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Girls basketball: Aubrey Parent goes for 21 points in Granby’s 43-26 win over Smith Academy

02-12-2024 10:20 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

HATFIELD – Smith Academy game-planned for her all week. They tried double-teaming her. They tried triple-teaming her.But it didn’t matter. Granby’s 6-foot-2 sophomore center Aubrey Parent dominated inside for 21 points to lead the Rams (10-7) to a...


Girls basketball: Northampton’s Ava Azzaro scores 1,000th point in victory over Wahconah (PHOTOS)

02-12-2024 9:55 PM

By GARRETT COTE

NORTHAMPTON — Needing just two points to reach the 1,000 point club, Northampton’s Ava Azzaro calmly stepped to the free throw line early in the first quarter of Monday’s game against Wahconah.The senior sank the first free throw, took the ball and...


Northampton’s Amalia Guerra, Ursula Von Goeler capture titles at Central/West Swimming Championships

02-11-2024 8:53 PM

By GARRETT COTE

SPRINGFIELD — It was quite the day for Northampton’s Amalia Guerra.The junior had already qualified for the state meet ahead of Sunday night’s MIAA Central/West Swimming Championships at Springfield College, so she viewed the sectionals as a tune...


UMass basketball: Minutemen hold off Rhode Island despite free throw woes 81-79

02-11-2024 5:17 PM

By JEFF LAJOIE

It seems that no matter what happens during a UMass men’s basketball game, all roads lead to a photo finish in the end.Such was again the case on Sunday at the Mullins Center in Amherst.The Minutemen trailed Rhode Island for almost the entire first...


Luke Giguere, Belchertown put it all together as Orioles capture Central/West Swimming championship

02-11-2024 3:35 PM

By GARRETT COTE

SPRINGFIELD — Luke Giguere emerged from the water, and his eyes immediately darted to the scoreboard in the Springfield College pool. When he saw “BELCHERTOWN” accompanied by the number one, his emotions took over.Giguere slapped the water and let out...


Indoor track: Maeve O’Neil wins two events, Northampton girls cruise to team title at PVIAC Championships

02-10-2024 10:53 PM

NORTHAMPTON – It was an emphatic exclamation mark on the PVIAC season for the Northampton girls’ indoor track team on Saturday night at Smith College. Maeve O’Neil had a pair of first-place finishes on the girls’ side, taking first in the 600 meters...


UMass hockey: Michael Hrabal (35 saves) rises to the occasion again as Minutemen finish sweep of UConn via 3-1 win

02-10-2024 9:58 PM

With a series against the No. 1 team in the country on deck, the UMass hockey team took care of business over the weekend.After a win on the road Friday night, the Minutemen capped a weekend sweep of UConn with a 3-1 victory on Saturday at the Mullins...


Six area wrestlers capture titles at sectional championships (PHOTOS)

02-10-2024 9:19 PM

By GARRETT COTE

WILLIAMSTOWN — Mateo Henriques just had to hang on for a little bit longer, and he would be crowned a Western Massachusetts champion.The Smith Vocational junior was clinging to a 5-2 lead in the final minute of the 120-pound weight class title match...


UMass hockey: Michael Hrabal pitches shutout, Minutemen blank UConn 2-0

02-09-2024 9:44 PM

A pair of third-period goals pushed the UMass hockey team past UConn, 2-0, on Friday night in Storrs, Conn. in the two teams’ first of two matchups this weekend as part of a home-and-home series.Freshman forward Dans Locmelis scored less than three...


H.S. Roundup: Pioneer boys basketball pulls ahead in third quarter to knock off Frontier (PHOTOS)

02-09-2024 9:44 PM

Trailing deep into the third quarter on the road in a raucous Goodnow Gymnasium, the Pioneer boys basketball team finally found its footing on Friday night.Frontier held a 23-22 lead at the half on its Senior Night and still held onto a 32-30 lead...


UMass basketball: Minutemen look to shake off another last-second loss with Rhode Island in t

02-09-2024 4:10 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — It’s become quite clear that regardless of the opponent or location of the game, this year’s UMass men’s basketball team is going to be ready to play.The Minutemen have been right in every single Atlantic 10 game late in regulation with a...


Boston College hiring former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien as head coach

02-09-2024 3:38 PM

By RALPH D. RUSSO

Bill O’Brien will be the new head coach at Boston College, opting to return to his hometown for a top job instead of taking the offensive coordinator position at Ohio State he accepted just last month, a person with direct knowledge of the move told...


Chesterfield’s Dana Kellogg reflects on impressive start to 2024 luge season with Team USA

02-09-2024 3:25 PM

By GARRETT COTE

Dana Kellogg wore the world’s biggest smile as he stood on the podium – U-S-A letters proudly across his chest – to accept a silver medal following the team relay at the Luge World Championships last month.Kellogg, a Chesterfield native and Smith...


High schools: Northampton’s Keller Mahoney strong again in final PVIAC alpine ski race 

02-08-2024 9:25 PM

The seventh and final race of the PVIAC alpine ski season took place at Berkshire East in Charlemont on Thursday night, with four Hampshire County teams in action once again.After the original meet scheduled for Tuesday was postponed, Amherst,...


Girls basketball: Mohawk Trail gets past Smith Voc 46-23 (PHOTOS)

02-08-2024 9:18 PM

By GARRETT COTE

BUCKLAND — The Mohawk Trail girls basketball team came out firing against Smith Vocational on Thursday night.Despite it being Senior Night, the Warriors kept their emotions in check from the opening tip — as they raced out to an 11-3 lead and never...


Colleges notebook: UMass spring season kicks off this weekend for lacrosse, softball programs

02-08-2024 5:16 PM

By GARRETT COTE

Believe it or not, the spring season begins this weekend for the UMass athletic department, and it’s a busy time of year with the overlap of the winter and spring sport teams all in action. Even with weather warming up this weekend, the temperatures...


UMass hockey: Weekend Hockey East set with UConn on tap for Minutemen

02-08-2024 4:29 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

While the UMass hockey team’s defense has been on point in its last three games since surrendering four goals to Merrimack, the Minutemen have hit a cold spell on the offensive end of the ice. UMass tallied twice to knock off Northeastern and followed...


Women’s basketball: After reaching 300 career wins, Smith College coach Lynn Hersey isn’t staying complacent

02-08-2024 4:25 PM

By GARRETT COTE

NORTHAMPTON — Anticipation built as teams across Division 3 waited to hear their name called on selection Sunday. Smith College was coming off its best season (at the time) under head coach Lynn Hersey, going 16-2 in the NEWMAC, but the Pioneers came...


High schools: Brady Currier’s big fourth quarter helps South Hadley take down Granby (PHOTOS)

02-07-2024 9:53 PM

Brady Currier stepped up in the fourth quarter for the South Hadley boys basketball team against Granby on Wednesday. Leading 34-31 going into the final quarter, Currier tossed in 10 points in the final eight minutes of action which helped the Tigers...


UMass basketball: Minutemen stumble late, drop another close game to St. Bonaventure 79-73

02-07-2024 9:48 PM

Trips to Olean, N.Y. have rarely been kind to the UMass men’s basketball team.Such was the case once again Wednesday night. The Minutemen led for most of their Atlantic 10 game with host St. Bonaventure, but struggled to make plays in crucial moments...



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