High School Sports

Austin Burdick, a wide receiver for Franklin County Technical School, runs in for a touchdown during the first half of their Thanksgiving day game against Pioneer Valley Regional School at Pioneer Thursday, November 26. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt

Turkey Day leftovers

Friday, November 27, 2015

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MVP Doyle leads Indians past Wave, 14-13

Thursday, November 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Quinn Doyle left little doubt as to who should be crowned the Most Valuable Player on Turkey Day. The Turners Falls High School junior running back rushed for 215 yards and one touchdown and returned an interception 62 yards for another score, and the Indians made it five wins in … 0

Eagles finish undefeated in FCL, cruise to 46-19 win over Panthers

Thursday, November 26, 2015

NORTHFIELD — Franklin County Technical School wrapped up its first undefeated Tri-County League season in team history with a convincing 46-19 win over host Pioneer Valley Regional School on Thanksgiving Day. The win gives the Eagles a 6-5 edge in what was the 11th Turkey Day meeting of the two teams’ fledgling rivalry. … 0

MIAC reverses Rule 53 decision

Friday, November 13, 2015

The masses spoke, and the MIAC listened. In a somewhat surprising decision, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council on Friday voted 10-1 to reverse MIAA Rule 53 — allowing middle school students to participate on high school teams. Thus, all single-principal schools that include students in grades 7-12 can … 0

Red Raiders down Smith Voke for 3rd straight win

Friday, November 13, 2015

ATHOL — The Athol High School football team won its third straight game Friday night, beating visiting Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, 39-12, at O’Brien Field. In a matchup of Western Mass. playoff non-qualifiers, the Vikings of the Tri-County League were no match for the Red Raiders … 0

Warriors blank Belchertown

Friday, November 13, 2015

BUCKLAND — The Mohawk Trail Regional High School rushing attack was on point Friday night, as the Warriors rushed for six touchdowns in a 46-0 rout of Belchertown High School in an independent football game at Pollard Field. Danny Miner finished with 88 yards and two touchdowns on … 0

Late score propels Generals past Mahar

Friday, November 13, 2015

ORANGE — One team had barely missed the playoffs and the other made an early exit from the postseason last week, but playoff-style intensity prevailed Friday night when Mahar Regional School hosted Pittsfield High School at the Woodward Complex. Pittsfield threw the last punch, converting fourth-and-7 at the … 0

Frontier needs OT to get past Amherst

Friday, November 13, 2015

AMHERST — In the grand scheme of things, this high school football game didn’t mean much. But somebody forgot to tell that to the two teams in question. Frontier Regional School and Amherst Regional High School overtime to decide the “Battle of Route 116,” which the Red Hawks … 0

All eyes on Powertown ‘Mayor’s Cup’

Thursday, November 12, 2015

For the first time in the short three-year history of the statewide football playoffs, Franklin County will not have a team in a Western Mass. championship game this fall. All three of the local qualifiers were eliminated during … 0

Red Hawks hunting historic crown

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Frontier Regional School is looking to do something no other area team has ever done on a soccer field: win a western Massachusetts title. No team from Franklin County or the North Quabbin region has ever won a … 0

O’Sullivan leads locals into D-II meet

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Greenfield High School sophomore Amy O’Sullivan and the rest of the local cross-country runners will descend upon Stanley Park in Westfield for the WMass Division II Cross-Country Championships Saturday afternoon. The girls’ Division II race will begin at … 0

Frontier tops Wave, 3-1; defends crown

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

WEST SPRINGFIELD — If there was one thing Frontier Regional School coach Missy Mahar could have fixed on her field hockey team this season, it would have been penalty-corner execution. The top-seeded Red Hawks did enter Wednesday’s WMass … 0

Hawks sweep Ware for another title bid

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — If it’s mid-November, that means Frontier is usually preparing for a road trip to Holyoke. The top-seeded Red Hawks earned their 12th straight trip to the Western Massachusetts Division III Volleyball Championship Wednesday night with a 25-16, 25-17, 25-9 semifinal win over fourth-seeded Ware High … 0