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High School Sports

Frontier’s Kimmi Logan clears 9 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault during the District F&G Track and Field Championships Friday at Mohawk. Logan and record-setting Kat Miner helped Frontier win the team competition. Special to The Recorder/Kate Hunter

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 had a pair of individual champions and also captured the team title during the District F & G Division II Championships at Mohawk Trail Regional High School. The girls’ portion of the meet also featured a pair of locals breaking meet records as Frontier’s Kat Miner set the new high jump mark, while Mohawk’s Makayla Hicks recorded the new discus mark. Last season the Hawks led the … 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 out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Seth Gewanter singled, stole second, … 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 Mohawk Trail Regional High School. The Red Hawks had a number of individuals perform well … 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

Tribe rides long ball to 3-0 triumph, plus piece of FCL crown

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Turners Falls High School softball team gave head coach Gary Mullins a partial 63rd birthday present Tuesday afternoon — a share of the Franklin County League softball title. The Indians played home run derby against Frontier Regional … 0

Jaywalking: New-rule flap

Monday, May 18, 2015

It looks like middle-school athletes will become a rare commodity at the varsity level beginning in the fall. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council, which votes bi-annually on the rule changes, passed about a dozen of them for the next two seasons. Many of the changes are minor. Some … 0

Johnson, Tech stymie Panthers, 6-3

Monday, May 18, 2015

Franklin County Technical School scored four times in the third inning and Kyle Johnson struck out nine over seven innings as the Eagles edged Pioneer Valley Regional School, 6-3, in an independent baseball game Monday night in Northfield. The Panthers (3-11) led 2-0 until the third inning when … 0

Tribe trims Hawks

Monday, May 18, 2015

Turners Falls High School needed to defeat Frontier Regional School Monday to claim a piece of the Tri-County League North Division girls’ tennis title. The Indians not only did that, they did it in thrilling fashion. Turners Falls … 0