High School Sports

Post 81 slips past Northampton, 4-3

Thursday, July 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — When you’re hot, everything just seems to go right, and Greenfield Post 81 is on fire. Post 81 pitching got out of a pair of late-inning jams, and Luke Bakker’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the sixth wound up being the difference as Greenfield won for the ninth time in 10 games with a 4-3 victory over Northampton Post 28 Thursday night in Western Massachusetts Senior … 0

Post 81 smacks Westfield

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 record five straight hits in the first inning and finished with 15 as it rolled to a six-inning, 14-2 verdict over Westfield Post 124 in a Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball game Wednesday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Westfield (5-5-1) actually grabbed a 2-0 lead in the … 0

Post 81 dumps Amherst

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Turners Falls High School teammates Tyler Charboneau and Nick York helped lead the offensive charge for Greenfield Post 81 by combining for five hits and seven RBIs as Post 81 defeated Amherst Post 148, 9-5, in American Legion Baseball Senior Division action Saturday at Ziomek Field in Amherst. Greenfield came into the game off a tough 6-4 loss to Ludlow Thursday night, when … 0

Mercy, mercy me! Warriors advance, 21-8

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

It had been 14 years since the Mohawk Trail Regional High School softball team had the chance to play in a postseason game, and the Warriors weren’t looking to cut the trip short. The 13th-seeded Warriors used a 13-run fourth inning to jump all over fourth-seeded and previously … 0

Unbeaten Wave boys No. 1

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

For the first time in nearly two decades, the Greenfield High School boys’ tennis team earned the No. 1 seed in the WMass Division III Boys’ Tennis Tournament when the seeds were announced Tuesday morning at Sabis International … 0

Jaywalking: A cut above

Monday, June 1, 2015

Maybe it was the enjoyment of climbing trees as a youngster that motivated Frontier Regional School high-jumper Kat Miner to soar to such great heights. Miner has been making headlines for the Red Hawks’ girls’ track & field team this season with her leaps. Her first big headline … 0

Huh? Turners Falls No. 2?

Monday, June 1, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — It was late comedian Rodney Dangerfield who used to perform a stand-up routine about getting no respect. The Turners Falls High School softball team is living it. Despite finishing with a 19-1 record that included wins … 0

Frontier, Mohawk set to collide

Monday, June 1, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Frontier Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School don’t need a reason to dislike each other. The longtime rivals who, after years as Veterans Day gridiron foes, now play in a Thanksgiving Eve football game, … 0

Hawks’ Miner soars to record heights

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Despite earning only five points in running events, the Frontier Regional School girls track & field team’s dominance of field events nearly carried the Red Hawks to another title Saturday. The District F&G champions claimed three individual victories … 0

Blinder wins second pole-vault crown

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Frontier Regional School’s Jamie Blinder earned his second consecutive pole vault title Saturday. One week after earning the District F & G Division II championship, Blinder won the Central/West Division II crown in the pole vault at 12 … 0

MIAA rule change delayed

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association granted a stay of execution for at least one more year regarding a new rule that would limit middle-school athletes from freely participating on high school teams. The MIAA Board of Directors held a special conference call Thursday and unanimously voted to put … 0

Six locals earn top seeds at W/CMass meet

Friday, May 29, 2015

Four local girls and two local boys earned top seeds at today’s WMass/CMass Division II Championship meet at Westfield State University. The meet begins at 10 a.m. with the pole vault, while the field events begin at 1 p.m. and the running events start at 2. The Frontier … 0

Panthers rout Eagles

Friday, May 29, 2015

Pioneer Valley Regional School scored nine times in the first three innings to build an insurmountable lead and end the season on a strong note with a 10-5 victory over Franklin County Technical School in an independent softball … 0