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Mahar offense erupts in 15-0 win

Friday, April 24, 2015

Hunter Richardson chucked a three-hit shutout and Mahar Regional School earned its first win of the season with a 15-0 blanking of Murdock High School in a mercy rule-shortened, five-inning independent baseball game Friday afternoon in Orange. The Senators (1-5) scored five runs in the first inning and seven more in the second, batting around in each inning. Richardson, meanwhile, … 0

Hamelin leads Red Hawks past Drury

Friday, April 24, 2015

Frontier Regional School scored nine runs in the first three innings and Ally Hamelin continued her dominance in the circle as the Red Hawks knocked … 0

Lavin, Fritz pitch Great Falls to 14-4 win over Mohawk

Friday, April 24, 2015

Tyler Lavin and Jon Fritz combined on 13 strikeouts on Friday afternoon and Great Falls topped Mohawk, 14-4, in a middle school baseball game in … 0

On The Trail: Lessons learned

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

There’s something about flowing water that I find liberating, metaphorical to human thought and emotion — be it the rattle or roar, foaming riffles descending into roily runs and step pools, the gentle swirl of frothy eddies. All of the above are likely spots for lurking trout when … 0

Local courses close to opening

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

It’s not just the local high school sports teams that are itching to get outside this spring. All sorts of athletes are ready for the warmer weather to get here, and one faction that’s most eager is golfers. There are still no Franklin County golf courses open due … 0

Bulletin Board: Kinney, NMH softball downs Choate

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Julian Kinney’s two-run single in the fifth inning gave Northfield Mount Hermon School the lead for good and it went on to defeat Choate Rosemary Hall, 7-1, in prep baseball action Wednesday in Gill. The Hoggers scored three times in the fifth, then added four more insurance tallies … 0

Bombers spike Athol, 3-0

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Westfield High School’s ability to block was too much for Athol High School to overcome, and after a pair of close sets early, the Bombers rolled through the third set to hand the Red Raiders a 25-20, 25-22, … 0

Jaywalking: Spelling bee

Monday, April 6, 2015

Ask anyone from the Frontier Regional School District what the name of their school mascot is, and let the fun begin. Did they answer correctly? Probably. But then take it a step further and inquire as to the … 0

Bulletin Board: Mitchell shines on Zone 1 equestrian circuit

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Sunderland’s Justine Mitchell earned a ribbon in her final collegiate equestrian show when she placed eighth for walk-trot-canter equitation during the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone 1 Championships at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley on Saturday. Mitchell, who graduated from Frontier Regional School, is a senior at … 0

Gaels blank Green Wave girls, 5-0

Monday, April 6, 2015

It’s never easy for a girls’ tennis team to open the season against an experienced squad — especially one that features two boys at the top of the lineup. Greenfield High School dealt with that issue Monday, when … 0

Keeping Score: Spring picking

Friday, April 3, 2015

Good morning! Neither wind nor rain nor an endless winter will stop the start of the baseball season, which for the Red Sox is Monday afternoon in Philadelphia. The Carmines’ April schedule is a hump buster that’ll have skipper John Farrell hollering Mayday unless his team’s primed from … 0

Bulletin Board: Szwajkowski, Hoggers smack Taft

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Cas Szwajkowski continued her hot start to the season with seven goals and one assist as Northfield Mount Hermon School downed Taft School, 11-3, in a prep girls’ lacrosse match Saturday in Gill. Szawlowski has already scored 14 goals in two games. MC Robben also had a big … 0

Bulletin Board: Babe Ruth signups set for today

Friday, April 3, 2015

Sign-ups for the 2015 Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League will take place today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield. The league is open to all 13- to 15-year-olds as of April 30. All 12-year-olds playing school ball are also eligible to sign … 0