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Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an aggressive Green Wave defense in the first half, and Greenfield (3-12, 3-10) knocked down five 3-pointers in the opening two frames to … 0

Bulletin Board: BU outguns UMass, 9-5

Friday, January 30, 2015

UMass scored three goals in the first half of the third period Friday night to take a 5-4 lead, but No. 2-ranked Boston University hit … 0

Keeping Score: Hot Air

Friday, January 30, 2015

Good morning! The Boston Globe ran an article last week that was headlined, “What can I tell my kids about Deflategate?” Really? Tell them to … 0

Bulletin Board: Sharp leads Frontier past Mohawk middies

Friday, January 16, 2015

Alex Sharp went 3-for-3 from behind the arc and finished with a game-high 13 points to lead Frontier Middle School to a 55-12 win over Mohawk Trail Regional Middle School in a boys’ basketball game Thursday afternoon in South Deerfield. Tim Barrington added 7 points for Frontier, which … 0

Frontier flattens Belchertown

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Frontier Regional School has been a force against its Tri-County League opponents. The Red Hawks recorded six of the seven contested bouts Wednesday night and rolled to a 59-12 win over Belchertown High School in Tri-County League wrestling … 0

Bulletin Board: Tirrell wins Cove Award

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Greenfield’s Jeff Tirrell, longtime radio voice of area high school sports, has been tabbed as this year’s recipient of the Tom Cove Award. Presented by the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Board No. 28, the Cove Award is given to someone who contributes to the sport of … 0

Rams butt Red Raiders, 54-45

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

It was possibly a preview of the Western Massachusetts Division III girls’ basketball championship game and for three quarters it lived up to the billing. But in the fourth quarter, Granby High School found another gear and outscored … 0

Ellis powers Indians

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Liam Ellis led, and his Turners Falls High School teammates followed. Ellis unloaded a career-high 31 points and was one of five Indians in double figures as they ran past Pioneer Valley Regional School, 86-79, in Hampshire League boys’ basketball action Tuesday night at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. … 0

Bulletin Board: Sharp powers Frontier hoops win

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alex Sharp netted a game-high 24 points to power Frontier Middle School over Granby Middle School, 76-21, in boys’ basketball action Tuesday afternoon in Granby. Matt Hildreth tossed in 12 points, Carsten Carey added 8 and Garrett DeForest contributed 7 for the winners (8-0), who led 39-15 at … 0

Frontier smacks Falcons

Monday, January 12, 2015

Frontier Regional School will have to start winning some games against higher-ranked opponents if it is going to qualify for the postseason. Well, on Monday the Red Hawks turned in perhaps their best defensive performance of the season … 0

Jaywalking: Barnstorming

Monday, January 12, 2015

It’s amazing where a story can lead you to. Two days before Christmas, I touched on some of the history of Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield. The gym opened when the new high school opened up in 1958 and … 0

Bulletin Board: Tigers enjoy road success

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Greenfield Tumbling Tigers captured one level and finished second in two others during the Funomenal Flippers meet over the weekend in Glastonbury, Conn. Greenfield won Level 9 with a team score of 100.30, followed by Darien (Conn.) YMCA with 72.75. Kayla Hamer led the Senior Division by … 0

Indians beat Wave for Upton Cup, 7-1

Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Turners Falls High School hockey team had plenty of reason to celebrate Saturday, when it ended a three-year Upton Cup losing streak with a 7-1 victory over Greenfield High School in Fay-Wright Division hockey action at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Upton Cup is the annual battle … 0