High School Sports

GHS Principal Donna Woodcock, who recently received the prestigious 2015 PVIAC Distinguished Srvice Award, smiles as she sits at her desk. The award is given annually for exemplary contributons to the Pioneer Valley athletic scene.
Recorder file photo/Paul Franz

Jaywalking: Distinguished

Monday, April 20, 2015

Current Greenfield High School students may know Donna Woodcock only as a principal, but before serving in that capacity she was one of the most successful varsity coaches in Franklin County and even the Pioneer Valley. Woodcock coached her last game in 2005 but has remained involved in sports for the past decade, serving in a many capacities. For all … 0

Charboneau goes the route, homers in Indians’ 4-2 win

Friday, April 17, 2015

Tyler Charboneau had himself a day. The Turners Falls High School senior pitched a complete game and also clubbed a home run as part of a three-hit performance to lead the Indians’ offense during a 4-2 Hampshire League baseball crossover victory over Mahar Regional School Friday at the Woodward Complex in Orange. Charboneau’s … 0

Phillips, Arzuaga power Turners to 6-0 win over Greylock

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mackenzie Phillips shined brightly in the circle and Gabby Arzuaga continued her brilliance at the plate as Turners Falls High School defeated Mt. Greylock Regional School, 6-0, in independent softball play Friday afternoon at the Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls. Phillips was masterful and nearly threw a perfect game against the traditionally strong but youthful Mounties, as she allowed just one hit … 0

Jaywalking: Teamwork

Monday, February 23, 2015

Just as expected, the Hampshire League proved to be full of intrigue this season. We figured back in early December that the HL schedule would be full of exciting weekly games and it lived up to the billing. There were many nights when at least one game would … 0

Wolves end Eagles’ season

Monday, February 23, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — The smallest player on the court made perhaps the biggest difference Monday night for Hampden Charter School. Freshman half-pint Justin Feliciano scored 18 points in the second half after not playing a minute in the first half, and the seventh-seeded Wolves came back from a fourth-quarter … 0

Mustangs oust valiant Eagles, 78-68

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Third-quarter struggles plagued Franklin County Technical School Sunday afternoon and the Eagles came up just short in their quest to win a state boys’ basketball title with a 78-68 loss to Minuteman Regional High School in the championship game of the State Small School Vocational Tournament in Turners … 0

Indian boys lead nine local tourney qualifiers

Sunday, February 22, 2015

After going 18-2 during the regular season and winning the Hampshire League boys’ basketball title outright, Turners Falls High School earned the third seed in the WMass Division IV Boys’ Basketball Tournament. Seeds for both the boys’ and … 0

Soto advances to semis

Friday, February 20, 2015

Frontier Regional School’s Saul Soto won both of his matches on Friday afternoon to move into the 220-pound semifinals at the MIAA State Division III Wrestling Championships at Wakefield High School. Soto is the only local wrestler who still has a chance to finish first at the state … 0

Canes blank Wave skaters; Eagles advance to Voke final

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ben Thompson stopped all 13 shots he faced on Friday night and Amherst Regional High School shut out Greenfield High School, 3-0, in the Fay-Wright Division hockey season finale at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The Green Wave ended … 0

Eagles fly high in finale

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Franklin County Technical School used Senior Night to put on an offensive show for its fans. The Eagles charged out to a 23-9 lead after one quarter, rode that momentum to a 39-13 halftime advantage and coasted to … 0

Bulletin Board: Hogger hockey stuns No. 1 Exeter, 3-1

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conor O’Brien turned in a stellar 38-save performance to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 3-1 upset win over Phillips Exeter Academy in prep boys’ hockey action Wednesday at McCollum Arena in Gill. It was just the second loss for Exeter — the top-ranked team in New … 0

Eagles end on strong note, 39-34

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Franklin County Technical School is finishing the season strong, and Eagles head coach Matt Llewelyn hopes that means good things heading into the postseason. Franklin Tech completed its regular season Wednesday by extending its winning streak to five … 0

Jillson, Purington runners-up at State meet

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Leo Jillson’s bid for a Division V state indoor track & field shot put title fell just short but the Mahar Regional School senior picked up a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s Lucas Purington joined Jillson as … 0