High School Sports

Bulletin Board: Narragansett returns favor by beating Athol, 65-57

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Narragansett Regional High School avenged a season-opening loss Monday night by downing Athol High School, 65-57, in an independent boys’ basketball game Monday night in Balndwinville. The Red Raiders (10-1), who had posted an 84-58 win over Gansett in the opener, lost their 10th straight game. Zack Dodge scored 10 of his game-high 19 points in the opening period as Athol grabbed a 16-13 lead. The Raiders still held onto … 0

Jaywalking: Turf decision

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are quickly approaching the decision as to the fate of the athletic fields behind Greenfield High School. Currently, the area behind the school is a muddy mess, the entire area torn up by bulldozers and excavators, serving as yet another reminder of the school’s multimillion-dollar facelift. And while that construction project has been moving along at a steady and relatively uneventful pace, … 0

Hoosac smacks Raiders

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Athol High School did a poor job of taking care of the ball against Hoosac Valley Regional High School’s pressure defense and the Red Raiders suffered a 53-34 loss to the Hurricanes in an independent girls’ basketball game, part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Hoosac in Cheshire Sunday. The game featured two top teams in western Massachusetts Division III, and both … 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

Indians edge Green Wave for 3rd place

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Tim Atkins’ third-period goal proved to be the game-winner and Turners Falls High School edged Greenfield High School, 3-2, in the consolation game of the Rabbit Graves Memorial Tournament Saturday afternoon at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Indians (2-3-1) scored twice in the first period and led the … 0

Wahconah, Amherst advance

Friday, December 26, 2014

Wahconah Regional High School scored five times in the first period and cruised to an 8-2 victory over Turners Falls High School in the semifinals of the Rabbit Graves Memorial Holiday Hockey Tournament on Friday evening at Collins-Moylan … 0

Hale scores 1,000th point, but Senators win, 57-44

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

NORTHFIELD — The sign that appeared in the crowd said it best: All Hale No. 22. Pioneer Valley Regional School star Natalie Hale drained a 3-pointer with 7 minutes, 29 seconds left in the second quarter and became … 0

The last hurrah at Nichols Gym

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Nichols Gymnasium hosted its final game before it gets demolished in the new year and Hopkins Academy will go down as the last winning team in the gym as it defeated Greenfield High School, 55-26, in independent girls’ basketball action Tuesday night in Greenfield. Mackenzie Sullivan scored a … 0

Bulletin Board: Haselton's late basket helps Greenfield edge Granby

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Nate Haselton hit the game-winning shot with 1.5 seconds left and Greenfield Middle School beat Granby High School, 44-42, in a boys’ basketball game Tuesday afternoon in Granby. Greenfield led by 11 in the second half, but Granby closed the game strongly and tied the score on a … 0