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High School Sports

Frontier baseball hangs in there, 5-1

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

It all comes down to Thursday for Frontier Regional School. Nate Patterson hurled a complete game five-hitter with nine strikeouts and the Red Hawks avoided potential elimination with a 5-1 win over Pioneer Valley Regional School Tuesday afternoon in a Hampshire League baseball crossover game in Northfield. Frontier (9-10) needs to beat Mahar Regional School Thursday at home at 3:30 p.m. on Senior Day to qualify for the WMass tourney. … 0

Hawks outlast Taconic

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Frontier Regional School did nearly everything right for much of its game Tuesday afternoon against Taconic High School, but the Red Hawks could not come up with a timely hit when they needed it. Then Ally Hamelin took care of the problem by delivering for the Hawks in the ninth inning. Hamelin hit … 0

Jaywalking: Opportunity knocks

Monday, May 25, 2015

Back in early April, Pioneer Valley Regional School student Tim Atkins was like any other senior. The Greenfield native had been thinking about his post-high school life and like many other seniors, had already chosen where he would be attending college. His choice was the University of Maine and the Atkins family had already paid the deposit to the university to secure Tim’s … 0

Green Wave edges Panthers

Monday, May 25, 2015

Most years, if Greenfield High School and Palmer High School were meeting in a baseball game on Memorial Day, you might think it were a Western Mass. Division III tournament game. The two programs are perennial powers in … 0

Red Hawk girls win Districts

Friday, May 22, 2015

BUCKLAND — Track & field is usually a measure of individual success but on Friday night, the Frontier Regional School girls’ team flexed both its individual muscles, as well as that of the entire team. The Red Hawks … 0

Frontier baseball stays alive, beats Palmer

Friday, May 22, 2015

Noah Barnes scattered seven hits in a complete-game win to propel Frontier Regional School to a 3-1 win over Palmer High School in an independent baseball game Friday in South Deerfield. The Red Hawks (8-10) must win their final two games to qualify for postseason play. Frontier jumped … 0

Frontier boys get 3rd, Mohawk 4th

Friday, May 22, 2015

BUCKLAND — Frontier Regional School used a strong performance in the final two relays to help it to a third place finish during the District F & G Division II boys’ track & field meet Friday night at … 0

Pioneer no match for Eagles

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Easthampton High School stole 11 bases Thursday and the Eagles run-ruled Pioneer Valley Regional School, 17-2, in a mercy-rule-shortened, five-inning Hampshire League East Division baseball game in Northfield. The Eagles (11-4 overall, 6-4 East) finished with just nine … 0

Turners softball clinches fourth crown in 5 years

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Turners Falls High School has the Franklin County League title all to itself. The Indians wrapped up their fourth FCL crown in the past five seasons with a six-inning, 13-1 verdict over Athol High School Thursday night at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls. “One thing I … 0

Local boys, girls shooting for championships

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Last spring, the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls’ and boys’ track & field teams showed they were among the best Division II teams in western Mass. They will try to prove that once again tonight. The girls’ team will put its WMass Division II crown on the … 0

Wave slugfest winner

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Greenfield High School survived a roller coaster of a game to earn its first Western Massachusetts Softball Tournament berth since 2009 by outslugging and outlasting Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 21-15, in Franklin County League softball action Wednesday … 0

Red Raider spikers clinch title

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Athol High School bounced back from Tuesday’s loss with a resounding 25-9, 25-8, 25-15 win over Chicopee High School to clinch the PVIAC East volleyball title Wednesday at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol. Erik Aikey and Mike Findlay collected 4 kills each, Tyler Lajoie added 9 assists and 7 … 0

Knightly single sinks Hawks, 1-0

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Pat Knightly singled back up the middle with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and Hopkins Academy defeated Frontier Regional School, 1-0, in a Hampshire League West Division baseball game Tuesday at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. Frontier pitcher Nate Patterson took a one-hitter into … 0