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Weekend high schools: Amherst girls volleyball tops Greylock

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Teya Nolan had 24 assists, 10 digs, eight aces and three blocks for the Amherst Regional girls volleyball team in a 3-1 independent home victory over Mount Greylock Saturday. Claire Basler-Chang had 24 digs, eight kills and five aces for the Hurricanes (6-4). Megan Rice posted 11 kills and 10 digs, while Jen Joy added 11 aces and six blocks. Girls soccer Smith Academy 3, Pioneer Regional 0 — Ariana …

Friday’s high schools: Smith Vocational beats Sci-Tech for first girls volleyball win

Friday, October 2, 2015

Three games into Friday’s match with Sci-Tech, it looked like the Smith Vocational girls volleyball team, which entered the game without a win in its three varsity seasons, was headed for yet another loss. The Vikings trailed two games to one after being blown out in the third game. But Smith Voke won the fourth game to knot things up and then won …

Frontier Regional’s Nate Patterson finishes fourth at PVIAC Boys Golf Individual Championship

Friday, October 2, 2015

WESTFIELD — Caleb Farnham just wanted to break 80. So did Nate Patterson. It was mission accomplished for the duo. Patterson, of Frontier Regional, fired a 5-over-par 76 to finish fourth and Farnham, of Hopkins Academy, tied for seventh with a 77 at Friday’s Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference Invitational golf championship at Tekoa County Club. They were five and six shots, respectively, …

South Hadley storms past two-time WMass champ Wahconah, 32-28

Friday, September 18, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — The South Hadley football team posted a pair of 100-yard rushers against two-time Western Massachusetts Division 4 champion Wahconah Regional Friday night. But when the running game bogged down a bit in the red zone, senior quarterback Joe Allard came through with the necessary clutch …

Friday’s high school volleyball, field hockey: Easthampton rallies to spike Greenfield in five sets

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Easthampton girls volleyball team rallied in a big way Friday night. The Eagles won the final three sets for a 3-2 come-from-behind win over host Greenfield. Easthampton won 22-25, 25-27, 25-18, 25-20, 16-14. Trailing 0-2, Eagles coach Molly Jacobson inserted setters Emily Baker and Veronica Hing back …

Friday’s high school soccer: Amherst, Belchertown boys battle to scoreless draw

Friday, September 18, 2015

Call it a draw. The showdown between 2014 Division 1 (Amherst) and Division 3 (Belchertown) state runners-up was evenly played as the boys soccer teams played to a scoreless draw in Amherst Friday night. Action was kept out of the box and scoring chances held to a minimum …

Friday’s high school golf: Easthampton rallies to down Pioneer Regional

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Easthampton golf team trailed by six points after the first two positions finished Friday at Pine Grove Golf Course in Northampton. But Andy Gove, Austin Kuenzel, Ely Boyle and Alex Chapman cruised in their matches to rally the Eagles to a 16-8 victory over Pioneer Regional. Easthampton …

Area police news

Friday, September 18, 2015

Amherst ∎ Nicholas R. Cirame, 21, of Wilmington, was arrested at 2:02 a.m. Friday on Amity Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and failure to stay within marked lanes. ∎ A 20-year-old …

Area school lunch menus

Friday, September 18, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Mozzarella sticks, baked potato wedges, carrot sticks, spinach and tomato salad, orange TUESDAY: Pasta with chicken meatballs and sauce, green beans, garden salad, apple, pineapple cup, carrot sticks WEDNESDAY: Homemade macaroni and cheese, carrots, spinach salad, sweet red pepper strips, strawberry cup, Bartlett pear THURSDAY: Hamburger, …

Thursday’s high school soccer: Amherst girls outlast Hampshire for first victory

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Amherst Regional girls soccer team won for the first time this season in a 4-3 shootout over Hampshire Regional Thursday in Westhampton. The Hurricanes jumped out to a 4-2 halftime lead and held on late. Four different players scored for Amherst (1-1) as Emma Robson, Sage DeChiara, …

Thursday’s high school field hockey, girls volleyball: Smith Academy blanks Amherst

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Three players notched a trio of points apiece for the Smith Academy field hockey team in an 8-0 victory at Amherst Regional Thursday afternoon. Ashley Higgins scored two goals with an assist, while Isabelle Duseau and Vanessa Skawski …

Thursday’s high school golf: Spencer Butterfield leads perfect Hopkins

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Spencer Butterfield shot even par for the second straight match Thursday afternoon as the Hopkins Academy golf team remained perfect with a 191/2-41/2 victory over Mahar at Hickory Ridge. Butterfield fired a 36 and won the No. 1 match 4-0. Justin Butterfield (No. 4) and Kishan Patel (No. …

Wednesday’s high schools: Gateway Regional boys soccer edges Easthampton in final minutes

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Jayden Marge and Jonathan Rooney scored second-half goals as the Gateway Regional boys soccer team defeated Easthampton 2-1 Wednesday evening in Huntington. Rooney’s goal came unassisted with 1:38 left and broke a 1-1 tie for the Gators (2-1-1). …