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Nicole Thibeault of Turners Falls High School lets a hard shot fly toward the goal during her host Indians' 4-0 PVIAC West field-hockey loss to cross-town rival Franklin Tech Wednesday afternoon at the Bourdeau Complex in Turners Falls.
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Schools: Eagles paste host Tribe, 4-0

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Franklin County Technical School is beginning to make believers out of opponents. Count down-the-road rival Turners Falls High School among them. The visiting Eagles made their shots count Wednesday afternoon, scoring of half of eight opportunities to beat the Indians, 4-0, in West Division field-hockey action Wednesday at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls. “I think they’re better than … 0

Senators near tourney berth

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

After struggling for years to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Tournament, Mahar Regional School will have a much easier time this season. The unbeaten Senators moved to within a point of earning their spot in the postseason Wednesday afternoon with a 4-0 victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School in McGrath North Division boys’-soccer action in Northfield. Mahar (7-0-3 overall, 3-0-0 McGrath North) jumped … 0

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 … 0

Schools: Frustrated Frontier falls to Northampton, 1-0

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ursa Heidinger scored early in the second half and Northampton High School hung on for dear life as Frontier Regional School poured on 15 second-half shots during the Blue Devils’ 1-0 independent field hockey victory Tuesday afternoon in South Deerfield. The Red Hawks outshot Northampton 15-2 in the … 0

Tech explodes to end drought, 6-1

Monday, September 28, 2015

Franklin County Technical School scored early an often is it snapped a five-match winless streak with a 6-1 victory over High School of Commerce in Tri-County League girls’ soccer action Monday in Turners Falls. Erica Dean led a … 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