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On The Run with John Stifler: Come one, come all

02-02-2024 4:47 PM

Recreational running has been part of mainstream American culture for fifty years. Nowadays anyone wanting to run a 5-kilometer road race can find one somewhere nearby. Marathons have grown so popular they have waiting lists.Track meets are different....

Northampton High School fencing team showing well in competitions

02-02-2024 4:27 PM

The Northampton High School fencing team showcased exceptional skill at the Massachusetts High School Fencing League competitions recently.On Jan. 20, they emerged victorious against International School of Boston (4-1) and tied with Brooke High...

Chesterfield’s Dana Kellogg helps Team USA to silver medal in relay at FIL World Luge Championship

02-02-2024 4:24 PM


Last weekend, Chesterfield native Dana Kellogg and teammate Frank Ike finished ninth place at the men’s luge doubles World Championships in Altenberg, Germany. The World Championships occur every non-Olympic year.Kellogg and Ike were the fastest...

Theo Epstein to return to Red Sox as advisor and part-owner of parent company, Fenway Sports Group

02-02-2024 3:54 PM


BOSTON — Theo Epstein, who as Red Sox general manager was the architect of two World Series championships, is returning to the organization as a minority owner and part-time senior adviser to its parent company, Fenway Sports Group.Epstein, who also...

Girls basketball: Frontier takes down Easthampton to stay in FCL North title hunt (PHOTOS)

02-01-2024 9:53 PM


EASTHAMPTON — There’s nothing quite like the sweet taste of revenge.After losing to Easthampton on its home floor – snapping a near two-year home winning streak – just three weeks ago, the Frontier girls basketball team came into Thursday night’s...

High schools: Ava Azzaro goes off for 31 points as Northampton gets past Longmeadow for key Valley League win 

02-01-2024 9:46 PM

A crucial week of the season saw the Northampton girls basketball team pick up a huge win on Thursday night.Ava Azzaro put together a monster offensive night, scoring a season-high 31 points to lift the Blue Devils to a 61-53 Valley League victory...

College notebook: Hatfield’s Lynne-Ann Kokoski has Bryant women’s basketball back in the mix during first season as a head coach

02-01-2024 6:24 PM


Lynne-Ann Kokoski is built to be leader. That statement was true long before she took over as head coach for the Bryant University women’s basketball team this season, and her unbridled passion for winning has only proven to be even more correct.This...

UMass hockey returns to action against Merrimack, Maine this weekend

02-01-2024 6:11 PM


After a week off to rest and recharge, the UMass hockey team is back on the ice this weekend. It comes with a twist, however.Unlike most weekends in Hockey East where UMass will play a home-and-home series with one opponent, the Minutemen will be...

UMass football: Minutemen announce transfer additions for 2024 season

02-01-2024 5:24 PM

As the spring 2024 semester officially kicked off at UMass on Thursday, head coach Don Brown and the Minutemen were able to announce the next set of roster additions with 19 transfer student-athletes joining the team. Among the 19 transfers, 12 are on...

High schools: Smith Voc edges Frontier in evenly-contested wrestling match (PHOTOS)

01-31-2024 9:26 PM

It was an even match between the Smith Vocational and Frontier wrestling teams on Wednesday in Northampton. Of the eight matches that were wrestled, the Vikings won four and the Redhawks took four. With Smith Vocational taking 18 points from forfeits,...

H.S. Basketball Notebook: Which bubble teams are most likely to punch state tournament tickets?

01-31-2024 6:22 PM


As the calendar flips from January to February, it’s now officially time to say that playoff basketball will be played this month. The race to the postseason is always hottest during the second month of the year, and that’s again the case in 2024 with...

UMass basketball: La Salle rallies from big deficit, hands Minutewomen 8th straight loss

01-31-2024 3:55 PM


AMHERST — Down by three points with eight seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, UMass junior guard Kristin Williams received a pass from Bre Bellamy on the wing with time ticking away.Williams took one dribble to control the ball and square her...

High schools: Hampshire pushes league-leading Athol to the brink in tight loss (PHOTOS)

01-30-2024 9:34 PM

With the top team in the Hampshire League North in town, the Hampshire Regional boys basketball team had an opportunity to shake things up in the league standings on Tuesday night.Visiting Athol did just enough to stay atop the HL North however, as...

Alpine ski: Northampton’s Keller Mahoney, Hampshire’s Hazel Scully-Henry top local finishers at PVIAC Meet No. 5

01-30-2024 7:18 PM

The Mohawk Trail girls alpine ski team continued its dominance this winter on Tuesday evening. The Warriors put the top three individual skiers down the giant slalom course, besting the field at PVIAC Meet No. 5 at Berkshire East in Charlemont.Addie...

Girls basketball: Hopkins Academy learning, growing together despite 58-37 loss to Lenox (PHOTOS)

01-29-2024 9:27 PM


HADLEY — Only taking into account what the scoreboard says at the end of the game, not much has gone right for the Hopkins Academy girls basketball team this season. And after the Golden Hawks’ 58-37 loss to Lenox on Monday night, their record now...

High schools: Ava Azzaro, Chloe Derby propel Northampton past Holyoke 

01-29-2024 9:26 PM

Ava Azzaro scored 14 of her 16 points in the first half, helping the Northampton girls basketball team to a decisive 59-31 victory over Holyoke on Monday night.Northampton led 18-10 after one quarter and 34-14 at halftime.Chloe Derby drained a pair of...

Former Blue Jays, Red Sox and Astros manager Jimy Williams dies at age 80

01-29-2024 6:14 PM

BOSTON — Jimy Williams, the 1999 American League Manager of the Year for Boston who won 910 games over a dozen seasons that included stints with Toronto and Houston, has died. He was 80.The Red Sox said Williams died Friday at AdventHealth North...

Indoor track: Allie Sullivan wins 3 events to pace Northampton in dominant performance at PVIAC Meet No. 6

01-29-2024 6:10 PM


The Northampton High School boys and girls track teams both had stellar days during the sixth PVIAC indoor track meet of the year, as the Blue Devils combined for a 6-0 day during the late meet on Sunday afternoon.Each team went 3-0 with wins over...

UMass basketball: Matt Cross leads balanced Minutemen past Saint Louis for first A-10 road wi

01-27-2024 11:11 PM

Matt Cross led four players in double figures, scoring 19 points to propel the UMass men’s basketball team to an 84-73 Atlantic 10 Conference victory over Saint Louis on Saturday night at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Mo.The Minutemen won on the road...

UMass basketball: Minutewomen drop 7th game in a row in 63-48 loss at Rhode Island

01-27-2024 10:55 PM

The UMass women's basketball team fell on the road at Rhode Island on Saturday afternoon in the Ryan Center, 63-48.It was the seventh loss in a row for UMass, which fell to 3-18 overall, 1-8 in the Atlantic 10.Stefanie Kulesza led the Minutewomen in...

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