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High School Sports

MacDonald earns place in Mass. Coaches Hall

Friday, October 24, 2014

Frontier Regional School girls’ volleyball head coach Sean MacDonald was honored recently as one of 10 honorees to be inducted into the Massachusetts Girls’ Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. MacDonald, who was selected for “his coaching achievement and positive impact on the sport of girls’ volleyball in Massachusetts,” received his honor Sunday at Granite Links in Quincy. A permanent plaque honoring him and all of the other Hall of Fame inductees is displayed at the Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke. “It’s been a neat ride,” said MacDonald, 46, a 1986 graduate of Mahar Regional School. “I’ve got to give a lot of credit … 0

Mohawk boys earn tie, WMass soccer berth

Friday, October 24, 2014

When does a tie feel like a win? When a postseason tournament berth is at stake. Mohawk Trail Regional High School knew all it needed was 1 point against Greenfield High School, so the Warriors packed it in defensively and earned a 0-0 McGrath North Division boys’ soccer draw Friday in Greenfield to earn the postseason berth. Both teams finished with 6 shots. … 0

Warriors drill Ware, earn playoff berth

Friday, October 24, 2014

WARE — It’s on to the playoffs for Mohawk Trail Regional High School. The Warriors clinched a Western Mass. Division VI playoff berth with a 42-6 rout of Ware High School Friday night. “This is just crazy,” Mohawk quarterback Andrew Doty said. “We don’t want the other guys to work harder than us and we just stepped up our game.” If Doty continues … 0

Hawks display total package to secure postseason berth

Monday, October 20, 2014

Needing just one point to earn a postseason berth, Frontier Regional School used a stellar offensive and defensive performance to defeat Smith Academy 3-0 in a PVIAC North Division field hockey game Monday in South Deerfield. Emma Wesoloski … 0

Senators tie Warriors, wrap up North title

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mahar Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School battled to a 1-1 draw in a McGrath North Division boys’ soccer match Monday afternoon in Orange. The draw earned the Senators the McGrath North Division division title and left the Warriors needing three points in their final two … 0

Panthers roll to WMass championship

Monday, October 20, 2014

From a perfect season to a near-perfect performance. Pioneer Valley Regional School, fresh off its undefeated regular season, posted two of the top four individual scores and simply destroyed the competition to the tune of a 20-stroke victory … 0

Panthers dismantle Vikings, 36-0

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NORTHFIELD — A week after it all went wrong, it all went right for the Pioneer Valley Regional School football team, which beat Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School of Northampton on Saturday, 36-0, in a Tri-County League … 0

Roberts, Wave field hockey romp, 6-0

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kelsey Roberts fired home four goals and assisted on a fifth tally to power Greenfield High School to a 6-0 whitewash of Smith Academy in a PVIAC Northern Division field hockey game Saturday afternoon in Greenfield. Roberts and Audrey Bresciano each scored unassisted in the first half to … 0

Hornets hang on to shoot down Eagles, 20-16

Sunday, October 19, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Things can change in a hurry in a high school football game. McCann Technical School held a 20-8 lead and was driving for what could have been a second-quarter knockout score Saturday afternoon against Franklin County Technical School, but defensive end Kyle Johnson picked off … 0

Late Indian score clips Eagles

Friday, October 17, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — If you are going to lock up a trip to the postseason, there may not be a better environment in which to do it. The Turners Falls High School football team remained unbeaten and all … 0

Wave goes 2OT to beat Athol

Friday, October 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — It took two periods of bonus football Friday night for Greenfield High School to finally break into the win column in 2014, rallying back from Athol High School’s go-ahead score to begin the second overtime to tie the game with a touchdown of its own, and … 0

Fox, Frontier run wild in 51-14 win over struggling Senators

Friday, October 17, 2014

ORANGE — Oliver Fox makes people miss. Quarterback or running back, it doesn’t matter where he lines up. Fox scored twice on quarterback keepers Friday to power Frontier Regional School to a 51-14 Intercounty League triumph over Mahar Regional School at the Woodward Complex. Fox scored on runs … 0

Turners Falls braces for Eagle invasion

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Turners Falls High School will try to duplicate what Frontier Regional School was able to do a week ago when it hosts Easthampton High School tonight at 7 in the Intercounty League game of the week at the … 0