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Indian swimmers split; Wave skaters win 1st

Friday, January 23, 2015

Mackenzie Salls became the fourth Turners Falls High School swimmer this season to qualify for the Western Mass. Division II Swimming & Diving Championships as she made the cut in the 100 yard backstroke but her Indians were defeated by Chicopee High School, 63-30, in a C Division meet Friday afternoon in Turners Falls. Salls has been close to besting … 0

Golden Hawks sneak past Panthers, 66-62

Friday, January 23, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School had two of its bigs foul out in the fourth quarter and Zach Kelley benefitted, scoring 11 of his game-high 27 … 0

Bulletin Board: GMS boys win

Friday, January 23, 2015

Nate Haselton and Hunter Campbell each finished with 19 points on Friday and Greenfield Middle School defeated Frontier Middle School, 45-42, in a boys’ basketball … 0

Turners pulls away to defeat Frontier

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Turners Falls High School reeled off the first 10 points of the third quarter to break open a close game and went on to defeat Frontier Regional School, 58-51, in Hampshire League boys’ basketball action Thursday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (6-2, overall, 5-1 HL) led by … 0

On the Trail: Toby travelers?

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The full Wolf Moon curls its lip, displays a stained ivory canine and snarls from high in the cold midnight sky. Uh-oh! Here we go again. Cougars. Yeah, you know — tawny, four legs, long, thick tail, square-ish face with black features along the nose and ears. Everyone … 0

Eagles rule mat thriller

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Kane Rich recorded a pin in the final match of the evening to help Franklin County Technical School overtake Hampshire Regional High School, 39-36, in a Suburban League wrestling match Wednesday night in Turners Falls. With the Eagles … 0

PVIAC ski season off and running

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Mohawk Trail Regional High School and Frontier Regional School are ready for the PVIAC Alpine Ski season, which opens Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont. Today’s scheduled opening meet was postponed late Wednesday … 0

Minutemen outlast La Salle on road, 71-65

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Before his team left for La Salle Tuesday, UMass coach Derek Kellogg said he thought the practices after Saturday’s loss to St. Bonaventure had made his men’s basketball team better. The Minutemen’s performance backed him Wednesday night by delivering their best road performance of the season, … 0

Bulletin Board: Bete shines at Assumption

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Greenfield’s Brandon Bete led the Assumption College hockey team to a fifth win in its last six games Tuesday evening with a 3-1 victory over Fitchburg State at Buffone Arena in Worcester. Bete, a junior, scored two goals and assisted on another for the Greyhounds, who improved to … 0

Raiders remain unbeaten, 61-45

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Athol High School scored eight straight points early in the third quarter to take a commanding 18-point lead and never let Hampshire Regional High School get any closer than eight as it remained unbeaten with a 61-45 victory … 0

Bulletin Board: Fox hoop beats buzzer, Hamp

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Zack Fox hit a basket with a second remaining in the game to snap a tie and lift the Rockers to a 51-49 win over Northampton in a grades 7 and 8 Suburban League boys’ basketball game over the weekend. Clayton Garland led the Rockers with 22 points, … 0

Jaywalking: Goodbye friend

Monday, January 5, 2015

I never had the chance to work with Mike “Ace” Kelley at the Recorder. His days of newspaper writing ended when I was still in high school, leading up to our new millennium, his career another casualty of the disease that tragically claimed his life on Christmas Day … 0

Hoar, Red Hawks drop Athol, 51-38

Monday, January 5, 2015

Tim Hoar continued his torrid play by scoring a game-high 23 points and grabbing 16 rebounds in Frontier Regional School’s 51-38 win over Athol High School in Hampshire League boys’ basketball action Friday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in … 0