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High School Sports

Above, Frontier's Casey Michalowski (9) watches her shot at Sabis goalie Sarah Brown Jacques Wednesday in South Deerfield, where her host Red Hawks drilled the visiting Bulldogs, 5-1 in their independent girls' soccer match. Below, Frontier's Kara Felton (13) and Sabis's Tiffany Alban hunt down possession of the ball.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

Hawks clinch tourney berth

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — It was a win-and-you’re-in scenario for the Frontier Regional School girls’ soccer team in Wednesday night’s season finale, so when the scoreboard read 1-1 with less than 20 minutes remaining, the Red Hawks knew they had some work to do. And boy did they ever get to work. Kara Felton scored with 17 minutes, 39 seconds remaining … 0

Dublin School ousts 4 Rivers, 2-1

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dublin School scored midway through the second half to break a 1-1 tie and the fifth seeds eliminated fourth-seeded Four Rivers Charter School, 2-1, in a River Valley Athletic League boys’ soccer quarterfinal playoff game Wednesday afternoon in Greenfield. Dublin took a 1-0 lead in the first minute but Four Rivers came back to tie the score in the waning minutes of the … 0

Red Hawks’ No. 1 seed is no surprise

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The postseason is here and with its arrival the Frontier Regional School volleyball team will begin its quest for 10. The Red Hawks earned the top seed in the 10-team WMass Division III Girls’ Volleyball Tournament and will begin play Monday night, when they host a quarterfinal match. It has been a long … 0

Athol rallies to tie Frontier, 3-3

Friday, October 10, 2014

Kayla Robidoux scored in the 76th minute to help Athol High School tie Frontier Regional School, 3-3, in a Pioneer North Division girls’ soccer match Friday night in South Deerfield. Frontier jumped out to a 2-0 lead at halftime as Julia Riordan tallied a goal in the 17th … 0

Elliott ties for 11th in PVIAC golf tourney

Friday, October 10, 2014

Pioneer Valley Regional School’s James Elliott was the top local finisher at the PVIAC Boys’ Invitational Golf Tournament. Elliott fired a 78 and tied for 11th place in Friday’s PVIAC Invitational Golf Tournament at Franconia Golf Course in Springfield. Elliott highlighted a list of local players who competed … 0

Lions score early and often, cruise past Greenfield

Friday, October 10, 2014

LUDLOW — Brian Pacheco rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns and Ludlow High School defeated Greenfield High School, 43-16, in Intercounty League football action on Friday night. The final score may not have been much prettier for Greenfield than last week’s 44-0 loss to Frontier Regional School, … 0

Athol rips Cathedral for 1st win

Friday, October 10, 2014

ATHOL — Consider the monkey officially removed from the backs of the Athol High School football team. New quarterback Bryce Melanson passed for 119 yards and junior running back Matt Winters ran for two touchdowns as the Red Raiders dominated a hapless and depleted Cathedral High School squad, … 0

Orioles run past Mahar, 27-6

Friday, October 10, 2014

BELCHERTOWN — Second-half turnovers cost Mahar Regional School a victory as Belchertown High School’s defense powered a comeback 27-6 win during their Intercounty League football contest Friday night. The Senators (1-4 overall, 1-3 IL) scored early, but couldn’t replicate it, as the Orioles (2-3, 2-2 IL) made key … 0

Terriers whip UMass

Friday, October 10, 2014

AMHERST — Youth was certainly served Friday night at the Mullins Center, where UMass dressed eight freshmen players and Boston University 10 in both teams’ 2014-2015 season opener. But while the Terriers’ youngsters thrived, their UMass counterparts struggled to survive as BU ripped the Minutemen, 8-1, before 4,288. … 0

Emotions run high for Tech-Mohawk clash

Thursday, October 9, 2014

It has all the fixings of a classic football game Saturday afternoon in Turners Falls. Two teams, which are not only battling for Tri-County League supremacy but also jockeying for position in the western Massachusetts Division VI playoffs, … 0

14th straight victory moves Raiders near another title

Thursday, October 9, 2014

After a rocky start to its season, Athol High School has won 14 straight matches and is on the verge of clinching its second outright Northern Division championship. The Red Raiders battled Mahar Regional School for four intense … 0

Wave delays Warriors’ clinching party

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School had the perfect opportunity to earn two critical points in hopes of qualifying for postseason, but Greenfield High School wouldn’t let it happen. Raegan Hickey’s goal with 20 minutes left in regulation helped … 0

Warrior surge sinks Tech

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A five-goal outburst in the final 40 minutes helped Mohawk Trail Regional High School break open a close game and beat Franklin County Technical School, 7-0, in an independent boys’ soccer match Wednesday in Turners Falls. Liam Datres … 0