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High School Sports

Bulletin Board: Owls hoopster to land at Monmouth

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Stoneleigh-Burnham School girls’ basketball player Chinasa (Rosemary) Ilang has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I college basketball at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J. Ilang is preparing for her senior season with the Owls. As a junior, she led the team in scoring (12.0 points per game) and rebounding (18 per game). She also finished as the team-leader in rebounds and was second on the … 0

Pioneer football forfeits two wins due to ineligibility

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Pioneer Valley Regional School football team has forfeited its two wins this season due to an ineligible player. The Panthers are 2-8 thus far this fall. According to informed sources, coach Glen Wilson and athletic director Gina Johnson were both unaware of any ineligible player prior to learning of it from school administrators. An oversight involved a mixup with a player’s class … 0

Jaywalking: A cut above

Monday, November 17, 2014

One day before I spoke with Mohawk Trail Regional High School cross-country coach Joe Chadwick about his girls’ team, I got a surprise visit from another Hall of Fame coach, Pete Conway, who dropped by the office last week. He brought with him an old scrapbook full of memories from his days as … 0

Buzzing Hornets send Indians packing

Sunday, November 16, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — The signs served as a warning to anyone driving the Mohawk Trail into North Adams Saturday: “Fear the Swarm.” The top-seeded McCann Technical High School Hornets backed up the threat by employing a swarming defense … 0

Mohawk girls’ road ends at Franklin Park

Sunday, November 16, 2014

BOSTON — The course was challenging and the competition much tougher than it was the previous two weeks. Yet the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls cross-country team’s season won’t be defined by what happened during Saturday’s state Division II championship, but rather by what it took for … 0

Dominant Frontier wins unimaginable fifth consecutive state championship

Sunday, November 16, 2014

FITCHBURG — Winning a state title is always special, but this one may just give off a little extra shine. The Frontier Regional School girls’ volleyball team took home its fifth straight Division III state championship Saturday, beating … 0

Tech no match for Monument Mt., 40-8

Sunday, November 16, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — It wasn’t the football game Franklin County Technical School hoped to be playing Saturday, but the Eagles made it a contentious affair before Monument Mountain Regional High School blew it up late in the first half, powering its way to a 40-8 non-conference victory. After … 0

Hawks chase 5th straight title

Friday, November 14, 2014

The difference between preparing for Case High School Friday and turning in uniforms was razor-thin for the Frontier Regional School girls’ volleyball team Thursday night. But after a memorable, last-ditch comeback to stave off elimination against Lynnfield High School in the Division III state semifinals, the Red Hawks … 0

Wildcats sink their claws into Mohawk, 50-0

Friday, November 14, 2014

BUCKLAND — After the MIAA left Lee High School out of the Division VI playoff field, the Wildcats were on a mission to show that they belonged. Cam Abderhalden completed 10 of 11 passes for 198 yards and four touchdowns as Lee High School throttled Division VI playoff … 0

Frontier demolishes Mt. Greylock, 32-14

Friday, November 14, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Frontier Regional School dominated both sides of the ball Friday night and in the process routed Mt. Greylock Regional High School, 32-14, in regular-season football action. The Red Hawks finish the year on Thanksgiving Eve … 0

Green Wave holds off Pioneer, 24-20

Friday, November 14, 2014

GREENFIELD — Pride was the only thing on the line on this night, and both teams clearly still have a lot of it despite a long season. In what was easily its most consistent all-around performance of the … 0

Taconic outlasts Mahar, 28-18

Friday, November 14, 2014

Deshane Johnson rushed for one touchdown and kicked two field goals in the second half as Taconic High School outlasted a game Mahar Regional School team, 28-18, in an independent football game Friday night in Pittsfield. The game was nip and tuck throughout as Mahar took a 6-0 … 0

Athol dumps Pioneers

Friday, November 14, 2014

THORNDIKE — The Athol High School football team was supposed to have a home game this week, but you won’t hear anyone associated with the Red Raiders complaining about the long trip to the frozen tundra of St. Joseph’s Field. The Raiders beat Pathfinder Vocational Technical School Friday … 0