High School Sports

Sveta Vdovichenko takes a selfie with girls' soccer coach Jenna Carme during a duct-tape fundraiser to benefit pediatric cancer during lunch period at Franklin County Technical School on Wednesday.
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Jaywalking: Reaching out

Monday, September 29, 2014

When the Ray Rice domestic-violence video was released by TMZ a little less than a month ago, there was an outpouring of anger that shot across social media. Many people were disgusted not only by the video, but also by the NFL’s handling of the whole fiasco, first by doling out a far-too-short two-game suspension to Rice, then by the … 0

Mahar field hockey qualifies

Monday, September 29, 2014

Mahar Regional School staged a second-half comeback to qualify for the WMass Division I field hockey tournament with a 4-1 independent victory over Agawam High School Monday afternoon in Agawam. It was literally a tale of two halves for the Senators, who trailed 1-0 at the break and had only six shots in the opening half. Conversely, Mahar took 14 shots in the … 0

Lajoie ignites Raiders

Monday, September 29, 2014

Tyler Lajoie scored three times including the game-winning goal with nine minutes remaining as Athol High School defeated rival Mahar Regional School, 4-1, in an independent boys’ soccer game Monday night at O’Brien Field in Athol. The game remained tied at 1-1 late in the second half with Mahar’s defense working hard to … 0

Eagles fly high late to beat Central, 2-0

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A pair of early second-half goals lifted Franklin County Technical School to a 2-0 West Division field hockey victory over Central High School Thursday afternoon in Springfield. The Eagles (4-3-1) got off to a sluggish start against the Golden Eagles (1-7-0) and were unable to score in the … 0

Red Raiders fall short, 1-0

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Athol High School field hockey coach Sarah King made wholesale changes that nearly paid off. The Red Raiders switched goalies and changed their entire formation, then pushed Palmer High School to the brink before dropping a 1-0 independent … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoggers drop Salisbury

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Northfield Mount Hermon School improved to 5-0-0 overall by downing Salisbury School, 3-1, in a prep boys’ soccer match Wednesday in Gill. Ben Nicholas, Daniel Hayes and Ezekiel Omosanyo all scored goals for the Hoggers, who host fellow unbeaten Loomis Chaffee School Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Girls’ soccer … 0

Red Hawks make it a clean sweep

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Frontier Regional School placed six runners in the top 10 Tuesday to dump both Granby High School (19-42) and Franklin County Technical School (15-50) in Pioneer North Division girls’ cross-country action Tuesday afternoon in South Deerfield. Caitlin Burnett … 0

Tech states its case

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Franklin County Technical School rules the Powertown field hockey scene for now. The upstart Eagles came back from a 1-0 deficit to score four of the next five goals to defeat Turners Falls High School, 4-2, in a … 0

Green Wave boys post 4th straight win

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Look out for Greenfield High School. Silvian Popusoi scored on a second-half penalty kick and the Green Wave won its fourth straight boys’ soccer game with a 1-0 independent victory over Holyoke Catholic High School Tuesday afternoon in Chicopee. Greenfield (4-3-0) started the season with three straight losses … 0

Hawks, Palmer draw blanks

Monday, September 22, 2014

Frontier Regional School carried the play but couldn’t put a ball past Palmer goalkeeper Jake Riel in a 0-0 independent boys’ soccer draw Monday in Palmer. The Red Hawks’ best chance came in the final 15 seconds of the contest, when Ian Newman blasted a 17-yard shot from … 0

Hubbard, Panthers drill Central, 7-0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Ashley Hubbard scored three goals and added one assist to lead Pioneer Valley Regional School to a 7-0 win over Springfield Central High School in a West Division field hockey game Monday in Northfield. Pioneer led 5-0 at … 0

Senators fall hard to Easthampton

Sunday, September 21, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — In a contest that didn’t come close to living up to the pregame hype, Easthampton High School ran away with a 38-12 victory over Mahar Regional School Saturday afternoon at White Brook Middle School. It was a long day for the Senators, who could not slow … 0

Mailloux rescues Eagles in OT, 12-6

Sunday, September 21, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — It seems only appropriate that an epic defensive struggle would be decided, in part, by a huge defensive play. CJ Daignault intercepted an overtime pass at the 1-yard line, setting up a sudden-death touchdown winning run by Dylan Mailloux to give the Franklin County Technical … 0