Sports

Red Hawks rise to win 1st East crown

Thursday, October 23, 2014

After struggling during its inaugural season in the Eastern Division, Frontier Regional School has reached the top of the standings in the toughest girls’ volleyball league in western Massachusetts. The Red Hawks started off on a hot streak and never really cooled off as they cruised to a 25-18, 25-15, 25-18 victory over Minnechaug Regional High School to clinch an … 0

Eagles dismantle Golden Hawks

Thursday, October 23, 2014

HOLYOKE — To parody the title of an old Clint Eastwood film, the Franklin County Technical School football team ran the ball “every which way … 0

Bulletin Board: Northfield rider struts her stuff at Grand Nationals

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Grace Powers of Northfield took Reserve Champion (second place) Grand National Hunter Seat on the Equitation class at the Grand National & World Championship Morgan … 0

Bulletin Board: Byrd powers Greenfield football over Hawks, 30-6

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

R.J. Byrd rushed for three touchdowns on Tuesday and Greenfield Middle School beat Frontier Middle School, 30-6, in football action at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Byrd’s touchdowns came on runs of 50, 60 and 75 yards. Nate Haselton added a 55-yard touchdown run in the win, and … 0

Red Hawks cruise to 8-1 road victory

Monday, October 13, 2014

Megan Farrick scored twice Monday afternoon and Frontier Regional School rolled to an 8-1 independent girls’ soccer victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School during a Columbus Day matinee in Northfield. Frontier (5-4-2) led 5-0 at halftime and had … 0

Jaywalking: Hall calls Doton

Monday, October 13, 2014

When she was in grade school, Kelly Doton had dreams of playing sports later in life just like any other young athlete. The Greenfield native excelled in the sport of ice hockey as a youngster and thought that if she worked hard and continued with it, she might … 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