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High School Sports

Turners Falls’ Maddy Chmyzinski  (20) tries to go up for a shot as McCann Tech’s Michaela Malloy defends during their independent girls basketball game Friday night in  Turners Falls. Chmyzinski scored a career-high 35 as the Indians won, 56-34. For The Recorder/David Hoitt

Chmyzinski powers Tribe; Raiders get past Frontier

Friday, February 5, 2016

Maddy Chmyzinski scored 35 points on Friday night and Turners Falls High School defeated McCann Technical High School, 56-34, in an independent girls’ basketball game in Turners Falls. The victory was the sixth of the season for the Indians, who continue to play well as they look to make a late-season push toward the tournament. “It was a good team win,” Turners Falls coach Ted Wilcox said. “I know it says that Maddy scored 35 points, but this was a good team win.” The 35 points are a new career high for Chmyzinski, who is now averaging 19.6 points per game. The sophomore guard had … 0

School Hoops: Hawks pull one out, 50-49

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Another instant classic, but this time a different ending. After dropping a triple-overtime heartbreaker Monday night, Frontier Regional School overcame a 3-point deficit in the final minute to edge Mahar Regional School, 50-49, in Hampshire League boys’ basketball play Thursday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. The result moved both teams to … 0

Red Raiders flatten Hawks, 33-24

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Merrick Decker, Ryan White, Derrick Erali, and Trevor Mousseau all registered pins to lead Athol High School to a 33-24 win over Frontier Regional School in a Tri-County League boys’ wrestling match Wednesday night at the Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Decker (120) the two-time defending western Mass. champion got things started for … 0

Schools: MVP Hastings leads Pioneer over Hawks

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Brad Hastings finished with 29 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 steals and 2 blocks as Pioneer Valley Regional School defeated Frontier Regional School, 69-56, Saturday in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. … 0

Schools: Chmyzinski guns down Hawks

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Maddie Chmyzinski would not be denied in the fourth quarter. The Turners Falls High School sophomore guard scored 18 of the Indians’ 20 points in the final frame to put the team on her back and carry it … 0

Schools: For Wave, a gym dandy

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The Greenfield High School boys’ basketball team christened its new Ump Nichols Gymnasium with a memorable win against their rivals. The Green Wave outscored Turners Falls High School, 14-4, in the fourth quarter and won the first boys’ … 0

Wave girls erupt for victory

Monday, December 28, 2015

Greenfield High School outscored Turners Falls High School by 21 points in the middle two frames and went on to earn a 65-49 Franklin County League South Division girls’ basketball victory Monday night in Turners Falls. The Green … 0

Wave, Indians fall in F-W play

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Max Hopley scored two goals and added two assists to lead Amherst Regional High School to a 9-2 Fay-Wright Division hockey victory over Greenfield High School Saturday night at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield. The game was tied 2-2 after the first period before Amherst scored three times in … 0

Early season action

Friday, December 25, 2015

Turners Falls’ Jalen Sanders skies for a basket as he scores on an uncontested layup during the Indians’ independent boys’ basketball win over Franklin Tech Monday night at Turners. Area athletes are enjoying a brief holiday break, but … 0

Merkle’s big night leads Panthers to easy win

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

It didn’t matter what Caroline Merkle was doing on either end of the court Wednesday night, because everything seemed to working for her. Merkle, the junior forward for Pioneer Valley Regional School, drained a game-high 20 points and made her presence known throughout as the Panthers cruised to … 0

Furious Eagles rally sinks Greenfield

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — Greenfield High School was holding its own — and the lead — after two periods. The Green Wave took advantage of an undisciplined Easthampton High School squad, which committed five penalties in the second period, and … 0

Gould has big night for Eagles; Panthers beat Mahar at buzzer

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Colin Gould poured in a career-high 32 points and ripped down 14 rebounds to power Franklin County Technical School over Pathfinder Vocational High School 72-58, in Tri-County League boys’ basketball action Tuesday night in Turners Falls. A junior, … 0

Indians beat Eagles in benefit game

Monday, December 21, 2015

Jalen Sanders scored 26 points and added 13 rebounds and Turners Falls High School outlasted Franklin County Technical School, 64-49, in an independent boys’ basketball game Monday night in Turners Falls. The game was played in front of … 0