High School Sports

Frontier's Ashley Barrington (1) and Smith's Liv Cavanaugh (14) at Frontier Regional High School on Tuesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

Schools: Hawks handle Falcons

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Frontier Regional School put up its highest point total in nearly a year Tuesday night and the usually offensively-starved Red Hawks crushed Smith Academy, 55-34, in an independent girls’ basketball game at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The Red Hawks have been among the top defensive teams in Franklin County in recent memory but the team has struggled to score … 0

Eagles, Red Raiders seeking league wrestling titles

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Franklin County produced a pair of Western Mass. Division III Wrestling champions last season and had another two grapplers reach the finals at the meet. Three of the four wrestlers are back this season including each of the champions from last year in Frontier Regioal School’s Saul Soto and Athol High School’s Merritt … 0

Athol primed for big season in FCL

Monday, December 15, 2014

Athol High School has been the queen of the Franklin County League girls’ basketball landscape for the past decade and there is no reason to think the Red Raiders won’t once again rule the roost. Athol enters the season as the favorite to win the FCL North Division for a second straight season … 0

Athol dumps Pioneers

Friday, November 14, 2014

THORNDIKE — The Athol High School football team was supposed to have a home game this week, but you won’t hear anyone associated with the Red Raiders complaining about the long trip to the frozen tundra of St. Joseph’s Field. The Raiders beat Pathfinder Vocational Technical School Friday … 0

Mohawk returns to state meet

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ask Mohawk Trail Regional High School cross-country coach Joe Chadwick to describe the girls’ team and he doesn’t even have to stop and think about it. “There’s never a dull moment,” he said with a laugh. On Saturday, … 0

Turners-McCann round two

Thursday, November 13, 2014

For the second straight season, the Turners Falls High School football team will head to North Adams to face top-seeded McCann Technical High School in a postseason tilt. The Indians and their faithful hope that this year’s result … 0

Hawks to state final — barely

Thursday, November 13, 2014

HUDSON — Nothing could stop Frontier Regional School from its date with destiny. Not a strong Lynnfield High School team or a bout of inconsistent play that twice brought the Red Hawks to the brink of elimination. Frontier rallied to win the final two games and beat Lynnfield, … 0

Red Hawks face Lynnfield tonight in semis

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Frontier Regional School Express keeps chugging along. Next stop: Hudson. The Red Hawks, fresh off their 10th consecutive Western Massachusetts championship, will try to advance to their fifth straight state-title match tonight when they take on a … 0

Auburn ousts Frontier, 1-0

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Frontier Regional School’s storybook field hockey season finally came to an end Wednesday night, although the valiant Red Hawks did everything in their power to prevent it . The Red Hawks threw everything they had … 0

Bulletin Board: Powderpuff Game on tap

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The sixth annual Powderpuff football game between Franklin County Technical School and Pioneer Valley Regional School will take place on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. in Northfield. Non-perishable food items will be collected at the gate and will serve as admission. All proceeds from the gate and sponsorships … 0

4 local spikers make Division III All-State Team

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Four area players were selected to the Massachusetts Girls’ Volleyball Coaches Association Division III All-State Team, which was released late Monday night. Cassidy Ciesluk, Remi Quesnelle and Emily Woodward were all picked from 10-time Western Massachusetts and four-time defending state champion Frontier Regional School, while Tessa Neverett became … 0

Frontier faces difficult task against Auburn

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

After picking up Western Massachusetts Division II field hockey hardware Saturday, Frontier Regional School gets back to work tonight in the MIAA Division II state semifinals. The Red Hawks will return to Clark Field in West Springfield at … 0

Orioles send Red Hawks packing, 3-0

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CHICOPEE — On one side of Tuesday’s WMass Division III Boys’ Soccer Tournament semifinal, you had a Frontier Regional School team that has overcome a lack of size with an abundance of team speed. On the other was … 0