High School Sports

Mahar's Ben Gilmore, top, works toward a 12-10 decision over South Hadley's Ethan Fleming at 160 pounds Wednesday night in an equally tight Tri-County League wrestling meet between two unbeatens attempting to secure the title. No such luck. The competition ended in a 37-37 tie to end the regular season at South Hadley.
For The Recorder/Jerrey Roberts

Schools: A night of ties on wrestling mat

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Tri-County League wrestling championship was finally going to be decided Wednesday night between Mahar Regional School and South Hadley High School. The winner of their match would be the outright winner. In a strange twist of fate, nothing was settled when the match ended. The Senators held a commanding lead with four matches to go, but the Tigers were … 0

Pioneer derails Mohawk

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BUCKLAND — Basketball is a game of ebbs and flows, which was never more apparent than on Wednesday night. Mohawk Trail Regional High School ebbed early in the third quarter to take the lead after trailing by 7 points at the break, but Pioneer Valley Regional School got flowing midway through the quarter … 0

Zera, Delaney shine for Frontier girls

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

CHARLEMONT — Frontier Regional School skiers Allison Zera and Corriann Delaney have gone back and forth with each other all season. The two are in the tough situation of being Red Hawk teammates and individual competitors on the same slopes, and that has helped push both to be at their best throughout the … 0

Schools: Balanced Raiders turn back Mahar

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mahar Regional School tried everything it could to contain Hampshire Regional High School center Katie O’Connor, but little seemed to work. Then her teammates got in the act. O’Connor led four double-digit scorers with a game-high 25 points … 0

Schools: Young Eagles riding high

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Franklin County Technical School is still young, but the Eagles are getting better with each match. “The kids are wrestling better and improving every time out,” said Franklin Tech head coach Joe Gamache after his Eagles defeated Gateway … 0

Schools: Warrior girls rule slopes

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Frontier Regional School may have a slight edge in giant slalom, but Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s showed its mettle in the slalom while winning the girls’ South Division during the second race of the PVIAC Alpine Ski League season Tuesday evening at Berkshire East Ski Resort in … 0

Boys’ Hoops: Hawks eke out victory

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

It wasn’t a masterpiece, but Frontier Regional School got the win it needed. The Red Hawks were locked in a battle with Turners Falls High School and didn’t take the lead for good until late before posting a … 0

Rams drill Turners, 64-33

Monday, January 11, 2016

Southwick-Tolland Regional High School jumped out to a 16-5 lead after one quarter and cruised to a 64-33 independent girls’ basketball win over Turners Falls High School Monday night in Turners Falls. Sam Perusse netted 17 points to … 0

Schools: Quabbin sinks Mahar, 51-42

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Mahar Regional School dug itself into a deep hole and was never able to recover as it fell to Quabbin Regional High School, 51-42, in an independent boys’ basketball game Saturday night in Barre. The Senators (3-4) had their three-game winning streak snapped. Mahar was down 26-16 at … 0

Saints edge Indians, 3-2

Friday, January 8, 2016

Jonathan Spear scored a pair of goals on Friday night to lead St. Mary High School to a 3-2 Fay-Wright Division hockey win over Turners Falls High School at Amelia Park Arena in Westfield. Spear scored his second of the game 2 minutes, 44 seconds into the third … 0

Panthers edge Warriors, 83-82; Red Hawks bury Red Raiders

Friday, January 8, 2016

Mohawk Trail Regional High School guard Levin DuPree had buried a 3-pointer in the final second of each of the first three quarters on the night, but his final attempt of the game was just off the mark … 0

Schools: Panthers edge Greenfield, 67-65

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Matt Remillard hit a late 3-pointer to sink a big comeback from Greenfield High School as Palmer High School held on for a 67-65 independent boys’ basketball win Thursday night in Palmer. The Panthers (5-2 overall) led 56-43 … 0

Girls’ Hoop: Red Raiders make statement with lopsided win over Granby

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Timely offense and stifling defense can usually produce a winning combination. Athol High School got both and knocked off a Division III power in the process. The Red Raiders parlayed a big third quarter into to a runaway and continually frustrated Granby High School’s top two offensive threats … 0