High School Sports

Tribe soccer nixed this year

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Adam Graves’ first major decision as athletic director at Turners Falls High School was not an easy one to make. Citing low numbers and games in which the Indians were forced to finish with fewer than 11 players last season, Graves has elected to suspend the varsity soccer program this fall. In an email sent to The Recorder late Tuesday afternoon, Graves said there were only 15 players at the … 0

Frontier practice

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Frontier football players run a handoff drill during practice behind the high school in South Deerfield Wednesday afternoon. The young Red Hawks suffered through a subpar season last year but lost no seniors and are expected to improve in the Intercounty League wars that open next month.  Recorder/Micky Bedell … 0

Post 81 reaches end of road, 4-3

Thursday, July 31, 2014

SUDBURY — Baseball is a game of inches and, on Thursday, the closest of plays just did not go the way of Greenfield Post 81. Brody Markol had what appeared to be a double taken away from him in the ninth inning and Greenfield’s attempt to rally from two runs down in the final frame came up just short as the tying run … 1

Popusoi settles for third place

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Vlad Popusoi’s high school career came to an end Saturday when the Greenfield High School pole-vaulter finished third at the New England Track & Field championships at Bridgewater State University. Popusoi was joined by Pioneer Valley Regional School … 0

Can Indians roll a 7?

Friday, June 13, 2014

Turners Falls High School has been here before — 11 times to be exact. The Indians weren’t able to lift the championship trophy until 2004, but since then they’ve done so six times. Now they’d like to reach … 0

Indians a win away, 5-1

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WORCESTER — It’s not how many hits you get, but what you do with them. Turners Falls High School was limited to just six hits against Assabet Valley Technical High School pitcher Maddy Parmeter Wednesday afternoon, but three … 0

Popusoi defends state crown

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Greenfield High School pole vaulter extraordinaire Vlad Popusoi was just looking for a chance to defend his All-State pole-vault championship. He not only did that, but he went down in the record books in the process. Popusoi set … 0

Turners-Assabet back after rainout

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Apparently, the weatherman was a little off. Spurred by the forecast of a 70 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms in the Worcester area Tuesday afternoon, MIAA State Softball Tournament Director Rich Lewis opted to play it safe … 0

Next up for Tribe: Assabet

Monday, June 9, 2014

One team is looking to add to its storied legacy, the other is seeking revenge for a painful extra-inning loss. Turners Falls High School and Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School of Marlborough return to the scene of … 0

Jaywalking: MIAA strikes again

Monday, June 9, 2014

This past weekend was supposed to be for some the fulfillment of high school dreams. It became a nightmare. The common villain in all cases? No! You won’t believe it: The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. It was not a good weekend for the folks at the MIAA offices, … 0

No-no spices Post 81 opener

Monday, June 9, 2014

Ben Ruddock helped get Tim Capuano’s American Legion coaching career off to a fast start. Ruddock chucked a no-hitter and Greenfield Post 81’s offense took advantage of six Belchertown Post 239 errors to post a five-inning, 13-0 victory … 0

Phillips delivers perfect title

Sunday, June 8, 2014

AMHERST — Mackenzie Phillips needed just 77 pitches to achieve perfection — and make history at the same time. Phillips, Turners Falls High School’s prized sophomore pitcher, hurled the area’s first-ever perfect game in a Western Massachusetts softball … 0

Spartans eliminate Wave, 4-0

Sunday, June 8, 2014

AMHERST — An uncharacteristically poor defensive performance proved to be much of the undoing of the Greenfield High School baseball team in Saturday’s Western Mass. Division III baseball championship game. Monument Mountain Regional High School pitcher Peter Oggiani did the rest. The sixth-seeded Green Wave committed five errors … 0