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High School Sports

Greenfield’s Connor Joy drives to the hoop as Turners Falls’ Nick York defends during their Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians won, 58-47. Recorder/Mike Phillips

Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an aggressive Green Wave defense in the first half, and Greenfield (3-12, 3-10) knocked down five 3-pointers in the opening two frames to keep things close. Turners Falls found itself in a nailbiter at half, with only a 25-23 lead. Everything changed in the third quarter as Greenfield began missing shots and Turners Falls turned those misses into points in transition. The Green Wave scored just 4 points … 0

Senators blow past Hawks, 59-24

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mahar Regional School took control of its Franklin County League North Division girls’ basketball game against Frontier Regional School in the second quarter and went on to record a decisive 59-24 victory Thursday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Frontier (3-12 overall, 1-2 North) has struggled on offense recently but got off to a nice start against the Senators, taking a 10-5 first-quarter … 0

Palmer makes the grade

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Riley Palmer became the fifth and final Turners Falls High School swimmer to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Championships, but the Indians ended the regular season with a 136-31 loss to unbeaten West Springfield High School in C Division swimming and diving action Thursday in West Springfield. The Indians have qualified more swimmers for the WMass Championship this season than any other year … 0

Panthers open jets vs. St. Joe’s, 77-52

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School was seeking a solid all-around performance leading into Friday’s Hampshire League showdown against first-place Hopkins Academy. The Panthers delivered in resounding fashion by pouring in 28 first-quarter points and holding the advantage in every … 0

Warriors turn tables on Smith, 57-55

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys’ basketball team had not forgetten what happened on Dec. 15. The Warriors led Smith Academy 52-49 with about one minute to go in that Hampshire League contest of the past only to struggle from the free-throw line down the stretch, allowing … 0

Red Hawk girls reach summit

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The third time was in deed the charm for Frontier Regional School girls. The Red Hawks, who had finished second to Mohawk Trail Regional High School in the first two races, turned the tables on their local rival … 0

Ineligible girls’ basketball player costs Indians 3 wins

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Turners Falls High School’s chances of qualifying for the Western Massachusetts Division IV Girls’ Basketball Tournament this season just became significantly more difficult. According an email sent Tuesday by Michael Sullivan, superintendent of schools of the Gill-Montague Regional School District, the Indians have officially forfeited three wins due … 0

Green Wave girls trim Turners Falls

Monday, January 19, 2015

Greenfield High School struggled to score in the middle two quarters and missed over half of its free throws Monday night. Yet, the Green Wave managed to recover in the final period and pull out a victory. Greenfield … 0

Lull soars to the top for Nordic Warriors

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Never deterred by all the Mount Greylock Regional High School skiers at the front of the pack during early-season competition in the Berkshire Nordic Ski League, Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Allison Lull outraced them Saturday to beat the Mounties in their own backyard. Lull crushed the rest … 0

High jumpers Popusoi, LaBombard place first, second for Green Wave

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sylvian Popusoi and Kodey LaBombard finished first and second in the high jump for Greenfield High School, and the Wave defeated both Athol High School (67-28) and Pioneer Valley Regional School (651/ 2-281/ 2) during the afternoon session of Meet No. 4 of the PVIAC indoor track season … 0

Indians rally, edge Senators

Friday, January 16, 2015

Liam Ellis has proven to be one of the top offensive threats in the Hampshire League this season. Even though Mahar Regional School’s defense was able to keep him in check most of Friday night, the primetime player … 0

Hawks rally, beat Warriors

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Frontier Regional School rallied from a halftime deficit to come back and beat a surging Mohawk Trail Regional High School team, 45-41, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Thursday night in Buckland. The Red Hawks (4-5 overall, … 0

MIAA votes to strip GNB Voke-Tech of D-III softball crown

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to uphold their decision to vacate the Greater New Bedford Vocational High School softball team’s Division III state championship Wednesday afternoon at MIAA headquarters in Franklin. The 17-0 vote means the state title will remain vacant. The Bears … 0