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Monday’s high school track: Oliver Fox wins three as Frontier beats Mahar, Athol

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Oliver Fox took first place in three events as the Frontier Regional boys track & field team earned a pair of home victories Monday afternoon. The Red Hawks (4-1, 3-1 Intercounty) defeated Mahar 75-70 and Athol 111-33. Fox won the high jump (6 feet), the 100-meter dash (11.6 seconds) and the 400 (53.8). Andrew Lankarge earned victories in the 110 hurdles (17.9) and the 400 hurdles (60.9), while Andy Habel …

Monday’s high school tennis: Amherst girls sweep singles to down East Longmeadow

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Amherst Regional girls tennis team swept singles to beat East Longmeadow, 3-2, at home Monday. Allison McCann and Nya Saunders didn’t drop a game, cruising to 6-0, 6-0 victories at first and second singles, respectively, for the Hurricanes (7-2). Margaret O’Connell won 6-0, 6-1 at third singles. The doubles team faced tough competition as Kailey Tobin and Veronica Suchodolski fell in a …

Monday’s high school lacrosse: Belchertown rebounds with win over Chicopee

Monday, May 4, 2015

Adam Mercer scored the deciding goal and the defense of the Belchertown boys lacrosse team held on as the Orioles edged Chicopee 8-7 at home Monday afternoon. The Orioles (8-2, 6-1 Suburban) rebounded from a loss to the Pacers on Thursday to remain in a first-place tie. Mercer (two goals) scored from Ben Magarian (three goals, two assists) with eight minutes left Monday …

Daily Hampshire Gazette Wrestling Player of the Year: Brandon Weyant, Hampshire Regional

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Brandon Weyant Junior, Hampshire Regional 2015 highlights: Weyant went 3-1 at the All-State Tournament to place second at 160 pounds and help lead the Red Raiders to a 16th-place team finish. He finished second in the Division 3 …

Tuesday’s high schools: Lights go out on Amherst Regional, South Hadley boys lacrosse

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

For the second time in four seasons, the South Hadley and Amherst Regional boys lacrosse teams saw a game suspended because of faulty lighting. It happened in the 2012 sectional semifinals at American International College and again Tuesday …

Tuesday’s high school tennis/track: Belchertown girls net sweep of Agawam, near tourney berth

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Belchertown girls tennis team moved within a victory of qualifying for the postseason with a 5-0 sweep of Agawam, Tuesday in Belchertown. Meghan Bernard (first), Julia Tan (second) and Jordyn Paul (third) combined to drop five games in singles play. Maddie Hamparian and Kristen Pietras (first), and …

Tuesday’s high school baseball/softball: Jamie Carey, Amherst Regional hold off Longmeadow

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Jamie Carey got the better of a pitchers’ duel as the Amherst Regional baseball team edged Longmeadow, 2-1, Tuesday. Anyone who showed up late to the game in Longmeadow missed all the scoring as all three runs came in the first inning. Amherst’s first two batters reached and …

Area police news

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Amherst ∎ Craig Cilley, 30, of 422 Belchertown Road, was arrested at 9:40 p.m. Monday at his home on a probation violation in Hampden County. Belchertown ∎ Jason Ejsmont, 27, of Claremont, New Hampshire, was arrested at 12:09 p.m. April 21 at Eastern Hampshire District Court on a …

Monday’s high school lacrosse: Belchertown rallies to beat Wahconah

Monday, April 27, 2015

Emma Jopson scored five goals and Tiffany Anderson had a hat trick as the Belchertown girls lacrosse team rallied for a 10-7 victory at Wahconah Monday night. Abby Robinson (assist) and Kat Lowe each added a tally for Belchertown, which trailed 5-3 at the half. Kate Bowers and …

Monday’s high school softball: Emilie Baldwin, Northampton go extra to beat East Longmeadow

Monday, April 27, 2015

Emilie Baldwin scored the game-winning run as Northampton beat East Longmeadow, 5-2 in eight innings, on the road Monday. Baldwin finished 3 for 4, while Zoe Driscoll-Sbar (two runs) and Rachel Sheehan (run, RBI) each had two hits for the Blue Devils (2-3, 1-2 Valley Wheel). Lily Glading-DiLorenzo, …

Monday’s high school baseball: Easthampton slugs Athol, stays perfect

Monday, April 27, 2015

Shy Torres drove in four runs on a pair of hits, while Anthony Redfern had three hits, two runs scored and an RBI to lead the Easthampton baseball team to a 14-2 road victory over Athol Monday afternoon. Hunter Leveille added two hits, two runs and an RBI …

Monday’s high school track: Aidan Gilson, Northampton run past Ludlow

Monday, April 27, 2015

Aidan Gilson and the Northampton boys track & field team ran past Ludlow, 88-56, Monday in Ludlow. Gilson won the mile in 4 minutes, 24.4 seconds and the triple jump in 40 feet, 10 inches. Gilson teamed with Abe Herzog-Arbeitman, Ben Hill and Tim Foldy-Porto to win the …

Monday’s high school tennis: Frontier Regional deals Holyoke Catholic first loss

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Frontier Regional girls tennis team handed Holyoke Catholic its first loss of the season, 3-2, in South Deerfield Monday. Two matches went to third sets and the Red Hawks (3-0) won both for the victory. At first singles, Aidan O’Brien beat Nathan Drewniak 2-6, 6-4, 6-2. AJ …