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NMH’s Jack Turowsky commits to play lacrosse at UMass

03-29-2023 4:07 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Jack Turowsky will be taking his talents to the flagship in 2024. The Northfield Mount Hermon junior has had a big year on the lacrosse field as a midfielder and was selected to USA Lacrosse’s 18U roster this past summer. Colleges began calling but...


Women soccer leaders target breakthroughs in World Cup year

03-24-2023 9:30 PM

By GRAHAM DUNBAR

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — In a World Cup year set to drive faster progress in women’s soccer, elections in Europe next month will have a global audience for a potential breakthrough in gender equity. Women soccer executives taking part in an annual...


Bulletin Board: Montague’s Dominic Emery breaks his own state bench press record at 148 pounds

03-24-2023 8:05 PM

Montague’s Dominic Emery continues to shatter his own Massachusetts state powerlifting records. Emery — who already held the Massachusetts bench press record in the open 148 pound division — broke his own mark last weekend at an event in Oakdale, CT...


AL East Preview: Aaron Judge, Yankees lead MLB’s deepest division

03-24-2023 8:01 PM

By NOAH TRISTER

From 1998-2003, the five AL East teams finished in the exact same order every season. Back then, the New York Yankees were dominant, the Boston Red Sox were contenders and everyone else was left chasing those teams — and that remained the status quo...


Unwelcome spotlight falls on NHL team Pride night events

03-24-2023 7:45 PM

By STEPHEN WHYNO

Pride nights, held annually for several years by National Hockey League teams to show support for the LGBTQ+ community, are in the spotlight following several high-profile incidents this season.A handful of players have objected to participating in...


March Madness: Low-cut sneakers gain traction on court

03-24-2023 6:10 PM

By PAT GRAHAM

DENVER — The squeaks from the sneakers on the court sound the same. But these are far from your classic Chuck Taylors or vintage Air Jordans. Or any version of high tops at all.The iconic shoe designed to extend slightly over the ankle has pretty much...


Keeping Score: Springfield’s golfing scandal

03-24-2023 2:53 PM

Good morning!Three years ago on Dec. 19, 2019, golf pro Kevin M. Kennedy was indicted by a federal grand jury in Springfield on over a dozen charges including fraud, tax evasion and money laundering.Kennedy was the head pro of Springfield’s two...


Bulletin Board: Frontier girls 5/6 Suburban squad takes home league title

03-22-2023 5:55 PM

The Frontier girls basketball 5/6 grade Suburban squad closed out its season on a high note on Sunday, defeating Hampshire 33-29 to win the Div. 2 championship. Frontier closed out its season with an 18-1 record. Sadie Nichols led the way with 13...


Bulletin Board: Frontier 5/6 Suburban takes home championship, completes perfect season

03-20-2023 8:02 PM

The Frontier boys 5-6 grade Suburban basketball team closed out an unbeaten season on Sunday, defeating Greenfield 51-35 to take home the championship and close out its season with an 18-0 record. Kimie Taylor led the way with 15 points in the win,...


Bulletin board: Grayson Thomas scores 30 points to help Greenfield win Suburban League title

03-19-2023 7:57 PM

Buoyed by a red-hot shooting performance from Grayson Thomas, Greenfield took home a title on Saturday.Second-seeded Greenfield received a game-high 30 points from Thomas, including a six-pack of 3-pointers, as the squad captured a 66-62 win over No....


Women’s basketball: Transylvania holds off Smith College in D3 Final Four, 76-65 (PHOTOS)

03-19-2023 11:45 AM

By HANNAH BEVIS 

HARTFORD, Conn. – With 1 minute, 13 seconds remaining in the game, the Smith College basketball team was down but not out. Trailing 72-65, the Pioneers were starting to see some momentum swing their way. Ally Yamada and Jane Loo hit a pair of triples...


IAABO Senior All Star games takes place at Smith Academy

03-17-2023 8:52 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

HATFIELD — The top senior basketball players in Franklin and Hampshire County got together at Smith Academy on Friday for the 23rd IAABO Board 28 Senior All Star Game. The girls game kicked off first, and unlike most All Star games, both teams were...


Bulletin Board: Taylor, Rose roll high single in Sunday Scotch Doubles

03-17-2023 8:49 PM

Lisa Taylor and Keith Rose rolled the high single score of 113 while John Herron and Beth Wiles had the high triple of 293 in Sunday Scotch Doubles at the Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley this past week. Missy Finn rolled the women’s high single (109)...


How Smith College basketball built a D3 Final Four contender

03-17-2023 4:00 PM

By KYLE GRABOWSKI

The line wrapped around Smith College’s Indoor Track & Tennis complex an hour before tipoff. Smith athletic director Kristen Hughes’ phone lit up with a text, “It’s like a Rihanna concert out here.”Ainsworth Gymnasium holds roughly 500 people, and the...


Frozen Four: Hockey keeps bringing Hadley’s Lisa Ito-Bagshaw back to the Pioneer Valley

03-16-2023 2:31 PM

By KYLE GRABOWSKI

Hockey drew Lisa Ito-Bagshaw to the Pioneer Valley initially. It keeps bringing her back, too.The nomad who grew up across Canada and in California came to Deerfield Academy with her sister Sara to play hockey. Her parents moved to Hadley to stay...


On the Ridge: Spring events nearing

03-15-2023 5:18 PM

You wouldn’t believe it by looking outside, but the first day of spring is less than a week away. For sportsmen and women, and those who just love the outdoors, there are a ton of things going on right now all around us, including late season...


Fit to play with Jim Johnson: More is not better

03-13-2023 4:44 PM

For everything that is good, there is probably a limit on how much is beneficial. This is certainly true for exercise. The benefits of exercise are unequivocal, but too much exercise can hurt us. Exercise places a stress on the body that results in...


Boys basketball: Young Pioneer was ahead of schedule, now stakes go up

03-13-2023 9:00 AM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

NORTHFIELD — Maynard boys basketball coach Paul Howes watched his team win a state championship last year and follow that up with a trip (so far) to the semis this winter. After defeating Pioneer 45-32 on Friday at Messer Gymnasium in the...


Bulletin board: Frontier’s Evan Hedlund shines at Indoor Nationals

03-12-2023 11:13 AM

Frontier’s Evan Hedlund showed well against the top middle school runners in the country on Friday. Competing in the mile at the Nike Indoor Track Nationals at The Armory in New York City, Hedlund finished the mile in a time of 4 minutes, 43 seconds,...


Women’s hockey: Explosive third period pushes Amherst College past Colby, into D3 Frozen Four

03-11-2023 9:53 PM

By HANNAH BEVIS 

AMHERST – Forty minutes into the NCAA Division 3 women’s hockey quarterfinal between Amherst College and Colby, both sides were a little on edge. The first two periods had been a goaltender’s duel, with Amherst’s Natalie Stott and Colby’s Paige...



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