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 swarm to beat Spartans

Wildcats swarm to beat Spartans

LEE — In a close game in the fourth quarter, conventional wisdom typically says that the team with more experienced players on the floor will usually win the game. Thursday’s girls’ basketball game between the Lee Wildcats and Monument Mountain Spartans looked to follow a similar script toward the end of the third quarter. It […]

New coach eases Spartans into season

New coach eases Spartans into season

New Monument Mountain boys’ basketball head coach Randy Koldys is no stranger to the Spartans program, but there has been a slight re-introduction period. Koldys coached the Spartans from 1994 to 2010, then stepped aside after 17 patrolling the sidelines. Despite no longer leading Monument, his appreciation for the game never waned. “My passion for […]

Wildcats shut out Spartans

After last week’s loss to Amherst, Lee Wildcat coach Keith Thomson said his team would treat the game as they would a win, thinking about it for a night and then moving forward. Friday night, Lee continued to move forward and Monument Mountain provided them with little to no resistance in doing so. The Wildcats […]

Spartans honor late coach Chris Unsworth

Spartans honor late coach Chris Unsworth

Wednesday was an emotional day at Monument Mountain High School, as the Spartan cross country team dedicated a memorial to its late coach, Chris Unsworth, before the seniors embarked on the final home meet of their careers. Unsworth died in July after a battle with cancer at age 48, survived by his parents and three […]

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, […]

Spartans hang on to defeat Eagles

Spartans hang on to defeat Eagles

SHEFFIELD — When it came to gut-check time, Monument Mountain’s Tyler Wade was able to step to the challenge as Wade was able to pitch the Monument Mountain Spartans to a complete game 3-2 victory over the Mount Everett Eagles Thursday afternoon. With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the sixth […]

Braves pull away from Spartans

Braves pull away from Spartans

  GREAT BARRINGTON — The Monument Mountain Spartans just couldn’t seem to get over the hump. After cutting the deficit down to one twice in the second half, first off of a Noah Helmke three point play to start the third quarter and then later in the game about halfway through the fourth quarter, Graham […]

Spartans swimming splits with PHS

Spartans swimming splits with PHS

PITTSFIELD — It came down to the final race, but the Monument Mountain Spartans boys’ swim team came up short in the final swim meet before Berkshire Individuals meet at Simon’s Rock that will be held this Saturday. The Generals defeated the Spartans 50-44 after the quartet of Conner Hayford, Matt Miller, Conor Mooney and […]

Monument-Drury game suspended

Monument-Drury game suspended

NORTH ADAMS — It had all the makings of a classic. That is until humidity caused condensation to form on the court making the floor unsafe to continue playing. The Spar­tans held a 38-33 lead with 7:30 remaining in the third quarter when the game was stopped. Play was halted 30 seconds into the third […]