‘Aires clinch spot in WMass title game

‘Aires clinch spot in WMass title game

AMHERST — Standing on the free throw line with 3.6 seconds remaining, Lenox senior guard Jade Alward had just one thought on her mind: Don’t give Ware another chance. “I just wanted to push them away,” Alward said. “I didn’t want to end up in the last two seconds like the last time we played […]

Lenox girls claim state Nordic crown

Lenox girls claim state Nordic crown

WOODFORD, Vt. — For anyone watching the girls’ state Nordic skiing championship Tuesday afternoon, it was clear who had taken home the top prize. That is, except for those who were informed of their times. “I know that we all work hard and that we’re all good at skiing,” Lenox’s Aidan Burns said. “But it […]

Millionaires take control of South

Millionaires take control of South

LENOX — At halftime of the first meeting between the Lenox and Lee girls’ basketball teams on January 23, the 3-6 Millionaires trailed the Wildcats 40-28 entering the fourth quarter. With their backs against the walls both in the game and their season, the Millionaires knew something would have to change in order for their […]

Short-handed Wildcats pull away from Eagles

Short-handed Wildcats pull away from Eagles

SHEFFIELD — Down two starters due to injury, the Lee girls’ basketball team traveled south to Sheffield for a clash with last season’s Berkshire South champions in Mt. Everett. Vying for this season’s title, the Wildcats entered play Thursday having won their previous three games, two of which were against South opponents. Lee improved its […]

Wildcats win overtime thriller

Wildcats win overtime thriller

LEE — Trailing by a point with just 16.3 second remaining in overtime, Lee sophomore Brianna Kelly stepped to the free throw line with a chance to give her team a lead. After missing the first of two attempts, Wildcats coach Rick Puleri called timeout. “I could see that she was nervous,” Puleri said. “After […]

Spartans run through Millionaires

Spartans run through Millionaires

GREAT BARRINGTON— The Monument Mountain boys’ basketball team was practicing Sunday afternoon when the news hit that rocked the basketball-loving world. But former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant’s death hit especially hard for Spartan junior forward Dion Brown. In the immediate aftermath, sophomore guard Connor Hanavan had an idea: Brown and freshman guard Kyle […]

Spartans breeze through Wildcats

Spartans breeze through Wildcats

GREAT BARRINGTON— This season, the Monument Mountain boys’ basketball team was forced to make some changes. With just four returners from last year’s group that made the postseason, not much was known outside the program about what the Spartans would look like in 2019-20. One thing was for sure, though, and that was that junior […]

‘Aires hold on to defeat Spartans

‘Aires hold on to defeat Spartans

LENOX — To begin the 2019-20 boys basketball season, the Monument Mountain Spartans and Lenox Millionaires walked similar paths. Though the Millionaires had played and won one more game, the team entered Thursday night’s game with two losses each, both to North opponents Wahconah and Taconic. With early control of the Berkshire South on the […]

Braves top Spartans in clash of County titans

Braves top Spartans in clash of County titans

GREAT BARRINGTON — With local collegiate scouts on hand and the stands full with fans, the Monument Mountain and Taconic boys’ basketball teams took the floor Monday night in a battle for supremacy in Berkshire County. While the Braves are coming off back to back appearances in the state championship game in Division II, the […]

Explosive start leads Spartans to win

Explosive start leads Spartans to win

SHEFFIELD — Monument Mountain boys’ basketball coach Randy Koldys said his team hasn’t yet progressed to where he wants it to be. But Monday’s game against Mt. Everett may have given some clues as to where the Spartans could be headed. The Spartans walked away with a 62-43 victory over the Eagles, though the visitors […]

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