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MacDonald earns place in Mass. Coaches Hall

Friday, October 24, 2014

Frontier Regional School girls’ volleyball head coach Sean MacDonald was honored recently as one of 10 honorees to be inducted into the Massachusetts Girls’ Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. MacDonald, who was selected for “his coaching achievement and positive impact on the sport of girls’ volleyball in Massachusetts,” received his honor Sunday at Granite Links in Quincy. A permanent plaque honoring him and all of the other Hall of Fame inductees is displayed at the Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke. “It’s been a neat ride,” said MacDonald, 46, a 1986 graduate of Mahar Regional School. “I’ve got to give a lot of credit … 0

Mohawk boys earn tie, WMass soccer berth

Friday, October 24, 2014

When does a tie feel like a win? When a postseason tournament berth is at stake. Mohawk Trail Regional High School knew all it needed was 1 point against Greenfield High School, so the Warriors packed it in defensively and earned a 0-0 McGrath North Division boys’ soccer draw Friday in Greenfield to earn the postseason berth. Both teams finished with 6 shots. … 0

Warriors drill Ware, earn playoff berth

Friday, October 24, 2014

WARE — It’s on to the playoffs for Mohawk Trail Regional High School. The Warriors clinched a Western Mass. Division VI playoff berth with a 42-6 rout of Ware High School Friday night. “This is just crazy,” Mohawk quarterback Andrew Doty said. “We don’t want the other guys to work harder than us and we just stepped up our game.” If Doty continues … 0

Frontier volleyball outlasts Medfield

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Frontier Regional School has beefed up its schedule in past years to prepare for a long postseason run. Consider the 2014 squad prepared. The Red Hawks faced their third eastern Massachusetts club of the season Thursday evening, facing Tri-Valley League power Medfield High School, and were able to … 0

Drury blanks Pioneer, 3-0

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Connor Meehan made 7 saves to lead Drury High School to a 3-0 independent win over Pioneer Valley Regional School in boys’ soccer action Wednesday in Northfield. Sully Boland scored the only goal of the first half for … 0

Athol girls beat Sabis, secure WMass Tournament berth

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Molly Cleveland scored eight minutes into the second half and Athol High School clinched a berth in the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Soccer Tournament with a 1-0 victory over Sabis International Charter School Tuesday in Springfield. The 2013 WMass Division III runners-up will get a chance to … 0

Deep Wave harriers sweep

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School placed three of the top five runners but Greenfield High School’s depth proved too much during the Green Wave’s 26-33 Pioneer North Division boys’ cross-country victory Tuesday afternoon at Highland Park in Greenfield. Mike … 0

Red Hawks beat Wave, focused on fantastic finish

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

If defending Western Massachusetts Division II field hockey runner-up Frontier Regional School is going to get a shot to return to the finals it is going to have start winning some of the close games it has come out on the wrong side of earlier in the season. … 0

Red Hawks cruise to 8-1 road victory

Monday, October 13, 2014

Megan Farrick scored twice Monday afternoon and Frontier Regional School rolled to an 8-1 independent girls’ soccer victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School during a Columbus Day matinee in Northfield. Frontier (5-4-2) led 5-0 at halftime and had … 0

Frontier hands Eagles first loss, 22-20

Sunday, October 12, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — The football game between Easthampton High School and Frontier Regional School went from a scoreless calculating affair to an overtime thriller very quickly at White Brook Middle School on Saturday. The Red Hawks landed the last blow and won 22-20, handing the Eagles their first loss … 0

Mohawk blows past Franklin Tech, 34-16

Sunday, October 12, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Sometimes the most subtle changes net the biggest results. A second-quarter offensive adjustment by Mohawk Trail Regional School coach Doug McCloud led to what proved to be the winning touchdown, as the Warriors defeated Franklin … 0

Turners Falls does a job on Panthers, 39-0

Sunday, October 12, 2014

NORTHFIELD — If ever a win was an afterthought quicker than the postgame handshakes were finished, it was Turners Falls High School’s 39-0 shutout of Tri-County League host Pioneer Valley Regional School on Saturday. There was no basking in the afterglow nor any of the backslapping camaraderie that … 0

Notre Dame roars back to KO unbeaten Red Hawks

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Notre Dame Academy of Hingham came back from a first-set loss to hand Frontier Regional School its first loss of the season Sunday afternoon with a 18-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23 victory in independent girls’ volleyball action at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The matchup pitted the defending Division … 0