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In this Oct. 22, 2014,  photo, King High School football defensive lineman John Krahn stands flanked by teammates Ryan Jons, left and Ben Garcia in Riverside, Calif. Krahn's combined height and weight make him bigger than any current NFL player and possibly bigger than any NFL player ever. (Terry Pierson/The Press-Enterprise via AP)  MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT LOS ANGELES TIMES OUT

Meet Mt. Krahn: giant schoolboy lineman

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES — John Krahn is among the biggest football players ever to don pads and a helmet. And he’s still in high school. At one point, the offensive lineman — who started his senior season at 7 feet tall and 440 pounds — was even deemed too big to play the game that usually worships size. As a kid … 0

Schools: Athol spikers outlast Pioneer, 3-2

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Athol High School and Pioneer Valley Regional School went toe to toe for five tough sets before the Red Raiders were able to lay claim to a 23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 14-25, 15-10 victory in Northern Division girls’ volleyball action Tuesday evening at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. Julia Ramos aided the win by dishing out 27 assists and serving for 10 aces. Sophia LaRoche … 0

Warrior girls take command of PVIAC North chase

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

It was a surprise meeting for the PVIAC North Division girls’ cross country crown Tuesday at Whiting Reservoir on Mt. Tom in Holyoke. Mohawk Trail Regional High School and Greenfield High School both believed they were going to run against each other in a meet at St. Mary High School on October 21 in Westfield. That all changed when Greenfield pulled up on … 0

Wave overwhelms Blue Devils, 50-15

Sunday, September 20, 2015

NORTH ADAMS — After a couple of lean offensive seasons, it was only a matter of time before the Greenfield High School football team laid the smackdown on an unsuspecting opponent. On this day, that role belonged to a young, undersized, injury-riddled Drury High School team. Senior quarterback … 0

Scranton clutch for Mohawk in tie with Mahar

Friday, September 18, 2015

Kelsey Scranton scored on a corner with no time left on the clock and Mohawk Trail Regional High School rallied from two goals down in the second half to tie Mahar Regional School, 3-3, in a North Division field hockey match Friday at the Woodward Complex in Orange. … 0

Cook’s tally helps Senators deadlock Athol

Friday, September 18, 2015

Owen Cook scored with 15 minutes left and Mahar Regional School tied Athol High School, 2-2, in an independent boys’ soccer game Friday night at O’Brien Field in Athol. Mahar recovered from a shaky start to earn the draw. The Senators (2-0-2) went into the second half trailing … 0

Indians manhandle Senators, 34-0

Friday, September 18, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — After a disappointing season opener last week in which they couldn’t score a touchdown, the Turners Falls High School Indians were back on the warpath Friday night. Turners Falls dominated all phases of the game in a 34-0 rout of Intercounty League rival Mahar Regional … 0

Red Hawks rally to beat Easthampton

Friday, September 18, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Another game, another frantic finish for Frontier Regional School’s football team. Frontier scored a pair of touchdowns less than one minute apart in the final two minutes of the game to post an 18-14 Intercounty League victory over Easthampton High School Friday night. This was … 0

Eagles fly past Warriors, 36-0

Friday, September 18, 2015

BUCKLAND — This was one rivalry game which didn’t live up to the hype--unless you happen to be a Franklin County Technical School fan. In arguably one of the most dominant performances in the program’s history, the Franklin … 0

Put-up or shut-up time in South Deerfield

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The first week of the 2015 high school football season was supposed to begin answering questions, not creating them. One fact does appear to be assured: This season could be very competitive in both the Intercounty and Tri-County … 0

Warriors’ girls’ coach pleased despite tough 1-0 loss

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Jessica van Heynigan’s late first-half tally wound up being the only goal of the contest Thursday as Gateway Regional High School outlasted Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 1-0, in independent girls’ soccer play in Buckland. Nina Iglesais assisted on van Heynigan’s tally, which came in the 39th minute. … 0

Scoreless tie for Athol, Tech

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Athol High School goalie Hudson Carlson did his best to frustrate the Franklin County Technical School offense, stopping all 21 shots he faced and the Eagles had to settle for a 0-0 PVIAC West field-hockey draw against the … 0

Wave, Warriors in 1-1 deadlock

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Alicia Johnson scored with 8 minutes, 16 seconds left in regulation to help Mohawk Trail Regional High School earn a 1-1 tie with Greenfield High School in PVIAC Northern Division field-hockey action Wednesday night at Veterans Memorial Field … 0