High School Sports

Bulletin Board: Goalie O’Brien backbones Hoggers’ 5-2 hockey win

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Conor O’Brien continued his solid season for the Northfield Mount Hermon School boys’ hockey team, backstopping the Hoggers to a 5-2 in win over Phillips Andover Academy Wednesday in Andover. The senior goaltender, a 2015 NHL Entry Draft candidate from Pinellas Park, Fla., registered 35 saves in leading NMH to the win. His brilliant play in the contest was highlighted by a spectacular glove save with six minutes left in … 0

South Hadley ousts Wave

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — South Hadley High School executed its game plan early, built a quick lead and cruised to a 49-28 win over Greenfield High School Tuesday night in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament. The No. 5 Tigers (15-6) advance to play Central League rival and No. 4 seed Hampshire Regional (17-5) in the quarterfinals Friday … 0

Athol blows out Southwick, 65-43

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Athol High School’s fast start led to an 18-point lead after one quarter and the sixth-seeded Red Raiders cruised to a 65-43 victory over 11th-seeded Southwick-Tolland Regional High School in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls’ Basketball Tournament Tuesday night at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol. Athol (17-4) scored the first 6 points of the game and ended the opening … 0

Warriors rounding into form on slopes

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Mohawk Trail Regional High School had its best team race of the season, finishing within a half-second of Longmeadow High School in the boys’ North Division during the PVIAC Alpine Ski League Tuesday night at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont. The Lancers’ final time of 109.29 was … 0

Bulletin Board: Mohawk Nordic skiers seventh

Monday, February 2, 2015

Mohawk Trail Regional High School finished seventh in both the girls’ and boys’ team races during the Berkshire Nordic Ski League Saturday in Pittsfield. Allison Lull was the top finishes for the Warriors in the girls’ race, taking 11th overall in 28 minutes, 57 seconds. Lily Wells followed … 0

Tech wrestler wins another state crown

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Brett Bean earned his second consecutive Massachusetts State Vocational Wrestling Championship by winning the 152-pound weight class Saturday during the meet at Southeastern Regional Vocational-Technical High School in South Easton. The Eagles finished eighth overall out of the 14-team field and had six individuals place in their weight … 0

Indians get past Green Wave

Friday, January 30, 2015

Turners Falls High School overcame a sluggish start to knock off Greenfield High School, 58-47, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game Friday night in Turners Falls. The Indians (12-2 overall, 10-1 HL) struggled to score against an … 0

Senators blow past Hawks, 59-24

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mahar Regional School took control of its Franklin County League North Division girls’ basketball game against Frontier Regional School in the second quarter and went on to record a decisive 59-24 victory Thursday at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Frontier (3-12 overall, 1-2 North) has struggled on offense … 0

Palmer makes the grade

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Riley Palmer became the fifth and final Turners Falls High School swimmer to qualify for the Western Massachusetts Championships, but the Indians ended the regular season with a 136-31 loss to unbeaten West Springfield High School in C Division swimming and diving action Thursday in West Springfield. The … 0

Senator wrestlers edge Athol

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mahar took advantage of four forfeits and earned wins in three other bouts to edge Athol High School, 41-39, in a Tri-County League wrestling meet Wednesday night at Mallet Gymnasium in Athol. Todd Chaisson (113 pounds) recorded a pin over Logan Kirwan in 5 minutes, 13 seconds, Dylan … 0

Hastings powers 75-64 Pioneer win

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Brad Hastings scored 27 points Wednesday night and Pioneer Valley Regional School outscored Mahar Regional School, 75-64, in a Hampshire League boys’ basketball game at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. The Panthers (9-4 overall, 8-3 HL) had something to … 0

Bulletin Board: Narragansett returns favor by beating Athol, 65-57

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Narragansett Regional High School avenged a season-opening loss Monday night by downing Athol High School, 65-57, in an independent boys’ basketball game Monday night in Balndwinville. The Red Raiders (10-1), who had posted an 84-58 win over Gansett in the opener, lost their 10th straight game. Zack Dodge … 0

Jaywalking: Turf decision

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are quickly approaching the decision as to the fate of the athletic fields behind Greenfield High School. Currently, the area behind the school is a muddy mess, the entire area torn up by bulldozers and excavators, serving as yet another reminder of the school’s multimillion-dollar facelift. And … 0