Sports

Bulletin Board: Campbell off to Hoop Shoot New Englands

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Kendra Campbell of Turners Falls will compete in the Elks Hoop Shoot New England Regional Championships on Saturday at Deering High School in Portland, Maine. Campbell, representing Montague Lodge No. 2521, will begin competing at 9 a.m. in the in the ages 8 and 9 division. Campbell earned her way the Regionals by winning the State Elks Hoop Shoot in … 0

Quite a racket

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Greenfield High School boys' tennis team member Brayton Stack moves to return a serve during practice Wednesday at the Davis Street Tennis Courts. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

On The Trail: Hermit tales

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mention in last week’s “Fish tales” column of a haggard roadside hermit familiar to travelers earlier in my lifetime along Route 5 and 10 between … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier beats Tantasqua for measure of revenge

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Last winter, Tantasqua crushed Frontier by 21 points in the grades 5 and 6 Suburban League Blue/Green Division championship game. One year later, Frontier got revenge. Using a balanced scoring attack Saturday, Frontier knocked off Tantasqua, 41-30, in a rematch of last year’s championship game at Westfield North … 0

On The Trail: Legal issue

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Midday has passed, it’s cold as a witch’s dark heart, wind blowing, ice getting harder and slicker by the second — and the phone rings. The caller-ID informs me it’s old pal Killer, a hunting buddy who spent many a day with me chasing pheasants and deer, more … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger girls make NE 8 Schools semis

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Northfield Mount Hermon School advanced to the semifinals of the New England 8 Schools prep girls’ basketball tournament with a 57-42 victory over Phillips Academy of Andover on Wednesday at Axel Forslund Gymnasium in Gill. A solid defensive start helped the Hoggers (14-11) create multiple turnovers that led … 0

Granby eliminates Red Raiders, 54-43

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

AMHERST — A Kate Sarnacki 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter all but broke the back of Athol High School as her basket helped second-seeded and unbeaten Granby High School thwart a comeback attempt by the sixth-seeded Red … 0

Hopkins pulls away from Turners, 68-46

Monday, March 2, 2015

AMHERST — All season long, Turners Falls High School coach Gary Mullins lamented the fact that his team did not have much in the height department. The Indians overcame that for much of the season but on Monday … 0

Pioneer goes cold, falls by wayside, 45-29

Monday, March 2, 2015

New year, new venue, same outcome. For the second straight season, Monson High School eliminated Pioneer Valley Regional School from the Western Massachusetts Division IV Girls’ Basketball Tournament, where the seventh-seeded Mustangs trounced the third-seeded Panthers, 45-29, in … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners Falls edges Frontier in NIT Playoff

Monday, March 2, 2015

Turners Falls advanced to the semifinals of the Boys’ Suburban Amateur Basketball Blue/Green Grades 7 and 8 NIT Playoffs with a 52-50 quarterfinal victory over Frontier Sunday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Anthony Peterson led the winners with 12 points, while Kyle Dodge chipped in with 10. … 0

Three local teams eye Cage matchups

Sunday, March 1, 2015

It’s on to the Cage for three local basketball teams. The WMass basketball tournaments have been whittled down to the Final Fours and, as is the case every year, the semifinals will be held at Curry Hicks Cage … 0

Minutemen pilfer win from Fordham, 82-74

Sunday, March 1, 2015

AMHERST — No one will look at Saturday’s result and reasonably claim that UMass stole a basketball victory from Fordham, but the Minutemen used a rash of steals early in the second half to turn the game in … 0

Bulletin Board: All-States end of road for Soto

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Saul Soto’s trip to the All-State Wrestling Tournament lasted just two matches Friday. The Frontier Regional School 220-pound grappler finished sixth at last weekend’s Division III State Tournament and qualified for the All-State meet. Soto was the only area wrestler to qualify for the All-States held at Salem … 0