Austin Burdick, a wide receiver for Franklin County Technical School, runs in for a touchdown during the first half of their Thanksgiving day game against Pioneer Valley Regional School at Pioneer Thursday, November 26. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt

Turkey Day leftovers

Friday, November 27, 2015

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UMass gets past Buffalo in finale, 31-26

Friday, November 27, 2015

AMHERST, N.Y. — When the final seconds of UMass’ 31-26 win over Buffalo ticked off the UB Stadium clock, there was elation on the Minuteman … 0

Keeping Score: Out of its league

Friday, November 27, 2015

Good morning! The second half was underway when I backed my car into an empty space near the softball complex and walked the last quarter-mile … 0

Late score propels Generals past Mahar

Friday, November 13, 2015

ORANGE — One team had barely missed the playoffs and the other made an early exit from the postseason last week, but playoff-style intensity prevailed Friday night when Mahar Regional School hosted Pittsfield High School at the Woodward Complex. Pittsfield threw the last punch, converting fourth-and-7 at the … 0

Red Raiders down Smith Voke for 3rd straight win

Friday, November 13, 2015

ATHOL — The Athol High School football team won its third straight game Friday night, beating visiting Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, 39-12, at O’Brien Field. In a matchup of Western Mass. playoff non-qualifiers, the Vikings of the Tri-County League were no match for the Red Raiders … 0

Warriors blank Belchertown

Friday, November 13, 2015

BUCKLAND — The Mohawk Trail Regional High School rushing attack was on point Friday night, as the Warriors rushed for six touchdowns in a 46-0 rout of Belchertown High School in an independent football game at Pollard Field. Danny Miner finished with 88 yards and two touchdowns on … 0

Minutemen lose, 4-2

Friday, November 13, 2015

AMHERST — UMass’ late comeback proved for naught. Merrimack took advantage of a bad Minuteman clear attempt midway through the third period and the Warriors left the Mullins Center with a 4-2 win Friday. After a slow start, UMass briefly held momentum from the end of the second … 0

Keeping Score: Fantasy spoiler

Friday, November 13, 2015

Good morning! It didn’t take long for FanDuel and DraftKings to get too big for their britches. This week the New York Attorney General’s office ordered the two fantasy sports leagues to shut down by the end of the weekend. It’s called a cease-and-desist order, akin to your … 0

All eyes on Powertown ‘Mayor’s Cup’

Thursday, November 12, 2015

For the first time in the short three-year history of the statewide football playoffs, Franklin County will not have a team in a Western Mass. championship game this fall. All three of the local qualifiers were eliminated during … 0

Red Hawks hunting historic crown

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Frontier Regional School is looking to do something no other area team has ever done on a soccer field: win a western Massachusetts title. No team from Franklin County or the North Quabbin region has ever won a … 0

O’Sullivan leads locals into D-II meet

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Greenfield High School sophomore Amy O’Sullivan and the rest of the local cross-country runners will descend upon Stanley Park in Westfield for the WMass Division II Cross-Country Championships Saturday afternoon. The girls’ Division II race will begin at … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield-Turners Turkey-Day tickets on sale

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Tickets for the 89th annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Greenfield and Turners Falls high schools will be sold at the following locations until Nov. 25. In Turners, tickets can be purchased at Scotty’s, F.L. Roberts, St,. Kazimierz Society and the Montague Elks Lodge. In Greenfield, the Elks … 0

Frontier tops Wave, 3-1; defends crown

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

WEST SPRINGFIELD — If there was one thing Frontier Regional School coach Missy Mahar could have fixed on her field hockey team this season, it would have been penalty-corner execution. The top-seeded Red Hawks did enter Wednesday’s WMass … 0