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Local teams jockeying for playoff position

Thursday, October 30, 2014

After nearly two months of football, we are finally down to the final week of the regular season, and with it comes a number of playoff scenarios still up in the air. Five games dot the local landscape this weekend, including a number that have playoff implications. Four of those games will be played tonight at 7. Turners Falls High … 0

Senators eliminate West Side

Thursday, October 30, 2014

ORANGE — Although Colleen Burke doesn’t play softball at Mahar Regional School, the senior may want to think about trying out following her exploits on … 0

Mahar spikes Lenox

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mahar Regional School probably shouldn’t have gone to five sets, but the Senators were able to get the job done. A back-and-forth affair for most … 0

Hornets hang on to shoot down Eagles, 20-16

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Things can change in a hurry in a high school football game. McCann Technical School held a 20-8 lead and was driving for what could have been a second-quarter knockout score Saturday afternoon against Franklin County Technical School, but defensive end Kyle Johnson picked off … 0

Roberts, Wave field hockey romp, 6-0

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kelsey Roberts fired home four goals and assisted on a fifth tally to power Greenfield High School to a 6-0 whitewash of Smith Academy in a PVIAC Northern Division field hockey game Saturday afternoon in Greenfield. Roberts and Audrey Bresciano each scored unassisted in the first half to … 0

Bulletin Board: Unbeaten Bulldogs close out Quaboag

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Greenfield Bulldogs completed an undefeated regular season Sunday with a 16-6 victory over Quaboag in a Suburban Amateur Football League Pee Wee Division game at Landers-Callahan Field in West Brookfield. Noah Ausikaitis led the offense for Greenfield with 91 yards rushing, one touchdowns and one 2-point conversion. … 0

Late Indian score clips Eagles

Friday, October 17, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — If you are going to lock up a trip to the postseason, there may not be a better environment in which to do it. The Turners Falls High School football team remained unbeaten and all … 0

Fox, Frontier run wild in 51-14 win over struggling Senators

Friday, October 17, 2014

ORANGE — Oliver Fox makes people miss. Quarterback or running back, it doesn’t matter where he lines up. Fox scored twice on quarterback keepers Friday to power Frontier Regional School to a 51-14 Intercounty League triumph over Mahar Regional School at the Woodward Complex. Fox scored on runs … 0

Wave goes 2OT to beat Athol

Friday, October 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — It took two periods of bonus football Friday night for Greenfield High School to finally break into the win column in 2014, rallying back from Athol High School’s go-ahead score to begin the second overtime to tie the game with a touchdown of its own, and … 0

Frontier Suburban tryouts on horizon

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Frontier Suburban Basketball League will be conducting tryouts for its grades 5 and 6 boys’ Suburban Basketball League team on Oct. 25 and 26 at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield from 9 to 11:30 a.m., and on Oct. 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sign-ups will begin … 0

Keeping Score: The long goodbye

Friday, October 17, 2014

Good morning! Mike Russo’s career coaching soccer at Williams College is drawing to a close. “Probably if I was smart I would’ve gone out last year when we went to the Final Four,” joked Russo, who grew up in Deerfield. One win in the Ephs’ final three matches … 1

Drury blanks Pioneer, 3-0

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Connor Meehan made 7 saves to lead Drury High School to a 3-0 independent win over Pioneer Valley Regional School in boys’ soccer action Wednesday in Northfield. Sully Boland scored the only goal of the first half for … 0

On The Trail: Sweet 16

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

I returned from my daily walk with the dogs Tuesday morning, taunting firewood load piled on the lawn in front of the backyard woodshed, and was greeted by a long, narrow, triangular package leaning upright against the iron vice attached to the carriage-shed work bench by the side … 0