High School Sports

All eyes on Mahar-Easthampton showdown

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Mahar Regional School moves from one WMass Division V contender to another this week. The Senators travel to White Brook Middle School in Easthampton Saturday at 1:30 to take on Easthampton High School in an Intercounty League football showdown that could wind up serving as a defacto IL title game in this, the third week of the high school football season. That is just one of seven local games on … 0

Grabowski lifts Eagles over Senators

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Maddie Grabowski scored on a counter-attack with 15 minutes remaining to break a scoreless tie and Easthampton High School edged Mahar Regional School, 1-0, in an independent girls’ soccer match Thursday afternoon at the Woodward Complex in Orange. Mahar is once again the class of the Franklin County League and should have little … 0

Panthers shoot down Red Hawks on golf links

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School earned a critical road win Thursday. The Panthers rode a stellar performance from James Elliott, who fired a 34 and swept four points, to a 14 1/ 2-91/ 2 victory over Frontier Regional School Bi-County League North Division golf action at Cherry Hill Golf Club in Amherst. Brad Hastings who carded a 39, and Eric Pratt (41) both added … 0

Bulldogs run past Eagles in slugfest, 40-26

Friday, September 5, 2014

FITCHBURG — While the Franklin County Technical School offense showed flashes of brilliance, its defense, particularly in the run-stopping department, did not. Montachusett Regional Technical High School rushed for 238 yards and scored five touchdowns as the Bulldogs mauled the Eagles, 40-26, in an independent football game Friday … 0

Warriors start fast, roll past Vikings, 44-6

Friday, September 5, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — The Mohawk Trail Regional High School football team opened its 2014 campaign with a dominant 44-6 Tri-County League victory over Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School Friday night at Smith Voke. The Warriors scored early and never looked back against the Vikings. Stephen Reynolds didn’t touch … 0

Palmer drops Pioneer in TCL opener

Friday, September 5, 2014

Ryan McCarthy ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead Palmer High School to a 31-14 victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School in the Tri-County League and season-opening football game Friday night at Legion Field in Palmer. Maxwell Garrant found the end zone first for Palmer scoring a … 0

Tech golfers bury Tribe down stretch

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Franklin County Technical School took 111/ 2 of the final 12 points to overtake Turners Falls High School, 15-9, in a Bi-County League North golf match Thursday at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club in Turners Falls. Austin Felix and Hunter Sessions both swept 4 points and Tyler … 0

Backup goalie backbones Mahar win

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The last thing Mahar Regional School field hockey coach Laurie Saisa wanted to hear Thursday with her early-season game against Greenfield High School nearing was that a key member of her team was sick. But that’s exactly what … 0

QB injury clouds Indians’ season

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The days are shortening and football is finally here. Tonight kicks off the 2014 high school football season, and there are five game featuring area teams on tap this weekend. Four of them take place tonight at 7. … 0

Blast from past: Franklin County Fair Track Meets

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Franklin County Fair kicks off this evening with a parade up Greenfield’s Main Street toward the Petty’s Plain fairgrounds. Everyone has their favorite fair feature, whether it’s checking out the roundhouse or livestock, eating food, playing games … 0

Pioneer-Mohawk scoreless

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School and Mohawk Trail Regional High School will have to wait until at least their second game of the season to see a ball go into a net. The McGrath North Division boys’ soccer game … 0

Fall Sports Preview 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

High School sports in Franklin County are getting underway. See how the fall season may shake out. Click on the banner above to read the stories. … 0

Mohawk dumps Smith

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School field hockey may have painted a bull’s-eye squarely on its back Tuesday. The Warriors used a pair of second-half goals from Makayla Hicks to knock off WMass Division II defending champion Smith Academy, … 0