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Greenfield boys’ tennis concludes undefeated campaign

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Greenfield is a perfect 17. The Green Wave completed an undefeated regular season Thursday afternoon with a 4-1 victory over Division I foe Westfield High School in an independent boys’ tennis match at the Davis Street Courts in Greenfield. Ben Westerman, the lone Greenfield senior, clinched the deciding point by defeating the Bombers’ Alec Best, 6-4, 6-2, at third singles. Stefan Walker won his match at second singles, 6-2, 6-2, … 0

Clutch Hawks qualifiers

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Western Massachusetts Baseball Tournament may begin next week, but Frontier Regional School has been effectively been playing postseason baseball for the past two weeks. Now the Red Hawks get their opportunity to play in the actual tournament. Needing to win its final four games just to qualify for WMass, Frontier capped off … 0

Gray, Warriors stymie Wave

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Billy Gray fired a four-hitter with six strikeouts and Mohawk Trail Regional High School earned its 10th win of the season with a 4-1 victory over Greenfield High School in a Hampshire League crossover baseball game Wednesday afternoon in Buckland. “What I liked the best about this win was Billy’s pitching,” said Warriors … 0

Wave slugfest winner

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Greenfield High School survived a roller coaster of a game to earn its first Western Massachusetts Softball Tournament berth since 2009 by outslugging and outlasting Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 21-15, in Franklin County League softball action Wednesday … 0

Red Raider spikers clinch title

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Athol High School bounced back from Tuesday’s loss with a resounding 25-9, 25-8, 25-15 win over Chicopee High School to clinch the PVIAC East volleyball title Wednesday at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol. Erik Aikey and Mike Findlay collected 4 kills each, Tyler Lajoie added 9 assists and 7 … 0

Knightly single sinks Hawks, 1-0

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Pat Knightly singled back up the middle with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and Hopkins Academy defeated Frontier Regional School, 1-0, in a Hampshire League West Division baseball game Tuesday at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. Frontier pitcher Nate Patterson took a one-hitter into … 0

Tribe rides long ball to 3-0 triumph, plus piece of FCL crown

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Turners Falls High School softball team gave head coach Gary Mullins a partial 63rd birthday present Tuesday afternoon — a share of the Franklin County League softball title. The Indians played home run derby against Frontier Regional … 0

Jaywalking: New-rule flap

Monday, May 18, 2015

It looks like middle-school athletes will become a rare commodity at the varsity level beginning in the fall. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council, which votes bi-annually on the rule changes, passed about a dozen of them for the next two seasons. Many of the changes are minor. Some … 0

Johnson, Tech stymie Panthers, 6-3

Monday, May 18, 2015

Franklin County Technical School scored four times in the third inning and Kyle Johnson struck out nine over seven innings as the Eagles edged Pioneer Valley Regional School, 6-3, in an independent baseball game Monday night in Northfield. The Panthers (3-11) led 2-0 until the third inning when … 0

Tribe trims Hawks

Monday, May 18, 2015

Turners Falls High School needed to defeat Frontier Regional School Monday to claim a piece of the Tri-County League North Division girls’ tennis title. The Indians not only did that, they did it in thrilling fashion. Turners Falls … 0

Golden Hawks hold off Mohawk, 3-1

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Jon Morrison outdueled Gabe Seaver as Hopkins Academy edged Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 3-1, Saturday afternoon in a Hampshire League baseball crossover game in Hadley. The Golden Hawks (12-1 overall) got two runs off Seaver in the … 0

Eagles ground Senators, 7-1

Friday, May 15, 2015

Kyle Richard belted a solo home run on Friday afternoon and Easthampton High School locked up a spot in the WMass Division III baseball tournament with a 7-1 victory over Mahar Regional School in Hampshire League East Division … 0

Phillips is perfect vs. Senators

Friday, May 15, 2015

It was the perfect day for Mackenzie Phillips on Friday. The Turners Falls High School hurler chucked a perfect game over five innings and the Indians crushed Mahar Regional School, 21-0, in a mercy-rule-shortened, five-inning Franklin County League softball game Friday afternoon in Orange. Phillips struck out 11 … 0