Wildcats upset Hurricanes in semis

Wildcats upset Hurricanes in semis

ADAMS — Having played defense for most of the second half, the Lee football team knew it needed to make just one more play to end Friday night’s Division VIII West semifinal. Facing fourth down and one near midfield, the Hoosac Valley Hurricanes did what they do best: give the ball to Liam Feeley. Lee […]

Wildcats end regular season with win over Lions

Wildcats end regular season with win over Lions

LUDLOW — Friday night’s road trip for the Lee football team seemed to be just a formality. Sitting at 4-3 and winners of three straight games, the Wildcats were set to square off against the 1-6 Ludlow Lions, who were just waiting for their season to end. But for the first 12 minutes, it was […]

Spartans swamped by Green Wave

Spartans swamped by Green Wave

GREENFIELD — Late in the fourth quarter of its game against Greenfield Friday night, the Monument Mountain football team faced a daunting task; a 99-yard field. With time ticking on the game and the season, the Spartans set for themselves a simple goal as the offense took the field. “I said to the guys, ‘You […]

Wildcats fly past Orioles

Wildcats fly past Orioles

LEE — Midway through this season, the Lee football team found itself in a world of trouble. On the outside looking in at the postseason, the Wildcats sat at 1-3 after three one-possession losses in a row, all coming at home on John J. Consolati Field. Through it all, though, the Wildcats never gave up, […]

Mahar runs away from Monument

Mahar runs away from Monument

ORANGE — After its first bye week of the season, the Monument Mountain football team trekked north on the outside looking in to the Division VII West hoping to eke its way into the postseason picture. But after 48 minutes of play between Monument and the Mahar Senators, the Spartans are still out in the […]

Wildcats steamroll through Mahar

ORANGE — Throughout the first four games of the Lee football season, coach Keith Thomson referred to that stretch as a gauntlet, something the Wildcats had to get through as best they could before the playoff push could begin. Finishing the stretch at 1-3, it was clear to the Wildcats their postseason hopes would be […]

Wildcats sputter in loss to Hoosac

Wildcats sputter in loss to Hoosac

LEE — In the run-and-gun spread offense era of football which has permeated all levels of the game, teams Western Massachusetts have been slow to adapt. Two shining examples of sticking to the basics are the Lee Wildcats and Hoosac Valley Hurricanes, who met up Friday night in a rematch of last season’s Division VIII […]

Loaded backfield emphasis of Spartan ‘O’

GREAT BARRINGTON— In Greek mythology, the creature Cerberus is a three-headed dog that lived in Hades, devouring anything in its path. This season, the Monument Mountain football team has its own three-headed monster that lives in the offensive backfield. Senior Jack O’Brien and sophomores Ashton Aloisi and Reece Mullen make up the starting running back […]

Bulldogs topped by BBA in BABL finals

Bulldogs topped by BBA in BABL finals

DALTON — For most of the Berkshire Adult Baseball League season, the Lenox Bulldogs scuffled. Despite starting the season 1-5, Lenox entered Sunday morning just one win away from claiming its first championship in the team’s history. It was not to be, as the Bulldogs dropped games two and three of the BABL championship series […]

Suns fall to Worcester in wild card round

Suns fall to Worcester in wild card round

WORCESTER — Despite a late-season swoon and a flood of players heading back to school, the Pittsfield Suns had a chance to reclaim their season with a deep postseason run, which began on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross Monday night. But just as quickly as it began, Pittsfield headed back to […]

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