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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

Wildcats survive stern test from Green Wave, 12-6

Friday, September 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — When two defenses are dominating a game such as the case was between Lee High School and Greenfield High School on Friday night, the outcome can come down to whichever offense is able to overcome adversity more often. The Wildcats did exactly that on what turned … 0

It’s a Frontier-Turners Falls headliner

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Shucks! Week 2 didn’t answer any questions. We were hoping that the Week 2 slate might help make sense of what is turning out to be a very murky Intercounty League. Instead, it left us further confused as … 0

Schools: First-place Hawks qualify

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Probably the only thing better than taking over sole possession of first place is qualifying for postseason play at the same. Frontier Regional School accomplished both tasks Thursday at Northfield Golf Club, where Nate Patterson and Alex Smiarowski … 0

Goalies strut stuff in Tech-Turners 1-1 tie

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Each team scored in the first half and the goalies took center stage in the second as Turners Falls High School and Franklin County Technical School played to a 1-1 PVIAC Western Division field hockey game Thursday at Franklin Tech. Defender Brianna Brooks scored the Eagles’ goal at … 0

Schools: Smith wears down Warriors, 2-1

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Mohawk Trail Regional High School looked like it was going to get a favorable result against Smith Academy Wednesday. Then, according to head coach Lynn Hoeppner, the Warriors hit the wall. The Falcons’ Santana Dubois took advantage by … 0

Schools: Frontier hangs on for 3-2 win

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Frontier Regional School let a two-goal, second-half lead slip away but Camille Alli scored with 16 minutes, 34 seconds left to lift the Red Hawks to a 3-2 win over West Springfield High School in an independent field hockey game Tuesday in South Deerfield. The Red Hawks (4-1-0) … 0

Inspired Hawk boys surprise Warriors

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The Frontier Regional School boys’ cross country team smiled wryly at Bob Smith prior to the season when the longtime coach held up a preseason article declaring Mohawk Trail Regional High School as the team to beat in the North Division. Those smiles grew even wider Tuesday afternoon. … 0

McRae penalty kick drops Wave, 2-1

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The Pioneer Valley Regional School boys’ soccer team was finally able to chalk one up in the win column as a late penalty kick helped the Panthers to a 2-1 McGrath North Division win over Greenfield High School … 0

Orioles shut out Hawks, 2-0

Monday, September 21, 2015

Belchertown High School used a pair of first-half goals to knock off Frontier Regional School, 2-0, in a rematch of last year’s Western Massachusetts Division III boys’ soccer semifinal game Monday afternoon in Belchertown. Up 1-0 late in the first half, Belchertown (3-0-3) earned a corner kick in … 0

Wave takes down Eagles on links

Monday, September 21, 2015

Christian LaPlante, Tyler Boissonneault and Gabe Larouche each played well for Greenfield High School Monday and the Green Wave defeated Franklin County Technical School, 151/2-8/12 in a Bi-County North Division golf match at the Country Club of Greenfield. … 0