Eckert Rivera named finalist for NE10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year
MANSFIELD, Massachusetts – American International College senior Naomi Eckert Rivera of the women's volleyball team has been named a finalist for the Northeast-10 Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Per the conference, "eligibility requirements for nomination are that a student-athlete must be in their final year of athletic eligibility,...
Chris Torres, Philip Curran lead No. 3 West Springfield baseball to first WMass crown since 2016: ‘I love this team’
SPRINGFIELD – No. 3 West Springfield baseball was down but not out as it entered the seventh inning against No. 1 Pope Francis during Tuesday’s Western Massachusetts Class A championship.
Starfires break franchise record with 20-run showing in Nashua
NASHUA, N.H. – The Westfield Starfires used a seven-run second and nine-run third to key a franchise-record day as they defeated the defending Futures Collegiate Baseball League champion Nashua Silver Knights 20-1 on Tuesday. Westfield is 5-2 on the season with the win. After a scoreless first, the Starfires...
No. 1 Westfield softball defeats No. 2 Agawam in Class A final, win third-straight WMass title
Enter your email address here to receive the best High School Sports news in your inbox each morning. WESTFIELD ― No. 1 Westfield defeated No. 2 Agawam in the Western Massachusetts Class A finals on Tuesday, 9-0, to clinch the Bombers’ third consecutive Western Mass. title.
Holyoke youth basketball team aims to raise funds with car wash event
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A car wash was held to raise money for a local youth basketball team in Holyoke. Proceeds from Sunday’s car wash will go directly towards the ladies’ Paper City basketball club, so the youth team can go to Ocean City, Maryland for a basketball tournament.
Westfield’s Lauren Connor places second at girls golf sectional championship, five WMass golfers qualify for states
Enter your email address here to receive the best High School Sports news in your inbox each morning. Westfield’s Lauren Connor led all Western Massachusetts competitors at the North/Central/West girls golf spring sectional tournament at Cold Spring Country Club in Belchertown on Tuesday.
Bombers latest feat is a three-peat
WESTFIELD – It’s official – it’s a three-peat!. Westfield sophomore pitcher Shea Hurley scattered four hits, struck out 11 batters and the Bombers won their third straight Western Massachusetts crown with a 9-0 shutout of Agawam in the PVIAC Class A softball championship game Tuesday at Westfield State University.
Baseball: Suffield scores surprising knockout
The Ellington and Suffield High baseball teams were on opposite ends of the Class M state tournament rankings heading into their first-round matchup Tuesday. But the Wildcats had some positives going for them. Though they were 8-12 and had avoided a playdown game by a tie-breaker, they had won four of their last five games. They had played the NCCC champion Knights to a one-run game in the season opener April 4. But most important they had a quality pitcher in senior Sam Beaudoin on the mound.
Boys Tennis State Tournament Scoreboard: No. 33 Pioneer Valley Christian narrowly defeats No. 32 Holliston & more
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Westfield Starfires kick off their summer season at Billy Bullens Field
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The Westfield Starfires are launching into flight this summer season. The summer collegiate baseball team opened its gates and packed the stands at Billy Bullens Field for opening night on Saturday night. Megan Shibley of Westfield said, “Westfield is like a baseball city, so it’s really...
Hooplandia Announces Perks for Early Registrants
SPRINGFIELD — Registration is open for Hooplandia, the Northeast’s premier 3-on-3 basketball tourney and festival, presented by Dunkin’ and hosted by Eastern States Exposition and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on June 23-25. Any four-person team that registers at www.hooplandia.com by Sunday, June 4 will receive one ticket to the 2023 Big E, one Dunkin’ gift card, and one ticket to a Connecticut Sun game for each team member.
Jenn Rennich Makes History as Two-Time MASCAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
Jenn Rennich has been named the 2023 MASCAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, becoming the first Westfield State student-athlete to win the award twice. Rennich competed in both women's soccer and basketball during her time at Westfield State, setting records and earning accolades in both sports. She was named the 2022 MASCAC Offensive Player of the Year for soccer, and helped lead her team to the MASCAC Regular Season title every season she competed and the Tournament title three of the four years. In basketball, she ranked fourth in the league in steals per game in 2023 while helping the Owls to a repeat trip to the MASCAC Tournament title game.
Bombers win 8th straight WMass title with sweep of Putnam in PVIAC Class A boys volleyball finals
CHICOPEE – The Westfield High School boys volleyball team continues to age like a fine wine. For nearly a decade, the Westfield Bombers have dominated the high school volleyball landscape in Western Massachusetts. For a better part of that time, they have also proven to be the best in the state.
Turners Falls, May 29 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
The Westfield Vocational Technical High School softball team will have a game with Franklin County Technical High School on May 29, 2023, 16:00:00 CST.
Track: Tolland boys rally to top Suffield in Class M
NEW BRITAIN — Heading into the final event of the afternoon - the 4x400 meter relay - the Tolland boys outdoor track and field trailed Suffield by nine points - 77-68. All the Eagles needed to win the Class M state title was win the relay. There was no...
Swimming in the CT River in Downtown Springfield? It takes an Ironman
The Connecticut River is long, wide, great for wildlife and provides beautiful views for four of New England’s six states. A swimming hole it is not, if you ask folks in Springfield. Probably the furthest thing from it. That will all change on June 11, when the river will...
Starfires earn hard-fought 5-4 win over Worcester
WESTFIELD – The Westfield Starfires picked up their first win of the 2023 Futures Collegiate Baseball League season on Thursday, defeating the Worcester Bravehearts 5-4 in a tightly contested matchup on the Richards Jewelers Diamond at Billy Bullens Field. The Starfires are 1-1 on the young season.
No. 1 Westfield wins eighth straight WMass championship with a sweep over No. 3 Putnam in Class A finals
CHICOPEE — No. 1 Westfield defeated No. 3 Putnam 3-0 (25-6, 25-16, 26-24) to win the Class A Western Mass. championship on Saturday afternoon.
Westfield Starfires complete opening weekend series sweep of Brockton Rox
BROCKTON – The Westfield Starfires finished a home-and-home sweep of the Brockton Rox in Futures Collegiate Baseball League action, winning 4-2 at Campanelli Stadium on Sunday. Westfield is now 3-2 on the season. The Starfires grabbed a two-run lead in the second inning. Brendan Edvardsen and Luke Stephens each...
Dan Burnett, Josh Frometa lead Westfield Starfires past Pittsfield Suns on Memorial Day
WESTFIELD – Wearing their 104th Fighter Wing uniforms in recognition of Memorial Day, Southwick native and Westfield State University’s Dan Burnett and Chicopee native and American International College’s Josh Frometa turned the Richards Jewelers Diamond at Billy Bullens Field into their launchpad. The duo hit home runs...
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