High School Sports

Frontier Regional's Niko Ames, #2, as second baseman opens his glove for the ball to tag out Smith Academy's Harry Kennedy, #11, at their game at Frontier on Monday after a fumbled catch at first base drove Kennedy to try for second.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

Falcons edge Hawks; Wave wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Smith Academy plated a pair of runs in the fifth inning to break a scoreless deadlock and went on to record a 2-1 independent baseball victory over Frontier Regional School on a windswept Monday afternoon at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. The Falcons (2-0) used a trio of pitchers to get through the seven innings and the three responded by … 0

Hawks, Senators cruise to IL wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Justin Blake battled strong winds and the rest of the field to sweep both hurdling events and Frontier Regional School defeated Franklin County Technical School, 126-16, in an Intercounty League boys’ track and field meet Monday afternoon in South Deerfield. Frontier won every event on the day. Blake won the 110-meter high hurdles … 0

Hawks beat Mustangs; Indian netmen win

Monday, April 14, 2014

Frontier Regional School scored four runs in the second inning and got a strong performance in the circle from McKayla Poissant to knock off Monson High School, 6-4, in independent softball action Monday afternoon in Monson. The Red Hawks (2-0) also scored single runs in the first and fifth innings and led 6-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth before Monson made … 0

Franklin Tech blanks PVCS, 3-0

Friday, April 4, 2014

Franklin County Technical School registered just one hit in its Tri-County League baseball season opener but the Eagles manufactured some runs and had three pitchers combine on a five-hit shutout to open the season with a 3-0 victory over Pioneer Valley Christian School in Turners Falls. Joey Barcomb, … 0

Senator baseball smacks Raiders

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Logan Barrett went 3-for-4 with a double and home run to power Mahar Regional School to an 8-3 victory over High School of Commerce in independent baseball action Thursday at Marshall Roy Field in Springfield. The Red Raiders scored a single run in the second inning on passed … 0

Turners edges Pioneer, 3-2

Thursday, April 3, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — It wasn’t exactly how Turners Falls High School wanted to protect a one-run, seventh-inning lead in Thursday’s season opener, but the Indians picked off two base runners and threw out a third trying to steal … 0

NMH drops football

Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Northfield Mount Hermon School football alumni got shocking news Thursday when the school announced it was dropping the football program beginning in the fall of 2014. The school sent a letter out to former NMH football players explaining the decision, which, according to the letter, came after … 0

Wave opens up on Turners

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Greenfield High School was able to rally from one-set deficits in two matches and earned a 4-1 win over Turners Falls High School in a Tri-County League boys’ tennis match on Wednesday at the Bourdeau Complex in Turners … 0

Bulletin board: Local boys hoop all-stars

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A dozen local boys’ basketball players were named to the 2013-14 Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Association All-Star team. The teams are chosen by the coaches. Here’s a look at the 12. Franklin Tech: Nate Boyer and Chris Wetherby. Frontier: Ben Ruddock. Greenfield: Garrett Hudson and Robin Marchese. Mahar: … 0

Raiders fall in opener, 3-0

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Even though it was a tough assignment, this was not the kind of opening day Athol High School envisioned. Ludlow High School came to Mallet Gymnasium and showed why it will again be a contender for the western … 0

Jaywalking: Over and out

Monday, March 31, 2014

I took up an invitation to Greenfield High School hockey’s end-of-the-season banquet last week. The celebration took on a whole new meaning this season, since it was the final time 11-year head coach Mike Duclos and assistant coach Todd “Happy” Boynton would be together to address the team. … 0

Blanchard, Eagles trying to jump back into Tri-County hunt

Monday, March 31, 2014

Time to right the ship. That’s probably the thought going through Franklin County Technical School softball coach Michael “Bubbles” Blanchard’s mind as his team prepares for the 2014 season. The Eagles are scheduled to open their 20-game schedule … 0

Frontier looking up; Senators loaded

Monday, March 31, 2014

Outdoor track and field is starting to benefit from its winter counterpart. Many area athletes from the indoor arena have continued in the sport this spring and will compete in the fresh air. Frontier Regional School hasn’t started … 0