Sports

BC tops UMass, 5-3

Friday, November 21, 2014

AMHERST — After a two-week November break, the UMass hockey team looked to start climbing out of the basement of Hockey East Friday night, until the Minutemen’s own equipment failed them in front of their own net. Two Boston College goals came off the skate and stick of UMass players, creating the difference in the game in the Eagles’ 5-3 … 0

Keeping Score: Talkin’ Football

Friday, November 21, 2014

Good morning! Column contributor Jamin Hemenway has been from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville to Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. He was at … 0

Bulletin Board: Owls hoopster to land at Monmouth

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Stoneleigh-Burnham School girls’ basketball player Chinasa (Rosemary) Ilang has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I college basketball at Monmouth University in … 0

Bulletin Board: Top two seeds will play for touch-football title

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The top-seeded Northampton Falcons and second-seeded Sirum’s Auto Body will meet Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League championship game at Green River Park. The Falcons advanced to their into their third final in four years by rallying for a 14-12 win over Between … 0

Jaywalking: Sideline chatter

Monday, November 10, 2014

There are lots of reasons to love tournament season. It’s the time of year when every game counts. It makes for great drama every night, and when games live up to their billing, it’s even better. Tournament season … 0

Bulletin Board: Hebert hat trick ices Stingrays’ win

Monday, November 10, 2014

Camden Hebert registered a hat trick to lead the Franklin County Hockey Association’s Dillon Chevrolet Stingrays’ 6-3 win over Holy Name in a Greater Springfield League Pee Wee East Division youth hockey game Sunday at Cyr Arena in Springfield. Chloe Cutting, Daniel Lenois and Cooper Barton all added … 0

Frontier tops Rams for WMass crown

Sunday, November 9, 2014

WEST SPRINGFIELD — It figured that in a season of rebuilding that was not supposed to culminate in a Western Mass. championship, a freshman and sophomore would each score goals in the title game for Frontier Regional School. … 0

Make that 10 straight WMass championships for Red Hawks

Sunday, November 9, 2014

HOLYOKE — This wasn’t a perfect 10 — but it was still an impressive accomplishment. Top-seeded Frontier Regional School continued its amazing run on Saturday afternoon as it cruised to a 25-10, 25-19, 25-15 victory over No. 2 … 0

Warrior girls take 2nd, qualify for state meet

Sunday, November 9, 2014

NORTHFIELD — Boston or bust. That was the goal for the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls cross country team, and following Saturday’s Western Massachusetts girls championships at Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center, it was mission accomplished for the Warriors. “We couldn’t have drawn it up any … 0

Hornets bounce Eagles, 13-6

Sunday, November 9, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Sometime between now and Saturday’s Division VI championship football game, the McCann Technical High School football team and its coaching staff might want to take a moment or two to reflect on how lucky they are to still be alive in the postseason. The No. … 0

Bulletin Board: UMass icemen whack AIC

Sunday, November 9, 2014

UMass jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one period Friday night and avenged one of its most embarrassing recent losses with a 7-1 non-conference victory over American International College before 3,102 at the Mullins Center in Amherst. The Minutemen (3-5-0) had dropped a 3-2 home decision to … 0

Indians on to finals again: Stifle Warriors, 26-2, await today’s FC Tech-McCann winner

Friday, November 7, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Turners Falls High School quarterback Tionne Brown was not supposed to be the offensive star of Friday night’s Western Massachusetts Division VI semifinal football game between the second-seeded Indians and third-seeded Mohawk Trail Regional High … 1

Hurricanes blank Frontier in snow, 35-0

Friday, November 7, 2014

ADAMS — Frontier Regional School quarterback Oliver Fox didn’t have to think very long to answer this question: Was Hoosac Valley Regional High School the best football team the Red Hawks had played all year? “Definitely,” said Fox. “They’re a tough team. We knew that going into it. … 0