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Commander Muka

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Former Pioneer Valley Regional School football player and current Navy Commander Kyle Muka, middle, stands with Greenfield High School associate principal and former Pioneer football assistant coach Tom Gaffigan, left, and former Pioneer football coach and current Pioneer vice principal Mike Duprey, during the Army-Navy football game Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md. “I’ve been to a lot … 0

Saints shut out Indians

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Gezotis scored twice in the first seven minutes of the game to account for all the scoring on Wednesday night as St. Mary High … 0

Eagles, Red Raiders seeking league wrestling titles

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Franklin County produced a pair of Western Mass. Division III Wrestling champions last season and had another two grapplers reach the finals at the meet. … 0

Jaywalking: Opening Day

Monday, December 1, 2014

Ask a hunter where he shot a deer and he’ll probably tell you one thing: “In the woods.” That, or, “In the neck.” Monday was the first day of the 2014 Massachusetts shotgun deer hunting season. I’ve been … 0

Eagles ground Panthers, 30-8

Sunday, November 30, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The schoolboy football season ended on Saturday at Franklin County Technical School, where the host Eagles vanquished the undermanned Panthers of Pioneer Valley Regional School, 30-8. Eight-foot high snowbanks bookended the end zones and about … 0

Harvard outlasts UMass

Sunday, November 30, 2014

BOSTON — Down two points at Harvard with two seconds left, the UMass basketball team got the look it wanted out of the timeout. Cady Lalanne threw a football pass from under the Minutemen’s basket toward Maxie Esho … 0

Minutemen skaters split with Bobcats

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Tim Clifton scored a shorthanded goal early in the third period Saturday night to break a 1-1 tie and 14th-ranked Quinnipiac went on to down UMass, 3-1, at the Mullins Center in Amherst, as the teams split their weekend home-and-home non-conference series. Clifton scored twice to lead the … 0

Warriors stop 2-pointer to outlast Frontier, 46-44

Friday, November 28, 2014

BUCKLAND — It was an incredible ending to an incredible game. Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s defense stopped Oliver Fox was stopped just shy of the goal line on a two-point conversion attempt in the fourth overtime as … 0

Buffalo whips UMass in finale, 41-21

Friday, November 28, 2014

AMHERST — A football season that began with a number of agonizing losses and moved on to a few decisive wins ended with a thud Friday afternoon, when UMass dropped its second straight game to end the 2014 … 0

Bete notches assist in Assumption loss

Friday, November 28, 2014

Greenfield’s Brandon Bete recorded an assist for the Assumption College men’s hockey team during its 4-2 loss to Nichols College in the first round of the Worcester City Cup on Friday in Marlborough. Bete, a junior for the Greyhounds, assisted on Ryan Gomez’s second-period tally. It was Bete’s … 0

Keeping Score: History lessons

Friday, November 28, 2014

Good morning! I spilled two sodas on the steps between Sections G and H at the Mullins Center last Saturday. An usher mopped up my mess but couldn’t help John Micheletto clean up the mess between the pipes. The University of Vermont was scoring at will. Every third … 0

Indians sneak past Greenfield

Thursday, November 27, 2014

GREENFIELD — Trent Bourbeau, Tyler Charboneau and the rest of the Turners Falls High School senior class will remember Thursday’s 14-6 triumph over Greenfield High School as more than just the school’s unprecedented fourth straight victory in the … 0

Athol caps off late season run, beats Mahar

Thursday, November 27, 2014

ATHOL — Just as Athol High School pulled its football season together over the final seven weeks, the Athol community bonded together bright and early Thursday morning to ensure that the Red Raiders and Mahar Regional School would … 0