Sports

Hopkins pulls away from Turners, 68-46

Monday, March 2, 2015

AMHERST — All season long, Turners Falls High School coach Gary Mullins lamented the fact that his team did not have much in the height department. The Indians overcame that for much of the season but on Monday night, being vertically challenged reared its ugly head. Hopkins Academy dominated the boards in the third quarter to establish its biggest lead … 0

Pioneer goes cold, falls by wayside, 45-29

Monday, March 2, 2015

New year, new venue, same outcome. For the second straight season, Monson High School eliminated Pioneer Valley Regional School from the Western Massachusetts Division IV … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners Falls edges Frontier in NIT Playoff

Monday, March 2, 2015

Turners Falls advanced to the semifinals of the Boys’ Suburban Amateur Basketball Blue/Green Grades 7 and 8 NIT Playoffs with a 52-50 quarterfinal victory over … 0

On The Trail: The key factor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Isn’t it refreshing to discover that indeed an old dog can learn new tricks? I rode just such an updraft earlier this week while reading with interest a fascinating R. Dale Guthrie book titled “The Nature of Paleolithic Art” — cutting-edge analysis of deep-history art forms, such as … 0

Minutemen fall to URI on road, 75-59

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

KINGSTON, R.I. — For the past four games, Rhode Island has come close to beating UMass. But the Minutemen always seemed to make just enough plays to escape. Wednesday, the Minutemen never had a chance for late-game heroics. UMass had too many fouls, too many misses and too … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hockey stuns No. 1 Exeter, 3-1

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conor O’Brien turned in a stellar 38-save performance to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 3-1 upset win over Phillips Exeter Academy in prep boys’ hockey action Wednesday at McCollum Arena in Gill. It was just the second loss for Exeter — the top-ranked team in New … 0

Ellis passes 1,000 career points

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Maybe it was destiny that Liam Ellis got his 1,000th point by hitting a 3-pointer. How else do you explain the crazy way the Turners Falls High School all-star guard got it? Ellis hit a … 0

Eagles denied crown

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Franklin County Technical School lost a chance to tie for the Tri-County League title Tuesday night, as it fell to Gateway Regional High School, 69-60, in Turners Falls. The Eagles entered the night tied with McCann Technical High School in the loss column with two apiece at the … 0

Jillson, Purington runners-up at State meet

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Leo Jillson’s bid for a Division V state indoor track & field shot put title fell just short but the Mahar Regional School senior picked up a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Lucas Purington joined Jillson as … 0

Bulletin Board: Rapid-Fire registration tonight

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Open registration for the Rapid-Fire 3 vs. 3 Hockey League will take place tonight from 6-7 at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The league is open to Mites and Bantams and cost is $99 per player and includes five games over five weeks in a round-robin tournament. Each player … 0

Mohawk clinches at wire

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls’ basketball team didn’t just wait until the final game of the season to clinch a postseason berth, it waited until the final quarter. The Warriors outscored Greenfield High School 7-3 in … 0

Jaywalking: State glory

Monday, February 16, 2015

It’s funny where one little letter can lead you. A few weeks ago I received an email, then a letter regarding the 10-year anniversary of the Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys’ indoor track & field team winning a state Division IV title. The actual anniversary is Feb. … 0

Bulletin Board: Forest-Bulley NAC hoop Player of Week

Monday, February 16, 2015

Uriah Forest-Bulley was named North Atlantic Conference Player of the Week Monday for his play on the University of Maine at Farmington men’s basketball team. The former Turners Falls High School player and current senior helped the Beavers to a 2-0 record by averaging 25 points, 6 rebounds, … 0