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 […]

Late surge leads Monument over Pathfinder

Late surge leads Monument over Pathfinder

For Pete Wilson, Friday night was a moment five decades in the making. In his first game as head coach of the Monument Mountain Spartans, he earned his first career win in comeback fashion, as the Spartans topped the Pathfinder Pioneers 39-26. “I had no idea what to expect,” Wilson said. “I’m so darn happy, […]