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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. Three of the four wrestlers are back this season including each of the champions from last year in Frontier Regioal School’s Saul Soto and Athol High School’s Merritt Decker. Decker was just a freshman last … 0

Schools: Hawks handle Falcons

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Frontier Regional School put up its highest point total in nearly a year Tuesday night and the usually offensively-starved Red Hawks crushed Smith Academy, 55-34, … 0

Bulletin Board: Huskies rout Minutemen, 8-3

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Northeastern jumped out to a 4-0 lead Tuesday night and cruised to an 8-3 win over UMass in non-conference hockey action at the Mullins Center … 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

Indians favored for 4th straight victory

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A year ago, the Turners Falls High School football team did something never before done in the proud 87-year history of the school when it defeated Greenfield High School for the third consecutive season. The Indians look to … 0

Another Mahar-Athol toss-up

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

While neither team qualified for the postseason this fall, Mahar Regional School and Athol High School can close out the season on a high note with a victory in their historic Turkey Day rivalry when they get together along the shores of Lake Ellis in Athol at 10 … 0

UM derails Huskies

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

AMHERST — While the snow flew outside Wednesday, UMass basketball flew inside, playing comfortably and in command from start to finish. The Minutemen scored the first six points of the game and led by 10 less than seven minutes into the action, barely challenged by Northeastern in a … 0