Sports

Bulletin Board: Richmond sends UMass women packing, 67-63

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Richmond used a late 7-0 run to help pull away and eventually eliminate UMass from the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Tournament with a 67-63 victory in second-round action Thursday afternoon at Richmond (Va.) Coliseum. Lauren Tolson led all scorers with 22 points for the fifth-seeded Spiders (18-12), who made eight of 10 free throws in the final minute to finally … 0

Spiders trim UMass

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

AMHERST — Senior Nights bring plenty of emotion and not all players can handle it well, but the moment and the rock-solid defense of Richmond … 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. … 0

Jillson, Purington runners-up at State meet

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Leo Jillson’s bid for a Division V state indoor track & field shot put title fell just short but the Mahar Regional School senior picked up a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Lucas Purington joined Jillson as … 0

Bulletin Board: Rapid-Fire registration tonight

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Open registration for the Rapid-Fire 3 vs. 3 Hockey League will take place tonight from 6-7 at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The league is open to Mites and Bantams and cost is $99 per player and includes five games over five weeks in a round-robin tournament. Each player … 0

Mohawk clinches at wire

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls’ basketball team didn’t just wait until the final game of the season to clinch a postseason berth, it waited until the final quarter. The Warriors outscored Greenfield High School 7-3 in … 0

Jaywalking: State glory

Monday, February 16, 2015

It’s funny where one little letter can lead you. A few weeks ago I received an email, then a letter regarding the 10-year anniversary of the Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys’ indoor track & field team winning a state Division IV title. The actual anniversary is Feb. … 0

Bulletin Board: Forest-Bulley NAC hoop Player of Week

Monday, February 16, 2015

Uriah Forest-Bulley was named North Atlantic Conference Player of the Week Monday for his play on the University of Maine at Farmington men’s basketball team. The former Turners Falls High School player and current senior helped the Beavers to a 2-0 record by averaging 25 points, 6 rebounds, … 0

Athol’s Decker repeats as champion

Sunday, February 15, 2015

WILLIAMSTOWN — For the second straight season, Athol High School’s Merrick Decker can call himself a Western Massachusetts champion. The sophomore pinned his way through the first three matches he wrestled in, then clinched his second consecutive Western … 0

Davis does his thing as UMass outlasts Duquesne

Sunday, February 15, 2015

AMHERST — It wouldn’t be a UMass basketball game these days if it didn’t come straight down to the wire, and more often than not lately, Trey Davis has stepped up to seal the victory with deadeye free-throw shooting. Each of the Minutemen’s last 11 games has now … 0

Streaking Senators drill ’Gansett, 70-37

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Mahar Regional School ran its winning streak to seven games Saturday by dismantling Narragansett Regional High School, 70-37, in an independent girls’ basketball game in Orange. The Senators (12-7 overall) will try to keep the streak going tonight at 7 when they play their regular-season finale at home … 0

Bulletin Board: UMass-Lowell skates past Minutemen, 7-1

Sunday, February 15, 2015

UMass-Lowell scored five times in the first period en route to a 7-1 win over UMass in a Hockey East game Saturday at Tsongas Arena in Lowell. John Edwardh scored twice in the first period for the 16th-ranked River Hawks (17-10-4 overall, 10-7-2 HE) and then notched his … 0

Tribe blows past Wave, 5-2

Friday, February 13, 2015

Tim Atkins scored twice in the third period and Turners Falls High School scored three times in the frame to snap a 2-2 tie and take a 5-2 victory over Greenfield High School in a Fay-Wright Division hockey … 0