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BC tops UMass, 5-3

Friday, November 21, 2014

AMHERST — After a two-week November break, the UMass hockey team looked to start climbing out of the basement of Hockey East Friday night, until the Minutemen’s own equipment failed them in front of their own net. Two Boston College goals came off the skate and stick of UMass players, creating the difference in the game in the Eagles’ 5-3 … 0

Keeping Score: Talkin’ Football

Friday, November 21, 2014

Good morning! Column contributor Jamin Hemenway has been from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville to Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. He was at … 0

Bulletin Board: Owls hoopster to land at Monmouth

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Stoneleigh-Burnham School girls’ basketball player Chinasa (Rosemary) Ilang has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I college basketball at Monmouth University in … 0

Red Hawks upset Hampshire, move to D3 semifinals

Friday, November 7, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — After scoring a rare goal, Frontier Regional’s Dan Bronke was going to make sure it held up. The sophomore center back was part of a terrific defensive effort down the stretch as the No. 6-seeded Red Hawks withstood No. 3 Hampshire’s late onslaught to complete the … 0

Senators topple Pioneers, 18-7

Friday, November 7, 2014

ORANGE — A healthy diet of senior running back Aaron Briggs has certainly helped Mahar Regional School get well late in the football season. Briggs piled up 201 yards on 30 carries to keep the clock and the chains moving Friday night as Mahar eased to its second … 0

Panthers bottle up Green Wave, earn 22-8 independent win

Friday, November 7, 2014

GREENFIELD — The regular season may be winding down, but the search for answers continues for the Greenfield High School football team. Catherdral High School made the most of its opportunities and rode the legs and arm of junior quarterback Nathan Laprade to a 22-8 victory over the … 0

Blue Devils run wild in 44-18 win over Pioneer

Friday, November 7, 2014

NORTHFIELD — A first-half collapse by the Pioneer Valley Regional School football team resulted in a 44-18 independent loss to Drury High School on Friday night. It’s never a good sign when the hometown faithful are imploring players to “keep your heads high” when it’s only the second … 0

Keeping Score: Rivalry redux

Friday, November 7, 2014

Good morning! Today’s marquee game is 20 miles down the road in Amherst where the Lord Jeffs host Williams College. This historic rivalry will resume for its 129th year. The game will be contested at Pratt Field. The gridiron dates to 1891, making it the third-oldest NCAA playing … 0

Playoff fever grips Franklin County

Thursday, November 6, 2014

It’s time for playoff football, which four local postseason qualifiers will get a taste of this weekend. The lone area team in the WMass Division V playoffs is Frontier Regional School, which is making its statewide football playoff … 0

Hawks, Raiders tangle again for championship

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Can Frontier Regional School maintain its domination of western Massachusetts girls’ volleyball and win “one for the other thumb?” Or can Athol High School continue its recent run of success, avenge last year’s setback and pull off one … 0

Mohawk has best chance at Northfield

Thursday, November 6, 2014

After sweeping its way to the regular-season boys’ and girls’ PVIAC North Division crowns, the Mohawk Trail Regional High School cross-country teams now have their sights set on bringing home some postseason hardware. The Warriors will join 41 … 0

Red Raiders shut down Palmer, 14-3

Friday, November 7, 2014

PALMER — The Athol High School football team continued its much improved play Friday night, taking to the road and beating Palmer High School, 14-3, at cold and windy Legion Field. The night did not start well for Athol (3-6), which won the toss and took the ball … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier grad helps Elms reach title game

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Senior midfielder Meghan Goodrow assisted on the first goal as Elms College defeated Wheelock College, 3-0, in a New England Collegiate Conference Field Hockey Championships semifinals at Leary Field in Chicopee Wednesday. Elms will play Regis College in the conference championship game Saturday afternoon. Goodrow is a former … 0