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High School Sports

Greenfield’s Connor Joy drives to the hoop as Turners Falls’ Nick York defends during their Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians won, 58-47. Recorder/Mike Phillips

Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an aggressive Green Wave defense in the first half, and Greenfield (3-12, 3-10) knocked down five 3-pointers in the opening two frames to keep things close. Turners Falls found itself in a nailbiter at half, with only a 25-23 lead. Everything changed in the third quarter as Greenfield began missing shots and Turners Falls turned those misses into points in transition. The Green Wave scored just 4 points … 0

Senators blow past Hawks, 59-24

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mahar Regional School took control of its Franklin County League North Division girls’ basketball game against Frontier Regional School in the second quarter and went on to record a decisive 59-24 victory Thursday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Frontier (3-12 overall, 1-2 North) has struggled on offense recently but got off to a nice start against the Senators, taking a 10-5 first-quarter … 0

Palmer makes the grade

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Riley Palmer became the fifth and final Turners Falls High School swimmer to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Championships, but the Indians ended the regular season with a 136-31 loss to unbeaten West Springfield High School in C Division swimming and diving action Thursday in West Springfield. The Indians have qualified more swimmers for the WMass Championship this season than any other year … 0

Senator wrestlers edge Athol

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mahar took advantage of four forfeits and earned wins in three other bouts to edge Athol High School, 41-39, in a Tri-County League wrestling meet Wednesday night at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol. Todd Chaisson (113 pounds) recorded a pin over Logan Kirwan in 5 minutes, 13 seconds, Dylan … 0

Hastings powers 75-64 Pioneer win

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Brad Hastings scored 27 points Wednesday night and Pioneer Valley Regional School outscored Mahar Regional School, 75-64, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. The Panthers (9-4 overall, 8-3 HL) had something to … 0

Bulletin Board: Narragansett returns favor by beating Athol, 65-57

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Narragansett Regional High School avenged a season-opening loss Monday night by downing Athol High School, 65-57, in an independent boys’ basketball game Monday night in Balndwinville. The Red Raiders (10-1), who had posted an 84-58 win over Gansett in the opener, lost their 10th straight game. Zack Dodge … 0

Jaywalking: Turf decision

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are quickly approaching the decision as to the fate of the athletic fields behind Greenfield High School. Currently, the area behind the school is a muddy mess, the entire area torn up by bulldozers and excavators, serving as yet another reminder of the school’s multimillion-dollar facelift. And … 0

Hoosac smacks Raiders

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Athol High School did a poor job of taking care of the ball against Hoosac Valley Regional High School’s pressure defense and the Red Raiders suffered a 53-34 loss to the Hurricanes in an independent girls’ basketball game, part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Hoosac in … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hoopsters end Brewster win steak

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Aaron Falzon poured in 30 points and Northfield Mount Hermon School ended Brewster Academy’s 51-game winning streak Sunday with a 97-88 victory in New England Prep School Athletic Conference boys’ basketball action at Forslund Gymnasium in Gill. Brewster … 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 points in the final frame to lift Hopkins Academy over the Panthers, 66-62, in a Hampshire League boys’ battle at Reed Gymnasium in … 0

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 … 0

Delayed reaction as Athol routs Eagles

Thursday, January 22, 2015

It took Athol High School over four minutes to score its first basket, but when it finally got going, there was no looking back. The Red Raiders outscored Easthampton High School, 14-0, in the first quarter and went … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoggers rule Mt. Institute slopes

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Northfield Mount Hermon School earned a clean sweep of the individual and team races during the Mount Institute Ski League Wednesday at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont. The Hogger boys’ A team registered 264 points to defeat Deerfield Academy A (224), Eaglebrook School A (181) and Mohawk … 0