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Keeping Score: Wild, wild west days of NIL

01-20-2023 9:12 PM

Good morning! The NCAA’s decision to replace Mark Emmert with Charlie Baker is a belated attempt to close the Pandora’s box it opened when it allowed players to benefit from their name, image and likeness (NIL). “The major goal for 2023 is to get help...


On The Ridge: Tips for enjoying winter outdoor time

01-18-2023 4:07 PM

Here we are a little more than 2½ weeks into the new year, and thus far the weather has been more than cooperative for spending time in the outdoors, which can reduce stress, boost your mood, and even bolster the immune system. And there is no time...


Mohawk Trail shines in second PVIAC alpine ski meet of season

01-17-2023 9:44 PM

For the second consecutive race, the Mohawk Trail alpine ski team littered the top of the leaderboard on Tuesday during the second PVIAC race of the season at Berkshire East. Addie Loomis took home first place on the girls side with a run of 29.47...


Shorthanded UMass basketball pulls away from Rhode Island

01-14-2023 11:40 PM

By KYLE GRABOWSKI

AMHERST – Rahsool Diggins’ confidence debuted in a UMass uniform. It looks good on him.The sophomore UConn transfer poured in all seven of his career-high point total during a 12-point second half run that separated the UMass men’s basketball team...


Greenfield football coach Mike Kuchieski to be inducted into the Mass. Coaches Association Hall of Fame

01-14-2023 12:00 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Greenfield athletic director and football coach Mike Kuchieski was sitting on a Zoom call with the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association when he thought he heard his name mentioned. Confused, he figured he might have just misheard. He...


‘Coming into his own’: How Dyondre Dominguez matured for UMass basketball both on and off the court

01-13-2023 6:12 PM

By KYLE GRABOWSKI

AMHERST – Dyondre Dominguez closes his eyes at the free throw line and time travels. He leaves the Mullins Center and thinks about his family and everything that brought him to that point.“It sends me down back to where I was, and I think about how...


Alpine ski: First PVIAC race of season takes place at Berkshire East

01-12-2023 8:36 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

CHARLEMONT — Racers from around Western Mass. made the trip to Berkshire East on Thursday, braving the rain to compete in the first PVIAC alpine ski race of the season. The defending state champion Mohawk Trail girls team looked like it didn't skip a...


Fast start leads Deerfield Academy girls hockey past NMH (PHOTOS)

01-11-2023 8:33 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

GILL — Deerfield Academy girls hockey coach Brooke Fernandez saw her team’s offense come to life in a 2-2 tie against Lawrenceville on Saturday, and the momentum gained from that carried over into Wednesday’s game against Northfield Mount Hermon. The...


Mohawk Trail alpine ski team looks to repeat success on mountain this winter

01-10-2023 4:53 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

A year ago, the Mohawk Trail girls alpine ski team dominated the mountains. They’ll be looking to do the same when the season kicks off on Thursday. The girls team took home the PVIAC North division title and placed first at the PVIAC Championship...


Greenfield K of C hosts Hoop Shoot

01-09-2023 9:44 PM

The Greenfield Knights of Columbus will host its annual Hoop Shoot this Saturday, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Greenfield YMCA. Registration will get underway at 2:30. The Hoop Shoot is open to all boys and girls ages 9-13 in Franklin County. The winner...


Mohawk Trail cancels remainder of boys basketball season due to low numbers

01-09-2023 5:10 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

The Mohawk Trail varsity boys basketball season won’t continue.Following a pair of injuries, the already shorthanded Warriors — which had been playing this season with just six players — don’t have a roster large enough to field a team, leading the...


H.S. Roundup: Strong defense propels the Turners Falls girls basketball team past Mohawk Trail 

01-06-2023 9:21 PM

Stifling defense got the job done for the Turners Falls girls basketball team on Friday against Mohawk Trail. The Thunder held the Warriors to just five points in the first half and shut Mohawk Trail out in the third quarter to come away with a 55-17...


UMass basketball freshman Keon Thompson stays ready for his moments

01-06-2023 8:25 PM

By KYLE GRABOWSKI

Saint Louis point guard Yuri Collins stepped backward to avoid a Dyondre Dominguez screen. He followed the scouting report on UMass freshman point guard Keon Thompson, who had missed the first nine triples of his career.Thompson rose without...


On The Ridge: Time to show some resolve

01-04-2023 3:47 PM

Well, here we are again, a few days into another new year. And I say to 2023, “bring it on!” But with each new year comes a semblance of new hope and resolutions that many of us at least try to take seriously, but often fall a little short in our...


Tyson Dyck tallies twice as No. 15 UMass hockey blanks Brown, 3-0

01-03-2023 10:55 PM

By KYLE GRABOWSKI

AMHERST – Tyson Dyck pointed across the ice at Cal Kiefiuk. The UMass hockey freshman was credited with the opening goal on the score sheet in Tuesday’s 3-0 win over Brown at the Mullins Center, but he recognized the puck wouldn’t have left his stick...


Keeping Score: Jon Thompson moving up the ranks at Air Force lacrosse

10-14-2022 6:09 PM

Good morning!    Jon Thompson was named the associate head coach of the Air Force men’s lacrosse team this summer, and his promotion helped to right a wrong that happened two-and-a-half years ago. Thompson ran a championship caliber lacrosse program...


New NMH hoops coach Michael Shelton hitting the ground running

09-14-2022 8:46 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Michael Shelton is prepared for the next challenge in his coaching career. Shelton — who spent the last three years as the head boys basketball coach at Governor’s Academy in Newbury — was hired in May for the same position at Northfield Mount Hermon...


Keeping Score: Hockey doc in Germany

04-29-2022 6:42 PM

Good morning! At Camp Lejeune, he’s saluted as Lt. Commander Douglass Weiss, M.D., but home in Franklin County he’s still Doug, known for his smile and remembered for his hockey prowess.The former Dartmouth captain is on TAD — temporary assigned duty...


Keeping Score: One ring to rule them all

04-22-2022 9:02 PM

Good morning! In early December after a game at Merrimack College, UMass hockey analyst Brock Hines announced that he was resigning after the 2021-22 season. Hines chose the Merrimack venue because in 1993 it was where he broadcast the program’s very...


On the Ridge: Best shotgun for a new turkey season

04-13-2022 4:11 PM

An unprecedented 2021 spring turkey hunting season saw more hunters in the woods than ever before due to the pandemic. And now, with 2022 opening day less than two weeks away, turkey hunters are gearing up, practicing their calls, pulling out their...



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