High School Sports

Turners Falls’ Nick York tries to drive to the basket as Granby’s Zachary Gorham defends during the Indians’ 56-49 Western Mass. Division IV quarterfinal win Thursday in Turners Falls. Recorder/Paul Franz

Indians vanquish Granby

Thursday, February 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — The last time Liam Ellis took the floor at the Curry Hicks Cage as a member of the Turners Falls High School basketball team, he was in eighth grade. Now a senior, Ellis and the third-seeded Indians will get a chance to return to the historic venue, courtesy of a hard-fought 56-49 victory over sixth-seeded seed Granby … 0

Warriors roll past Panthers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DALTON — It was one of those nights for Pioneer Valley Regional School. The Panthers had no defensive answer for what was a well-oiled Wahconah Regional High School offense and Pioneer could not keep pace with its own attack as the fifth-seeded Panthers’ season came to an end Thursday night with a 78-58 loss to the fourth-seeded Warriors in the quarterfinals of the … 0

Bulletin Board: Goalie O’Brien backbones Hoggers’ 5-2 hockey win

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Conor O’Brien continued his solid season for the Northfield Mount Hermon School boys’ hockey team, backstopping the Hoggers to a 5-2 in win over Phillips Andover Academy Wednesday in Andover. The senior goaltender, a 2015 NHL Entry Draft candidate from Pinellas Park, Fla., registered 35 saves in leading NMH to the win. His brilliant play in the contest was highlighted by a spectacular … 0

Jaywalking: Tourney talk

Monday, February 9, 2015

The depths of winter are upon us. It’s Sunday night and I’m banging away on the keyboard. The Boston Bruins are playing their final regular-season game against the hated Montreal Canadiens, and when Max Pacioretty scores in the … 0

Fritz gets a top-10 swim for Indians

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Jay Fritz finished ninth in the 100-yard backstroke to lead Turners Falls High School during the Western Mass. Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at Springfield College. The meet featured the best high school swimmers in WMass regardless of … 1

Decker, Briggs earn top seeds for WMass

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Merrick Decker and Aaron Briggs each earned top seeds for the upcoming Western Massachusetts Division III Wrestling Championships at Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown. The championships get underway on Friday afternoon with early-round action and will continue all day on Saturday leading up to the championship … 0

Indians take care of Smith

Friday, February 6, 2015

It’s not always the way you start a game, but how you finish it, and that’s exactly what held true for the Turners Falls High School boys’ basketball team on Friday night. The host Indians spotted Smith Academy … 0

Jillson, Olanyk cruise to wins in PVIAC Track Championships

Friday, February 6, 2015

Leo Jillson and Natasha Olanyk each captured first place finishes on Friday night during the PVIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships at Smith College in Northampton. Because the meet ran well into the night on Friday, team scores were unavailable at press time, but it is not believed … 0

Five Indian qualifiers ready to go

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Turners Falls High School senior Mackenzie Salls needed just three words to sum up how it feels to be headed to Saturday’s Western Massachusetts Swimming & Diving Championships at Springfield College with four of her teammates. “It’s about time,” she said. Three Indian boys and two girls will … 0

Mohawk boys and girls, Frontier girls make states

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Mohawk Trail Regional High School captured the girls’ South Division and finished as runner-up in the boys’ North Division, and Frontier Regional School placed second overall in the girls’ South as the PVIAC Alpine Ski League wrapped up its regular season Thursday at Berkshire East Ski Resort in … 0

Wave nears tourney berth

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Greenfield High School is now one win away from ending a decade of tournament frustration. The Green Wave came up with another tough defensive effort and defeated Turners Falls High School, 41-31, in a Franklin County League South … 0

Rich seals deal for Eagles

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Kane Rich came through with a pin in the final bout of the evening to propel Franklin County Technical School to a 42-39 victory over Granby High School in tight Suburban League wrestling action Wednesday night in Turners … 0

Bulletin Board: DA boys ski to top

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Deerfield Academy’s boys’ A team captured first place and also had the top individual racer during the Mount Institute Ski League Wednesday at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont. Deerfield finished with 247 points to claim team honors. Eaglebrook was second with 214, followed by Northfield Mount Hermon … 0