Sports

Legion program ups the ante, adds Junior team

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Greenfield American Legion Post 81 baseball team has added a Junior Legion program this season. The team has been added due to the growing popularity of Junior Legion programs in western Mass., which serve as feeder teams for the Senior Legion teams. The Junior Legion team is designed for players ages 17 & under but players have to be … 0

Bulletin Board: Red Raider spikers sweep Commerce

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Athol High School forged its way back over the .500 mark for the season as it defeated High School of Commerce, 25-15, 25-17, 25-15, in … 0

Falcons edge Hawks; Wave wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Smith Academy plated a pair of runs in the fifth inning to break a scoreless deadlock and went on to record a 2-1 independent baseball … 0

Frontier looking up; Senators loaded

Monday, March 31, 2014

Outdoor track and field is starting to benefit from its winter counterpart. Many area athletes from the indoor arena have continued in the sport this spring and will compete in the fresh air. Frontier Regional School hasn’t started … 0

Athol spikers have reason for optimism

Monday, March 31, 2014

Coming off a year during which an extremely young and inexperienced Athol High School squad recorded a 10-10 regular-season record and a trip to the Western Massachusetts Boys’ Volleyball Tournament, where it lost in the first round to … 0

Tribe back in catbird seat

Monday, March 31, 2014

With all of the question surrounding individual teams and players, there’s at least one sure thing in regard to softball’s Franklin County League in 2014 — a new league champion will be crowned. With the defection of 2013 … 0

Wave is on upswing; Tribe still formidable

Monday, March 31, 2014

Franklin County’s two Tri-County League entries, Greenfield High School and Turners Falls High School, have high hopes for the upcoming season. The third Franklin County squad, Mohawk Trail Regional High School, is just happy to have a boys’ … 0

Mohawk, Greenfield’s sights set high

Monday, March 31, 2014

Four Franklin County girls tennis programs are about to get their Tri-County North League seasons underway: Frontier Regional School, Greenfield High School, Mohawk Trail Regional High School, and Turners Falls High School. They will be joined in the … 0

Tech rounding into form

Monday, March 31, 2014

Last season was a difficult one for first-year Franklin County Technical School baseball coach Brian Winslow. The Eagles were loaded with freshmen and sophomores in the starting lineup and it showed, as they won just four games and … 0

Popusoi, Warriors are ready to shine

Monday, March 31, 2014

Is Vlad Popusoi still the best high school pole vaulter in Massachusetts? The Greenfield High School senior won the event at the Massachusetts All-State meet as a junior last spring and will try to repeat as champion this … 0

New-look Hampshire League loaded

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Hampshire League has undergone a major makeover this season. Long one of western Massachusetts’ top baseball leagues, the HL proved it last spring when two of its nine teams won Western Mass. championships. Greenfield High School won … 0

On the Trail: Cougar leftovers

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The brook’s rattling, snaking its way through dwindling streamside ice shelves, the once-bloated woodshed is emptying, the end in sight, my taxes are e-filed, and, well, I guess life is good, notwithstanding Spring Sports Supplement week, which always unleashes a furious scramble before the first “Play ball!” echoes … 1

Still in the gym

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

In this feature photo, Turners Falls sophomore Jalen Sanders reaches for a groundball during outfielder drills with the high school baseball team as Trent Bourbeau and Trevor Mankowsky wait in line to participate in the Indians’ gym. The … 0