Frontier eliminates game Warriors, 1-0

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School approached Wednesday’s contest as if it were a tournament game, but the final result ended up leaving the Warriors out of the postseason conversation. A stellar Frontier Regional School defensive effort held the Warriors to just two shots, and a second-half tally propelled the Red Hawks to a 1-0 PVIAC Northern Division field hockey victory … 0

On The Trail: Weirdness

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Weird: that’s how I’d characterize what’s been happening in my travels since we last met. Then, at other times, same-old, same-old, nothing at all peculiar. … 0

Eagles touch down at Dean Tech tonight

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Week 8 of the area high school football season will likely separate the contenders from the pretenders. Some teams could clinch a Western Massachusetts Tournament … 0

Bulletin Board: Hinsdale OTB OK’d

Monday, October 13, 2014

HINSDALE, N.H. — After several starts and stops, Bill Faucher’s ambition to open an off-track betting parlor in Hinsdale, N.H., is about to be realized. “The state gave me the gaming license last week,” said the 74-year-old Faucher, a longtime New Hampshire harness-racing advocate. Now comes the process … 0

Mohawk blows past Franklin Tech, 34-16

Sunday, October 12, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Sometimes the most subtle changes net the biggest results. A second-quarter offensive adjustment by Mohawk Trail Regional School coach Doug McCloud led to what proved to be the winning touchdown, as the Warriors defeated Franklin … 0

Frontier hands Eagles first loss, 22-20

Sunday, October 12, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — The football game between Easthampton High School and Frontier Regional School went from a scoreless calculating affair to an overtime thriller very quickly at White Brook Middle School on Saturday. The Red Hawks landed the last blow and won 22-20, handing the Eagles their first loss … 0

Turners Falls does a job on Panthers, 39-0

Sunday, October 12, 2014

NORTHFIELD — If ever a win was an afterthought quicker than the postgame handshakes were finished, it was Turners Falls High School’s 39-0 shutout of Tri-County League host Pioneer Valley Regional School on Saturday. There was no basking in the afterglow nor any of the backslapping camaraderie that … 0

UM breaks into win column, 40-17

Sunday, October 12, 2014

KENT, Ohio — With 15 seconds left in the game, Kent State ran a second-down play that resulted in an incomplete pass deep in UMass territory. The Minutemen were comfortably ahead, but when the clock didn’t move, coach Mark Whipple was leaving nothing to chance on Saturday. He’s … 0

Notre Dame roars back to KO unbeaten Red Hawks

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Notre Dame Academy of Hingham came back from a first-set loss to hand Frontier Regional School its first loss of the season Sunday afternoon with a 18-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23 victory in independent girls’ volleyball action at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The matchup pitted the defending Division … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield beats Amherst, 18-8

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Greenfield improved to 5-1 on the season and moved into second place in the Suburban League Intercounty Conference after a 18-8 victory over Amherst in a SL Junior Division football game Sunday at Amherst Regional High School. Greenfield concludes the regular season Sunday against Quaboag in West Brookfield. … 0

Athol rips Cathedral for 1st win

Friday, October 10, 2014

ATHOL — Consider the monkey officially removed from the backs of the Athol High School football team. New quarterback Bryce Melanson passed for 119 yards and junior running back Matt Winters ran for two touchdowns as the Red Raiders dominated a hapless and depleted Cathedral High School squad, … 0

Terriers whip UMass

Friday, October 10, 2014

AMHERST — Youth was certainly served Friday night at the Mullins Center, where UMass dressed eight freshmen players and Boston University 10 in both teams’ 2014-2015 season opener. But while the Terriers’ youngsters thrived, their UMass counterparts struggled to survive as BU ripped the Minutemen, 8-1, before 4,288. … 0

Athol rallies to tie Frontier, 3-3

Friday, October 10, 2014

Kayla Robidoux scored in the 76th minute to help Athol High School tie Frontier Regional School, 3-3, in a Pioneer North Division girls’ soccer match Friday night in South Deerfield. Frontier jumped out to a 2-0 lead at halftime as Julia Riordan tallied a goal in the 17th … 0