High School Sports

Eighth-grader Hannah Wells races in to snag a fly ball Monday night in the Turners Falls High School gym, where the high-powered Indians were working out for the upcoming Franklin County League softball wars, whenever teams finally find their way onto area diamonds still in their winter modes.
Recorder/Matt Burkhartt


Monday, March 30, 2015


Quite a racket

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Greenfield High School boys' tennis team member Brayton Stack moves to return a serve during practice Wednesday at the Davis Street Tennis Courts. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

Pushin’ it

Monday, March 23, 2015

Eighth-grader Bridget Kenney, a member of the Pioneer Valley Regional School middle school softball team, has her eyes on the bag as she runs toward first base Monday during practice for the quickly approaching spring sports season. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

Senators shock Raiders

Thursday, February 12, 2015

What a difference a month and a half makes. The first time Mahar Regional School took on Athol High School this season in girls’ basketball action, the Senators were struggling through some key injuries and suffered a blowout loss. It may just be possible that 66-32 Dec. 20 … 0

Jillson focused on state shot-put crown

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Fresh off his victory in the shot put at the PVIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships last weekend, Mahar Regional School’s Leo Jillson has his sights now set on winning a state Division V title. Jillson is the top seed in the shot put and will try to … 0

Lull tops locals at state meet

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Allison Lull has been one of the top cross-country skiers in western Mass. all season. On Wednesday, she and her Mohawk Trail Regional High School teammates got the chance to see how they stacked up against the rest of the state. Lull finished 11th overall as an individual … 0

Indians roar back, Panthers fall, 75-69

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Turners Falls High School outscored Pioneer Valley Regional School, 29-14, in the fourth quarter and stormed back to earn a 75-69 victory in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Wednesday night in Turners Falls. Nick York (17 points) … 0

Bulletin Board: Freeman helps NMH ice Williston, 5-3

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Ben Freeman scored a goal and added two assists to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 5-3 win over Williston-Northampton School in a boys’ prep hockey game Wednesday at McCollum Arena in Gill. Peter-Owen Hayward scored twice in the win, and Conor O’Brien made 45 saves, including … 0

Locals strut stuff on the slopes

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

John White and Maeve Fiske-Mercer of Mohawk Trial Regional High School each recorded top-10 finishes in the combined standings during the PVIAC Individual Championships on a beautiful, sun-splashed Tuesday afternoon at Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont. White … 0

Turners’ OT win KO’s Red Hawks

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

A shot in the paint would not go for Frontier Regional School at the buzzer and Turners Falls High School avoided an upset with a 65-64 overtime victory in Hampshire League boys’ basketball action at Goodnow Gymnasium Tuesday … 0

Lively, Indians prevail

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Hope Lively scored 14 points on Tuesday night and Mohawk Trial Regional High School continued its push toward a tournament berth with a 47-38 basketball victory over Turners Falls High School in a girls’ Franklin County League South Division game in Buckland. The Warriors (8-10) need to beat … 0

Jaywalking: Tourney talk

Monday, February 9, 2015

The depths of winter are upon us. It’s Sunday night and I’m banging away on the keyboard. The Boston Bruins are playing their final regular-season game against the hated Montreal Canadiens, and when Max Pacioretty scores in the first minute of the third period, I decide its time … 0

Fritz gets a top-10 swim for Indians

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Jay Fritz finished ninth in the 100-yard backstroke to lead Turners Falls High School during the Western Mass. Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at Springfield College. The meet featured the best high school swimmers in WMass regardless of … 1