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In this Oct. 22, 2014,  photo, King High School football defensive lineman John Krahn stands flanked by teammates Ryan Jons, left and Ben Garcia in Riverside, Calif. Krahn's combined height and weight make him bigger than any current NFL player and possibly bigger than any NFL player ever. (Terry Pierson/The Press-Enterprise via AP)  MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT LOS ANGELES TIMES OUT

Meet Mt. Krahn: giant schoolboy lineman

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES — John Krahn is among the biggest football players ever to don pads and a helmet. And he’s still in high school. At one point, the offensive lineman — who started his senior season at 7 feet tall and 440 pounds — was even deemed too big to play the game that usually worships size. As a kid … 0

Schools: Athol spikers outlast Pioneer, 3-2

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Athol High School and Pioneer Valley Regional School went toe to toe for five tough sets before the Red Raiders were able to lay claim to a 23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 14-25, 15-10 victory in Northern Division girls’ volleyball action Tuesday evening at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. Julia Ramos aided the win by dishing out 27 assists and serving for 10 aces. Sophia LaRoche … 0

Warrior girls take command of PVIAC North chase

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

It was a surprise meeting for the PVIAC North Division girls’ cross country crown Tuesday at Whiting Reservoir on Mt. Tom in Holyoke. Mohawk Trail Regional High School and Greenfield High School both believed they were going to run against each other in a meet at St. Mary High School on October 21 in Westfield. That all changed when Greenfield pulled up on … 0

Schools: Roberts strikes to sink Brownies, 2-1

Monday, September 28, 2015

Jordyn Roberts scored with just under 11 minutes left in the game Monday to lift Frontier Regional School to a 2-1 win over Agawam High School in independent field hockey action in Agawam. The game-winner came just four … 0

Hawks tip Tribe in OT, 20-14

Sunday, September 27, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Seth Gewanter’s game-winning touchdown Saturday afternoon in overtime will forever go down as a 1-yard tote, but there was very little running involved. Rather, the Frontier Regional School junior took the handoff from quarterback Nolan … 0

Eagles ramble roughshod over Dean Tech, 41-16

Sunday, September 27, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — When this year’s schedule was issued, there wasn’t much doubt that Franklin County Technical School would chalk up its eighth straight regular-season win when the Eagles hosted Tri-County League foe Dean Technical High School. The last Eagles loss to the Golden Hawks was in 2007. … 0

Senators get defensive, knock off Gators, 1-0

Friday, September 25, 2015

Shawn Dennis scored the only goal of the match and the Mahar Regional School defense was locked in as the Senators defeated Gateway Regional High School 1-0 in an independent boys’ soccer match Friday in Orange. Dennis scored midway through the first half when he gathered a bouncing … 0

Roberts, Patterson carry Hawks past Rams

Friday, September 25, 2015

Jordyn Roberts and McKenzie Patterson each scored second-half goals as Frontier Regional School defeated Southwick-Tolland Regional High School, 2-0, in an independent field hockey match Friday in Southwick. After working on corners during practice this week, it was Roberts who scored Frontier’s first goal on a corner pass … 0

Mahar rolls to big win over Belchertown

Friday, September 25, 2015

ORANGE — Mahar Regional School rebounded from its tough loss against Turners Falls High School a week ago with a 49-0 Intercounty League rout over Belchertown High School Friday night at the Woodward Complex. Mahar running backs Malik Adams and Clay Richardson rushed for 180 and 153 yards … 0

Red Raiders offense struggles, Ludlow garners 19-6 IL win

Friday, September 25, 2015

LUDLOW — For the second straight week, the Athol High School football squad took to the road to take on an Intercounty League opponent, and for the second time came up short. The Red Raiders (1-2, 0-2 IL) fell to host Ludlow High School Friday night, 19-6, in … 0

Panthers blank Warriors, 29-0

Friday, September 25, 2015

BUCKLAND — The goose egg on the scoreboard notwithstanding, there are signs of improvement on the Mohawk Regional School football team. Despite a vastly improved defensive effort, the Warriors endured their second consecutive Friday night shutout at Pollard … 0

Wildcats survive stern test from Green Wave, 12-6

Friday, September 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — When two defenses are dominating a game such as the case was between Lee High School and Greenfield High School on Friday night, the outcome can come down to whichever offense is able to overcome adversity more often. The Wildcats did exactly that on what turned … 0

It’s a Frontier-Turners Falls headliner

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Shucks! Week 2 didn’t answer any questions. We were hoping that the Week 2 slate might help make sense of what is turning out to be a very murky Intercounty League. Instead, it left us further confused as … 0