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High School Sports

Greenfield’s Connor Joy drives to the hoop as Turners Falls’ Nick York defends during their Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians won, 58-47. Recorder/Mike Phillips

Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an aggressive Green Wave defense in the first half, and Greenfield (3-12, 3-10) knocked down five 3-pointers in the opening two frames to keep things close. Turners Falls found itself in a nailbiter at half, with only a 25-23 lead. Everything changed in the third quarter as Greenfield began missing shots and Turners Falls turned those misses into points in transition. The Green Wave scored just 4 points … 0

Senators blow past Hawks, 59-24

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mahar Regional School took control of its Franklin County League North Division girls’ basketball game against Frontier Regional School in the second quarter and went on to record a decisive 59-24 victory Thursday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Frontier (3-12 overall, 1-2 North) has struggled on offense recently but got off to a nice start against the Senators, taking a 10-5 first-quarter … 0

Palmer makes the grade

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Riley Palmer became the fifth and final Turners Falls High School swimmer to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Championships, but the Indians ended the regular season with a 136-31 loss to unbeaten West Springfield High School in C Division swimming and diving action Thursday in West Springfield. The Indians have qualified more swimmers for the WMass Championship this season than any other year … 0

Eagles rule mat thriller

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Kane Rich recorded a pin in the final match of the evening to help Franklin County Technical School overtake Hampshire Regional High School, 39-36, in a Suburban League wrestling match Wednesday night in Turners Falls. With the Eagles … 0

Raiders remain unbeaten, 61-45

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Athol High School scored eight straight points early in the third quarter to take a commanding 18-point lead and never let Hampshire Regional High School get any closer than eight as it remained unbeaten with a 61-45 victory … 0

Hoar, Red Hawks drop Athol, 51-38

Monday, January 5, 2015

Tim Hoar continued his torrid play by scoring a game-high 23 points and grabbing 16 rebounds in Frontier Regional School’s 51-38 win over Athol High School in Hampshire League boys’ basketball action Friday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in … 0

Pacers tickle Turners Falls’ twine, 7-2

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Christian Salamon and Jeff Zebrowski each scored twice Saturday to lead Chicopee High School to a 7-2 Fay-Wright Division win over Turners Falls High School at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Indians (2-4-1 overall) struck first when Zach … 0

No unbeatens left in balanced HL

Friday, January 2, 2015

Oh what a crazy Hampshire League it is. This season was supposed to be an exciting one in the Hampshire League due to the parity of the nine teams in the league, and that has held true as we approach the quarter point of the season. Friday night … 0

Senators can’t rally vs. Hampshire

Friday, January 2, 2015

A 13-point halftime deficit proved too much for Mahar Regional School to overcome and the Senators dropped a 61-50 decision to Hampshire Regional High School in an independent girls’ basketball game Friday night in Orange. The Senators trailed … 0

Chase Your Dreams Classic Saturday

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Local hoop fans anxious to kick off the new year with some excitement should consider heading to Northampton High School Saturday. The fifth annual Jill E. Harrington-Hanzalik Chase Your Dreams Basketball Classic will take place that day, featuring activities for the entire family. The event is sponsored by … 0

Hornets trim Warriors, 49-42

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A rough start offensively cost Mohawk Trail Regional High School a chance to win this one. McCann Technical School held the Warriors to just 8 first-half points and held off a late charge by the hosts to post … 0

Jaywalking: Holiday cheer

Monday, December 29, 2014

Happy 2015! Sure, I may be a day or two early, but I’m also probably the first person to say it to you, and there’s always something to be said for firsts. You’re likely to hear the phrase “Happy New Year” so many times in the next few … 0

Ellis, Turners Falls trip up Greenfield

Monday, December 29, 2014

Liam Ellis has always been a scorer for the Turners Falls High School boys’ basketball team, but this season has developed into an assist-machine, which held true Monday night when he registered a triple-double and the Indians dispatched … 0