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MIAA swimming: Several Hampshire County swimmers enter state meet as No. 1 seeds

02-16-2024 5:26 PM

CONNOR PIGNATELLO

Hampshire County’s Division 2 swimmers will jump in the pool for one last time this weekend in the MIAA Swimming & Diving Championships held at MIT.The girls will swim on Saturday at 3:45 p.m. with the boys meet to follow on Sunday at the same time in...


PVIAC basketball: Northampton, South Hadley girls pace Hampshire County contingent as No. 2 seeds

02-16-2024 5:16 PM

By GARRETT COTE

With the final batch of basketball games wrapping up on Friday night, we’re officially marking the end of the regular season. As always on the Friday before the Western Massachusetts basketball tournaments get underway, the PVIAC has released their...


Alpine ski: Hampshire’s Jon Dunn, Billy Warren earn top 5 finishes at PVIAC Individual Championships (PHOTOS)

02-15-2024 6:43 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

CHARLEMONT — Led by senior Jon Dunn and freshman Billy Warren, the Hampshire Regional boys alpine skiing team took home its fourth consecutive PVIAC South Division title on a sunny Thursday afternoon at Berkshire East. Dunn beat out Warren by 0.8...


Colleges notebook: UMass hires Shane Montgomery as new offensive coordinator

02-15-2024 3:19 PM

By GARRETT COTE

Following the departure of offensive coordinator Steve Casula, the UMass football team had perhaps the most important decision of its offseason when choosing who was going to fill the hole.Casula left to take the tight ends coaching job for the...


UMass hockey: No. 1 Boston College heads to Amherst on Friday

02-15-2024 2:39 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

The top-ranked team in college hockey is coming to Amherst. UMass, the No. 10 ranked team in PairWise, will host No. 1 Boston College at the Mullins Center on Friday before heading to Chestnut Hill to play the Eagles on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the return...


The Real Score: You Need to Calm Down, Embracing the Taylor Swift Effect on the NFL

02-15-2024 2:04 PM

Taylor Swift won this year’s Super Bowl. I mean… the Kansas City Chiefs won this year’s Super Bowl. If you don’t know by now, pop star Taylor Swift and Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce are dating. The relationship caused a media stir as...


Indoor track: Hampshire Regional’s Nick Brisson has career night to pace locals at MIAA Division 5 Championships

02-14-2024 9:51 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

BOSTON — Hampshire Regional’s Nick Brisson had an impressive showing at the MIAA Division 5 Indoor Track and Field Championship at the Reggie Lewis Center on Wednesday. Brisson, a senior, competed in the boys’ 1,000 meters where he finished in a time...


High schools: Greg Stone, Cam Graves combine for 43 points in Smith Academy’s win over Smith Voc

02-14-2024 9:50 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

The Smith Academy boys basketball team rode a 22-8 advantage in the second quarter to take a local rivalry win against Smith Vocational, 73-61, on Wednesday night.Greg Stone, Cam Graves and Garret Willard almost combined to score 60 of Smith Academy’s...


UMass basketball: Minutemen suffocate Richmond 69-59, hand league-leading Spiders their first home loss

02-14-2024 9:35 PM

The UMass men’s basketball team’s biggest win of the season came in convincing fashion.The Minutemen became the first team to win a game at the Robins Center this season, capturing a 69-59 victory over league-leading Richmond in an Atlantic 10...


Girls hockey: Williston buries season-high 12 goals in shutout win over Worcester Academy

02-14-2024 8:28 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

EASTHAMPTON – When Emily Hamann joined the Williston Northampton girls ice hockey team in 2020, the Wildcats had never won a NEPSAC crown. They only played five games in her Covid-shortened debut season.But in Hamann’s sophomore campaign, they won the...


Amherst girls capture runner-up finish at MIAA Nordic Ski Championships (PHOTOS)

02-14-2024 6:23 PM

By GARRETT COTE

WOODFORD, Vt. — The Amherst girls Nordic ski team didn’t just feel like underdogs all season long – they were underdogs.Often overlooked given the geographical location, the Hurricanes were ready to display their talents on the biggest stage at the...


UMass basketball: League-leading, defensive-minded Richmond next for Minutemen

02-13-2024 2:48 PM

By GARRETT COTE

As has been said for the last three games, the next one marks the UMass men’s basketball team’s most important game to date on the calendar.Every game from here on out – given the current state of the Atlantic 10 – is the most important one.UMass...


High schools: Zola Higham, Amherst girls take down Hampshire; South Hadley girls capture Suburban League title

02-12-2024 11:20 PM

By BRADYN COTE

AMHERST — The Amherst girls basketball team’s fourth quarter scoring proved to be too much for Hampshire Regional on Monday as the Hurricanes defended its home court on its senior night, 42-34.Both teams were looking to bounce back from losses, but...


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...



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