High School Sports

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Tenney wins 4 events as Senators sweep

Friday, April 18, 2014

Tiffany Tenney won four events on Thursday and Mahar Regional School swept a girls’ track and field double dual meet at the Woodward Complex in Orange. The Senators earned a 96-49 victory over rival Athol High School in a Franklin County League meet, and Mahar also earned a 98-38 victory over Putnam Vocational High School in an independent tilt. Tenney swept the four events she entered taking the 100 meter dash in 13.1 seconds and the 400 dash in 65.9 seconds. In the field, Tenney captured both the long jump (14-43/ 4) and the high jump (4-8). No other Senator athlete swept two events on … 0

Panther defense flawless in 4-1 win over Mahar

Friday, April 18, 2014

It was night and day for the Pioneer Valley Regional School defense on Thursday. One day after committing nine errors in a shutout loss to Turners Falls, the Panthers made 20 putouts without committing a miscue and it helped Pioneer to a 4-1 win over Mahar Regional School in a Franklin County League … 0

Hudson delivers for Greenfield in 1-0 win

Friday, April 18, 2014

Garrett Hudson showed why he is one of the most highly regarded high school baseball players in Western Massachusetts Thursday afternoon. The Merrimack College-bound senior struck out 17 and walked just one to lead the Green Wave to an eight-inning, 1-0 victory over Hampshire Regional High School at Veterans Memorial Field. Hudson was … 0

Raiders fall in opener, 3-0

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Even though it was a tough assignment, this was not the kind of opening day Athol High School envisioned. Ludlow High School came to Mallet Gymnasium and showed why it will again be a contender for the western … 0

Jaywalking: Over and out

Monday, March 31, 2014

I took up an invitation to Greenfield High School hockey’s end-of-the-season banquet last week. The celebration took on a whole new meaning this season, since it was the final time 11-year head coach Mike Duclos and assistant coach Todd “Happy” Boynton would be together to address the team. … 0

Blanchard, Eagles trying to jump back into Tri-County hunt

Monday, March 31, 2014

Time to right the ship. That’s probably the thought going through Franklin County Technical School softball coach Michael “Bubbles” Blanchard’s mind as his team prepares for the 2014 season. The Eagles are scheduled to open their 20-game schedule … 0

Frontier looking up; Senators loaded

Monday, March 31, 2014

Outdoor track and field is starting to benefit from its winter counterpart. Many area athletes from the indoor arena have continued in the sport this spring and will compete in the fresh air. Frontier Regional School hasn’t started … 0

Athol spikers have reason for optimism

Monday, March 31, 2014

Coming off a year during which an extremely young and inexperienced Athol High School squad recorded a 10-10 regular-season record and a trip to the Western Massachusetts Boys’ Volleyball Tournament, where it lost in the first round to … 0

Tribe back in catbird seat

Monday, March 31, 2014

With all of the question surrounding individual teams and players, there’s at least one sure thing in regard to softball’s Franklin County League in 2014 — a new league champion will be crowned. With the defection of 2013 … 0

Wave is on upswing; Tribe still formidable

Monday, March 31, 2014

Franklin County’s two Tri-County League entries, Greenfield High School and Turners Falls High School, have high hopes for the upcoming season. The third Franklin County squad, Mohawk Trail Regional High School, is just happy to have a boys’ … 0

Mohawk, Greenfield’s sights set high

Monday, March 31, 2014

Four Franklin County girls tennis programs are about to get their Tri-County North League seasons underway: Frontier Regional School, Greenfield High School, Mohawk Trail Regional High School, and Turners Falls High School. They will be joined in the … 0

Tech rounding into form

Monday, March 31, 2014

Last season was a difficult one for first-year Franklin County Technical School baseball coach Brian Winslow. The Eagles were loaded with freshmen and sophomores in the starting lineup and it showed, as they won just four games and … 0

Popusoi, Warriors are ready to shine

Monday, March 31, 2014

Is Vlad Popusoi still the best high school pole vaulter in Massachusetts? The Greenfield High School senior won the event at the Massachusetts All-State meet as a junior last spring and will try to repeat as champion this … 0