High School Sports

Frontier Regional's Niko Ames, #2, as second baseman opens his glove for the ball to tag out Smith Academy's Harry Kennedy, #11, at their game at Frontier on Monday after a fumbled catch at first base drove Kennedy to try for second.
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Falcons edge Hawks; Wave wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Smith Academy plated a pair of runs in the fifth inning to break a scoreless deadlock and went on to record a 2-1 independent baseball victory over Frontier Regional School on a windswept Monday afternoon at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. The Falcons (2-0) used a trio of pitchers to get through the seven innings and the three responded by … 0

Hawks, Senators cruise to IL wins

Monday, April 14, 2014

Justin Blake battled strong winds and the rest of the field to sweep both hurdling events and Frontier Regional School defeated Franklin County Technical School, 126-16, in an Intercounty League boys’ track and field meet Monday afternoon in South Deerfield. Frontier won every event on the day. Blake won the 110-meter high hurdles … 0

Hawks beat Mustangs; Indian netmen win

Monday, April 14, 2014

Frontier Regional School scored four runs in the second inning and got a strong performance in the circle from McKayla Poissant to knock off Monson High School, 6-4, in independent softball action Monday afternoon in Monson. The Red Hawks (2-0) also scored single runs in the first and fifth innings and led 6-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth before Monson made … 0

Athol spikers have reason for optimism

Monday, March 31, 2014

Coming off a year during which an extremely young and inexperienced Athol High School squad recorded a 10-10 regular-season record and a trip to the Western Massachusetts Boys’ Volleyball Tournament, where it lost in the first round to … 0

Tribe back in catbird seat

Monday, March 31, 2014

With all of the question surrounding individual teams and players, there’s at least one sure thing in regard to softball’s Franklin County League in 2014 — a new league champion will be crowned. With the defection of 2013 … 0

Wave is on upswing; Tribe still formidable

Monday, March 31, 2014

Franklin County’s two Tri-County League entries, Greenfield High School and Turners Falls High School, have high hopes for the upcoming season. The third Franklin County squad, Mohawk Trail Regional High School, is just happy to have a boys’ … 0

Mohawk, Greenfield’s sights set high

Monday, March 31, 2014

Four Franklin County girls tennis programs are about to get their Tri-County North League seasons underway: Frontier Regional School, Greenfield High School, Mohawk Trail Regional High School, and Turners Falls High School. They will be joined in the … 0

Tech rounding into form

Monday, March 31, 2014

Last season was a difficult one for first-year Franklin County Technical School baseball coach Brian Winslow. The Eagles were loaded with freshmen and sophomores in the starting lineup and it showed, as they won just four games and … 0

Popusoi, Warriors are ready to shine

Monday, March 31, 2014

Is Vlad Popusoi still the best high school pole vaulter in Massachusetts? The Greenfield High School senior won the event at the Massachusetts All-State meet as a junior last spring and will try to repeat as champion this … 0

Bulletin Board: Barge shines in NMH lax loss

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Briton Barge scored three times and added one assist for Northfield Mount Hermon School but the Hoggers opened the boys’ lacrosse season with a 11-7 loss to Berkshire School Saturday in Sheffield. Jordan Dow finished with one goal and three assists for NMH. Luke Leyden, Paul Butler and … 0

New-look Hampshire League loaded

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Hampshire League has undergone a major makeover this season. Long one of western Massachusetts’ top baseball leagues, the HL proved it last spring when two of its nine teams won Western Mass. championships. Greenfield High School won … 0

Still in the gym

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

In this feature photo, Turners Falls sophomore Jalen Sanders reaches for a groundball during outfielder drills with the high school baseball team as Trent Bourbeau and Trevor Mankowsky wait in line to participate in the Indians’ gym. The … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield bottle, can drive

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Greenfield High School baseball team will hold a bottle and can drive on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at Ruggeri’s Beverage & Redemption Center on Deerfield Street in Greenfield. Anyone wishing to have a player from the team drop by and pick up cans and bottles … 0