High School Sports

Tribe soccer nixed this year

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Adam Graves’ first major decision as athletic director at Turners Falls High School was not an easy one to make. Citing low numbers and games in which the Indians were forced to finish with fewer than 11 players last season, Graves has elected to suspend the varsity soccer program this fall. In an email sent to The Recorder late Tuesday afternoon, Graves said there were only 15 players at the … 0

Frontier practice

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Frontier football players run a handoff drill during practice behind the high school in South Deerfield Wednesday afternoon. The young Red Hawks suffered through a subpar season last year but lost no seniors and are expected to improve in the Intercounty League wars that open next month.  Recorder/Micky Bedell … 0

Post 81 reaches end of road, 4-3

Thursday, July 31, 2014

SUDBURY — Baseball is a game of inches and, on Thursday, the closest of plays just did not go the way of Greenfield Post 81. Brody Markol had what appeared to be a double taken away from him in the ninth inning and Greenfield’s attempt to rally from two runs down in the final frame came up just short as the tying run … 1

Raiders fall by wayside

Thursday, June 5, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The runaway train that was 12th-seeded Athol High School came up one stop short in the Western Massachusetts Division III Baseball Tournament, falling in the semifinals to No.1 seed Monument Mountain Regional High School, 4-2, at the Bordeau Complex. Athol (13-10) brought the tying runs … 0

Indians march to final, 10-1

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

AMHERST — Turners Falls High School has an offense that’s good enough to beat most teams in western Massachusetts without any help. On Wednesday, the Indians got all kinds of it from a shaky Monson High School defense … 0

Swipe of home sparks Wave

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Garrett Hudson knows a little something about pitching. So when the Greenfield High School ace reached third base with nobody out in the fourth inning of the Western Massachusetts Division III Baseball Tournament semifinals Wednesday, he began sizing up the delivery of Drury High School … 0

Bulletin Board: Warriors win Heptathlon

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School won the final event of the day to claim the team championship in the Western Massachusetts Girls’ Heptathlon Tuesday at Northampton High School. The Warriors finished with 9,861 points to edge runner-up Frontier, which ended up with 9,609 points. Kesheal Henderson of Mohawk … 0

Hawks shed semifinal jinx, 6-5

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

AMHERST— In what turned out to be a down-to-the-wire nail-biter, Frontier Regional School advanced to the Western Massachusetts Division II Softball Tournament championship game for the first time since 2006 with a 6-5 semifinal victory over Palmer High … 0

Jaywalking: Mayo bet

Monday, June 2, 2014

I betcha! Those words can be described many ways. Call it the start to a challenge or call them fighting words, but when one person begins a sentence with “I bet you,” it’s put-up or shut-up time for the challenged. That person must either accept the bet, or … 0

Wave ousts Rams on road

Monday, June 2, 2014

SOUTHWICK — The first 31/ 3 innings Monday gave little indication of the deluge that would soon follow for Greenfield High School. After going hitless into the fourth inning, Greenfield’s bats awoke for a dozen hits from that point forward, with the decisive three-run rally coming in the … 0

Turners prevails in 12

Monday, June 2, 2014

GRANBY — Disappointment turned to a brief moment of devastation three innings later for the Turners Falls High School baseball team, but a controversial judgment call gave the season a reprieve. The Indians took advantage and went on … 0

Athol stuns Palmer, 7-2

Monday, June 2, 2014

PALMER — The Athol High School baseball team may have picked up the 12th seed in the WMass Division III Baseball Tournament a week ago, but since that time, the Red Raiders have looked like anything but a low seed. The Red Raiders continued their magical postseason run … 0

Green Wave boys, girls ousted by Monument

Monday, June 2, 2014

Greenfield High School was hoping to win two more matches and capture a Western Massachusetts championship. Unfortunately, Monument Mountain Regional High School derailed their plans. The third-seeded Spartans pulled out all three matches that went three sets and … 0