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High School Sports

Bulletin Board: Owls hoopster to land at Monmouth

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Stoneleigh-Burnham School girls’ basketball player Chinasa (Rosemary) Ilang has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I college basketball at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J. Ilang is preparing for her senior season with the Owls. As a junior, she led the team in scoring (12.0 points per game) and rebounding (18 per game). She also finished as the team-leader in rebounds and was second on the … 0

Pioneer football forfeits two wins due to ineligibility

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Pioneer Valley Regional School football team has forfeited its two wins this season due to an ineligible player. The Panthers are 2-8 thus far this fall. According to informed sources, coach Glen Wilson and athletic director Gina Johnson were both unaware of any ineligible player prior to learning of it from school administrators. An oversight involved a mixup with a player’s class … 0

Jaywalking: A cut above

Monday, November 17, 2014

One day before I spoke with Mohawk Trail Regional High School cross-country coach Joe Chadwick about his girls’ team, I got a surprise visit from another Hall of Fame coach, Pete Conway, who dropped by the office last week. He brought with him an old scrapbook full of memories from his days as … 0

Make that 10 straight WMass championships for Red Hawks

Sunday, November 9, 2014

HOLYOKE — This wasn’t a perfect 10 — but it was still an impressive accomplishment. Top-seeded Frontier Regional School continued its amazing run on Saturday afternoon as it cruised to a 25-10, 25-19, 25-15 victory over No. 2 … 0

Hornets bounce Eagles, 13-6

Sunday, November 9, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Sometime between now and Saturday’s Division VI championship football game, the McCann Technical High School football team and its coaching staff might want to take a moment or two to reflect on how lucky they are to still be alive in the postseason. The No. … 0

Frontier tops Rams for WMass crown

Sunday, November 9, 2014

WEST SPRINGFIELD — It figured that in a season of rebuilding that was not supposed to culminate in a Western Mass. championship, a freshman and sophomore would each score goals in the title game for Frontier Regional School. … 0

Warrior girls take 2nd, qualify for state meet

Sunday, November 9, 2014

NORTHFIELD — Boston or bust. That was the goal for the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls cross country team, and following Saturday’s Western Massachusetts girls championships at Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center, it was mission accomplished for the Warriors. “We couldn’t have drawn it up any … 0

Indians on to finals again: Stifle Warriors, 26-2, await today’s FC Tech-McCann winner

Friday, November 7, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Turners Falls High School quarterback Tionne Brown was not supposed to be the offensive star of Friday night’s Western Massachusetts Division VI semifinal football game between the second-seeded Indians and third-seeded Mohawk Trail Regional High … 1

Hurricanes blank Frontier in snow, 35-0

Friday, November 7, 2014

ADAMS — Frontier Regional School quarterback Oliver Fox didn’t have to think very long to answer this question: Was Hoosac Valley Regional High School the best football team the Red Hawks had played all year? “Definitely,” said Fox. “They’re a tough team. We knew that going into it. … 0

Red Hawks upset Hampshire, move to D3 semifinals

Friday, November 7, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — After scoring a rare goal, Frontier Regional’s Dan Bronke was going to make sure it held up. The sophomore center back was part of a terrific defensive effort down the stretch as the No. 6-seeded Red Hawks withstood No. 3 Hampshire’s late onslaught to complete the … 0

Blue Devils run wild in 44-18 win over Pioneer

Friday, November 7, 2014

NORTHFIELD — A first-half collapse by the Pioneer Valley Regional School football team resulted in a 44-18 independent loss to Drury High School on Friday night. It’s never a good sign when the hometown faithful are imploring players to “keep your heads high” when it’s only the second … 0

Panthers bottle up Green Wave, earn 22-8 independent win

Friday, November 7, 2014

GREENFIELD — The regular season may be winding down, but the search for answers continues for the Greenfield High School football team. Catherdral High School made the most of its opportunities and rode the legs and arm of junior quarterback Nathan Laprade to a 22-8 victory over the … 0

Senators topple Pioneers, 18-7

Friday, November 7, 2014

ORANGE — A healthy diet of senior running back Aaron Briggs has certainly helped Mahar Regional School get well late in the football season. Briggs piled up 201 yards on 30 carries to keep the clock and the chains moving Friday night as Mahar eased to its second … 0