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MVP Doyle leads Indians past Wave, 14-13

Thursday, November 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Quinn Doyle left little doubt as to who should be crowned the Most Valuable Player on Turkey Day. The Turners Falls High School junior running back rushed for 215 yards and one touchdown and returned an interception 62 yards for another score, and the Indians made it five wins in a row over rival Greenfield High School … 0

Eagles finish undefeated in FCL, cruise to 46-19 win over Panthers

Thursday, November 26, 2015

NORTHFIELD — Franklin County Technical School wrapped up its first undefeated Tri-County League season in team history with a convincing 46-19 win over host Pioneer Valley Regional School on Thanksgiving Day. The win gives the Eagles a 6-5 edge in what was the 11th Turkey Day meeting of the two teams’ fledgling rivalry. … 0

Nelson runs wild as Raiders whip Mahar

Thursday, November 26, 2015

ORANGE — Maybe the idea was simply to spend as little time as possible in enemy territory. The Athol High School football team made its way into the Woodward Complex Thursday with barely five minutes showing on the pregame clock, taking no on-field warmups before the start of its Thanksgiving morning rivalry game … 0

Frontier loses overtime nail-biter to Douglas

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

BOLTON — A diving header ended the greatest boys’ soccer season in Frontier Regional School history. Douglas High School’s Zach Eells connected with a cross in midair 30 seconds into the second overtime Wednesday in Bolton to break a scoreless tie and send the Tigers to the Division … 0

Auburn ousts Frontier in OT, 1-0

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

GRAFTON — Late, heartbreaking goals follow the Frontier Regional School field hockey team to the MIAA Division II state semifinals. Auburn High School’s Kileigh Hynes delivered the winner 8 minutes into overtime to give the Rockets their second … 0

Frontier’s three amigos await States

Monday, November 16, 2015

It’s a big deal when a local team advances to the state tournament, and even bigger when two teams make it past the sectional. But three teams from the same school? Unprecedented. Frontier Regional School, fresh off victories … 0

Unimaginable 11 straight titles

Sunday, November 15, 2015

HOLYOKE — The streak will eventually end, but Frontier Regional School made sure it didn’t happen this year. The top-seeded Red Hawks absorbed everything second-seeded Lee High School threw at them before they were able to claim their … 0

Frontier first county soccer champion

Sunday, November 15, 2015

WESTFIELD — What a time for Dylan Husted’s first penalty-kick save of the season. The Frontier Regional School goalkeeper stood tall in the fifth round of a shootout to decide the Western Massachusetts Division III Boys’ Soccer Tournament … 0

O’Sullivan leads way; Frontier boys qualify

Sunday, November 15, 2015

WESTFIELD — Pacing each stride as swift and consistent as the prevailing race-time wind, local harriers from Franklin County fared well at the Western Massachusetts Division II Cross Country Championship held Saturday afternoon at Stanley Park. Leading the … 0

Pirozhkov returns as Wave takes down Panthers, 27-12

Sunday, November 15, 2015

NORTHFIELD — It had to be frustrating for Greenfield High School quarterback Max Pirozhkov to spend the last few weeks sitting on the sidelines watching his team lose. On Saturday night, Pirozhkov unleashed that frustration on Pioneer Valley Regional School’s football team, rushing for 137 yards and 4 … 0

Whew! Turners Falls hangs on, 20-12

Sunday, November 15, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — The only thing that could have made Saturday’s Powertown showdown better was if it had been played for the Division VI western Massachusetts championship. The matinee contest for the mythical “Mayor’s Cup” between Turners Falls High School and host Franklin County Technical School was a … 0

Red Hawks face Lee, go after 11th straight title

Friday, November 13, 2015

There are those who have joked that Frontier Regional School has been to the David. M. Bartley Center at Holyoke Community College so many times for the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Volleyball Championship that it should be … 0

MIAC reverses Rule 53 decision

Friday, November 13, 2015

The masses spoke, and the MIAC listened. In a somewhat surprising decision, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council on Friday voted 10-1 to reverse MIAA Rule 53 — allowing middle school students to participate on high school teams. Thus, all single-principal schools that include students in grades 7-12 can … 0