High School Sports

Kade Periotti grimaces as he hits teammate Kyle Wheeler and tris to bring him down during Pioneer Valley Regional School football practice drills Monday afternoon in Northfield.
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Tackling grimace

Monday, August 31, 2015


Getting in shape

Tuesday, August 25, 2015


Bring it on

Monday, August 24, 2015


Post 81 posts first win; Junior Legion rolls

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Phew! That was the collective sigh of relief breathed by the Greenfield Post 81 American Legion Baseball team Thursday night, when it got off the schneid and recorded its first win of the season, 7-1 over Wilbraham Post 286 at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham. Noah Barnes … 0

At last, Turners-Hopedale

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Turners Falls High School continues its quest for another state championship today at 4 p.m. at UMass’ Sortino Field against Hopedale High School in the State MIAA Division III Softball Tournament semifinals. It’s a familiar scenario for the 23-1 Indians — entering a state tournament game at a … 0

Norfolk County Rams eliminate Eagles, 15-3

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Norfolk County Agricultural High School used a pair of big innings to topple Franklin County Technical School, 15-3, in the State Small School Vocational Softball Tournament semifinals Wednesday afternoon at Nancy Gifford Field. The top-seeded … 0

Another delay

Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Indians bury Monson, 13-0, for 17th title

Sunday, June 14, 2015

AMHERST — Some teams rely on quality pitching. Others are blessed with lethal offensive capabilities. When Turners Falls High School has both working in unison, the results can be devastating. Mackenzie Phillips fired a two-hit shutout supported by flawless defense, and the Indians’ offense shredded three Monson High … 0

Longstreeth, Falcons shut down Tribe, 1-0

Sunday, June 14, 2015

AMHERST — Turners Falls High School had a chance to strike early. With a pitcher like David Longstreeth going for Smith Academy, the Indians knew they needed to be aggressive. But perfect execution by the Falcons cut down a would-be run in the first inning, one that could … 0

Miner New England high-jump queen

Sunday, June 14, 2015

You can add New England champion to the long list of accolades that Frontier Regional School high jumper Kat Miner has earned this spring. Miner had already proven that she was head and shoulders above the competition in the state this season, and on Saturday she showed the … 0

Turners wants to break 73-year WMass drought

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Turners Falls High School baseball team should have plenty of revenge on its mind today when it takes Earl Lorden Field on the campus of UMass at 10:30 a.m. for the WMass Division IV Baseball Tournament championship. … 0

Indians looking to defend WMass title

Friday, June 12, 2015

Based on seeds alone, today’s Western Massachusetts Division III Softball Tournament championship game looks like the ideal matchup on paper — top-seeded Monson High School against No. 2 seed Turners Falls High School. In reality, this is the … 0

Unbeaten Wave comes up short, 3-2

Thursday, June 11, 2015

GREENFIELD — Thursday’s WMass Division III Boys’ Tennis Tournament semifinal match pitted two teams that had thus far exceeded their own preseason expectations. Both teams entered this season with young starting lineups. Top-seeded Greenfield High School had just … 0