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High School Sports

Frontier's Justin Farrick tries to get a jumper off against strong defensive pressure from Mahar's Issak Reinikainen Thursday night at Goodnow Gym, where the host Red Hawks edged the visiting Senators, 50-49, in their Hampshire League boys' basketball game in South Deerfield.
For The Recorder/J. Anthony Roberts

School Hoops: Hawks pull one out, 50-49

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Another instant classic, but this time a different ending. After dropping a triple-overtime heartbreaker Monday night, Frontier Regional School overcame a 3-point deficit in the final minute to edge Mahar Regional School, 50-49, in Hampshire League boys’ basketball play Thursday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The result moved both teams to 6-8 overall and 6-6 in the league. “This was a very emotional week for us,” offered Red Hawks head coach Ben Barshefsky. “We had a sloppy practice after the Pioneer game but the guys came back more focused the next day. Two one-point games and I’m glad we got one of them.” … 0

Red Raiders flatten Hawks, 33-24

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Merrick Decker, Ryan White, Derrick Erali, and Trevor Mousseau all registered pins to lead Athol High School to a 33-24 win over Frontier Regional School in a Tri-County League boys’ wrestling match Wednesday night at the Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Decker (120) the two-time defending western Mass. champion got things started for … 0

Schools: Red Hawks girls ski to South Division title

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Frontier Regional School had three girls finish in the top 5 in the South Division and the Red Hawks captured the South team title during the final PVIAC ski meet of the season Tuesday at Berkshire East in Charlemont. The Red Hawks entered the day in a virtual deadlock with Mohawk Trail Regional High School in the South Division standings but they had … 0

Girls’ Hoop: Wave clinches elusive crown

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

It’s been a long time since Greenfield High School was able to celebrate winning a division title, but on Tuesday night the Green Wave did just that. Greenfield held Turners Falls High School to just 7 first-half points … 0

Boys’ Hoops: Warriors bounce Mahar, 51-41

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jake Cross scored 23 points and Mohawk Trail Regional High School upended Mahar Regional School, 51-41, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Monday night in Buckland. The Mohawk big man had a huge game in the paint, … 0

Schools: Pioneer’s Devine shines on indoor track

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Danielle Devine had the best performance of the weekend by finishing third in the high jump during the PVIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday night at Smith College in Northampton. Devine had a pair of top-5 finishes on the girls’ side of the meet and helped Pioneer … 0

Indian swimmers swept; Wave falls

Friday, January 29, 2016

Riley Palmer and Jay Fritz each qualified for the WMass Individual Swimming Championships on Friday but their Turners Falls High School boys’ swimming team suffered a 79-59 loss to Chicopee High School in a Constitution Division meet in Chicopee. Palmer qualified for the 100 yard butterfly with his … 0

Raiders take down rival Senators

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Athol High School boys’ basketball team has had its fair share of struggles this season but on Friday night the Red Raiders turned in their best half of basketball in the second half of their home game … 0

Schools: Mahar drops Panthers; Hopkins keeps rolling

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Mahar Regional School got strong outside shooting and turned in a strong defensive effort to hand Pioneer Valley Regional School its third consecutive loss with a 64-61 Hampshire League boys’ basketball victory Thursday night at Grzesik-Bixby Gymnasium in … 0

Schools: Hurricanes blow down Wave

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Amherst Regional High School scored five times in the final period to break open a close game and beat Greenfield High School, 8-2, in Fay-Wright Division hockey action Wednesday night at Orr Rink in Amherst. Evan Simmons scored … 0

Senators flatten Raiders

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Mahar Regional School earned seven forfeits Wednesday night to remain unbeaten in Tri-County League matches by defeating rival Athol High School, 51-27, in Orange. The Senators (5-7 overall, 4-0 TCL) moved into a first-place tie with South Hadley … 0

Girls’ Hoops: Chmyzinski, Turners Falls take down Pioneer

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

As far as Ted Wilcox is concerned, this was one game where the box score didn’t tell even part of the story. Maddy Chmyzinski turned in another solid performance, but the Indians also received all kinds of support … 0

Schools: Indian swimmers split with Lions

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Two Turners Falls High School boys won multiple events during a 41-24 victory over Ludlow High School in their Constitution Division swim meet Tuesday in Turners Falls. The Lions’ girls gained a split on the afternoon with a 57-35 win over Turners. Cameron Bradley was victorious in the … 0