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High School Sports

Ben Westerman of Greenfield High School volleys with John Vinegre of Belchertown High School Tuesday at the Davis Street tennis courts. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

Westerman fuels Wave win

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Experience can play a pivotal part in a team’s overall success, and senior Ben Westerman needed only one to help Greenfield High School knock off a traditionally tough opponent. Westerman gutted out a tough three-set victory for the deciding point as the Green Wave surprised Valley Wheel co-champion Belchertown High School, 3-2, in an independent boys’ tennis match Tuesday afternoon … 0

Incoming

Monday, March 30, 2015

Eighth-grader Hannah Wells races in to snag a fly ball Monday night in the Turners Falls High School gym, where the high-powered Indians were working out for the upcoming Franklin County League softball wars, whenever teams finally find their way onto area diamonds still in their winter modes. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

Quite a racket

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Greenfield High School boys' tennis team member Brayton Stack moves to return a serve during practice Wednesday at the Davis Street Tennis Courts. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

Pushin’ it

Monday, March 23, 2015

Eighth-grader Bridget Kenney, a member of the Pioneer Valley Regional School middle school softball team, has her eyes on the bag as she runs toward first base Monday during practice for the quickly approaching spring sports season. Recorder/Matt … 0

All business

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Franklin County Technical School senior Josh Hall gets into position to field a gound ball during an infield drill Wednesday in Turners Falls, where his team was preparing for the 2015 Tri-County League baseball season in the school … 0

MIAA moves back spring cutoff dates

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The spring athletic season is going to stretch nearly into summer, thanks to near-record snowfall and accompanying panic in the eastern part of the state. Citing concerns relative to how soon teams can get on their fields, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Tournament Management Committee voted unanimously to … 0

Gym rats

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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Jaywalking: Top scorers

Monday, March 16, 2015

It was a good year to be a Pioneer Valley Regional School basketball player. The girls’ team won the Franklin County League South Division and wound up making it to Curry Hicks Cage for the WMass Division IV semifinals. The boys’ team also had a successful season, finishing … 0

Opening Day

Monday, March 16, 2015

Mohawk Trail Regional High School baseball players runs laps in the gymnasium on opening day of spring practice Monday in Buckland. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

Teamwork

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Members of the Greenfield High School tennis team take a proactive approach to their sport by clearing the snow off the Davis St. courts on Thursday. Practice for all spring sports begins Monday. Recorder/Paul Franz … 0

Soaring down the lane

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Science teacher Matt Guertin rises above the crowd in the lane over student defenders Orlando Wildman-Hanlon (left) and Evan Bourque (right) Wednesday night at Goodnow Gym in South Deerfield. The exhibition game between varsity players and faculty raised … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger girls make NE 8 Schools semis

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Northfield Mount Hermon School advanced to the semifinals of the New England 8 Schools prep girls’ basketball tournament with a 57-42 victory over Phillips Academy of Andover on Wednesday at Axel Forslund Gymnasium in Gill. A solid defensive start helped the Hoggers (14-11) create multiple turnovers that led … 0

Granby eliminates Red Raiders, 54-43

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

AMHERST — A Kate Sarnacki 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter all but broke the back of Athol High School as her basket helped second-seeded and unbeaten Granby High School thwart a comeback attempt by the sixth-seeded Red … 0