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

Mohawk returns to state meet

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ask Mohawk Trail Regional High School cross-country coach Joe Chadwick to describe the girls’ team and he doesn’t even have to stop and think about it. “There’s never a dull moment,” he said with a laugh. On Saturday, … 0

Turners-McCann round two

Thursday, November 13, 2014

For the second straight season, the Turners Falls High School football team will head to North Adams to face top-seeded McCann Technical High School in a postseason tilt. The Indians and their faithful hope that this year’s result … 0

Hawks to state final — barely

Thursday, November 13, 2014

HUDSON — Nothing could stop Frontier Regional School from its date with destiny. Not a strong Lynnfield High School team or a bout of inconsistent play that twice brought the Red Hawks to the brink of elimination. Frontier rallied to win the final two games and beat Lynnfield, … 0

Red Hawks face Lynnfield tonight in semis

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Frontier Regional School Express keeps chugging along. Next stop: Hudson. The Red Hawks, fresh off their 10th consecutive Western Massachusetts championship, will try to advance to their fifth straight state-title match tonight when they take on a … 0

Auburn ousts Frontier, 1-0

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Frontier Regional School’s storybook field hockey season finally came to an end Wednesday night, although the valiant Red Hawks did everything in their power to prevent it . The Red Hawks threw everything they had … 0

Bulletin Board: Powderpuff Game on tap

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The sixth annual Powderpuff football game between Franklin County Technical School and Pioneer Valley Regional School will take place on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. in Northfield. Non-perishable food items will be collected at the gate and will serve as admission. All proceeds from the gate and sponsorships … 0

4 local spikers make Division III All-State Team

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Four area players were selected to the Massachusetts Girls’ Volleyball Coaches Association Division III All-State Team, which was released late Monday night. Cassidy Ciesluk, Remi Quesnelle and Emily Woodward were all picked from 10-time Western Massachusetts and four-time defending state champion Frontier Regional School, while Tessa Neverett became … 0

Frontier faces difficult task against Auburn

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

After picking up Western Massachusetts Division II field hockey hardware Saturday, Frontier Regional School gets back to work tonight in the MIAA Division II state semifinals. The Red Hawks will return to Clark Field in West Springfield at … 0

Orioles send Red Hawks packing, 3-0

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CHICOPEE — On one side of Tuesday’s WMass Division III Boys’ Soccer Tournament semifinal, you had a Frontier Regional School team that has overcome a lack of size with an abundance of team speed. On the other was … 0

Jaywalking: Sideline chatter

Monday, November 10, 2014

There are lots of reasons to love tournament season. It’s the time of year when every game counts. It makes for great drama every night, and when games live up to their billing, it’s even better. Tournament season … 0