High School Sports

Pioneer’s Tucker Llewelyn (4) tries to drive to the hoop against Hopkins’ Sami Roe during their Hampshire League game Thursday night at Messer Gymnasium  in Northfield. Recorder/Mike Phillips

Panthers outmuscle Hopkins, 71-63

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School made an early-season statement Thursday night. The Panthers locked horns with Hopkins Academy at Messer Gymnasium in a battle that pitted two of the preseason favorites in the Hampshire League. The game featured plenty of physical play and when it ended the Panthers knocked off the Golden Hawks, 71-63. The teams may feature the two tallest rosters in the HL and it led to numerous battles in the low post, many of which led to fouls. The visitors shot 19 free throws in the first half and 32 for the game, connecting on 23. The turning point may have actually been … 0

Hands-on coaching

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Pioneer head coach Meg Burrington, right, takes part in drills with her team on Wednesday evening at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. At left is Alyssa Llewelyn. Recorder/Micky Bedell … 0

Saints shut out Indians

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Gezotis scored twice in the first seven minutes of the game to account for all the scoring on Wednesday night as St. Mary High School defeated Turners Falls High School, 2-0, in a Fay-Wright Division hockey contest at Amelia Park Arena in Westfield. The loss evens the Indians record at 1-1-0 on the season and left coach Nate Coffin frustrated. “They just … 0

Suchanek Regional Coach of Year

Monday, December 1, 2014

There isn’t much that Greenfield High School baseball coach Tom Suchanek has not accomplished in his storied career, but he recently received news that for the first time ever, he had been named a 2014 National High School Baseball Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year. Eight coaches … 0

Eagles ground Panthers, 30-8

Sunday, November 30, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The schoolboy football season ended on Saturday at Franklin County Technical School, where the host Eagles vanquished the undermanned Panthers of Pioneer Valley Regional School, 30-8. Eight-foot high snowbanks bookended the end zones and about … 0

Warriors stop 2-pointer to outlast Frontier, 46-44

Friday, November 28, 2014

BUCKLAND — It was an incredible ending to an incredible game. Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s defense stopped Oliver Fox was stopped just shy of the goal line on a two-point conversion attempt in the fourth overtime as … 0

Athol caps off late season run, beats Mahar

Thursday, November 27, 2014

ATHOL — Just as Athol High School pulled its football season together over the final seven weeks, the Athol community bonded together bright and early Thursday morning to ensure that the Red Raiders and Mahar Regional School would … 0

Indians sneak past Greenfield

Thursday, November 27, 2014

GREENFIELD — Trent Bourbeau, Tyler Charboneau and the rest of the Turners Falls High School senior class will remember Thursday’s 14-6 triumph over Greenfield High School as more than just the school’s unprecedented fourth straight victory in the … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier-Mohawk moved to Friday

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Thanksgiving Eve football game between Frontier Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School has been postponed until Friday afternoon at 1 due to Wednesday’s snowstorm. The game will take place in Buckland and will be broadcast on Bear Country FM-95.3, pregame 12:45 p.m.. All other games … 0

Another Mahar-Athol toss-up

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

While neither team qualified for the postseason this fall, Mahar Regional School and Athol High School can close out the season on a high note with a victory in their historic Turkey Day rivalry when they get together along the shores of Lake Ellis in Athol at 10 … 0

Indians favored for 4th straight victory

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A year ago, the Turners Falls High School football team did something never before done in the proud 87-year history of the school when it defeated Greenfield High School for the third consecutive season. The Indians look to … 0

Mohawk, Frontier brace for snowstorm

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Frontier Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School each hoped to enter tonight’s annual Thanksgiving-Eve football game as western Mass. champions but it was not meant to be, as each team was eliminated in the semifinals of … 0

Host Eagles want to go out winners vs. Pioneer

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Franklin County Technical School wants to finish with a winning record for the second straight season. Pioneer Valley Regional School would just like to finish off what has been a forgettable season on a high note. The two … 0