High School Sports

GHS Principal Donna Woodcock, who recently received the prestigious 2015 PVIAC Distinguished Srvice Award, smiles as she sits at her desk. The award is given annually for exemplary contributons to the Pioneer Valley athletic scene.
Recorder file photo/Paul Franz

Jaywalking: Distinguished

Monday, April 20, 2015

Current Greenfield High School students may know Donna Woodcock only as a principal, but before serving in that capacity she was one of the most successful varsity coaches in Franklin County and even the Pioneer Valley. Woodcock coached her last game in 2005 but has remained involved in sports for the past decade, serving in a many capacities. For all … 0

Charboneau goes the route, homers in Indians’ 4-2 win

Friday, April 17, 2015

Tyler Charboneau had himself a day. The Turners Falls High School senior pitched a complete game and also clubbed a home run as part of a three-hit performance to lead the Indians’ offense during a 4-2 Hampshire League baseball crossover victory over Mahar Regional School Friday at the Woodward Complex in Orange. Charboneau’s … 0

Phillips, Arzuaga power Turners to 6-0 win over Greylock

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mackenzie Phillips shined brightly in the circle and Gabby Arzuaga continued her brilliance at the plate as Turners Falls High School defeated Mt. Greylock Regional School, 6-0, in independent softball play Friday afternoon at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls. Phillips was masterful and nearly threw a perfect game against the traditionally strong but youthful Mounties, as she allowed just one hit … 0

Bulletin Board: All-States end of road for Soto

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Saul Soto’s trip to the All-State Wrestling Tournament lasted just two matches Friday. The Frontier Regional School 220-pound grappler finished sixth at last weekend’s Division III State Tournament and qualified for the All-State meet. Soto was the only area wrestler to qualify for the All-States held at Salem … 0

Panthers Cage-bound

Friday, February 27, 2015

NORTHFIELD — After an anemic four-point second quarter, it looked like the Pioneer Valley Regional School girls’ basketball team might fall short of its preseason goal of becoming the first team from that program to play at Curry … 0

Athol ousts Sabis in OT

Friday, February 27, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Forward Emily Casella put the Athol High School offense on her back in overtime and guard Molly Cleveland made the game-clinching free throw with 7.4 seconds left to send the sixth-seeded Red Raiders to Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst for the Western Massachusetts Division III semifinals … 0

Indians vanquish Granby

Thursday, February 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — The last time Liam Ellis took the floor at the Curry Hicks Cage as a member of the Turners Falls High School basketball team, he was in eighth grade. Now a senior, Ellis and the … 0

Warriors roll past Panthers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DALTON — It was one of those nights for Pioneer Valley Regional School. The Panthers had no defensive answer for what was a well-oiled Wahconah Regional High School offense and Pioneer could not keep pace with its own attack as the fifth-seeded Panthers’ season came to an end … 0

Bulletin Board: Goalie O’Brien backbones Hoggers’ 5-2 hockey win

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Conor O’Brien continued his solid season for the Northfield Mount Hermon School boys’ hockey team, backstopping the Hoggers to a 5-2 in win over Phillips Andover Academy Wednesday in Andover. The senior goaltender, a 2015 NHL Entry Draft candidate from Pinellas Park, Fla., registered 35 saves in leading … 0

South Hadley ousts Wave

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — South Hadley High School executed its game plan early, built a quick lead and cruised to a 49-28 win over Greenfield High School Tuesday night in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament. The No. 5 Tigers (15-6) advance to … 0

Athol blows out Southwick, 65-43

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Athol High School’s fast start led to an 18-point lead after one quarter and the sixth-seeded Red Raiders cruised to a 65-43 victory over 11th-seeded Southwick-Tolland Regional High School in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament Tuesday night at Mallet Gymnasium in … 0

Wahconah derails Senators

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

ORANGE — Maddie Sprague scored 10 of her game-high 18 points in the third quarter, allowing Wahconah Regional High School to take control of a game that had been tied at halftime and the ninth-seeded Warriors went on to defeat eighth-seeded Mahar Regional School, 56-46, in a WMass … 0

Panthers sink Vikes, 59-15

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

NORTHFIELD — You knew from the beginning that this one might not be pretty, and it wasn’t — unless you happen to be a fan of the Pioneer Valley Regional School girls’ basketball team. The third-seeded Panthers dominated … 0