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Arielle Baillargeon, left, of Gateway Regional, can't handle the throw at first and Mallory Beauregard, of Granby, makes it safely to the base Tuesday in Granby.

Tuesday’s high school recaps: Nadia Squitiero gives Amherst Regional softball a walkoff win

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Nadia Squitiero’s fourth hit brought in Mikah McNamara with the game-winning run for the Amherst Regional softball team as they topped West Springfield 7-6 in 10 innings at home. Squitiero went 4 for 6 with a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored, while McNamara had two hits, drove in one and scored another for the Hurricanes (3-4, 1-3 Valley … 0

Belchertown boys tennis team remained perfect in Valley Wheel play

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Belchertown boys tennis team remained perfect in league play with a 4-1 road victory over Chicopee Tuesday afternoon at Szot Park. Ethan Smith and Sam Stroman each earned 6-2, 6-2 wins in the top two singles matches for the Orioles (6-2, 4-0 Valley Wheel). Belchertown’s doubles teams — Ryan Stinson and Alex DeSantis, Ryan Kearney and Adam Lopes — also won in … 0

Tuesday’s high school lacross recaps: TJ Fitzell leads South Hadley to win

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Senior midfielder TJ Fitzell scored six goals with three assists to lead his South Hadley boys lacrosse team to a 16-10 independent road victory at Northampton on Tuesday. Tom Crotty had four goals and three assists, while Pat Crotty scored a hat trick for South Hadley (5-2). Griffin Fitzell had a goal and two assists, and Sam Duda added a pair of tallies. … 0

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South Hadley boys lacrosse wins season-opener on the road

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tom Crotty scored five goals and assisted twice as the South Hadley boys lacrosse team opened its season with a 13-8 road victory over Agawam. It was the first game back for Matt Benoit, who coached the Tigers from 2008-2011. Sam Duda had four tallies for the Tigers … 0

Tuesday’s high school recaps: Holyoke Catholic girls track gets jump on 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lauren Muszynski won a pair of individual events as the Holyoke Catholic girls track & field team opened its season by defeating Commerce 70-61 Tuesday afternoon. The junior took first in the high jump at 4 feet, 4 inches, and won the 200-meter with a time of 31.6 … 0

Belchertown falls to 0-2 with loss to Chicopee Comp

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Belchertown boys volleyball team lost its second consecutive match Monday night to the start the season, falling to Chicopee Comp in straight sets. The Colts were never threatened in the contest, winning 25-18, 25-12, 25-17. Senior Colter … 0

Pistorius expected to testify at his murder trial

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius will probably testify at his trial later this week, a defense attorney said Tuesday after prosecutors rested their case against the double-amputee runner who is accused of murder in his girlfriend’s death. … 0

Amherst girls ultimate starts season strong

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Amherst Regional girls ultimate team opened its season by finishing third over the weekend at the University of Rhode Island Invitational Tournament. In Sunday’s semifinal, the Hurricanes lost 9-5 to Boston University. Stonehill then forfeited the consolation game. Earlier on Sunday, Amherst beat Rhode Island 8-2. On … 0

Amherst Regional boys 4x4 cracks top 15 at New Balance Nationals

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Amherst Regional indoor track program concluded its long season this weekend at New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York City. The boys 4x400-meter relay team placed 14th out of 35 teams in the Emerging Elite division. Allen Vance, Joseph Tavares, Kelzy Rodriguez and Taj-Amir Torres finished in … 0

Amherst boys 4x800 relay sets school record, places seventh at New Balance Nationals

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Amherst Regional boys 4x800-meter relay team broke a 12-year-old school record Friday. Racing against the nation’s best teams at New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York City, the Hurricanes placed seventh in the Emerging Elite (EE) division in 8 minutes, 2.25 seconds. Amherst placed seventh out of … 0

Amherst’s John Leonard, Cathedral fall in Super 8

Thursday, March 13, 2014

LOWELL — John Leonard has played important hockey games on big stages before, and there will certainly be more to come in the near future. But the Amherst native’s still-young high school career saw its most significant contest … 0

Amherst Regional track contingent prepares for New Balance Nations

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Spring high school sports are less than a week away from starting practice, yet the Amherst Regional boys indoor track team hasn’t finished its season. This weekend, nine athletes and coach David Thompson will travel to New York … 0

Friends remember former Frontier Regional coach, athletic director Myron Rokoszak

Monday, March 10, 2014

Former Frontier Regional football coach Dick Howe will never forget his former coaching partner and friend Myron Rokoszak, known to all as “Rock.” Rokoszak passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 21, the result of a massive heart attack he … 0