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UMass basketball: Minutemen look to keep momentum going at St. Bonaventure – where they haven’t won since 2015

02-06-2024 5:01 PM

By GARRETT COTE

The UMass men’s basketball team is coming off arguably its most important win of the season, as the Minutemen finally found themselves on the plus side of a thrilling finish when they beat George Mason 66-65 on Saturday at the Mullins Center.For the...


Girls basketball: South Hadley pulls away from Wahconah, secures 11th consecutive victory

02-05-2024 11:27 PM

By BRADYN COTE

SOUTH HADLEY — After a fourth quarter eruption, the South Hadley girls’ basketball team was able to defeat Wahconah 45-36 in a Suburban League contest during Senior Night on Monday.It was a battle of two of the hottest teams across Western...


High schools: Amherst girls clip Taconic for 3rd victory of the season

02-05-2024 9:51 PM

The Amherst girls basketball team trailed 35-32 going into the final eight minutes of action but outscored Taconic 14-10 in the fourth quarter to pull away with a tight 46-45 victory in Pittsfield on Monday. Shannon Klaes tallied 15 points for...


Fit to Play with Jim Johnson: One game, 125 commercials

02-05-2024 3:49 PM

I watched a lot of college football this year and am happy it’s over. Next year will be longer as eight teams are added to the playoffs. Baseball in November, basketball and ice hockey in June, football in February — will seasons ever...


Indoor track: Northampton girls cap undefeated regular season, win Pioneer League North title

02-05-2024 3:46 PM

On the strength of three more dual meet victories on Sunday, the Northampton girls indoor track and field team capped a perfect regular season on Sunday at Smith College.The Blue Devils swept matchups against East Longmeadow (62.5-32.5), Chicopee Comp...


UMass hockey: Early goal the difference as Maine blanks Minutemen 1-0

02-04-2024 10:18 AM

By JESSE KOLODKIN

AMHERST – Maine’s Brandon Chabrier got out on a breakaway, was 1-on-1 with UMass goalie Michael Hrabal and fired a laser bottom left just 1 minute, 16 seconds into Saturday’s game.That early goal turned out to be the game winner.No. 6 Maine hung on to...


UMass basketball: Minutewomen battle league-leading Saint Joseph’s before falling 77-67

02-03-2024 7:01 PM

By GARRETT COTE

Another game, another close loss where it played a superior opponent tough for the UMass women’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia.The Minutewomen fell 77-67 to Atlantic 10-leading Saint Joseph’s.UMass was within three points after...


UMass basketball: Last-second George Mason foul helps Minutemen pull off 66-65 victory

02-03-2024 4:55 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — Hanging on desperately to a two-point lead in the final minute against George Mason, the UMass men’s basketball team needed one stop to secure its second consecutive Atlantic 10 victory for the first time this season.The Minutemen forced the...


UMass hockey: Lucas Mercuri’s third period tally lifts Minutemen past Merrimack 3-2

02-02-2024 9:54 PM

Lucas Mercuri came through in the third period for the No. 10 Massachusetts hockey team on Friday against Merrimack. Tied 2-2, Mercuri smashed home a shot off a dish from Scott Morrow with 16:03 left in regulation to give UMass the lead. Minuteman...


High schools: Defense propels Smith Voc girls basketball past PVCICS

02-02-2024 9:48 PM

Girls basketballSmith Voc 50, PVCICS 16 – The Vikings’ defense dominated en route to the lopsided victory on Friday.Smith Voc led 11-3 after one quarter and 27-5 at halftime.Jayanna Daniels poured in a game-high 20 points, while Makayla Tatro notched...


Boys basketball: Jamil Rodriguez scores 1,000th point in Holyoke’s 76-66 win over Northampton (PHOTOS)

02-02-2024 9:29 PM

By GARRETT COTE

HOLYOKE — Holding on to a 10-point lead in the final minute, Holyoke guard Shawn Rivera pushed the ball up the floor through Northampton’s full-court press.As Rivera approached the 3-point line, he lobbed a pass toward the rim where only one player on...


After years of moving around, Matt Cross has found a home at UMass; and the Minutemen have found their leader

02-02-2024 5:46 PM

By GARRETT COTE

As Matt Cross woke up each day during the offseason, it felt like another teammate was heading for the exit. The UMass men’s basketball team lost eight of its final 10 games – including a 33-point blowout to Richmond in the first round of the Atlantic...


Report: UMass football offensive coordinator Steve Casula leaving Minutemen for tight end coaching job at Michigan

02-02-2024 5:05 PM

The UMass football team will have a new offensive coordinator next fall. Steve Casula — who spent the last two seasons as both offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Minutemen — will be joining Sherrone Moore’s staff at the University of...


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

By GARRETT COTE

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

By JIMMY GOLEN

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

By GARRETT COTE

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

By GARRETT COTE

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...



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