High School Sports

The Frontier Regional School girls volleyball team hoists up their trophy after defeating the Lynnfield Pioneers winning the State Division III final game, at Fitchburg High School, Saturday, November 21. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt

A season for the ages

Sunday, November 29, 2015

The white soccer ball caromed from Zach Ells’ head, bouncing off the goal line as keeper Dylan Husted could only turn and watch it dance in the netting. Douglas High School’s senior striker ended Frontier Regional School’s boys’ soccer run with a diving header inside the 6-yard box after flying through the 40-degree air. It was cold, but not as … 0

Turkey Day leftovers

Friday, November 27, 2015

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MVP Doyle leads Indians past Wave, 14-13

Thursday, November 26, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Quinn Doyle left little doubt as to who should be crowned the Most Valuable Player on Turkey Day. The Turners Falls High School junior running back rushed for 215 yards and one touchdown and returned an interception 62 yards for another score, and the Indians made it five wins in … 0

Red Raiders grab 3rd win, handle Palmer, 26-10

Friday, November 6, 2015

ATHOL — The Athol High School football team won its second straight game Friday night, beating Palmer High School, 26-10, at O’Brien field. In an assigned game that pitted the Intercounty League Red Raiders against the Panthers of the Tri-County League, Athol was in control from the start, … 0

Warriors win slugfest

Friday, November 6, 2015

Julian Diamond scored two rushing touchdowns, threw for another, and added a defensive touchdown as Mohawk Trail Regional High School earned its first win of the season with a 53-32 win over Dean Technical High School in an independent football game Friday night in Holyoke. The Warriors (1-8) … 0

Wildcats rally, beat Eagles

Friday, November 6, 2015

LEE — Franklin County Technical School may have gotten the respect it was looking for, but on Friday night the Eagles did not get the result they were seeking. Lee High School scored a pair of second-half touchdowns to erase a halftime deficit and picked up a late … 0

Hornets sting Indians again

Friday, November 6, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Somewhere in the month of November, the football paths of Turners Falls High School and McCann Technical High School seem destined to cross. The teams met for the fourth time in five years Friday night … 0

Hurricanes stifle Frontier in 28-6 semifinal victory

Friday, November 6, 2015

ADAMS — Through a quarter and a half against Hoosac Valley High School Friday night, fourth-seeded Frontier Regional School had run 23 plays against the typically-stout Hurricane defense. That was the good news. The Red Hawks came up … 0

Green Wave offense sputters in 17-3 loss to Ware

Friday, November 6, 2015

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield High School football team’s season of hard knocks continues. Ware High School got two rushing touchdowns from sophomore running back Hunter Millier en route to a 17-3 independent win over the Green Wave Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field. “They took it to us … 0

Senators run wild, knock off Easthampton

Friday, November 6, 2015

ORANGE — Mahar High School’s Clay Richardson and Malik Adams rushed for a combined 269 yards and three touchdowns to help lead the Senators to a 26-12 victory over Easthampton High School in an independent football game at the Woodward Athletic Complex Friday night. Mahar (7-2) tried to … 0

Turners, Tech, Frontier: tourney time

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Welcome to the playoffs. Three local football teams will dive head first in the semifinal round of the western Mass. playoffs tonight, while five other non-qualifier games involve local teams, many of which present intriguing. Frontier Regional School … 0

Raiders build steam on way to 3-1 victory

Thursday, November 5, 2015

ATHOL — Athol High School shook off a slow start to defeat Mt. Everett Regional High School, 23-25, 25-15, 25-15, 26-24, during the first round of the WMass Division III Girls’ Volleyball Tournament Thursday night at Mallet Gymnasium. Athol outside hitter Hope Parker had a huge night for … 0

Mahar shuts down Putnam Voke, 5-0

Thursday, November 5, 2015

ORANGE — Mahar Regional School was in control from start to finish in Thursday night’s first-round game of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Soccer Tournament, as the seventh-seeded Senators soundly defeated 10th-seeded Putnam Vocational Technical Academy, 5-0, … 0