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Nicole Thibeault of Turners Falls High School lets a hard shot fly toward the goal during her host Indians' 4-0 PVIAC West field-hockey loss to cross-town rival Franklin Tech Wednesday afternoon at the Bourdeau Complex in Turners Falls.
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Schools: Eagles paste host Tribe, 4-0

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Franklin County Technical School is beginning to make believers out of opponents. Count down-the-road rival Turners Falls High School among them. The visiting Eagles made their shots count Wednesday afternoon, scoring of half of eight opportunities to beat the Indians, 4-0, in West Division field-hockey action Wednesday at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls. “I think they’re better than … 0

Senators near tourney berth

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

After struggling for years to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Tournament, Mahar Regional School will have a much easier time this season. The unbeaten Senators moved to within a point of earning their spot in the postseason Wednesday afternoon with a 4-0 victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School in McGrath North Division boys’-soccer action in Northfield. Mahar (7-0-3 overall, 3-0-0 McGrath North) jumped … 0

Meet Mt. Krahn: giant schoolboy lineman

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES — John Krahn is among the biggest football players ever to don pads and a helmet. And he’s still in high school. At one point, the offensive lineman — who started his senior season at 7 feet tall and 440 pounds — was even deemed too big to play the game … 0

Indians roll to 41-6 win over Ludlow

Friday, October 2, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Whatever sting came out of a difficult overtime loss last week disappeared early on for Turners Falls High School Friday night, when the Indians scored just 20 seconds into the game and didn’t stop scoring after that. Jalen Sanders ran the game’s opening kickoff back … 0

Tausendfreund, Eagles storm back to beat Athol, 29-12

Friday, October 2, 2015

ATHOL — Easthampton High School staked Athol High School a 12-point lead on Friday night but a couple of big plays by the Eagles and miscues by the Red Raiders led to 29 unanswered points and the Eagles went on to a 29-12 Intercounty League victory at O’Brien … 0

Senators rally to stun Hawks, 27-20

Friday, October 2, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — After three weeks of hard-fought wins, the Red Hawk Express has finally been derailed. The Mahar Regional School football team spotted Frontier Regional School an early lead before roaring back with 27 unanswered points to … 0

Green Wave blanks injury-plagued Orioles, 35-0

Friday, October 2, 2015

BELCHERTOWN — Greenfield High School football coach Mike Kuchieski expressed sympathy for the plight of Belchertown High School coach Chris Bourget Friday night. Already down seven starters to injury, the Orioles lost quarterback Jackson Leduc in the first half of the Green Wave’s 35-0 Intercounty League road victory. … 0

Hawks brace for Mahar

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Intercounty League continues to provide intriguing matchups as we hit the one-month post for area high school football. Last week’s schedule had five games featuring IL teams and three resulted in one-score wins. The closest of the … 0

Schools: Red Hawks field hockey rolls, 3-0

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Frontier Regional School used a dominant defensive effort to limit Westfield High School to just one shot during a 3-0 independent field-hockey victory Thursday afternoon in Westfield. The Red Hawks outshot the Bombers, 11-1, on the afternoon and got goals from three players. McKenzie Patterson scored the only … 0

Injury mars Mahar’s 1-1 tie

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Mahar Regional School earned a quality road draw Thursday afternoon, but it came at a steep price. The Senators played Granby High School to a 1-1 tie in an independent boys’ soccer match in Granby, but suffered a key loss on defense when Zach Duguay was carried off … 0

Schools: Indians could be taking off

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

It may have taken five sets, but Wednesday night’s win could prove to be pivotal for Turners Falls High School. The Indians rode a near flawless serving performance and a stellar overall team effort to outlast Pioneer Valley … 0

Warrior boys and girls rule the roost

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

It was quite a race Tuesday afternoon between Mohawk Trail Regional High School star Sam Rode and Franklin County Technical School’s Sohan Tyner. Rode edged out Tyner in a battle of two of the top boys’ cross-country individuals … 0

Eagles strike back for big 5-3 victory

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Franklin County Technical School’s boys’-soccer struggles may be coming to a quick end. The Eagles erupted for four goals just 4 minutes apart late in the second half to rally from a 3-1 deficit and shock Pathfinder Vocational High School, 5-3, in independent action Tuesday in Turners Falls. … 0