to improve Sirum’s … 0

Panthers dismantle Vikings, 36-0

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NORTHFIELD — A week after it all went wrong, it all went right for the Pioneer Valley Regional School football team, which beat Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School of Northampton on Saturday, 36-0, in a Tri-County League … 0

UMass racks up second straight, 36-14

Sunday, October 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — After 28 losses in its first 30 games of Division I FBS football, winning — and doing it convincingly — is suddenly a contagious feeling for UMass. The Minutemen broke through last week with their first victory of 2014, by 23 points at Kent State, and … 0