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Turners Falls’ Nicole John slides into home as Athol’s Hope Parker waits for the late throw during their Franklin County League softball game Friday in Athol. Turners won, 13-3. Special to the Recorder/David B. Hoitt

Indians go deep to sink Athol

Friday, May 1, 2015

Amber Caouette and Nicole John each belted home runs on Friday afternoon and Turners Falls High School topped Athol High School, 13-3, in a Franklin County League softball game in Athol. The Red Raiders (6-3 overall) did manage to do something against the Indians (7-0) that no team had yet to do this season by scoring runs, but the Indians continued to dominate the competition and cruised to another lopsided victory. Caouette got things started for the Indians offense in the first inning as her three-run home run helped the Tribe jump out to a 4-0 lead before Athol even got a chance to bat. … 0

Greenfield boys’ tennis team on a roll

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Although a few matches were close, Greenfield High School continued to roll past its competition. The Green Wave improved its record to 7-0 overall by blanking Chicopee Comprehensive High School, 5-0, in an independent boys’ tennis match Thursday at the Davis Street Courts in Greenfield. Since knocking off Belchertown High School 3-2 in … 0

Hawks jolt Turners, 5-0

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Matt Ackerman pitched 6 2/ 3 innings of four-hit ball with nine strikeouts and also roped a triple to lead Frontier Regional School to a 5-0 Hampshire League West baseball win over Turners Falls High School Wednesday at G. Thomas Valiton Field in South Deerfield. “He pitched great,” said Red Hawks head coach … 0

Teamwork

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Members of the Greenfield High School tennis team take a proactive approach to their sport by clearing the snow off the Davis St. courts on Thursday. Practice for all spring sports begins Monday. Recorder/Paul Franz … 0

Soaring down the lane

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Science teacher Matt Guertin rises above the crowd in the lane over student defenders Orlando Wildman-Hanlon (left) and Evan Bourque (right) Wednesday night at Goodnow Gym in South Deerfield. The exhibition game between varsity players and faculty raised … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger girls make NE 8 Schools semis

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Northfield Mount Hermon School advanced to the semifinals of the New England 8 Schools prep girls’ basketball tournament with a 57-42 victory over Phillips Academy of Andover on Wednesday at Axel Forslund Gymnasium in Gill. A solid defensive start helped the Hoggers (14-11) create multiple turnovers that led … 0

Granby eliminates Red Raiders, 54-43

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

AMHERST — A Kate Sarnacki 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter all but broke the back of Athol High School as her basket helped second-seeded and unbeaten Granby High School thwart a comeback attempt by the sixth-seeded Red … 0

Pioneer goes cold, falls by wayside, 45-29

Monday, March 2, 2015

New year, new venue, same outcome. For the second straight season, Monson High School eliminated Pioneer Valley Regional School from the Western Massachusetts Division IV Girls’ Basketball Tournament, where the seventh-seeded Mustangs trounced the third-seeded Panthers, 45-29, in … 0

Hopkins pulls away from Turners, 68-46

Monday, March 2, 2015

AMHERST — All season long, Turners Falls High School coach Gary Mullins lamented the fact that his team did not have much in the height department. The Indians overcame that for much of the season but on Monday … 0

Three local teams eye Cage matchups

Sunday, March 1, 2015

It’s on to the Cage for three local basketball teams. The WMass basketball tournaments have been whittled down to the Final Fours and, as is the case every year, the semifinals will be held at Curry Hicks Cage … 0

Bulletin Board: All-States end of road for Soto

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Saul Soto’s trip to the All-State Wrestling Tournament lasted just two matches Friday. The Frontier Regional School 220-pound grappler finished sixth at last weekend’s Division III State Tournament and qualified for the All-State meet. Soto was the only area wrestler to qualify for the All-States held at Salem … 0

Panthers Cage-bound

Friday, February 27, 2015

NORTHFIELD — After an anemic four-point second quarter, it looked like the Pioneer Valley Regional School girls’ basketball team might fall short of its preseason goal of becoming the first team from that program to play at Curry … 0

Athol ousts Sabis in OT

Friday, February 27, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Forward Emily Casella put the Athol High School offense on her back in overtime and guard Molly Cleveland made the game-clinching free throw with 7.4 seconds left to send the sixth-seeded Red Raiders to Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst for the Western Massachusetts Division III semifinals … 0