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Starting and winning pitcher Tyler Charboneau prepares to fire a pitch against Mahar Friday afternoon in Orange. Turners beat Mahar, 4-2. Recorder/Mike Phillips

Charboneau goes the route, homers in Indians’ 4-2 win

Friday, April 17, 2015

Tyler Charboneau had himself a day. The Turners Falls High School senior pitched a complete game and also clubbed a home run as part of a three-hit performance to lead the Indians’ offense during a 4-2 Hampshire League baseball crossover victory over Mahar Regional School Friday at the Woodward Complex in Orange. Charboneau’s round-tripper led off the fourth inning and helped snap a 1-1 draw at the time. The Indians would go on to score twice more in the decisive inning to take a 4-1 lead. That proved plenty for Charboneau, who allowed one more run to the Senators in the fifth inning but allowed … 0

Phillips, Arzuaga power Turners to 6-0 win over Greylock

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mackenzie Phillips shined brightly in the circle and Gabby Arzuaga continued her brilliance at the plate as Turners Falls High School defeated Mt. Greylock Regional School, 6-0, in independent softball play Friday afternoon at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls. Phillips was masterful and nearly threw a perfect game against the traditionally strong but youthful Mounties, as she allowed just one hit … 0

Mohawk girls make quick work of Senators

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Mahar Regional School was expected to be Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s toughest Franklin County League foe this season. But with a roster that experienced plenty of turnover from last season and is now featuring more of a youth movement, the Senators proved to be no match for the highly experienced Warriors. Mohawk … 0

Local teams remain in holding pattern

Thursday, April 2, 2015

It’s been a bad dream that local athletics directors just can’t wake up from. The high school spring sport season opened this week, but what is generally a sign of the changing season was instead reduced to a … 0

Wave boys blank Sabis on the courts

Thursday, April 2, 2015

While the rest of the county’s varsity programs are waiting to play their first game of the season, the Greenfield High School boys’ tennis team completed a successful opening week with its second straight victory. The Green Wave … 0

Athol opens in style, 3-0

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Athol High School opened its 2015 boys’ volleyball season with a performance reminiscent of some of its 2014 efforts. The Red Raiders opened with a strong first-set performance and remained steady throughout the remainder of the match as … 0

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 … 0


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 … 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

Emmett Turn, a senior on the Turners Falls High School baseball team, keeps his eye on the ball in a soft-toss drill Tuesday afternoon during practice in the Turners Falls gym . Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0