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Hudson delivers for Greenfield in 1-0 win

Friday, April 18, 2014

Garrett Hudson showed why he is one of the most highly regarded high school baseball players in Western Massachusetts Thursday afternoon. The Merrimack College-bound senior struck out 17 and walked just one to lead the Green Wave to an eight-inning, 1-0 victory over Hampshire Regional High School at Veterans Memorial Field. Hudson was also the offensive hero in the extra-inning … 0

Tenney wins 4 events as Senators sweep

Friday, April 18, 2014

Tiffany Tenney won four events on Thursday and Mahar Regional School swept a girls’ track and field double dual meet at the Woodward Complex in … 0

Panther defense flawless in 4-1 win over Mahar

Friday, April 18, 2014

It was night and day for the Pioneer Valley Regional School defense on Thursday. One day after committing nine errors in a shutout loss to … 0

Bulletin board: Local boys hoop all-stars

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A dozen local boys’ basketball players were named to the 2013-14 Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Association All-Star team. The teams are chosen by the coaches. Here’s a look at the 12. Franklin Tech: Nate Boyer and Chris Wetherby. Frontier: Ben Ruddock. Greenfield: Garrett Hudson and Robin Marchese. Mahar: … 0

Bulletin Board: Edge division champion

Monday, March 31, 2014

The EDGE 16-and-under AAU boys’ basketball team captured its division championship in the MASS Premier Tip Off Classic Tournament over the weekend in Foxborough. EDGE 16 won its crown with a 64-56 win over the Bay State Jaguars 64-56, to finish off a 3-1 weekend. Brad Hastings led … 0

Jaywalking: Over and out

Monday, March 31, 2014

I took up an invitation to Greenfield High School hockey’s end-of-the-season banquet last week. The celebration took on a whole new meaning this season, since it was the final time 11-year head coach Mike Duclos and assistant coach Todd “Happy” Boynton would be together to address the team. … 0

Bulletin Board: Barge shines in NMH lax loss

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Briton Barge scored three times and added one assist for Northfield Mount Hermon School but the Hoggers opened the boys’ lacrosse season with a 11-7 loss to Berkshire School Saturday in Sheffield. Jordan Dow finished with one goal and three assists for NMH. Luke Leyden, Paul Butler and … 0

Raiders fall in opener, 3-0

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Even though it was a tough assignment, this was not the kind of opening day Athol High School envisioned. Ludlow High School came to Mallet Gymnasium and showed why it will again be a contender for the western … 0

Keeping Score: The Remy Dilemma

Monday, March 31, 2014

Good morning! In the winter of 1978 the currently besieged Red Sox radio analyst, author, restaurant owner and Red Sox Nation president Jerry Remy was an above average second baseman who’d been traded from California to Boston. I was at the press luncheon at Fenway Park the day … 0

UMass football leaving MAC

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

AMHERST — The marriage between the University of Massachusetts and the Mid-American Conference proved to be a short one. UMass and the MAC jointly announced Wednesday that the Minutemen will be leaving the conference after the 2015 season. There was no announcement of a future conference affiliation. UMass … 0

Blanchard, Eagles trying to jump back into Tri-County hunt

Monday, March 31, 2014

Time to right the ship. That’s probably the thought going through Franklin County Technical School softball coach Michael “Bubbles” Blanchard’s mind as his team prepares for the 2014 season. The Eagles are scheduled to open their 20-game schedule … 0

Frontier looking up; Senators loaded

Monday, March 31, 2014

Outdoor track and field is starting to benefit from its winter counterpart. Many area athletes from the indoor arena have continued in the sport this spring and will compete in the fresh air. Frontier Regional School hasn’t started … 0

Athol spikers have reason for optimism

Monday, March 31, 2014

Coming off a year during which an extremely young and inexperienced Athol High School squad recorded a 10-10 regular-season record and a trip to the Western Massachusetts Boys’ Volleyball Tournament, where it lost in the first round to … 0