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Senators blow past Hawks, 59-24

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mahar Regional School took control of its Franklin County League North Division girls’ basketball game against Frontier Regional School in the second quarter and went on to record a decisive 59-24 victory Thursday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Frontier (3-12 overall, 1-2 North) has struggled on offense recently but got off to a nice start against the Senators, taking a 10-5 first-quarter lead. Mahar (8-7, 3-1) ended the opening … 0

Palmer makes the grade

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Riley Palmer became the fifth and final Turners Falls High School swimmer to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Championships, but the Indians ended the regular season with a 136-31 loss to unbeaten West Springfield High School in C Division swimming and diving action Thursday in West Springfield. The Indians have qualified more swimmers for the WMass Championship this season than any other year … 0

Senator wrestlers edge Athol

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mahar took advantage of four forfeits and earned wins in three other bouts to edge Athol High School, 41-39, in a Tri-County League wrestling meet Wednesday night at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol. Todd Chaisson (113 pounds) recorded a pin over Logan Kirwan in 5 minutes, 13 seconds, Dylan Castine (132) stopped Anthony Potenti in 5:30, and Ben Gilmore (152) recorded a technical fall … 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

Falcons edge Green Wave

Monday, December 22, 2014

The last boys’ basketball game ever at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield will go down as an exciting one, even if it may not have been a successful one for the hometown squad. David Longstreeth hit a contested jumper … 0

Panthers rip Saints as Hale pours in 37

Monday, December 22, 2014

Natalie Hale moved to within 8 points of hitting 1,000 for her career as she scored 37 points on Monday night and Pioneer Valley Regional School crushed St. Mary High School, 73-9, in an independent girls’ basketball game in Northfield. Hale entered the game needing 45 points and … 0

Senators use 3-ball to get past Red Raiders, 56-47

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Mahar Regional School made nine 3-pointers on Saturday night and edged rival Athol High School, 56-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game in Athol. Brenden Walker and Nick Slattery each connected for three 3-pointers and the Senators … 0

Senators ground Falcons

Friday, December 19, 2014

Mahar Regional School is still finding ways to win, even if it isn’t exactly that pretty. The Senators, perhaps getting caught looking ahead to tonight’s showdown with longtime rival Athol High School, struggled with sloppy play but played … 0

Belchertown nips Turners, 3-1

Friday, December 19, 2014

Turners Falls High School struggled to score and was on the wrong end of some close calls as it came up short against Belchertown High School, 3-1, in a Fay-Wright Division hockey game at the Mullins Center Practice Rink in Amherst. The Indians (1-2) had a controversial goal … 0

Mahar boys, girls split

Friday, December 19, 2014

With Smith College closing for the holiday break the second meet of the indoor track and field season took place one day early this week as teams met Thursday in Northampton. Three area teams took part in the early session on the day. The Mahar Regional School boys’ … 0